The FAD Fashion Future Finalists Catwalk and Awards

Hosted by Fashion Scout, the FAD charity catwalk celebrates the design talents of of sixth form and college students across London. These 19 finalists were picked from a pool of over 100 for the Fashion Futures Awards, which is a competition sponsored by George at Asda showcasing designs created in only five days during the FAD summer school.

Shahiyan Mason from Archbishop Tenison Sixth Form presented a crisp, monochrome sport's luxe outfit.

Lolita Stegmar from BSix Sixth Form College showcased a modern, white powersuit with exaggerated cut out shoulders.

Mylena Silveira Vidal Matos's metallic dress, was artistically draped at the waist to accentuate the female form.

Damilola Ajani from La Retraite presented a geometric co ord in stoney metallic shades.

Zedeesha James from Lewisham Southwark College used stencilling to create a feminine design on a contrasting structured cape.

Sophie Watson's metallic streetwear used black netting for a punky 90s edge.

Maisie Rennie-Carter presented a hand dyed summer dress with ragged edges for a casual feminine aesthetic.

Gurkiran Chana's garment used 3D floral applique on a flowing semi sheer coral dress for a classic, feminine feel. 

Phuoc Ngo from Sacred Heart RC Secondary School presented an ombre blue cotton dress with a plaited back from a beachy aesthetic. 

Arjeta Husuma presented an asymmetric tiered cream dress with stencilled butterfly prints. 

Bernadette Obode's relaxed, masculine tailoring used velvet cuffs to add a luxurious feel. 

Weronika Biernat from Maria Fieldelis Sixth Form presented a neon yellow dress with a transparent perspex jacket and contrasting royal blue faux fur trim. 

Sarah Adetutu's coral dress had a semi sheer overlay with floral applique for a formal summer impression. 

Georgia Walsh from Raine's Foundation School showcased an other worldly look, decorated with 3D tubing and oversized shoulders. 

Luce Anumba presented a regal outfit with a fanned cape with golden oriental accents. 

The 2015 Fashion Futures Winner, presented with a design placement with George at Asda, went to the extremely talented Hana Minova from Prendergast Hilly Fields College. Her design, a clean cut white crossover top, paired with hessian trousers gave her modern tailoring an organic feel.

The FAD Charity also presents three awards to those showing excellent craftsmanship in their designs. The Technical Excellence Award went to Anakin Telle Nakata from City & Islington College, her clean cut neoprene collection wowed the judges so much that she too was offered a design placement with the team of George from Asda. The Innovative Surface Design Award went to Nurdan Sinal, her white, modern dress was artistically spray painted with primary colours. Finally, the Directional Outerwear Award went to David Benny for his innovative leather outwear with beautiful tribal embroidery.

Words : Elizabeth Renfrey

Photography: Oda Eide

Editor: Fiona Nicholls 


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