These amazing images are brought to you, privileged Grazia Daily readers, ahead of London Fashion Week where the designers will show at Vauxhall Fashion Scout venue and compete for the Merit Award.
The preview shoot features a sneak peak of SS13, ahead of VFS’s LFW shows this coming week - how exciting!
Designers include: Yifang Wang, who was the L’Oreal Professional Winner, championed by Lane Crawford featured in Vogue & ELLE China, Steven Tai who was the winner of Chloe design prize at Hyeres festival 2012, has shown at Berlin Fashion Week and worked with Louis Vuitton. Also Manuela Dack, who studied at Central Saint Martins and her BA at Middlesex, where she was taught by Marios Schwab and Ben Kirchhoff, of Meadham Kirchhoff. She has worked previously for Hussein Chalayan in London and Paris and for Alexander Wang in New York and her label was up picked on its first season by The Shop at Bluebird in London.
Taeseok Kang is Taeseok Kang is the young designer from Korea who pushes the boundaries of design with unique, amazingly anatomical handcrafted bags, Patrick Li, a design consultant from New York who has been working in fashion and design with people such as 3.1 Phillip Lim. MATH, a collection of beautiful tailoring from designer Shahzad Mohayudin, then Eleanor Amoroso, Jennifer Morris, Hiroko Nakajima and Fam Irvoll - who has long delighted Grazia Daily with her whimsical knitwear and cartoony designs.
Good luck to one and all - we can't wait for the shows themselves.
Photography by India Hobson
Styling and creative direction by Guy Hipwell
Makeup by Job Sugar using Body Shop, assisted by Cat Langdon
Hair by Tim Ferssedonn at Toni&Guy using Label M
Models Anna and Lou Lou at Profile and Emily D at Storm