Ravensbourne University London has confirmed fashion designer Louise Gray has joined the educational institution as Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Fashion Accessory and Textile Futures course.
Gray has collaborated with a number of brands including Self Portrait, Marques’Almeida, Lanvin-Paris and Diane von Frustenburg. She will share her experience and knowledge with the students to help prepare them for a successful career.
As well as an extensive career in fashion, Gray has taught in a number of renowned institutions including Central Saint Martins in London and the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.
Her eponymous brand, Louise Gray, is celebrated for its signature expressive collections and vibrant designs. Sarah Mower, the British Fashion Council emerging talent ambassador, previously commented that, “Louise Gray’s uniquely colourful wit has lit up the London runway in a way that brings an irrepressible sense of fun to British fashion.”
Programme Director of Fashion, Lee Lapthorne, commented on the appointment: “We’re incredibly excited to have Louise join our Fashion department. With her designs regularly featured in Vogue and on the runways at London Fashion Week, our students can feel confident that they’re being taught by the very best in the business.
“Students consistently choose Ravensbourne because of our direct relationship with industry, and we hope this further demonstrates the excellent teaching Fashion students can expect.”