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AFW: Chelsea College of Art & Design

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Friday 23rd April – Students from Chelsea College of Art & Design presented their latest collection, entitled Modern Folk.

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May 19, 2010 at 8:46 pm

AFW: Imanni Da Silva

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Friday 23rd April – Imanni Da Silva presented a collection inspired by “the world of fetish and burlesque. Intriguing couture corsets combined with glamorous evening wear”.

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Written by jackgavigan

May 19, 2010 at 7:57 pm

AFW: Wilfried Pletzinger

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Friday 23rd April – Swedish designer Wilfried Pletzinger presented “a colourful and exciting recycled sportswear collection where traditional garments get draped and laced up. Contrast turns these items into a collection with a dynamic and eccentric silhouette”.

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May 19, 2010 at 4:39 pm

AFW: Toni Ann Haines

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Friday 23rd April – Walsall College of Art & Design graduate Toni Ann Haines presented Based on Love, which portrays “the stages of relationships, from shy and quiet to loss of ambition and funding unknown confidence”.

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May 19, 2010 at 3:39 pm

AFW: Olivia Grogan

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Friday 23rd April – University of Northampton Textiles graduate Olivia Grogan presented Urban Submersion (Electric Innovation) – “Inspired by the rising sea levels and the lost city of Atlantis; the combination of hard architectural images against bright sea life creates an innovative visual base. An electric mix of ladies wear”.

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May 19, 2010 at 3:13 pm

AFW: Viveka Goyanes

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Friday 23rd April – Institucion Artistica de Ensenanza Fashion Design graduate Viveka Goyanes brought her Brummella the Dandella collection from Salamanca in Spain – “A combination of historic attire, urban fashion and the aesthetics of art. This collection attempts to de-contextualize the masculine role and instil in it a new discourse of feminine elegance where retro and avant-garde looks are mixed and adapted to the requirements of modern life”.

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May 18, 2010 at 10:47 pm

AFW: Waltham Forest College

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Friday 23rd April – BTEC National Diploma Fashion & Clothing students from Waltham Forest College presented Sock it to me (Make Do and Mend) – “An inventive collection of dresses ad separates made from patterned socks. The shapes of socks have been used to create innovative shapes and ideas which represent the economic climate we live in today where ingenuity and recycling is at the forefront.

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Written by jackgavigan

May 18, 2010 at 10:04 pm