Today, on the final day of Graduate Fashion Week 2017, press, industry experts, friends and families alike will wait and watch in anticipation as the top 25 student’s collections hit the runway one more time, hoping to impress this year’s judges and win one of the prestigious Gala Awards.
Now in its 26th year, Graduate Fashion Week is known for delivering the latest innovation and helping launch the careers of emerging talent, such as Christopher Bailey who himself won the Gold Award in 1992. Tonight there are 13 Awards up for grabs and judges include Henry Holland, Myleene Klass, Sarah Harris and Hilary Alexander. Please see the shortlisted student’s below:
Arts University Bournemouth – Daniel Rynne
Bath Spa University – Laura Capello
Brighton University- Ryan Brockbank
De Montfort University – Bethany Griffiths
De Montfort University – Abisola Akanni
Edinburgh College of Art – Ruth Williams
Edinburgh College of Art – Maddie Williams
Edinburgh College of Art – Frankie Dean
Edinburgh College of Art – Irene D’Antonio
Edinburgh College of Art – Halina North
Kingston University – Zexi Yu
Kingston University – Emily Clark
Kingston University- Kasubika Chola
Liverpool John Moores University – Beth Woolley
Manchester School of Art – Susan Forrest
Manchester School of Art – Zsofia Juhasz
Nottingham Trent University – Sarah Rafferty
Sheffield Hallam University – Lisa Crump
Sheffield Hallam University – Kaitlyn Morgan
Nottingham Trent University – Abigail Coop
Ravensbourne – Ophelia Liu
UCA Rochester – Yingi Goma
UCA Rochester – Lauren McArthur
UCA Rochester – Claire Tagg
University of Salford – Sarah-Louise Francis
Graduate Fashion Week is the largest platform in the world for new BA fashion talent, highlighting the freshest upcoming stars in design, creative direction, marketing, communication, photography, illustration and all aspects of the modern business of fashion.