Category Archives: Student Collections

GFW Highlight: Emma Wynn

Over the last few days, our enterprising team of Polimoda students has been reporting right from the heart of the action at Graduate Fashion Week – today, they’ve tipped us off about a standout designer at the University of Salford’s … Continue reading

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GFW Highlight: Dunia Al-Baghdadi

It’s Graduate Fashion Week! With so much to do, see and snap, we’ve enlisted a group of promising young students from Italy’s Polimoda Fashion School to help us capture the highlights at Earls Court. Yesterday, the students were close to … Continue reading

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GFW Ones to Watch: Maria Sokolyanskaya

BA (Hons) Fashion Jewelry at London College of Fashion. I have developed my own style of design based on organic life and shapes taken from nature, combined with a mystical element of life forms from outer space. This unique combination … Continue reading

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GFW Ones to Watch: Michaelyn Thomas-Coxon

BA Fashion (Menswear) at London College of Fashion. The image of pirates conjures up childhood icons such as the infamous Captain Hook, Long John Silver or even the more recent Captain Jack Sparrow. However, pirates, to some, will conjure up … Continue reading

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GFW Ones to Watch: Lisa Clayton

My obsession with minimalism always remains at the core of my designs, but for my graduate collection I really pushed the idea of creating wearable sculptures. I was inspired by [artist] John Chamberlain’s crushed cars, and I adopted his ethos … Continue reading

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GFW Ones to Watch: Shabnam Eslambolchi

My design originates with my artistic perception of the world and the desire to celebrate the female form. Expressive silhouettes, attention to details and use of crafts inspired by my Persian origin, as well as my admiration for high design, … Continue reading

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GFW Ones to Watch: Seung-Yeon Jee

My final collection began with the shots of Western workers taken by Richard Avedon. I gathered more images of workwear, and I found one fascinating photo of tannery workers in the late 1800s wearing leather aprons with tools (skivers). Also, … Continue reading

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GFW Ones to Watch: Philli Wood

BA Fashion at University of Westminster. My main focus is outerwear, and I tend to design oversized silhouettes. I’m slightly obsessed with print, in particular screen printing, so my designs often incorporate bright color palettes and abstract prints. I like … Continue reading

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GFW Ones to Watch: Rebecca Morter

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Development at London College of Fashion. My work celebrates the female form, and I find myself continuously playing with the idea of revealing while at the same time concealing the body. Leathers will always play … Continue reading

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AIU London UPCYCLE Fashion Show

Last night saw students at London’s American InterContinental University host ‘UPCYCLE’, a fashion show dedicated to sustainable style under the ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ ethos. Staged with live music by She & I at a swanky venue at Marylebone Gardens (not … Continue reading

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