CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Everyday Dress and Wardrobe Habits: Learning from indigenous textile-led clothing practices’ with Dr Anna Piper (ADMRC)

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                Please join us on Wednesday 19 April 2023 for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from the ADMRC‘s Dr Anna Piper. Everyday Dress and Wardrobe Habits: Learning from indigenous textile-led clothing practices The traditional wardrobe of Guatemala’s Maya community, […]

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‘In Transit 2020’ – MA/MFA Design Exhibition at the HPO

2020-01 Design Students Exhibition - In Transit 2020

In Transit 2020 MA and MFA Design Exhibition Exhibition Preview  Tuesday 21 January 2020, 5PM – 7PM Head Post Office 16.1.16, Sheffield We are delighted to invite you to the exhibition preview of current MA and MFA Design students. In Transit 2020 showcases the MA project work from design students in Fashion, Graphics, Illustration, Interior, Jewellery and Metalwork, and Product. You […]

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David Morrish wins 2018 Inspirational Teaching Award at Sheffield Hallam University

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Senior Lecturer in Fashion Design David Morrish was this week recognised for excellent contribution to a commitment to secure student success through exceptional teaching, in being listed amongst the recipients of the Inspirational Teaching Award Winners 2018. Of 2,597 nominations and 1,097 individual staff members and teams, David was one of 19 awarded the prize on 17 May 2018. Vice-Chancellor Professor […]

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Dr Alison Gwilt (Fashion & Sustainability, SHU) talks about the UK’s attitude to clothing repairs on Radio 4

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Dr Alison Gwilt, Reader in fashion and sustainability at Sheffield Hallam University was interviewed for Radio 4’s Costing the Earth programme about her research study which looked at the country’s attitude to repairing clothing and why some people don’t see the value in doing so. Alison led the Make Do and Mend interdisciplinary research project at SHU, bringing together researchers […]

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19 January 2017 – Redress ‘EcoChic Design Award’ Educators Workshop & Fashion Academy

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Reader in Fashion, Dr Alison Gwilt, invites SHU staff and students to a free one-day fashion workshop on 19 January 2017 that aims to inspire through the positive power of fashion. The event is organised by Redress,  a Hong Kong based environment NGO working in the fashion industry, in collaboration with hosts, ADRC and Sheffield Institute of Arts. As the only […]

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Fashion Design for Living – Edited by Dr Alison Gwilt

Front cover for Fashion Design for Living edited by Dr Alison Gwilt, published by Routledge

Fashion Design for Living explores the positive contribution that the contemporary fashion designer can make within society. The book seeks to reveal new ways of designing and making fashion garments and products that not only enhance and enrich our lives, but also are mindful of social and sustainable issues. This book sets out to question and challenge the dominant, conventional […]

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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion – Dr Alison Gwilt

Front cover of A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion by Dr Alison Gwilt

Packed with full-colour images from contributors such as Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney, Edun and People Tree, A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion is a much-needed handbook for academics, researchers, students and professionals in the fashion and textiles industries. Beginning with a reflection on current models of fashion design and production, this book introduces the key issues associated with the production, […]

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