Adam Briggs is head of Cultural and Historical Studies at the London College of Fashion. Briggs' career began in nursing but then moved into radio journalism at the BBC. His academic career began as a senior lecturer in Communications at London Metropolitan University, before moving to the London College of Fashion.
Briggs' research interests primarily concern the relationship between the production and consumption of fashion. Alongside Paul Cobley, he co-edited The Media: An Introduction and has published academic articles on a range of fashion and marketing related issues.