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The UK Fashion & Textile Association is a British network for fashion and textile companies.  Last night they had their awards show celebrating the best of the UK fashion and textile business. I was backstage styling the UKFT Awards show at the Tobacco Docks. The show opened with a selection of amazing garments that will beContinue reading

Jay Briggs is a fashion designer and headpiece designer who graduated in 2013 with a BA Honours in Fashion Design from University of Salford Manchester and showed  last year at Graduate Fashion Week How did you know you wanted to study fashion design? Fashion and making clothes is something that has always been with me for asContinue reading

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This year Graduate Fashion Week will take place May 31st  – June 3rd at the Truman Breweries on Brick Lane. On May 1st Graduate Fashion Week held a reception with a catwalk show at the Houses of Parliament. It was my first visit to the Houses of Parliament – it’s an amazing building and thereContinue reading

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Every fashion week I seem to fall in love. I’ve been styling Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch for about 12 seasons and I can’t help but adore the designers that I’m working. It’s often the designer first show after graduation – so it’s such a wonderful moment to share in a designers life. This seasonContinue reading

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Yeashin Kim launched her brand ‘YEASHIN’ in 2012, after she graduated from the London College of Fashion.I met her when she was also selected for Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch for February 2013. Her clothes are fun, happy – of a mixture of traditional Korean elements and British 60’s glamour!

Emily Hughes showed at Graduate Fashion Week 2013. I love her bright colourful  leather metallics looks depicting stories of Chinese children and what it means to be a family. Emily graduate from University of Central Lancashire and she is presently doing freelance work.

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It’s so important to be inspired. Every year I attend several exhibits at Free Range at the Old Truman Brewery in East London.  One of the great things about London is that you’re able to see so many students portfolios from all over the country in one place. Free Range exhibits graduate work from overContinue reading

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The UK Fashion & Textile Awards 2013 is a very prestigious event and was held at One Mayfair. The awards were presented by HRH The Princess Royal, President of UKFT, at the gala ceremony hosted by Myleene Klass. It was a black tie event – I always love to see people so dressed up! IContinue reading

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I recently met with fashion designer Yeashin Kim as she will be one of the designers featured in Fashion Scout’s group show Ones to Watch, showing during London Fashion Week in February 2013. She recently launched her own fashion line called Shin in 2011 after graduating from London College of Fashion. She was awarded theContinue reading

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Yesterday was quite an exciting day for all the students at Bath Spa – each year participated in the fashion show: 1st year showed the white shirt and tailored coat collection, 2nd years showed the Double O and Red Dress Collection and of course the 3rd years showed their final collections and it was aContinue reading

Sometimes you see a student’s collection and you just know it’s something really special. That’s how the selection committee felt when we were selecting the Bath Spa 3rd Year Final Collections – Selection for Graduate Fashion Week 2012. I’m so delighted: tonight Chloe Jones won the grand prize of Graduate Fashion Week – The GeorgeContinue reading

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Phoenix Magazine did a live photoshoot featuring six semi finalists for the Graduate Fashion Week Best of British for George competition. Each designer created a capsule collection that was inspired by the heritage of the local area surrounding their university. The finalists are Susanna Yi from the University of East London, Leanne Jordon from theContinue reading