Joy Chen


I am a Lecturer in Foundation Fashion at Kingston School of Art, with expertise in menswear and sportswear design. I have worked in the fashion industry both on design and pattern-cutting for renowned London-based menswear brands like MARTINE ROSE STUDIO and COTTWEILER. Alongside this role, I am an Associate Lecturer in Fashion Sportswear at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. I have also served as an Associate Lecturer in Digital Fashion Skills with expertise in CLO3D at the University of East London.

Additionally, I am currently pursuing a PhD in Digital Culture and Communication at Birkbeck, University of London, my research focuses on Digital Fashion, Emotional Wardrobe, Virtual Identity, and Wearable Technology. 

Academic responsibilities

Lecturer in Foundation Fashion


  • BA (Hons) Fashion Sportswear (London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London)
  • MA Menswear (University of Westminster)

Teaching and learning

I am currently pursuing a PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at University of London.