Winners of Graduate Fashion Week’s Fashion Portfolio and Fashion Innovation awards have been unveiled.
Emma De Vries from Ravensbourne picked up the Karen Millen Fashion Portfolio Award, Hannah William from UCA Epsom went home with the award for Fashion Innovation and the University of Nottingham Kent won the best Stand Award.
Karen Millen’s Gemma Metheringham, who judged the portfolio prize, said that De Vries’ drawings were “inspirational” with “beautiful attention to detail” and a “real sense of personality and style.”
Abigail Hynd from Manchester Metropolitan and Lucinda Popp from Kingston University were runners up.
Meanwhile in the Fashion Innovation category, judged by Georgina Goodman, William was deemed a “clear winner” as she showed “a mastery of her material and concept.”
Sadie Clayton from Kingston and Charlotte Skeate from the University of West England were runners up.
Nottingham Trent was presented with the Stand Award for its “attractive and strong display” that had the “perfect balance of garments, Fashion photography and portfolios”.