Standen Joins SCAD

“Dirk Standen is a highly regarded fashion writer, editor, and industry mover,” says dean Michael Fink, SCAD school of fashion. “He has incredible connections throughout the fashion industry and will be an advocate for our students as they embark on their careers.”

Standen will begin teaching at SCAD in fall 2021 as professor of fashion marketing and management. Prior to joining SCAD, Standen served for a decade as editor-in-chief of, growing the media portal into the leading global destination for fashion news and runway reporting. As Burberry chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci said: “Dirk created the gold standard for fashion journalism in the digital age with his work on”

At Condé Nast, Standen became founding editor of creative agency 23 Stories, where he had his first encounter with SCAD… continue reading.