Innovation and creativity are a huge part of the fashion industry. A creative talent discovered during Graduate Fashion Week 2020 can go on to be given a platform during London Fashion Week (LFW). Know more about Fashion Talent here.
If you are not aware of it then Graduate Fashion Foundation is a charitable organisation and an essential part of the fashion industry. It is the springboard for new talent, the life force the whole industry relies on.
Graduate Fashion Foundation has partnered with The Visualist app and its team of creatives to produce this season’s digital designer content for LFW, including an innovative photoshoot and video creation for all six designers. The Graduate Fashion Foundation (GFF) has returned for the fourth season featuring six emerging designers selected to be part of the Graduate Fashion Foundation Digital Designer Profile during LFW (19-23 February). The platform spotlights these incredible young designers as they seek to establish themselves in the fashion industry and build their brands.
The six designers this season that have been chosen for their raw talent of creativity which include Sarah Louise Koessler, the French/British designer, based in Portugal. Her signature brand, SLK Sarah-Louise Designs, aims to create show pieces that make the wearer feel “empowered, confident and special”.
Tyesha Camacho is a London-based designer who created ‘Camat by Tyesha’ as part her graduate collection. Her ‘Redefine’ collection “looks at art, graffiti, music, musicians, environment and social issues”.
Sophie Parnaby is a UK designer continues to build her signature luxury clothing and accessories brand from her Yorkshire studio. “Innovatively harnessing the environmental benefits of 3D print technology”, the label was founded on the creation of new methods which revive waste plastics into intricately embellished pieces”.
Scottish designer Christopher Reid’s collection of corsetry looks to 18th century silhouettes and Hammer horror films “as a way to reimagine the historical with anachronistic fantasy”.
Hena Begum is a Bengali Muslim-born UK designer whose ‘Modestly’ brand takes inspiration from her own experiences as “a modest wearer and creates womenswear that is unique and experimental”.
And Joshua Scott is a UK avant-garde fashion print designer who draws inspiration from the tropical foliage found in the Palm House at Kew Gardens. The garments “reference a wide range of historical shapes ranging from restrictive royal court dress to exaggerated 1980s sportswear”.
Joy Campbell, director of Brand Partnerships at Graduate Fashion Foundation, said: “The six amazing graduate designers that were selected for this incredible opportunity now have the chance to further establish themselves in the fashion Industry at a time when it has never been more difficult to do so.
We are so grateful for Visualist for bringing their expertise and experience to allow the students to collaborate remotely to ensure we creatively and accurately represent their brand to the world”.
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