What the hell is a “Fashion Communication” course?

Ruth MacGilp Heriot Watt University

Lots of people have been asking me what it is that I actually do at uni, as my course it the only one of its kind in Scotland and is not exactly a traditional fashion course! I am currently in my second year of studying a BA in Fashion Communication at the School of Textiles and Design, the Scottish Borders campus of Heriot-Watt University. Read more to delve into the details of my degree, and let me know if you have any questions!

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Public Perceptions of Sustainable Fashion

With the launch of Fashion Revolution’s latest zine, LOVED CLOTHES LAST (find out about the first zine, Money Fashion Power here), I thought I would celebrate the ethical fashion movement by sharing the results of a large survey (210 people) I conducted in the summer to gauge from the general public how they perceive sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry. Here, look through the findings, then take my new survey about how we can move things forward even more.

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Support Emerging Designers and Independent Labels with The Glass Pineapple

The Glass Pineapple
The Glass Pineapple, home to extensive fashion week coverage from the best emerging designers and independent labels across the world, and championing slow, sustainable fashion, is finally launching an online store!

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Scotland Re:Designed’s Student & Graduate Symposium at SWG3

 

Scotland Re:Designed 2017Tickets are still available for Scotland Re:Designed’s Student & Graduate Symposium at SWG3 in Glasgow tomorrow! And guess what, I’m on the roster! Little old me, alongside fashion industry legends like Pam Hogg and Hilary Alexander! Find out more about this fabulous event I’m taking part in below…

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Herald Fashion Awards 2017

Herald Fashion Awards 2017

It’s that time of year again! Find out about all the finalists and winners at the Herald Fashion Awards 2017, where it was my pleasure to represent both Urbanity Blog and Fashion Fix Daily!

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