The prestigious Fashion Designers and Craft makers (FDC) ‘Young Designer Awards’ takes place Saturday 1st November 2014, 5pm-9pm at The Pullman London Hotel St. Pancras 100-110 Euston Road London NW1 2AJ; the evening will be presented by Annik Rau and Lovelda Smith.
Young designers from all over the UK who have excelled creatively and have the potential to be the next big stars of the international fashion stage, will be competing for the coveted and very special title of Fashion Designers and Craft makers Young Designer of the Year. The theme of this year’s award isThe Great Gatsby,
Winners will be given the opportunity to debut a collection in Vancouver Fashion Week, to an audience of international fashion journalists, photographers and buyers. The FDC Young Designer Awards aims to nurture raw talent, and encourage outstanding young people to follow their dreams by offering the chance of a successful place in the fashion world.
The Awards was founded by London based Knitwear Designer, Joanna Marcella whose aim is to increase the number and visibility of young and exceptionally gifted multi-cultural designers; the awards, encourages designers to reach their true potential and become as high profile as, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen or Vivienne Westwood.
Joanna says, “There are some extremely talented young people in our community, who deserve this great opportunity. The Young Designer Award offers award winners a chance to show collection in New York City as well as the opportunity showcase in Vancouver Canada. We are confident our young designers can rise to the challenge and produce the most flamboyant garments”.
This platform was founded to nurture raw talent, and encourage outstanding young people to follow their dreams. Joanna continues “This fashion design awards has given several Young British Designers who are still studying for their fashion degrees, an opportunity to showcase in New York Fashion Week, Maryland Fashion Week, Fashion Designers Expo Florida, Caribbean Fashion Week and Caribbean Fashion Week.“
With the ever growing success of FDC Young Designer Awards, we have received great interest from older designers; so we are inviting fashion designers between 21-29 years to take part in the Radical Designer Award; this award is aimed at emerging designers who have design experience, a fashion label or a fashion house. The winner of the Radical Designer award will also be given the opportunity to show a collection in Vancouver Fashion Week. There are still a few places left for designers who wish to enter the awards, application forms can be requested from email: youngdesignerawards@hotmail.