LFW Exhibition previewTuesday, 01 February 2011
From 18-22nd February, the LFW Exhibition at Summerset House will bring new talent for AW11.
A selection of cutting-edge designers are making their Exhibition debut this February. They are joined by the 17 British Fashion Council (BFC) NewGen sponsored by Topshop recipients will all be based in the Terrace Rooms. The BFC/ELLE Talent Launch Pad winners are in the Embankment Galleries on L2. The Navy Board Rooms collective returns for a second season with previous NewGen winners such as Mark Fast and Michael Lewis, they will show how their collections have developed.
One of the new designers at the Exhibition include ready-to-wear label Draw in Light. Created by design duo Harriet Barford and Polly Wilkinson, they both studied at the University of Brighton. They took home the Best of British Award at Liberty of London, and design elegant and minimal shapes for women. Sarah Baadarani graduated from Middlesex University two years ago and has been working as a designer and consultant for London based and international houses. Baadarani designs timeless pieces with a feminine style. Other budding designers include CSM graduate Shao Yen Chen, design couple Teatum Jones, Parsons School of Design in New York and Paris student Tze Goh. Further more Ongwat, Sarah Angold, Wing, Joanne Stoker and Thomas Blakk are amongst the budding accessories designers.