Posts tagged FAD

FAD is an organisation that aims to help young creatives build a sustainable design career no matter their background. The charity wants to break the boundaries and stereotypes that still exist within the fashion industry. FAD also works closely with the industry to campaign for diversity, fair access and better representation which in turn, has given so many people a platform to showcase their work.

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Amira Haroon, brought up in Saudi Arabia and now living in Dubai, is inspired by the rich culture of the Middle East, craftsmanship and vintage Art Deco which is something that can easily be identified in her stunning SS18 collection. With a dark colour palette of black, gold and contrasting colours of deep green and a berry red, each garment led seamlessly into another.

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FAD: Beauty in the Ordinary

It's mid-season at Fashion Scout and we're thinking back to the wonderful showcase of new talent at the FAD Charity Catwalk with Fashion Scout AW16. 

FAD is a creative charity that helps support young people bridge the gap between education and the fashion industry. Showing 17 young hopefuls in Feb 2016, the FAD committee asked the young designers to stay away from Google as it has become 'second nature' to turn to the Internet when attempting to source inspiration. The undergrads were urged to 'slow down, to find beauty in the ordinary; the marvellous in the mundane.' Here's what they came up with...

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