Fast fashion: why your online returns may end up in landfill – and what can be done about it

Mon 8 Aug

Dr Patsy Perry weighs up the environmental and economic challenges facing retailers

Fashion student takes home top prize for range plan at Graduate Fashion Week awards

Mon 27 Jun

Francesca Merrick announced as winner during annual celebration of design talent

Fashion students shortlisted for top prizes at Graduate Fashion Week Awards

Wed 15 Jun

Prestigious awards highlight the best in young design talent

Fashion students win Warner Music competition to design graphics for collection in partnership with Liam Gallagher

Fri 27 May

Garments featuring designs by students will be stocked by luxury retailer Selfridges

Manchester Fashion Institute launches graduate showcase

Mon 16 May

‘From Start to Finish’ celebrates Class of 2022 with catwalk show and exhibition

Fashion student wins BBC Three streetwear design competition

Fri 6 May

Kemi Gbadebo’s next collection will be stocked by luxury retailer Flannels

Manchester Fashion Institute X Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology Collaborative Project

Mon 21 Mar

Students from our Fashion Design & Technology programme collaborated with students and staff at Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology to produce garments exploring culture and sustainability.

New Max Mara scholarships at Manchester Metropolitan University aim to improve diversity in fashion industry

Wed 2 Mar

Six undergraduate students at Manchester Fashion Institute will benefit from financial support

Eco-friendly and plant-based antimicrobial dry wipes could prevent the spread of disease, research shows

Mon 17 Jan

Findings reveal new method for using plant-based substances in an innovative way

Sport and fashion collaborate to foster innovation

Sun 19 Dec

Leaders from Manchester Met’s prestigious Master of Sport Directorship were hosted by Manchester Fashion Institute last week.

Students win gold at the Creative Conscience awards

Mon 29 Nov

Final year students Isabelle Johnson and Alice Crawshaw won gold awards in their relevant specialisms

Sustainable footwear sector to be revolutionised in new industrial partnership

Tue 23 Nov

Industry to benefit from digital supply chain and 3D printing expertise

COP26: Changing consumer behaviours can help improve sustainability in fashion

Thu 11 Nov

Prof Fiona Hackney discusses how being creative can help consumers develop pro-environmental behaviour

Slow Fashion- Beautiful wardrobe staples that will last the test of time

Tue 9 Nov

Second year students from the BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology programme recently took part in a live brief set by AW Hainsworth titled: Slow Fashion - Beautiful wardrobe staples that will last the test of time.

Fashion graduate wins prestigious international fashion competition

Thu 4 Nov

Janey Cribbin impressed judges with her menswear collection inspired by Japanese car culture

Photography project Portrait Youth returns to explore young men’s identity through dress

Wed 29 Sep

Partnership with the Westminster Menswear Archive and Italian brand C.P. Company results in British Textiles Biennial exhibition

Manchester Fashion Institute hosts international Fashion and Climate Change Online Symposium

Mon 20 Sep

The symposium was the finale to a three-part collaborative project between Manchester Fashion Institute and Wuhan Textile University, China.

Fashion graduates launch adaptive clothing collection for wheelchair users at London Fashion Week

Thu 16 Sep

Rebecca and Melissa Everett are making positive changes in the fashion industry

Student wins PrintCity Excellence Award

Sun 5 Sep

Roya Rasouli won the award for her 3D printed project

Design students team up with RMIT in Australia on collaborative brief to design multipurpose garments for Aquaterro

Tue 20 Jul

During a time of virtual experience and a lack of social interaction our Fashion Design & Technology students were given the opportunity to build an International collaborate project with RMIT in Australia. The students were asked to collaborate with their peers across institutions on opposite sides of the world.

Student to be commissioned to design COVID-secure anti-surveillance face mask for the Abandon Normal Devices Art Festival

Tue 13 Jul

Manchester Fashion Institute joins Textiles 2030 sustainability initiative

Fri 2 Jul

Innovative ten-year agreement will help make positive changes to the industry

Fashion Design & Technology Sportswear student wins Manchester City FC X PUMA Pride design competition

Mon 28 Jun

Sportswear student see's her competition winning design come to life on Pride t-shirt being sold to raise funds for LGBTQ+ Community football initiatives through Football vs. Homophobia.

Fashion Promotion & Fashion Art Direction student work showcased in Graduate Fashion Week exhibition

Thu 24 Jun

The outdoor display in Coal Drops Yard showcased work from 6 of our fashion communication students in their exclusive Fashion Futures Exhibition.

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