The exploration of the creative textile process should include evidence of the following:
A distinctive or thought provoking fashion statement in printed or constructed textiles
The successful control of the quality of the colour and pattern across the submission
Challenging the established boundaries of technical excellence
Appropriate for the fashion purpose identified
Swatches and/or complete garments
Thursday 16th May, 18:00 - Deadline for submission, lecturers are to nominate 2 final year students and nominations must be made by clicking here.
SUN - TUE (date TBC) , 10:30 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:00 - Judging will take place on the nominated graduate’s university/ college stand from
All nominated students MUST stay on their stand for the entirety of the day to ensure that they are available to meet the judges if requested.
The judges for your award will make themselves known and this will be your opportunity to talk through your idea and possibly answer questions from the judges.
5 students will be shortlisted and announced on the GFW website on the evening of the judging
Wednesday 5th June, at the Best of GFW Awards Show at 15:00 - 5 shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend when the winner will be announced
In addition to the cash prize, the winner will receive a ticket to the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards Show at 19:30 on Wednesday 5th June
All the exhibition award winners will have their winning work clearly highlighted on Wednesday 5th June and a mention during the GFW Gala Awards Show in the evening