How has Central Saint Martins influenced the global fashion industry?
HD: We have a reputation of nurturing independent and brave creative designers and communicators who challenge what fashion is and could be. John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, Phoebe Philo, Kim Jones, Craig Green,Katie Grand, Riccardo Tisci, Ibrahim Kamara, Rottingdean Bazaar, Charles Jeffrey – there are so many of them – that are all defining fashion now.
CB: The name is synonymous with fashion design! Our graduates have not only become successful designers, many of them heading up leading couture houses and brands, but also have spread our ethos of fearlessness, deep research, creativity and practical skill to fashion education around the world.