Awards Presentations

 WE HAVE PLEASURE IN BRINGING YOU THESE SUPERB IMAGES WHICH REFLECT THE ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF WARMTH (AND PRIDE) IN THE ROOM AT THE AWARDS CEREMONY FOR GRADUATE FASHION WEEK 2012. (IT IS SAID THAT THIS WAS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL GRADUATE FASHION WEEK FOR 21 YEARS!)

GRADUATE FASHION WEEK – AWARDS PRESENTATIONS

Celebrity judges and presenters included Julien Macdonald, Michelle Mone, Matthew Williamson, Mary Katrantzou, Suzy Menkes, Fiona Lambert of George, Daphne Guinness, Bip Ling, Jefferson Hack, Daisy Lowe, Mark Fast, David Koma, Caroline Flack, Louise Redknapp, Jeff Banks and of course, the lovely GFW hostess Caryn Franklin (among many others)

Photography by Leah McQueen

THE WINNER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS GRADUATE FASHION WEEK GEORGE GOLD AWARD WENT TO CHLOE JONES FROM BATH SPA UNIVERSITY

LET’S TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT HER SUPERB COLLECTION…

NOT ONLY DID CHLOE WIN THE £20,000 PRIZE WHICH WENT WITH THE GOLD AWARD BUT SHE ALSO SCOOPED  THE ‘BEST WOMENSWEAR’ TITLE FOR HER CASUAL TAKE ON EVENING WEAR, MIXING LUXURIOUS CHIFFON WITH JEWEL EMBELLISHED SWEAT-SHIRT MATERIAL

BEST MENSWEAR AWARD

RIONA HORROX – EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART

Best Menswear Collection went to Riona Horrox of Edinburgh College of Art, Karen Jessen from Berlin’s ESMOD won the International Trophy and Fiona Xiaoping Huang from UCLan won the Zandra Rhode’s Textiles Award. The Ethical Award went to Sarah Murphy from Northumbria University. The Knitwear Award was won jointly by Josianne Propp from Manchester and Caitlin Charles Jones of Kingston.

KNITWEAR AWARD WINNER JOSIANNE PROPP

MANCHESTER