July Newsletter 2013

12th July 2013 I am delighted to announce some very exciting news for Fashion Fringe. We are collaborating with Peroni Nastro Azzurro on an imaginative project this month called The House of Peroni. I was invited to The House of Peroni Press Night this week and was amazed by the extreme creativity and innovation of [...]

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February Newsletter 2012

25th February 2012 LONDON FASHION WEEK AW12 London Fashion Week was exciting for Fashion Fringe.  Six of our past winners showed on the schedule (Basso & Brooke; Erdem; Aminaka Wilmont; JENA.THEO; Corrie Nielsen and FYODOR GOLAN) with FYODOR GOLAN getting a front page photograph in The Independent and the Scottish issue of The Times. This [...]

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Fashion Fringe Newsletter: October 2011

DOWNLOAD PDF NEWSLETTER   We seem to have had a very busy time at Fashion Fringe in the last few weeks but I am not complaining. They have been stimulating and enjoyable… VOGUE FASHION’S NIGHT OUT Let’s start with Vogue Fashion’s Night Out, where a selection of our past winners showcased looks on live models [...]

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Fashion Fringe Newsletter April 2011

Entering our eighth year of Fashion Fringe we are feeling in good shape. In February we had nine Fashion Fringe alumni showing in London Fashion Week, in addition to our winners Basso & Brooke, Erdem, Aminaka Wilmont, Eun Jeong, JENA.THEO and Corrie Nielsen.    It is a tough world out there and we are doing [...]

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Fashion Fringe Newsletter January 2011

At the beginning of 2011 I want to share with you all a letter I received just before Christmas from one of our finalists.  It read:                 “I have been finding it hard to find the right words to express my gratitude to you, for the amazing opportunity you have given me.  Fashion Fringe has [...]

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Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden Newsletter October 2010

We knew that Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden 2010 had to be special.  After all, as our Chair, John Galliano was taking part in London Fashion Week for the first time since he left London for Paris 18 years ago – although still a regular ‘unofficial’ visitor to the city he continues to love.  So, [...]

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Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden Newsletter

The dead end days of August, when warm seas and velvet nights beckon, and work is put on hold. Not with Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden, however, our four Finalists are hard at it in their studios provided in Curtain Road by the London College of Fashion. Under the watchful eye of the technical experts [...]

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Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden Newsletter

HAPPY NEW YEAR Are things really becoming scary, or are we all (including multi-million dollar fashion empires) scaring ourselves? Difficult to say but there does seem to be a collective hysteria sweeping through the fashion world and it will surely do nothing but harm in the long term – especially, perhaps, to young British designers, [...]

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