Professors at fashion schools including Parsons and Central Saint Martins are proactively training students to mitigate generative AI’s biases and other shortcomings.
Many fashion students, far from being unmitigated technophiles, are still distrusting of the technology, while educators at schools from London’s Central Saint Martin to Parsons in New York are navigating how best to approach it.
In just six years since graduating from Central Saint Martins, the Nigerian-British creative has attracted deals with Yeezy, New Balance and Dover Street Market for her transgressive “burglarwear” aesthetic. Now, she’s getting ready to reintroduce her label on fashion’s biggest stage.
Schools are reconsidering their offerings to adapt to the pandemic and prepare students for more digitised times ahead.
It may not be the end of empire just yet, but London’s once-imperial fashion kudos is slipping.