Why this year’s Graduate Fashion Week is set to be the best yet

2018 is bigger and better than ever...

Celebrating its 27th anniversary this year, Graduate Fashion Week is the biggest celebration of up and coming talent in the fashion world.

Supported by the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Victoria Beckham as Lifetime Patrons of the charity, this year Diana Von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski have also joined as patrons.

With 25 catwalk shows, exhibition stands and a host of workshops and talks from industry experts, some 30,000 fashion enthusiasts flock to the showcase every year, and this year’s looks to be the most promising yet.

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Sarah Seb – University of East London

‘The work being produced for 2018 is of the highest calibre,’ says Martyn Roberts, Graduate Fashion Week’s Managing & Creative Director.

‘The campaign is truly original and extraordinary, reflecting the talent on show at Graduate Fashion Week. We look forward to seeing the collections used in the campaign on the runway in June.’

Damian Foxe, photographer and stylist extraordinaire, hand picked the most promising final designs from hundreds of graduate entries to shoot at The Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch – also known as Graduate Fashion Week’s home.

Rose Connor – University of Central Lancashire

Each of the graduates selected was chosen because their work represents a range of diverse and unique influences, as well as sustainability in the materials used and how they impact the environment.

This year Graduate Fashion Week has also expanded to include more international universities from all over the world, from Italy to Israel to the USA.

Evelyne Babin – University for the Creative Arts Epsom

It’s a real showcase of sartorial talent that’s not to be missed.

Graduate Fashion Week takes place from the 3rd-6th Juneat the Old Truman Brewery, Hanbury Street, Shoreditch. Tickets are on sale now at www.graduatefashionweek.com/buy-tickets

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