Vauxhall Fashion Scout Director Martyn Roberts with David Koma
David Koma, Erin Mullaney (Avenue 32) & Judith Tolley (CFE)
Ruth Runberg (Browns), David Koma & Eudon Choi
Selection Panel Space at Beach Blanket Babylon
Stylist Rebekah Roy with VFS Events Manager, Charlotte Gunstone
The Full Selection Panel
Yesterday saw the S/S13 Vauxhall Fashion Scout Selection Panel take place at our venue partner, Beach Blanket Babylon in Shoreditch.
With nearly 200 designer applicants, the "home of new talent" has proven itself as an established and celebrated platform for supporting emerging design talent in the industry, and S/S13 looks to be one of the best ever for Vauxhall Fashion Scout.
Key industry experts came together to hand select the future designers for Vauxhall Fashion Scout S/S13 at both London & Paris Fashion Week, including the coveted Merit Award and prestigious One's To Watch showcase, that is held as a highlight every season.
Designers are considered for Catwalk, Presentation and Exhibition places and with that gain access to Vauxhall Fashion Scout's renown Mentoring programme.
The esteemed Selection Panel for S/S13 included some of the industries most respected and talented individuals, each bringing their own unique perspective and opinion of the shortlisted collections. On the Vauxhall Fashion Scout Selection Panel this season were:
Martyn Roberts- Vauxhall Fashion Scout
Charlotte Gunstone - Vauxhall Fashion Scout
Ruth Runberg - Browns
Erin Mullaney - Avenue 32
Stefan Siegel - Not Just A Label
Jessica Bumpus - Vogue.com
Tui Lin - POP Magazine
Judith Tolley - CFE
David Koma - Designer & VFS Alumni
Eudon Choi - Designer & VFS Alumni
Rebekah Roy - Stylist
Laura Margott - Vauxhall Motors
Katie Oyler - Vauxhall Motors
Karen Harper - Toni&Guy
The Vauxhall Fashion Scout Selection Panel also marked the launch of the Vauxhall Fashion Scout Instagram, capturing exclusive behind the scene's imagery from the event, straight to the VFS Twitter.
Stay tuned to the Vauxhall Fashion Scout blog for news on selected designers for Vauxhall Fashion Scout S/S13.
A big thank you to Beach Blanket Babylon for giving us the beautiful space for the VFS Selection Panel.