Every year London College of Fashion, UAL hosts a showcase of work celebrating the latest talent from its leading graduating students. Opening with the annual BA catwalk show on Monday 6 June (private viewing only), the season will continue with an exhibition from Tuesday 7 June; details below. All BA graduating courses will be presented in one space to create a unique and edited display which will mirror every aspect of the fashion industry. And we are going, wallop!!
All this talent under one roof, with the future creative voices showcasing their work, it will be truly inspirational and a sight to behold!
Styled and directed by LCF’s Creative Director, Rob Phillips, the catwalk will feature 15 diverse and innovative collections from students across womenswear, menswear, sportswear, contour, accessories and jewellery. The show reflects the cross-disciplinary and collaborative nature of the fashion industry, highlighting the breadth of exceptional talent fostered each year at London College of Fashion, UAL.
The BA16 Exhibition will be open to the public from Tuesday 7 June - Thursday 9 June, featuring: photography, illustration, footwear, accessories, jewellery and fashion design. It will inspire creativity and offer the public the opportunity to fully immerse and engage with work by fashion innovators of the future. The exhibition will be accompanied by a free events programme of talks, workshops and live drawing classes - you can check the BA16 webpage for the most recent schedule. The catwalk will be live streamed on the LCF website and Not Just A Label.
Speaking of the event, Professor Frances Corner OBE, Head of London College of Fashion and Pro-Vice Chancellor of UAL said:
By bringing together our varied disciplines under one roof, the BA16 season will provide fashion enthusiasts with the perfect opportunity to discover the next generation of fashion industry leaders. It also gives us the opportunity to demonstrate how we are driving change across an ever evolving global industry as well as celebrating what has been another extraordinary year for the college.
Photographer: James Rees
Creative Direction: Rob Phillips
Hair: Ezana Ové
Beauty: Kirsty Gaston
Wei Yao Lin | BA FDT: Menswear
Sam Thompson | BA FDT: Menswear
Neil Xuhao | BA Bespoke Tailoring
Joseph Standish | BA Fashion Design Development
Tsun Cheung Lai | BA Bespoke Tailoring
Haitian Cui | BA FDT: Menswear