LA CAMBRE MODE[S] 2016 celebrates 30 years

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La Cambre Mode[s] celebrated its 30th birthday this year and expectations were running high last weekend to discover the school’s new talents. With an impressive international jury -including the likes of Demna Gvasalia and Walter Van Beirendonck- as well as the attention of local and international press, students were facing a double challenge: create impactful images for social media while showcasing their abilities as aspiring designers. The confused state of the industry raises central questions around the role of fashion schools and their raison d’

Philippe Pourhashemi

A freelance fashion writer, consultant and stylist, Philippe Pourhashemi was born in Tehran in 1976. He grew up in Paris, before moving to Scotland to study Foreign Languages. His passions are fashion and culture, as well as music and film. He writes and styles features for Metal in Barcelona, Behind the Blinds in Brussels, Contributor in Stockholm, Veoir in New York and SKP in Beijing. He was named Fucking Young's Editor-at-Large in 2016 and has contributed to ASVOF since 2008, acting as Correspondent-at-Large since 2012. An avid traveler, he likes to explore exotic fashion weeks and unexpected destinations whenever he can.