27 October 2014

London College of Fashion's Centre for Sustainable Fashion & Kering announce partnership

London College of Fashion's Centre for Sustainable Fashion and apparel and accessories company Kering have announced a five-year partnership to support sustainable practices and innovation in the fashion industry. Engaging with LCF students, but also with designers, teaching staff, researchers and industry experts, the partnership will play a key role as an incubator for new ways of thinking about sustainable fashion. The partnership will be made up of three main projects: The Kering Talk, each year, in October, visionaries and business leaders from the fashion industry will speak on the latest developments in the area of sustainable fashion, sharing new thinking and breakthroughs in best practice; The Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion, on an annual basis, Kering brands and the CSF will launch a student “contest” for BA and MA students which will focus on a specific and real-life industry challenges, with two winners awarded a monetary grant and an internship placement within Kering brands; The co-development of academic modules for the sustainable design course, Kering and the CSF, supported by a team of industry experts, researchers and academics, will share their business and academic expertise to create a full course module taught each year at the LCF.

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