Young designers showcase their work during London Fashion Week
YOUNG designers from Tower Hamlets rubbed shoulders with professional designers when they showcased their designs on the catwalk as part of London Fashion Week. The 20 youngsters showed off their work at a packed show at the Royal Festival Hall ballroom.
YOUNG designers from Tower Hamlets rubbed shoulders with professional designers when they showcased their designs on the catwalk as part of London Fashion Week.
The 20 youngsters showed off their work at a packed show at the Royal Festival Hall ballroom.
Their collection 'Heritage Explorer', looked at the East End's past to create wearable fabric masterpieces depicting pearly kings and queens, London pigeons and local maps.
The young designers aged 15 to 19 made the clothes at Tower Hamlets council's Fashion and Textiles Academy with support from the Summer University at the Brady Arts Centre in Hanbury Street, Spitalfields.
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They spent four weeks designing, making and printing to create the collection and invented their own fashion label 'Britage'.
The unisex collection features nine outfits and are adaptable, with features including detachable pockets, or adjustable fastening to make the clothes suitable for men and women.
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