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Gucci Autumn/Winter 2017 Pre-Fall Collection

The Gucci Pre-fall collection has just landed and in true Gucci style, it’s retro, clashing, OTP and super kitsch. Brilliant combination, are we right? Printed pants, sports luxe jackets and a statement collar i... Read More
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NORTHERN SCHOOL OF ART LENDS ITS EXPERTISE TO SIR RIDLEY SCOTT EXHIBITION AT NATIONAL CENTRE, THE WORD

To celebrate the works of South Shields-born Hollywood film director Sir Ridley Scott, degree students from a leading northern art school – and Sir Ridley’s former college – are currently showcasing their ... Read More
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LEADING ART COLLEGE WELCOMES VISIT FROM GAMES OF THRONES COSTUME EMBROIDERER

Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD) has built on its programme of industry speakers with a visit from Michele Carragher, a costume embroiderer for the massive hit TV show, Game of Thrones. In a lecture to a pac... Read More
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HATS OFF CATWALK SHOW

Level 5 (second year) costume interpretation with design students got so immersed in their specialist millinery module that they decided to showcase their creations in a special HATwalk show. Their hats were reproduct... Read More
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Costume visit London

Our costume degree is constantly getting students ready for the world of being a costumier. Our visits play a part in this, due to our links with Angels Costumes, our students were able to access a fantastic behind th... Read More
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Student work selected by Brett Harkness Photography

Thanks to our industry contacts, we were honoured to be asked to provide costumes, garments and headpieces for a select team of photographers for a Brett Harkness training exercise based in the beautiful Chateau Rigau... Read More

Alison Lyons

We always love to hear from alumni and it was a great start to 2016 to hear from Alison Lyons, who graduated in 2011. Alison checked in with us to let us know that since obtaining her degree in 2011, she has since gon... Read More

Costume Christmas Fundraiser

Costume level 6 (Third year) students had a Christmas party on Friday 4th December at Manhattan, Hartlepool to raise funds for their upcoming degree show in June 2016. As it was a costume affair, attendees were encour... Read More
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Northern Costumiers Christmas Experience

A graduate from Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD), who set up her own costume business in 2014, has worked with fellow art students to create a series of colourful outfits which were showcased as part of this... Read More

100 years of Wedding Dresses

Wedding Dresses A video which may be of use to aspiring costumiers is 100 years of Wedding Dresses in 3 minutes, which has been thoughtfully put together by mode.com. Starting off with an ornate lace dress complete wi... Read More