Leon Max Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Northampton

7/18/2012 4:06:00 AM


Leon Max Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Northampton

“Fashion is a multi-billion pound, highly competitive industry that will test your intellect, your stamina and your commitment,” Leon Max said today as he received his honourary degree from the University of Northampton at the town’s Royal and Derngate Theatre. Amidst a sea of 600 students from across their fashion and photography schools the 2012 honorand Dr Max went on to explain how he sees the contemporary fashion field; “To understand what people may want to buy requires an understanding of context against which these decisions are made. A grasp of history, culture, sociology, psychology, manufacturing technology, computer applications, logistics…..” Not to mention what every good designer needs, good pattern skills - and passion!

Contributing Editor: Richard Dennen

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