This week, Graduate Fashion Week celebrates its 20th anniversary with a star-studded gala where the country's fashion student elite will showcase their work. To mark the occasion Amber Le Bon, model daughter of Yasmin and rock star Simon, has been photographed modelling the pick of the students' collections. Of these students, is Nigerian designer, Rebecca Odubanjo, Fashion and Textiles designer at Colchester School of Art and Design.
|African print dress by Rebecca Odubanjo of Colchester School of Art & Design|
An inspiring initiative that have launched the careers of power designers, such as John Galliano, Hussein Chalayan, Stella McCartney and Burberry’s Christopher Bailey. The GFW gala, to be held at Earls Court on Wednesday, 8th June 2011, is the opportunity for the country's top fashion colleges to present the creations of their best graduating alumni. It is amazing more Africans are being recognized for their input towards fashion across the globe.
Watch this space for more pictures and information on the Rebecca Odubanjo's collection at the event.
Source: Daily Mail