Raines Foundation Students Takeover Dalston

7th January 2016

BTEC Fashion and Textiles students from Raines Foundation School were introduced to some of the ethical issues that the fashion industry currently faces during one of TRAID Education’s Sustainability in Fashion talks. Following a broad overview of the global supply chain looking at working practices, resource use, consumption, disposal and responsibilities of stakeholders, students were given the context to a live open brief to look at some solutions and work creatively and exclusively with textile waste. The group of BTEC Level 3 students were shown the work of designers offering different design responses to waste textiles before being given an unwanted men’s shirt to upcycle as part of their design task ‘Metamorphosis’.

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