Fiona Blakeman was born in 1988 in Newcastle-Under-Lyme, a small market town in Staffordshire, UK. After attaining a first-class BA Hons in Textile Design from Nottingham Trent University, Blakeman moved to London in 2011 to gain Fashion industry experience. She interned for companies such as Burberry, Mary Katrantzou and Jonathan Saunders. Blakeman is now a graduate of the MA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins where she specialised in Textiles for Fashion. Her graduate collection was shown on schedule at London Fashion Week as part of the Central Saint Martins AW14 showcase.
Her work has been featured in publications such as ID, Dazed and Confused, Love Magazine and Vogue Italia, as well as online at Anothermag and British Vogue.