Burberry’s Christopher Bailey Announces Fashion Fringe Semi-Finalists!

Dobrowolski Af RosenborgDobrowolski Af Rosenborg

Sketch entered by Dobrowolski Af Rosenborg

New designer alert! Today, not one, but TEN up and coming designers got a bit of a career boost today, when none other than Christopher Bailey, Chief Creative Officer of Burberry and British fashion design legend announced the shortlist for the Fashion Fringe contest – the winner will be announced during London Fashion Week in September.

The esteemed Mr Bailey had this to say -  ‘It has been truly inspiring to review the work of these incredibly bright and creative entrants – each and every one of them with such a strong expression and point of view. The submissions that we have seen today reinforce the amazing talent, energy and creativity that run through the UK and I am so proud to be able to help nurture the next generation of visionaries who will be shaping the world of design in the future.’

And WHO might these talented things might be? Let us enlighten you . . .

The ten 2012 Fashion Fringe Semi-Finalists are (in alphabetical order):

1. Cornel Bolt (Cornel Bolt)

2. Dobrowolski & Caroline af Rosenborg) see top picture

DejanDejan

3. Dejan (Dejan Agatonovic)

FischerFischer

4. Fischer (Nadine Fischer)

5. Haizhen Wang (Haizhen Wang)

6. Miyoko Kamijo (Miyoko Kamijo)

 

. Raffaele AscioneRaffaele Ascione

7 Raffaele Ascione (Raffaele Ascione)

8. Shu Ting Wang (Shuting Wang)

TeijaTeija

9. Teija (Teija Eilola)

10 Vita Gottlieb (Vita Gottlieb)

The next stage will be the 10 semi-finalists being narrowed to three later this month, then at the final catwalk show in September, one designer will be selected by Christopher Bailey as the overall winner and will receive a two-year development package to set up and sustain their business; which includes a mixture of financial support, business advice, mentoring and a fully equipped studio.

How exciting!



Read more fashion and beauty news on graziadaily.co.uk
See what's in the latest issue of GRAZIA magazine
Click here to subscribe to the GraziaDaily newsletter

Most popular

  • Is A Fringe The New Anti-Aging Treatment?
    Is A Fringe The New Anti-Aging Treatment?

    Sarah Harding recently admitted that her new fringe meant she could hide her wrinkles. And it seems the former Girls Aloud star might be onto something as ‘bangs’ have been labeled the new anti-aging treatment. …

  • The Kate Middleton Effect Strikes Again, DVF Dress Sells Out in Eight  …
    The Kate Middleton Effect Strikes Again, DVF Dress Sells Out in Eight  …

    The Kate Middleton effect strikes again. The £292 Diane Von Furstenberg dress that Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge wore in Australia has sold out online in EIGHT minutes. That’s got to be a record, right? …

  • Kylie Minogue: Vogue Australia's Photoshop Blunder
    Kylie Minogue: Vogue Australia's Photoshop Blunder

    Pint sized beauty Kylie Minogue appears to have received the photoshop treatment on Vogue Australia's May 2014 cover. Her fans are less than impressed. …

  • 15 clever beauty uses for Vaseline
    15 clever beauty uses for Vaseline

    If I had to name one beauty product that I can't live without, Vaseline ranks pretty high on my list. I have tins of the stuff of everywhere including on my desk, in my bag and in the car. Not only is it super cheap but it has endless beauty uses. Want to use yours as a more than just a lip balm? Then check out these top 15 uses for Vaseline. …

  • Lady Gaga's Pre-Photoshopped Versace Campaign Leaked
    Lady Gaga's Pre-Photoshopped Versace Campaign Leaked

    She’s heavily made up at all times. So Lady Gaga can’t be happy today as her unretouched Versace campaign images have been leaked, revealing the star without make-up and before she was heavily airbrushed. …

general.png

Who wore their Three Floor jumpsuit best?

Loading...
Poll Choice Options
  • Alesha Dixon
  • Nicole Scherzinger