We’re half way through Graduate Fashion Week and it is safe to say that so far we’ve seen endless streams of talent. In Style’s Fashion and Celebrity Director Josh Newis-Smith took to the GFW Live! stage to reveal the much anticipated winners for the second Daily Awards Show…


Fashion Photography Award

Judges: Dave Bennett (VIP Photographer), Olivia Gideon-Thompson (We Folk), Elizabeth Norris (Artistry London), Nancy Rhode (Freelance Stylist)

Fashion Photography Winner: Alannah Cooper (Heriott Watt)

Fashion Photography Runners-Up: Ede Dugdale Close (Northumbria University), Konstantinos Zoidis (University of Salford)


Drapers Fashion Publication Award

Judges: Keeley Stocker (Drapers), Emily Sutherland (Drapers)

Drapers Fashion Publication Award Winner: Elizabeth Bishop (Ravensbourne)

Drapers Fashion Publication Runners-Up: Hollie Bell (Northumbria), Francesca Thompson (UCA EPSOM)


YKK Accessories Award

Judges: Maurizio Altieri (ex-designer/Founder of Carpe Diem), Kei Kagami (Designer, YKK), Dai Rees (LCF), Justin Smith-Esquire (J Smith-Esquire Ltd.), Aitor Throup (Aitor Throup Studio and G-Star RAW)

YKK Accessories Award Winner: Megan Evans (University of South Wales)

YKK Accessories Award Runners-Up: Yoon Yi Lee (De Montfort University), Ellen Brown (Ravensbourne), Sam Martin Harper (Ravensbourne)


New Business Award

Judges: Gemma Metheringham (NEXT Label Brand), Jan Miller (Fashion and Creative Industry Consultant), Melanie Rickey (Editor-at-Large), Peter Ruis (Jigsaw), Jess Wood (Marie Claire)

New Business Award Winner: Miruna Ioana Manole (UCA Epsom)

New Business Award Runners-Up: Maleece Wells (Birmingham City University), Rebecca Larkin (Northbrook College Sussex)


Stand Award

Judges: Leon Kacinari (Gainsbury & Whiting Architects), Alistair O’Neil (CSM)

Stand Award Winner: Kingston University

Stand Award Runners-Up: University of Brighton, Sheffield Hallam University, University of Salford