NEW! Next Generation Designers
See next generation fashion collections, giving you insight into tomorrow’s designers, today. Discover the latest trends from designers leading the way in British fashion and design.
Dinu Bodiciu studied at the London College of Fashion, where designs from his collection were worn by Lady Gaga and featured in an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. He caught the attention of many respected fashion magazines including Vogue Japan, Elle Romania and Dazed and Confused. The collection ‘Transient Bodies’ emphasizes his use of gradient colours and graphic design.
Studied MA Fashion Design and Technology Womenswear at the London College of Fashion. He gained the prestigious Harold Tillman scholarship and won the British Fashion Council Creative Cutting award for the graduate fashion show in 2008. His striking contemporary silhouette centers the focus on the upper body and eliminates the neck and shoulders from view; this reflects a new take on female power dressing.
Started his career at St Petersburg Fashion Week, he moved to London and studied Fashion Design at Central St Martins. He won the Esteemed Chloe Award in 2011 and the Pringle award in 2010 and 2011. His starting point for his collection is the modest denim shirt evolving this fabric into a complete collection of clean tailoring and minimal tones.
James is a graduate from the Birmingham Institute for Art and Design and has showcased his collection at London’s Graduate Fashion Week. His collection mixes contemporary silhouettes with a combination of fabric using latex, fur, feathers, leathers and skins, combining with wools, traditional silks and chiffons. Taking inspiration from the eerie and the macabre he creates a collection of contemporary silhouettes and techniques.
Bethany is a graduate from Birmingham City University. The collection is titled ‘Le Romanticism Moderne’. She has created a new silhouette with the use of paneled leather and jersey, adding chiffon for a softer feel. The collection has a sportswear feel with the use of accessories, wedged high-top trainers , teamed with black and clear visors.
A graduate from Birmingham City University, she gained a first class honours degree in Fashion Design. Her collection is entitled ‘A Failed Attempt to Photography Reality’. Using classic shapes, colours and themes she has mixed graphic print in simple cotton with flared coats and jackets in navy wool. This deconstructed modern re-styling has given her collection a contemporary feel.
Mei Tang is a UK based fashion designer raised in Hong Kong. After studying at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University for Fashion Textile Design, she moved to London where she became an MA graduate of the London College of Fashion. She was awarded the ‘Most Promising Young Talent’ by Lane Crawford, for her Graduate collection which was based on the study of congenital spinal diseases. The variety in spine deformation and the organic nature of the topic evolved the frame of her MA graduate collection with a subtle chic emphasizing on the pattern cutting and textile design.
Completed her MA in Fashion Womenswear at the Royal College of Art. She interned at Jonathan Saunders before setting up a label with Jonathan Haynes and Sharlon Pascal called ‘Dirty Astronauts’. Dirty Astronauts has a sense of street style with a strong use of bold colour, mixing playful graphics with photography, visual arts and music.
Born and raised in Moscow, Russia where she started her pathway in fashion by attending The prestigious Textile University, Yulia then went on to take an MA fashion course at Central St Martins and presented her collection at London Fashion Week. The mission of her collection is to revive femininity and beauty in womenswear, setting up a balance between art, creativity and correspondence to females’ needs and wants. It aims to offer unique aesthetic and ambitiously bring difference to the fashion industry through offering original personal design.
MingPin Tien is a London based Taiwanese designer, he completed his Fashion Design and Technology in Womenswear at the London College of Fashion.
He was a winner of the One’s to Watch Spring/Summer 2013 Collection and launched his debut collection with Vauxhall Fashion Scout last season.
This collection is based on pattern alteration, taking familiar forms such as trench coats, shirts, tailored jackets and manipulating them. Regular patterns are destroyed by using cut-out and dissymmetrical pattern cutting methodology. Main front panels are maintained in order to deliver an illusion of perfection from the front view.
He uses a strong palette of stone, beiges, olive greens mixed with rich burgundies and rust browns.