Clothes Show Live continually shows support to the future of fashion with our Creative Award Programme, built with your student's wider learning and work based learning objectives in mind. Based on core criteria, as set by the leading examining bodies, your students can not only benefit from engagement with leading fashion brands and magazines, but also produce fun and inspired submissions, suitable for including in their end of year course work portfolios.
Register your interest for the 2014 Creative Awards
The 2013 Creative Awards were split into 3 criterias; Design, Craft & Communication, offering fantastic educational bursary prizes and work experience placements.The winners were announced at an awards ceremony which took place on the final day of Clothes Show Live 2013. The awards were judged by Clothes Show Live’s Educational Ambassador and Fashion Commentator Caryn Franklin and Managing Director of Haymarket Exhibitions Gavin Brown, who all had the difficult task of reviewing hundreds of entries from students at schools, sixth forms, colleges and universities from around the UK.
The prestigious Young Designer of the Year award welcomed fashion icon Zandra Rhodes alongside stylist Karl Willet to join Caryn and Gavin to present the award which closed the ceremony.
The full list of winners include:
Young Artist of the Year in association with Fable Label
Hannah Dawes, 13, from Wellington in Telford
Young Handbag Designer of the Year
Nadine Acquaah, 15, from Kingslangley in Hertfordshire
Young Fashion Photographer of the Year
Lenny Codd, 20, from Headingly in Leeds
Customise a OnePiece Award
Gerogina Ingledew, 17, from Escrick in York
Nica Design a Print Award
Lili Price from Farnborough
Young Journalist of the Year in association with Cosmopolitan
Fashion Blogger of the Year award in association with Sasha Wilkins of LibertyLondonGirl
Best University/College Stand Award
Plymouth College of Art
Young Designer of the Year
Joanne Street, 19, from Codsall in Wolverhampton
Talking about her win, the recipient of the Young Designer of the Year Accolade, Joanne Street commented: “I am so excited to have won this award, when they said my name I didn’t quite believe it. I am only 19 so winning this has given me a fantastic confidence boost.”
Thank you to all the students who entered the awards and to the finalists on the day.
Caryn Franklin said: “We had literally hundreds of entries across all of the categories and what was apparent from every entry we looked at is that the standard of talent in this competition grows every year. We were really impressed with the skill and quality of all the submissions, making this a very hard awards programme to judge and all of the winners and finalists should be immensely proud of their achievements. Winning one of these awards, can help to launch people’s careers and every winner should use this as a platform from which to go on to even bigger and better things.”