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The Kingston University Graduate Fashion Week Show, on Monday 7 June, was a riot of naughty knitwear, zesty pastels and suits inspired by the Expenses Scandal…
Written by Nina Joyce
Alice Early, from her graduate work
Kingston University might be a hop, skip and a jump from the capital, but the 2010 fashion graduates aren't letting a little thing like distance stop them from becoming real contenders in the fashion stakes. I went along to Graduate Fashion Week to find out just what the noise from the suburbs is all about.
Standing at the front of the cavernous Earl's Court 2 arena, River Island's Graduate Fashion Week sings it's assault on the senses, a holding pen for the designers of the future. Bright lights, pumping music and hundreds of discerning fashion devotees mill around institutes' stands; groups form and disperse, giggle and buzz through the milieu. 'I like her shoes, I wonder if that's a wig, isn't that Vivienne Westwood?!'
Amongst the activity, a stand glows at the front, a beacon of minimalist beauty: welcome to Kingston.
Representative students are dressed in clean black t-shirts, hints of their individuality breaking through with a slick of lipstick or a quiff set just-so. White stands display student portfolios. The monochrome serenity of… read more