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Graduate Fashion Foundation announces 2021 award winners

Tom Shearsmith
18 June 2021

The Graduate Fashion Foundation has confirmed its award winners for 2021, announcing winners of the catwalk, exhibition and International awards Graduate Fashion Week's home at Coal Drops Yard in Kings Cross.

The graduate awards, which included two new awards for 2021, cover each area of fashion from design, communications, photography, creative direction, and textiles.

Catwalk Award Winners:


Christopher Bailey Award Winners:

First Place: Jasmin Bourne (MFI at Manchester Metropolitan University )
Second Place: Darcie Hancock (Kingston University London)
Third Place: George Martin (Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts)

Sustainability Trailblazer Award: Madeleine Lewis Brown (Salford University)

20 Exhibition Winners:


Fashion Concept Award: Jessica Craddock (Nottingham Trent University)

Fashion Range Plan Award: Abigail Wall (University of Bournemouth)

Fashion Illustration Award: Izzy Wells (University of Brighton)

Fashion Digital Portfolio Award: Olivia Creighton (Sheffield Hallam University)

Fashion Innovation Award: Shweta Vakharia (Nottingham Trent University)

Fashion Communication Award: Layna Miyazaki (Falmouth University)

Fashion Marketing Award: Ben Butling (University of West of England)

New Fashion Media Award: Jordy Mawhood (Arts University Bournemouth)

Fashion Photography Award: Camille Lemoine (Heriot Watt University)

Fashion Photography Award: Camille Lemoine (Heriot Watt University)

Fashion Styling and Creative Direction Award: Ebony Barrett (University for the Creative Arts)

Sportswear & Leisurewear Award: ZiLing Dong (Edinburgh College of Art)

Dame Zandra Rhodes Fashion Textiles Award: Max Telford (Northumbria University)

Childrenswear Award: Elise Sugden (Nottingham Trent University)

Considered Fashion Award: Mimi Simpson (Kingston University)

Accessories Award: Natasha Finlay (University of Northampton)

Footwear Award: Charlie Irwin (University of Northampton)

Culture & Heritage Award: Nadiya Sharif (University for the Creative Arts)

Tu Challenge 2021 Award: Victoria Archer (Northumbria University)

Black Excellence Prize: Joy Julius (Kingston School of Art)

Terry Mansfield Fashion Publication Award: India Gill (Heriot Watt University)

International Award Winners:


International Artefact Innovation Award:

Product Winner: Raffaella Petraccaro (Accadamia Della Moda)
Concept Winner: Manon Thomas (Lissa Mode)
Materials & Embellishment: Fernando Gutierez (College for Creative Studies)
International Design Portfolio Award: Yoana Dimitrova (IED Istituto Europeo Di Design)

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