From independent labels to the great fashion houses, designers weave their interpretations of our reality and ideas of the future into the garments and accessories they design. Likewise, this year’s LASALLE College of the Arts BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles graduating cohort created fashion collections featuring their take on the zeitgeist.

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The LASALLE Show Exhibition 2022 revolved around post-pandemic fashion, sustainability and the metaverse. The exhibition was also digitised in the form of a fashion film titled Between Worlds, which explores the evolving virtual realms that many consumers and companies are investing in.

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“Fashion has always been about the spectacle of the physical runway show but thanks to the pandemic, we are seeing more and more possibilities open up in collaboration with digital industries, in the metaverse, and in many spaces that fashion has not traditionally been a part of. Our students are really expanding the definition of what fashion can be and I am so proud of all of them,” says Circe Henestrosa, Head, School of Fashion.

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We speak with some of these young designers to find out more about their collections, how they tackled environmental and cultural issues and what we can expect from them in time to come.

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