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#LCFBA15: London College of Fashion BA Hons 2015 Catwalk Review

Twenty graduates from LCF presented their collections at Blossom Street Studios on Monday night - here are Matt's favourites!

Written by Matt Bramford

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London College of Fashion took over Shoreditch this week to present their graduating collections for 2015. The former Nicholls and Clarke Building has been commandeered (until tomorrow) and for the first time all graduates from LCF are showcasing their work together.

Monday night saw the top twenty graduating fashion design students present their work at a lavish catwalk show. I only know it was lavish because I saw it being streamed at the George & Dragon boozer an hour or so later; I couldn't get in the actual venue because it was massively oversubscribed. Amelia, toting visible pregnant belly, managed to score a seat inside, but I settled for a prime spot just outside the entrance and photographed the models as they emerged in groups from a purpose built marquee. It had all the glamour of a school sports day, but you can't beat early evening summer light for pictures and there was much less of a scrum.

As per usual, the standard was exceptionally high, but I've picked a few of my favourites:… read more

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