Though it has been around for more than a century (founded in 1906), the London College of Fashion has finally chosen a patron for the college. The person chosen is none other than the Countess of Wessex, Sophie. With liberal intentions, her addition to the faculty should make quite a positive impact through rising fashion designers.
The Countess's patronage will last for three years and will focus mainly on the college's Better Lives scheme, which aims to use fashion to drive change, build a sustainable future and improve wellbeing.
Projects which are part of the scheme include equipping female prisoners with fashion-based skills which they can develop during their sentences to use upon release, student scholarships, and the Centre for Sustainable Fashion which connects research, education and business to support, inspire and create innovative approaches to fashion. Read More