CLOTHES SHOW ALUMNI CHARLOTTE CHRISTY Graduated:
De Montfort University Current Job:
NEXT – Baby girls Wear Designer
After her work experience with asos.com
, Charlotte then went on to a work placement at George at ASDA in the girls department. Charlotte’s career to date includes designing for M&S, Tesco, TU, Mamas & Papas, Monsoon, Mothercare and Pineapple.
GO FOR IT! NEVER GIVE UP ON
ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS!
University of Brighton Current Job:
Freelance Fashion Photographer
“ Winning the award has defi nitely helped me develop as a designer, and has been a great talking point in the interviews I have had. Everyone asks me about the award!”
Graduated: De Montfort University Current Job: Intern at Viviene Westwood
Young Designer of the Year 2010
After winning, Shivani went on to win award after award, including the ‘British Fashion Council Portfolio Award’ and the ‘BFC & Warehouse Designer Competition’, where she further worked with the design team to see her graduate collection sold in major warehouse stores nationwide. Shivani was also fi nalist for the ‘Zandra Rhodes Catwalk Textiles Design Competition’.
WATCH THIS SPACE: Catherine Middleton viewed her graduate collection and informed her she loved her designs!
After graduating Claire worked as a photographer’s assistant in London for 2 years, fi nally moving onto shooting full time from the beginning of 2011. Winning the award helped Claire towards buying the essential equipment to start up on her own.
Ò Winning this award really makes people sit up and take notice of you, and take you more seriously.Ó
Make time to shoot something especially for the competition, as I think it really shows if you have worked to the brief.
Young Artist Of The Year 2008
Young Designer Of The Year 2009
SUCCESS STORIES FROM PREVIOUS CREATIVE AWARD WINNERS
Young Fashion Photographer 2008
Attended: Prince Henrys Grammar School Otley
Grant is about to embark onto a university course in fashion promotion, his
dream career. Winning the award helped Grant get a foot in the door and a great talking point at university interviews.
“ Winning the award has given me the conFIidence to say to myself actually you can do this. Whoever says you can’t make it in fashion isn’t trying hard enough.”
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CLOTHES SHOW LIVE • 7-11 DEC 2012 • NEC BIRMINGHAM 07
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