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Celebrating the most famous and influential fashion school in the world, Fashion Central Saint Martins is filled with never before seen student work by and exclusive interviews with talented graduates who have gone on to become the biggest names in fashion Discover a treasure trove of early sketches, first student collections and fashion shoots by designers such as Hussein Chalayan, John Galliano, Stephen Jones, Dior s Kim Jones, Christopher Kane, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Phoebe Philo, Gareth Pugh, and Burberry s Riccardo Tisci, journalists like Vogue s Hamish Bowles and stylists such as LOVE magazine s Katie Grand Learn all about their defining memories of the fashion school, favourite characters, inspirational teachers, and words of wisdom on everything a budding fashion designer, or aspiring fashion student, needs to know to forge their own path Edited by the school s Programme Director of Fashion, Hywel Davies, and Cally Blackman, lecturer in Fashion History and Theory, Fashion Central St Martins follows the school s history fromto today, with an initial chapter dedicated to its early years s to s , followed by chapters dedicated to each subsequent decade Packed with profiles of key alumni alongside photography of their student work, and peppered with essays by guest writers, this book will delight all fans and students of fashionCally Blackman studied Fashion Design at Central Saint Martin s fromtoand returned to teach on BA Fashion History Theory course inShe has written several books, includingYears of Fashion Illustration,Years of Menswear andYears of FashionHywel Davies is Programme Director Fashion at Central Saint Martins He is the author of Modern Menswear,New Fashion Designers, British Fashion Designers and Fashion Designers Sketchbooks, and Director of Writers Bloc Ltd, a digital agency connecting brands and fashion writers After studying BA Fashion Communication and Promotion at Central Saint Martins, Davies worked for a variety of magazines and newspapers He was fashion editor at Sleazenation and has written for GQ Style, Vogue, ELLE, Wallpaper , Nylon, Dazed Confused, Grafik, Time Out, Tank, the Guardian, the Sunday Telegraph, the Financial Times, the Observer, the Independent and SHOWstudio