Val Jacobs is a tutor in Fashion Design on BA Fashion and Printed Textiles. Val has taught in Further and Higher Education in Colchester Institute and at University Centre Colchester.
Prior to her career as a university lecturer, Val has worked extensively in the fashion industry as a stylist, consultant and as an independent designer, selling to Japan and the USA, to stores including; Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Selfridges and Liberty. Val has also experienced working with a number of high street brands including River Island, Topshop and M&S. Her work has appeared in magazines in including Vogue and Harpers and Queen.