Thursday, 25 July 2013

NEWS| Emma J Shipley nominated for WGSN's Avery Dennison Emerging Fashion Brand Award.

Fashion Scout designer Emma J Shipley has been nominated for WGSN's Avery Dennison Emerging Fashion Brand Award. Emma is one of four emerging designers who are finalists for the accolade which will be awarded in October at the 2013 WGSN Global Fashion Awards. 

Emma Shipley's unique merging of fashion and fine art in the creation of detailed, wearable scarves has led to her popularity grow rapidly after showcasing her SS13 collection with Fashion Scout in September 2012. Emma's WGSN nomination comes shortly after her win of the UKFT RISE Award for Best Newcomer.

Tim Voegele-Downing, global creative director, Avery Dennison RBIS commented "the entries were phenomenal; the finalists created inspired fashion collections and truly understand the importance of product branding."

You can view all WGSN Global Fashion Awards finalists on their website

By Cass Gowing, Editor @CassGowing
Images from Fashion 156

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

ANNOUNCEMENT| Merit Award Winner for SS14 is Yulia Kondranina

We are thrilled to announce that the Fashion Scout Merit Award winner for SS14 is Yulia Kondranina. Yulia, who made her debut on the Fashion Scout runway as AW13 Ones to Watch designer, graduated last year with an MA in Womenswear from the prestigious Central St Martins College.

Yulia, as the recipient of this season's esteemed Merit Award, receives a fully sponsored catwalk show and exhibition at Fashion Scout during London and Paris Fashion Weeks £25,000.

This season’s Selection Panel included Hilary Alexander, Jessica Bumpus of, Stavros Karelis of Machine-A, Fashion Scout alumni David Koma and Eudon Choi, stylist Rebekah Roy and Fashion Scout Founder and Director Martyn Roberts.

Director Martyn Roberts commented on Yulia's win: 
“Yulia Kondranina has produced a directional and professional collection which demonstrates great creative vision. Yuila has the personality and the drive to make a highly successful Merit Award winner.”

Meanwhile, Yulia is over the moon at the achievement: 
"I’m incredibly happy and very pleased that Fashion Scout selected me for this season merit award. I hope it will be good challenge to bring my brand to next level."

For more information on the designer visit Yulia Kondranina's website here: