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Kingston University: Graduate Fashion Week 2014 Catwalk Review

Kingston didn't disappoint with their 2014 outing at Graduate Fashion Week, relocated to the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane.

Written by Matt Bramford

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Graduate Collection by Stefanie Tschirky

It was a predictably brilliant outing for Kingston on Monday at this year's Graduate Fashion Week. Finally the organisers have had some sense and clocked that the Earl's Court Two venue, home to the event for a number of years, doesn't do this showcase of the next generation of fashion designers any favours. Relocated at the Truman Brewery, home of numerous other graduate shows, Graduate Fashion Week felt more current, more exciting and a damn sight bloody easier to get to.

Having said that, and as per usual, I hadn't been particularly organised in the run up to the event and the only ticket I'd managed to get hold of was for Kingston's presentation, thanks to some on-it staff who go to the trouble of inviting you rather than waiting… read more

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UCA Rochester: Graduate Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Visionary knitwear, digital prints and excellent menswear reigned at the UCA Rochester Graduate Fashion Week show, presented at Earls Court Two on Tuesday 12 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Elisabeth Boström UCA Rochester is always a hot ticket at Graduate Fashion Week. It usually takes a late evening slot, so there’s always a more ritzy atmosphere. […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Menswear

The menswear on show at the Gala Awards was particularly strong and inventive. With widely varying looks from Carl James Illingworth, Felix Wolodymyr Chabluk Smith, Genevieve Davroy, Rose Dent and Wang Li Xuang. Plus pearls of wisdom about social networking.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carl James Illingworth by Andy Bumpus. In some ways the menswear at the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards was more fun than the womenswear… particularly with the addition of a […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Knitwear and Tailoring

Monochrome ruled for the new wave of womenswear graduates. Standout collections from award winner Rory Longdon, Ume Sacraine and Charlotte Waters. Fun stuff too, from the likes of Rachel Cogley.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlotte Waters by Claire Kearns. Now for the real meat of the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards show… the womenswear on show. Here are those designers who concentrated on tailoring, […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: The Winners

The Gala Awards for Graduate Fashion Week were a hotbed of young graduate talent... and numerous TOWIE cast members. Top awards went to Rory Longdon, Marissa Owen and the wonderfully named Felix Wolodymyr Chabluk Smith.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rory Longdon was a worthy winner of the Graduate Fashion Week 2011 George Gold Award. Okay, order it’s a gold award, order I geddit already. Just over two weeks ago […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: The Gala Show Finale!

After 20 shows, 40 exhibition stands and some incredible British fashion talent, it was time to find out who scooped the top prizes at Graduate Fashion Week, on Wednesday 9 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Shinsuke Mitsuoka The world of fashion is notoriously fickle and grabbing the attentions of a fashion crowd for any extended period of time seems tricky. Catwalk shows do their best […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Manchester

A breathtaking display of technique and ingenuity from the Manchester Graduates. Let the summer of volume and romance begin!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Rebecca Thompson’s exquisite stitching played with long hemlines, viagra order structured trousers and outsized neckerchiefs in this elegantly minimal collection consisting only of grey and white. Knitwear had a strong […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Bournemouth

The collections provided a lesson in Print Making and structural design and the arrival, perhaps of childrenswear at Graduate Fashion Week?!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustrated by Katie Harvey Rachael Browne’s take on little girl dressing opened Bournemouth’s catwalk with a collection adorned in a riotous array of colour and print. From the marble swirl […]