This weekend, the elite of the fashion industry from international recruiters to press to buyers will be attending Graduate Fashion Week (2nd – 5th June) 2013.

Having launched the careers of Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Christopher Bailey and Julien Macdonald – this esteemed platform will showcase the best new designers, marketeers, product developers, digital innovators, pattern cutters, textile designers, merchandisers and buyers. In fact, Drapers 2012 Market Report found that an astounding 78.2% of retailers thought that Graduate Fashion Week was beneficial to the sector

Rob Templeman, Chairman Graduate Fashion Week is thrilled with the industry's growing support, “It’s really great to see the industry coming together to support our young talent, we know that its absolutely crucial for graduates to have as much on the job experience as possible."

Graduate Fashion Week attracts approximately 25,000 visitors over 4 days, with 23 catwalk shows and the work from 56 universities on show including 16 from oversees. 

Don’t panic, there’s still time for you to get your tickets to the highly anticipated shows, including the International Show on Monday 3rd June. Visit the official GFW website here for more information. 

By Cass Gowing, Fashion Scout Editor. Follow her on Twitter @CassGowing.

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