Graduate Fashion Week

Be the first to know about the names that will be rising through the British fashion ranks in the coming years. Graduate Fashion Week is the first stop on the road to success, an amazing event showcasing the work of the best student’s from the UK’s top fashion universities and colleges. Catwalk Queen reports live from the event every year, to bring you our top picks, ones to watch and (of course) some fab student street style!

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Time to Shop: Laura Whitmore models G21 Talent Collection

As big supporters of Graduate Fashion Week here at CQ HQ (check out all the latest from this season's happenings here ), we were pleased to see George Clothing launch the another instalment of its G21 Talent collection,... Read more »


Christopher Bailey and Daphne Guinness join Graduate Fashion Week judging panel

The new faces to join this year's judging panel at Graduate Fashion Week 2012 are Christopher Bailey of Burberry and Daphne Guinness . The duo have hopped on board an esteemed panel of judges which also includes... Read more »

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Graduate Fashion Week 2011 - The GALA Show

The most important and culminating event of Graduate Fashion Week ; the Gala Show happened on Wednesday night at London's Earls Court. The evening showcased the most talented graduates from around the world alongside their... Read more »

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London College of Fashion BA Show 2011

After almost a week talent spotting at the numerous Graduate Fashion Week shows, we made it down to London College of Fashion 's BA show on Tuesday. Held at The Studio in central London, the event showcased 25 young, new... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2011: Northbrook

We always look forward to see what the students at Northbrook come up with and as expected, they didn't disappoint. The students went all out with fabrics this year with Louisa Payne in particular, showing a mixture of textures... Read more »

Graduate Fashion Week 2011: Birmingham

Graduate Fashion Week 2011: Birmingham

The collections keep pouring out from the incredibly talented kids showing at this year's Graduate Fashion Week . There were some amazing stand-out creations from the students at Birmingham University including those from... Read more »

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Graduate Fashion Week 2011: International

The standard at the International School presentation yesterday was high. Unlike some of the other schools we saw yesterday, the execution of the garments and the production was impressive. Mia presented a beautiful... Read more »

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Graduate Fashion Week 2011: Liverpool

The standard at the Liverpool show at Graduate fashion week unfortunately failed to excite this year in the same way that the university's students have done in the past. Considering that the collections are not designed... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week: Nottingham Trent

Nottingham Trent was definitely amongst the best schools showing at Graduate Fashion Week yesterday. Throughout the day the talk in the press office remained a constant discussion of the disappointing standard at this... Read more »

Graduate Fashion Week 2011: Kingston

Graduate Fashion Week 2011: Kingston

Graduate Fashion Week is well underway and on Monday it was the kids at Kingston's turn to strut their stuff. Not only were the students presenting a catwalk show, this year they are also showcasing a static exhibition... Read more »


CQ Interviews George's Brand Director Fiona Lambert

Last week, we caught up with the brand director of George clothing, Fiona Lambert , to talk about all things fashion! Having recently celebrated their 21st anniversary and being the new headline sponsors of Graduate... Read more »

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Graduate Fashion Week set for June 5th to 8th

Graduate Fashion Week is just around the corner, it has been slated for June 5th to 8th at Earl's Court 2. It is the biggest showcase of young and emerging design talent Britain has to offer, and an exciting event to... Read more »


2010 Graduate Fashion Week Gala Winners are...

Wednesday night saw the finale of Graduate Fashion Week , which has provided students from over 20 universities the opportunity to showcase their designs on the runway. The event was brought to a close with a... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Manchester

Hands up if you like Jessica Nicol's designs? Because we certainly do! Using the theme of hands and arms, the graduate from Manchester successfully combined shapes with floaty feminine designs. She used sleeves in... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2010: De Monfort & Nottingham Trent

Anna Lee was another favourite selected by Rankin to be photographed for promotion for the show and we can see why. Her designs were seen at De Montfort's Tuesday morning show and included beautiful bright... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Kingston

'I love knitting, I'm not sh*tting' was the loud statement boasted by Kingston's Lucy Hammond . Inspired by Sonia Rykiel, Hammond incorporated sunset colours to create an eye-catching collection. Notable items included... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Ravensbourne

On the second day of GFW, designs from Ravensbourne were watched by Dame Vivienne Westwood . The morning show featured Swarovski diamond encrusted dresses, rope jewellery and polar bear shoulder pads from graduates... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Northbrook and Salford

Monday afternoon at GFW saw a combination of collections from both Northbrook , a college of the University of Brighton and the University of Salford . Although they became one show, the designs couldn't be more... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Northumbria

From a jacket embellished with hair extension fringing to sunset inspired fabrics, there was an eclectic mix of designs to excite the senses at the Northumbria show. Highlights included Hannah Casen Seawright's... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Edinburgh's College of Art

The Edinburgh College of Art show began with a collection of beautiful pale pastel dresses designed by Anastasia Arden-Maccabee , and whilst these feminine dresses would make the perfect asset to your summer wardrobe... Read more »


Graduate Fashion Week 2010: University of East London

This year's Graduate Fashion Week kicked off yesterday in London's Earls Court, showcasing creations from tomorrow's fashion designers. Already we have spotted some real innovative and unique designs from universities right... Read more »


Are you ready for Graduate Fashion Week 2010?

Graduate Fashion Week is nearly upon us again, with the first day ready to kick off this Sunday, June 6th. This time around, Rankin has created the GFW campaign by photographing the cream of the graduate fashion design... Read more »

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Graduate Fashion Week Gala: The Winners

The GFW Gala was a wonderfully star-studded event, with a feelgood vibe. Everyone there was celebrating the amazing creatitivty and talent, and I have to say this year was a particularly good one for fashion. All the... Read more »

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Graduate Fashion Week: The Gala Show

Pictured above: Rosie Huntingdon-Whitely, Zandra Rhodes and Erin O'Connor The GFW catwalk got an exciting makeover for the Gala Show , the catwalk turned glossy black and the holding area played host a champagne... Read more »