Clara Eloïse Fernandes

Clara Eloïse Fernandes
LASALLE College of the Arts · Faculty of Design

Fashion Design Ph.D.

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Introduction
1989: born in Dijon, France. After completing education in her home country, she joined the UBI Fashion Design bachelor's degree course in 2008. 2013: obtained a master’s degree in Fashion Design from the same institution and developed a virtual dressing room project with Microsoft's Kinect depth camera, in partnership with the technological start-up Follow Inspiration Lda.The project, entitled "VIKI" was recognized in the competition Arrisca C and won the PT Foundation award for innovation. In the following two years, she performed several independent jobs in the areas of apparel design and graphic design, with several responsibilities under her charge. 2018: Ph.D. title: "The Fashion design Entrepreneur: new solutions to create a fashion-related business". Present: Assistant Professor
Additional affiliations
March 2021 - June 2021
LASALLE College of the Arts
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • https://www.lasalle.edu.sg/about/academics/clara-eloise-fernandes
February 2020 - March 2021
IADE
Position
  • Professor
August 2018 - July 2020
Universidade da Beira Interior
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
September 2014 - July 2018
UBI/ UMINHO
Field of study
  • Fashion design
September 2011 - September 2013
Universidade da Beira Interior
Field of study
  • Fashion Design
September 2008 - July 2011
Universidade da Beira Interior
Field of study
  • Fashion Design

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Publications (14)
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Purpose: This study proposes a vision of entrepreneurship in fashion design. Higher-education courses have adapted, and fashion design courses have evolved and moved to a more entrepreneurial concept, as a generation of fashion designers has transformed past experiences and professional vision to become entrepreneurs. Authors and reports linked to...
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The fashion industry is experiencing a new dynamic as many professionals have decided to take the risk to create fashion-related businesses. As universities and private schools provide fashion courses, many paths can be taken by graduates in this vast and challenging industry, including careers as fashion design entrepreneurs. However, the lack of...
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Academia is often pointed out as a challenging environment to evolve in, especially for women. Whilst women perform in multidisciplinary settings, studies point out still-existing gender gaps in academia, especially in positions of power. This study looks at decision-making positions in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), specifically in Portugue...
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Considering the issues faced by education during the pandemic, the need for design programmes to synchronise with the industry is rather essential. The disconnect between design students' studio practice during the pandemic has aggravated the situation further, considering that the most appointed defect of design programmes is their low involvement...
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1 Os podcasts também estão na moda: o uso do podcasting na comunicação de moda Resumo (PT): Este artigo exploratório procura analisar a forma como a moda, enquanto temática com uma forte componente estética e artística, tem sido trabalhada pelo podcasting. Partimos da ideia de que os media sociais representam hoje um campo importante para a comunic...
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In a society increasingly dominated by the image cult, reports on the growth of prejudice and discrimination based solely on physical appearance have increased. GenZ is the first generation born entirely in a fully developed internet and has known social media early. Therefore, it is crucial to understand their perception of body image and image ma...
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As most GenZ and Millenial students now study at home, young people have shifted their media content consumption, with streaming platforms being among GenZ and Millenials favorites since the first lockdown. Could ‘Netflix and chill’ be turned into a creative learning activity for design students? As theoretical online learning is often associated w...
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This technical paper will assess new technological advances that could change the way we buy clothes, exploring existing solutions that are still commonly confused with each other: Smart fitting rooms (SFR), interactive mirrors (IM), Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR). The methodological approach based on an exploratory research will...
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This research work aims to study the influence of the fabrics in the wear performance of clothing. For this, an experimental work was developed with two fabric samples having the same weight/m2, one single and another double, and a jacket prototype. Through a comparative analysis of the mechanical properties, very interesting results was obtained i...

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