At Fashion Antidote, we pride ourselves on our flexible yet professional tuition and learning environment. As an independent school we are able to tailor make courses, training, events and workshops to suit to our client’s needs, and in the past we have worked with international schools, established fashion companies, brands and retailers.
We work with online shopping destination Asos to provide industry training for their staff, focussing on professional development skills for their junior designers and garment technologists. See more about our Industry training opportunities here.
Heritage brand Drakes sent staff from the Garment Technology department of their factory to our studio for professional development, focussing on Pattern Cutting and Garment Construction knowledge. See more about our Industry training opportunities here.
We run regular classes in sewing techniques and fabric knowledge at the John Lewis store on Oxford Street, and work with them on seasonal events.
Yves Delorme & Selfridges
We worked with luxury bed linen company Yves Delorme and Selfridges department store, running embroidery workshops in-store during their Sleep campaign in the Wonder Room. In the workshop customers will be able to learn beautiful embroidery techniques to embellish a Yves Delorme pillow case with a loved ones initial as a stylish hand made gift.
Blyth Education, Ontario Canada
We ran 3 days of Fashion Design and Fashion Photography workshops for a group of 25, sixteen year old students from Blyth Education visiting London from Canada on a European fashion tour.
Southwark College, London
We provided one to one portfolio advice sessions and feed back to H.E. students applying for university.
Queenswood School, Hertfordshire
Working with Queenswood School we arranged a Fashion Taster week-long schedule of classes and trips, tailored to the specifications the teaching staff put forward.
British Antarctic Society
3 members of the British Antarctic Society came down to the Brick Lane Studio to learn essential sewing skills for repairing and amending their tents, sleeping gear and kit whilst on excursions in freezing temperatures. We tailored the course to fit their very specific needs, and provided them with the skills to teach others on their expeditions.
We have worked alongside Crisis the homeless charity in helping candidates in gaining access to work, by providing business mentoring and consultancy to eligible applicants.
Fashion Antidote supported Artist and Textile and Print designer Alison Watt with creative direction and technical development for her first fashion collection.
V and A Museum of Childhood
Ethical Fashion In The Age Of Austerity.
An event at the museum of childhood to promote ethical and sustainable fashion. We ran Upcycling workshops, creating skirts from shirts.
At the acclaimed vintage music, fashion and culture festival in 2011 we ran our Upcycling workshops over the weekend.