PUBLISHED: 12:24 23 Might 2017 | UPDATED: 12:24 23 Might 2017
4 Hatfield students scooped coveted awards on the College of Hertfordshire’s Graduate Fashion Present.
The fashion students had been honoured for his or her progressive designs by a number of the greatest names within the business on the annual occasion held earlier this month in Chelsea Previous City Corridor.
Annie Sophocleous gained the Ted Baker Award for Designer of the 12 months for her snow queen impressed assortment, that includes wealthy textures and laser cuts, and in addition bagged a two-week internship on the firm.
She mentioned: “I'm overwhelmed to have gained this award – I can’t imagine it. I'm actually trying ahead to my internship with Ted Baker and might’t wait to start out.”
Zhou Lu acquired the Maria Grachvogel Award for Finest Use of Color and Print, with judges marvelling at her “fantastically executed and fantastically made” embroidery particulars.
She mentioned: “I’m actually excited and stunned however completely happy to have gained this award.”
The Ally Capellino award for Most Inventive Use of Cloth was introduced to Sameeta Shrestha for her use of matte and color combos in her assortment, impressed by structure.
Sameeta mentioned: “It feels nice to have acquired this award. All of the exhausting work investing the money and time within the cloth has all paid off. To see it come to life is simply good.”
The Most Commercially Viable Assortment award from F&F, which included a two-week placement with the model, was awarded to Emma Inexperienced, whose assortment was primarily based on Portuguese structure.
She mentioned: “It’s superb to have gained this – I didn’t count on something like this so I’m over the moon. The 2-week placement is nice as business expertise is essential and F&F is so industrial.
“It's going to give me numerous expertise and information that I would like to maneuver ahead.”
Programme chief on the College of Hertfordshire and present co-ordinator, Tony Rosella, mentioned: “This 12 months’s Graduate Fashion Present as soon as once more really showcased the superb skills of our younger designers.
“We hope that these visionary younger individuals will go on to have profitable careers in all areas of the fashion business.”