The new award will celebrate students with outstanding technical prowess in the art of cutting and will be judged by Anne Tyrrell, BFC Colleges Council Chair, and an as-yet-unconfirmed designer, while the award will be presented by Harold Tillman, BFC chairman.
"The British Fashion Council is delighted to sponsor a new Graduate Fashion Week award for Creative Cutting. Many designers, including Alexander McQueen
and Hussein Chalayan,
established their reputations as leading British designers through combining creativity with technical expertise," said Hilary Riva, chief executive, BFC.
hopefully this will encourage more McQueen's Puhlease!!!! x x x
Graduate Fashion Week is sponsored by River Island and will take place from June 8-11, celebrating the work of over 1,000 BA degree fashion students from 49 UK universities.