Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Lingerie designer Lucy Jones amongst iD Fashion Week jury
Lingerie designer Lucy Jones amongst iD Fashion Week jury
25
Mar '14
Singapore-based UK fashion lecturer and former lingerie designer Lucy Jones will join the iD International Emerging Designer Awards judging panel at this year’s 10th anniversary of the event held at the Dunedin Town Hall on Thursday, April 3.
 
The longstanding fashion educator, who heads the Department of Fashion Studies at Singapore’s Nanyang Academy of Arts, joins fellow judges Paris-based Australian designer Martin Grant, WORLD’s Francis Hooper, and local designers Margi Robertson (NOM*d) and Tanya Carlson. 
 
Lucy Jones, who has been involved in fashion education for more than 25 years, also had her own internationally recognised lingerie brand during the 1980s. She has also worked in product development in the Australian fashion industry. 
 
“The iD Awards has been on my radar for a number of years, so it is an honour and great privilege to be part of the judging panel alongside renowned designers and business people,” says Jones. 
 
“I am really looking forward to seeing the flare and creativity of the finalists, and contributing to the discourse surrounding fashion, design creativity and education in New Zealand.”
 
Over the years, Jones has taught fashion design, theory and visual culture at a number of Colleges and Universities in the UK and worldwide, before moving to lead the Fashion and Textiles area at the University of East London, UK where she taught for eight years. 
 
Throughout her professional life as a designer manufacturer, international trade fairs and exporting was an important part of her business, and in her academic career she has sustained an interest in the internationalisation of higher education particularly in Fashion and Textiles, and it has been this that has driven her personal research, and external developments in terms of collaborative projects and partnerships. 
 
She has led and contributed to successful collaborative partnership validations in Singapore and Malaysia. Internationalisation and externally facing projects are still her main priority in both her own research and also in the strategic future of fashion education at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. Jones began her current role in Singapore in January 2013. 
 
Dr Margo Barton, iD Fashion Week committee member and Otago Polytechnic’s School of Design academic leader and principal lecturer (Fashion), was thrilled to have another high callibre fashion educator join this year’s Awards panel.
 
“Lucy Jones is a name associated with internationalisation and collaboration. It is an honour to have her involved and I’m sure our Awards finalists will benefit greatly by having the opportunity to hear her opinions of their work.”
 
Twenty eight finalists, representing eight countries and 15 high profile fashion schools, will vie for top prizes in the prestigious Awards. 
 
Winners from the 2014 iD International Emerging Designer Awards will show their collections at the iD Dunedin Fashion Show XV – the 15th anniversary of the runway show held at Dunedin’s Railway Station on Friday April 4 and Saturday April 5. 
 

Lucy Jones


Must ReadView All

Trump signs revised free trade agreement with S Korea

Textiles | On 25th Sep 2018

Trump signs revised free trade agreement with S Korea

President Donald Trump signed a revised free trade agreement with...

'India can take up lack of capacity in US, China markets'

Textiles | On 25th Sep 2018

'India can take up lack of capacity in US, China markets'

India can now take up the lack of capacity in the US and Chinese...

Indonesian textile industry targets exports of $14 bn

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Sep 2018

Indonesian textile industry targets exports of $14 bn

With a January-July 2018 exports figure of $7.74 billion, the...

Interviews View All

Karan Toshniwal, Orange O Tec

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Mandeep Nagi, Shades of India

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Veronique Lee, Modavanti

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Riddhi Jain,

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Manuele Baggini,

Manuele Baggini

Comec Italia Srl is a world leader in the production of printing machines. ...

Maya Simova,

Maya Simova

Inter Expo and Congress Center (IEC) is a prominent exhibition centre in...

Mark Brill, Birmingham City University (BCU)

Mark Brill
Birmingham City University (BCU)

<div>A technological breakthrough could see people getting messages about...

Johan Berlin, InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Suresh Patel, Sidwin Fabric

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Wendell Rodricks, Wendell Rodricks

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Cigdem Akin, Cigdem Akin

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


October 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search