Nurturing Fashion’s Next Gen: FDC – Young Designer Awards 2014

Nurturing Young Fashion Talents!


Want to see young designers display their talents right before your eyes? Then head over to the Fashion Designers and Craft Makers- Young Designer Awards. The event allows young people from ages 9-29 to showcase their creative talent of designing. There are two awards up for grabs this year: the Young Designer Awards which only involves participants from ages 9-15 and 16-25 years. And the Radical Designer award which for ages 21-29.

Talented youngsters participating in the Young Designers category will have to produce one garment inspired by the fashion and times of 1920’s to 1939. The winner will get a chance to fly to New York City next year to take part in a showcase for the Angelman Syndrome Charity Gala. The Radical Designer category will have to produce a mini collection or enter a current avant-garde collection. The winner will get a chance to make their dreams come true as they will be able to showcase their collection in Vancouver Fashion Week.

The founder of the event, Joanna Marcella, described what sets ‘FDC- Young Fashion Awards’ apart from other fashion shows, she said “our unique selling point is: our event recognises young multicultural design talent and catapults young fashion designers right on to the international fashion stage”.

This year designers from India, Russia, Spain France and USA are also displaying their collection at award show. The showcase will also be raising money for a good cause; The Angelman Syndrome Charity which raises money for children suffering from the genetic dissorder.

The award show will take place on November 1st 2014, at The Pullman Hotel in Euston Road from 5pm-9. Annik Rau and Lovelda Smith will be hosting the show on the night so get your tickets ladies and gentlemen, it will be a night to remember!

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