MENTORING OPPORTUNITY - THE BFC AND ADWOA ABOAH MENTORING PROGRAMME

MENTORING OPPORTUNITY - THE BFC AND ADWOA ABOAH MENTORING PROGRAMME

A part of the British Fashion Council’s mentoring programme, with a focus around non- designer access to the creative industries for young people. Launched by Adwoa Aboah five key industry mentors and mentees will work togetherover a period of four months from Sept – Jan.

Emerging Designers & Start Up Brands - Manufacturing Top Tips

Emerging Designers & Start Up Brands - Manufacturing Top Tips

This week GFW spoke with Hawthorn, one of the UK’s leading clothing manufacturers, producing garments of the highest quality. They proudly support fashion start ups, small brands, SMEs and emerging designers. Hawthorn offer a full scale manufacturing solution including a range of services.

GFW discussed key information for any designer looking to launch their label, from pricing and minimums to fabric sourcing and production lines.

'GFW PRESENTS' AT LONDON FASHION WEEK

'GFW PRESENTS' AT LONDON FASHION WEEK

Graduate Fashion Week is excited to announce it will be present for the first time this September at London Fashion Week in the British Fashion Council’s Positive Fashion Exhibition with a new ‘GFW Presents…’ stand from Friday 13th – Tuesday 17thSeptember. GFW Presents… will showcase the work of four talented Graduate Fashion Week 2019 alumni, who’s collections were part of the Best of GFW Top 28 Collection show in June. 

GRADUATE FASHION WEEK SHOWCASES EMERGING DESIGNERS  AT LONDON FASHION WEEK WITH ‘GFW PRESENTS…’

GRADUATE FASHION WEEK SHOWCASES EMERGING DESIGNERS AT LONDON FASHION WEEK WITH ‘GFW PRESENTS…’

Graduate Fashion Week is excited to announce it will be present for the first time this September at London Fashion Week in the British Fashion Council’s Positive Fashion Exhibition with a new ‘GFW Presents…’ stand from Friday 13th – Tuesday 17thSeptember. GFW Presents… will showcase the work of four talented Graduate Fashion Week 2019 alumni, who’s collections were part of the Best of GFW Top 28 Collection show in June. 

Man About Town Fashion Director Way Perry Talks Life As A Stylist

Man About Town Fashion Director Way Perry Talks Life As A Stylist

This weeks Inside View guest is Way Perry, Fashion Director of bi-annual Menswear style title Man About Town alongside being a freelance stylist. Way joined Graduate Fashion Week this June on the judging panel for the Menswear Award. We caught up with him this summer to gather his advice on becoming a stylist and entering the fashion world.

DIGITAL MARKETING Interns Wanted at JD Fashion Group!

DIGITAL MARKETING Interns Wanted at JD Fashion Group!

Check out the following internships opportunities at GFW19 sponsor, JD Fashion Group. JD Fashion is looking for a Digital Design intern and a Multi-Chanel content intern, with the job information laid out below!

Inside Cunard's Transatlantic Fashion Week

Inside Cunard's Transatlantic Fashion Week

This week, six graduates were given the opportunity to join GFW sponsor Cunard’s Transatlantic Fashion Week Crossing which this year was headlined by milliner to the royals, Stephen Jones OBE. Go behind the scenes of the cruise and see which GFW graduates took part!

GFF Talent: How Jogaile Zairyte Made a Zero-Waste Collection

GFF Talent: How Jogaile Zairyte Made a Zero-Waste Collection

This week’s GFF Talent is Jogaile Zairyte, a Fashion and Textile Design graduate from the University of Portsmouth. Jogaile’s final collection, inspired by Japanese culture, is an exploration of zero-waste design concepts. Having experimented with natural dyes, repairing and hand stitching, Joagaile’s collection aims to show how sustainable techniques can — and need to be — incorporated into the fashion system to safeguard its future.

GFF Talent: Hannah Morley says "Disco Ain't Dead!"

GFF Talent: Hannah Morley says "Disco Ain't Dead!"

This week’s GFF Talent is Hannah Morley, a graduate of the Fashion Design course at the University of Central Lancashire. Hannah’s final collection, “Disco Ain’t Dead” is a celebration of the golden age of disco, and aims to remind us to have fun, let our hair down once in a while, and not take life too seriously.

The Matalan X Julien MacDonald Tote is Out Now!

The Matalan X Julien MacDonald Tote is Out Now!

We’re excited to announce that the Julien MacDonald tote bag, created in collaboration with Matalan and GFW is out now! Coming in two colour ways — pink and green snake print inspired by the ladies swim prints from Julien MacDonald’s recent LOVE collection — the tote bags can be found in all Matalan stores and online!

Mariah Esa Wins the Shein People's Choice Award 2019!

Mariah Esa Wins the Shein People's Choice Award 2019!

We’re excited to announce that De Montfort University graduate Mariah Esa has been chosen by the public as the winner of the People’s Choice Award X SHEIN for GFW19! Selected from 28 other collections, Mariah repurposed labels thrown away in the fast fashion industry to create her garments.

Hypebae Editor Nav Gill on the Speed of Online Media

Hypebae Editor Nav Gill on the Speed of Online Media

This weeks Inside View guest is Nav Gill, editor of HYPEBAE, the women-centric arm of streetwear platform HYPEBEAST. After studying both design and communications at university, Nav found that her passion for writing and creating content gave her the most enjoyment and thus, lead her on the path to her current role. Nav has some great advice to share with aspiring writers on how to cut through the noise to create unique and quality stories, as well as discussing the unrelenting speed of the media landscape.

A Day in the Life of a Fashion Recruiter

A Day in the Life of a Fashion Recruiter

Ever wondered what fashion recruiters — the people who connect the best talent to the biggest fashion houses — get up to on a normal day? This week we speak to Emma Davidson, the Managing Director of fashion recruitment company Denza, specialists in entry-level roles, to understand what her job involves.

How to Kickstart Your Fashion Marketing Career

How to Kickstart Your Fashion Marketing Career

Meet Tom Winbow — Managing Director at Ralph — a London-based Digital Creative and Production agency, that specialise in making interactive, personalised and entertaining digital content for the entertainment industry. Having built a career in advertising, Tom has a wealth of knowledge about the industry — what skills you need and how you can break into it.

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK

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IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK

In the news this week, designers and editors give their advice on how to win a fashion prize, BoF analyses the importance of a mentor in rapidly changing fashion industry, while Fashion Network reports on haute couture turning its back on fur - real and fake. Over on Quartz, do people really care if their clothes are new anymore?

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