Wednesday, June 8, 2011

graduate fashion week

So there's me sitting at home, lonely as a pea, fully expecting to stay in my pajamas all day long.

Alas, there I was curled up with Geordie Shore, and then the phone suddenly began a'ringing,

With my uncle phoning to ask if I'd like to go to, drum roll please,


GRADUATE FASHION WEEK


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Capitals are needed to express the joy my heart felt.

We had tickets to see the Kingston University show, on Monday, so most had already had there's. I got to have a wonder round the different university's stalls and check out all the places I'm thinking of applying to, and taking a peek at the different students books.

The fashion show was nothing short of superb. The sheer level of quality was almost overwhelming, and with each student you could see a definite aesthetic and appreciation for design. There seemed to be a lot of construction/deconstruction which I really enjoyed, as finding a well tailor design is one thing, but turning cloth into a shape, and then into a design, one which is well executed, is another thing.


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All Designs @ The Students of Kingston University

So as to not overload you all with too many photos, I only selected, well a few, the rest can be found here


The 16th photo, which to save you counting is after the dominatrix unicorn, are the designs of Francesca Armstrong, who is actually my old art teacher's daughter. If any of you watch 'This Morning' on ITV you might have seen one of her designs in their graduate competition. How amazing is that?

Do excuse the random heads popping into shot, we were able to blag are way into the blue section next to the catwalk, but my height isn't quite adapted for runway photography. I have the running order of the designers, but my mind was muddled by the sheer velocity of it all, so right now I can't quite recall who's is who's. So if there are any pieces you especially love and wish to know more, I'd be happy to do some investigating and pass on details and names.



I literally have so many prospectuses as home, and that not even the end of it, I still have all my drama ones to come through as well from places like Central and Bristol.

What to do? Where to go? Choices, choices.


xox Eve-Rei

7 comments:

  1. wow, that funny and colorful collections darling!!! I adore this post!
    Kisses,
    Cocò

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  2. ooh I'm digging that massive pyramid thing. These are intriguing designs!

    But surely someone's been paying quite close attention to the guy that won the river island fashion competition.. I can't remember his name which isn't very good but he made sort of crazed up Peruvian knitwear and things like that... nevermind. it isn't polite to point!

    So much hilarity when I scrolled up looking for some kind of dominatrix unicorn and then found it. funny!

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  3. i adore the round circle glasses with the cloth, and the collection after that <3 ahh bristol, they have an open day in september which we should go to! ox

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  4. Same here Maya, they were like the only designs that heavily featured pink, which I liked greatly. Dominatrix unicorns should always be present at fashion shows, it should be like a code of conduct. Oo I haven't heard of him, but still peruvian knitwear? He's already in my good books.

    Oo yes we should Vicki, it also gives me an excuse to go up further north :D

    xxx

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  5. wow it looks incredible!! nice collections!
    olivias-pizzazz.blogspot.com
    xx

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  6. Ahh evie i'm so jell that you went- collection in second to last photo is def my fave! I do hope you'll be doing fine art or something arty my darlin! I've moved to habinkim.blogspot.com :)

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  7. Ahh went last year, such innovative designs :) my favourite from last year was a lampshade handbag,

    x

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