BUSINESS OF FASHION: Schools Must Respond to the Needs of the Industry

Last week I wrote a piece for one of my indispensable sources, Business of Fashion, on why and how we should integrate business learning into creative education.
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Fashion is of course a creative subject — many forms of fashion are viewed and understood as art — yet it is also a commercially driven world, where, for a designer, recognising consumerism is as important as the creative process.
How do we marry these two aspects of fashion? You can find out here.