‘The Great Gatsby’

2015 Fashion Designers’ and Craft makers’ Young Designer Awards 2015

YDC award

Young UK designers are invited to enter and design a cutting edge garment inspired by the fashion and times of the 1920’s the theme is ‘The Great Gatsby’. To request an application form visit the website.
The Young Designer Awards was established by knitwear designer Joanna Marcella her vision is to produce a platform for multicultural UK fashion designers that contributes to the pursuit of tomorrow’s fashion stars.

Speaking passionately about her vision for the future Joanna Marcella says “This event is a celebration of the unique achievements of gifted young talent. The visionary and inspirational designers such as: Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent are some of the fashion icons that our young designers look up to and have chosen as their inspiration. Our vision is to see the day when our young designers are as well known as the fashion leaders they are inspired by.”

A host of innovative young designers’ are expected to showcase their collections in an inspirational, networking show; this event aims to raise the profile of exceptionally gifted young fashion designers, some of them are as young as 13 years up to 29 years.