Cassandra Verity Green: After Saint Martin’s, this new London based knitwear label has not let down the prestigious institution she graduated from by winning the Grazia’s ‘FashFactor’ fresh out the doors. She has gained sponsorship from Spinexpo and Santoni Shanghai and been featured in Elle, Hunger, Dazed & Confused and i-D Magazine.
Cassandra employs laborious and technical techniques to create a handmade aesthetic full of energy.
Keiko Nishiyama: Born in Japan, Keiko studied BA Fashion and Performance in Tokyo. After gaining experience working for an assistant designer, she moved to London to complete her MA in Fashion Design at London College of Fashion just last year and hit the ground running with her graduate collection shown that very year at London Fashion week.
True to Japanese delicacy, her designs feature fine crafted designs, often hand drawn. Follow Keiko Nishiyama
Min Wu: Another London College of Fashion graduate, China born Min Wu graduated with an MA in Womenswear.
Working with contrast, and with a bold modern woman in mind, her designs reflect fun and elegance. #MinWu
Youjia Jin: Born in China, based in London, Youjia is a fashion designer and buyer who studied at Saint Martins and has now recently graduated from London College of Fashion this year with an MA in Womenswear. Her graduate collection graced London Fashion Week.
Back in China she was awarded a top 10 menswear award and UK praise includes British Vogue, British GQ, i-D and iLook magazine. Follow Youjia Jin
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Words: Irune ‘Rue’ Chamberlain