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Graduate Fashion Week is now just under two weeks away and things are really hotting up. After appearing in Vogue and announcing talks with fashion gods Susie Bubble, Henry Holland and Nick Knight amongst others, GFW brings even more news; the promise of international shows.

In association with Vogue Italia, Graduate Fashion Week is no longer sticking to the Brits but instead showcasing the talents of fashion students worldwide, making the event the largest of it's kind. One graduate will be chosen to represent each fashion school and will be judged by a panel headed by Vogue Italia's Senior Fashion Editor, Sara Maino.

The selected cover the Globe from Paris to Pakistan including the following Universities:

  • Parsons The New School of Design, US
  • Academy of Art, US
  • BUNKA, Japan
  • Shenkar, Israel
  • Shih Chien, Taiwan
  • FIT, Italy
  • Istituto Marangoni, Italy
  • IED, Italy
  • Accademia di Costume e Moda, Italy
  • IUVA, Italy
  • Kolding, Denmark
  • Istituto Marangoni, Paris
  • ESMOD, Berlin
  • ESMOD, Oslo
  • Pakistan Institute of Fashion Design, Pakistan
  • Mima Sinan Fine Arts, Turkey

  • But if you don't just take our word for it, take Hilary Alexander's:

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    The fashion week runs for a total of 4 days from Sunday 2nd June - Wednesday 5th June showcasing talent from over 40 different universities with talks 11.30am-6.00pm. Head over to our coverage here to find out what talks are on offer, or to snap up tickets to the highly anticipated international show, head over here to avoid disappointment.