Fashion graduate creates innovative adaptive clothing brand promoting inclusivity in fashion

Thu 27 Jun

Accessible clothing range inspired by her own experience using a wheelchair

Manchester Fashion Institute sashays into the spotlight for Factory International’s runway extravaganza

Fri 21 Jun

House of MCR at Aviva Studios features costumes crafted at the University with support from students

Fashion students named as finalists at Graduate Fashion Week Awards

Tue 11 Jun

Prestigious awards highlight the best in graduating talent, and attract industry interest

Fashion student wins prestigious industry prize from luxury British clothing brand Belstaff

Wed 5 Jun

Hadisa Ahmad Tabussam impresses judges with innovative climbing gear

Digital fashion first as Manchester Fashion Institute presents pioneering 3D runway show

Wed 22 May

Boundary-pushing runways featured a 3D show with avatar models wearing digital fashion collections that champion sustainability

Fashion graduate creates sustainable and functional hospital gown to improve patient experience

Wed 24 Apr

Olivia Burns’ patient wear business Hypoplas inspired by own patient experience in childhood

Gain a unique perspective of Copenhagen

Fri 5 Apr

Manchester Fashion Institute explores Copenhagen's history of fashion

Spaces to remake and mend clothing in retail stores could encourage more sustainable fashion choices, study suggests

Fri 1 Mar

Findings suggest workshops in repairing and remaking could result in positive changes in consumer behaviour

Plans for £4m low-carbon fashion hub at Manchester Metropolitan University given planning green light

Wed 24 Jan

Go ahead for construction of Robotics Living Lab, which will use more sustainable approaches for fashion manufacturing.

Creative Summer School 2023

Fri 3 Nov

A group of 7 students from The British University in Egypt visited campus during July to participate in a two-week specially tailored creative Summer School in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities.

New photography exhibition showcases iconic music artists alongside new Manchester talent

Fri 28 Jul

Amy Winehouse, Arctic Monkeys and Florence and the Machine all feature in fashion lecturer Richard Kelly’s latest show

Fashion students take home top prizes at Graduate Fashion Week Awards

Fri 23 Jun

Students praised for digital fashion, fashion marketing, and fashion communications

Manchester Fashion Institute catwalk shows feature chrome, offcuts and cress

Wed 17 May

Alien headpieces, deadstock fabric and a coat of cress among striking student collections

New £4 million micro-scale robotic fashion production facility to develop high-value, low volume UK garment industry

Tue 16 May

The ‘Robotics Living Lab’ will explore more sustainable approaches for fashion manufacturing

University fashion experts join forces to share expertise with MPs on high street regeneration

Tue 16 May

Manchester Fashion Institute academics support political discussion on innovative use of empty retail space after teaming up with think tank Fashion Roundtable.

Fashion and textile waste in Greater Manchester to be reduced by new taskforce

Wed 15 Feb

University experts, local authorities, fashion and textile companies will look for solutions to waste problem

British and Italian menswear connections investigated in new project

Tue 20 Dec

Fashion researchers examining this unexplored area of menswear

Natural Dyeing and Flax Processing Workshop

Wed 30 Nov

Students from across the Fashion Design section participated in a workshop with freelance Garment Technologist Kirsteen McGregor.

World Cup 2022: Football fabrics and the battle against the Qatari heat

Fri 25 Nov

Dr Tasneem Sabir explores how cutting-edge and green football kit technology keeps players cool

RLWC2021: How the design of rugby kits has evolved over time

Thu 3 Nov

Dr Tasneem Sabir explores how rugby kits have adapted to complement the game

Fashion Design and Technology student takes home prize at Graduate Fashion Week International in Mumbai

Wed 2 Nov

Charlie Orr-Ewing’s graduate collection was awarded with a Highly Commended Award

Research project Reclaiming the Narrative explores young British Muslim identity in Manchester

Fri 21 Oct

Collaboration with photography project Portrait Youth results in series of portraits on display at the British Muslim Heritage Centre

Photography project Portrait Youth explores young people’s style and self-expression through menswear

Fri 14 Oct

Photographic portraits of young people from The Proud Trust on display in exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery

Circular Fashion: What happens next? - A Hainsworth live brief

Wed 24 Aug

Second year students from the BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology programme recently took part in a live brief set by AW Hainsworth titled: Circular Fashion: What happens next?

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