Skip Nav
Fashion Instagrams
This Little Ballet Flat Is Already Autumn's Hottest Shoe
Shop
30 Pyjama Sets Posh Enough to Wear by Day
The Royals
The Duchess of Cambridge's LRD Is So Sweet and Versatile, We're Already Expecting to See It Again
Piz Buin
5 Things You Don't Want to Forget On Your Next Beach Holiday

Manchester School of Art at Graduate Fashion Week

Graduate Fashion Week: Manchester School of Art

The third day of Graduate Fashion Week got underway with a show from Manchester School of Art. The style of this Northern city is very individual with a vintage twist, so I had high expectations for these young designers. A big shot of colour came with Ashley Farrall's printed designs. Here colour blocking was used in funky shapes on jersey fabric for an individual style.


Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

For further images, just

.

Sarah Burton added a lot of movement to her pieces which were fringed with tassels. She had tiny satin hot pants, button back knits and minidresses in midnight blue that wouldn't look out of place on Sienna Miller.

A very commercially viable collection came from Rebecca Carr who created a ladylike line with a cherry blossom print. Her designs included swing coats, and paper bag trousers with every look including a rosette. I am now lusting after her printed culottes!

Nia Jones also used a print on her designs of a Da Vinci style drawing with a twist. Using red and pink it was printed on to white and red with the piece de resistance being a Union Jack skirt. Holly Russell closed the show with her magpie topped creations. The looks had hair-fringed shoulders and some pieces used a gorgeous blue shade.


Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Photos by Kirsten Borst

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
POPSUGAR-Fashion-UK POPSUGAR-Fashion-UK 7 years
You would be amazed by the level of skill involved in finishing garments like this. All of the pieces were finished to a very high standard and you could tell that the graduates work hard.
Veraswami Veraswami 7 years
I could probably apply to Manchester now and go on a scholarship if this is what the graduates made. Everything seemed very simply constructed, even the fringy garments.
michaeluvnikita michaeluvnikita 7 years
If this is what they made, i guess all hope is not lost for me.
My Life In Jeans
From Relaxer to All-Natural Hair
This Is Not a Music Festival; It's an Experience
How to Wear Rainbow Stripes
Graduate Fashion Week Winners 2009, photos of Claudia Schiffer, Amber Le Bon
Photos of Manchester BA Fashion Graduate Show 2010
Christopher Kane and Catwalk by TIGI Collaboration
University of Central Lancashire at Graduate Fashion Week
Northampton University at Graduate Fashion Week 2009
Graduate Fashion Week 2008: Manchester School of Art

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
X