Search

Budding Bexley fashion designers to showcase their designs at London Fashion Week

PUBLISHED: 15:24 13 September 2017

Elaine Man

Elaine Man

Archant

Two students will show off their designs next week

Georgia Staden-LaingGeorgia Staden-Laing

As fashion icons from around the world descend on the capital next week, two budding designers from the borough will be showing off their work.

Elaine Man and Georgia Staden-Laing, both 17, will be some of the youngest designers in town when London Fashion Week starts on Monday, September 18, as part of a new programme giving young people hands on experience in the elite industry.

More than 70 teenagers signed up for the Fashion Futures programme, which has been whittled down to 20 finalists who will take to the catwalk alongside models wearing their designs on Monday.

A winner will then be picked, who will be rewarded with a placement at either All Saints or Asos.

A Townley Grammar School student, Miss Man said she has “really enjoyed being with people who really love what they are doing.”

Miss Staden-Laing from Bexleyheath added: “I think the main thing I’ve taken away is to push myself because now my ideas are so much more than what they were before.”

The Fashion Futures final takes place at the Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden at 7pm on Monday, September 18.

Latest Bexley news

Monday, September 25, 2017

The event is “the first of its kind” in the borough

Monday, September 25, 2017

The pilot project gets underway next month

Monday, September 25, 2017

Teresa Pearce has said Uber ‘must play by the rules’

Friday, September 22, 2017

Follows incidents during the League One clash last weekend

Friday, September 22, 2017

Transport for London said the cab app has demonstrated a “lack of corporate responsibility”

Friday, September 22, 2017

A weekend of celebrations was held last week

Friday, September 22, 2017

The council is introducing an Article 4 Direction

Most read news

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bexley Times e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder