Design a childrenswear collection of twelve pieces or six outfits for babies or children up to the age of 8.
Mood board including: colour palette, graphic direction, fabric, inspiration and mood. Use trend information available including recent catwalks, aspirational brands and the power of celebrity.
A short paragraph of no more 300 words detailing the background and inspiration of your collection.
Illustrations and technical at drawings of your six outfits presented in a creative professional format demonstrating your skills.
The Mothercare Childrenswear Award is judged in two parts. All nominated graduates will have to submit a supporting statement for a pre-event shortlisting process by industry experts.
Thursday 16th May, 18:00 - Deadline for submission, lecturers are to nominate 2 final year students, no restriction on the number of entries per institution
The supporting statement should explain the nominated graduate’s entry from concept to realisation including images and demonstrating that it meets all criteria as detailed above.
Mothercare team will shortlist 5 finalists
Thursday 23rd May - The names of the shortlisted students will be announced on the GFW website
DATE TBC 10:30 - the 5 shortlisted finalists will be expected to attend an interview with Mothercare team, location and time TBC
Shortlisted graduates MUST bring their FULL entry to Graduate Fashion Week for the final judging
Wednesday 5th June at the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards Show - The 5 shortlisted graduates will be expected to attend where 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