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NUA fashion student through to Gala Show at Graduate Fashion Week

Norwich fashion student Victoria Miller has been selected from hundreds of graduates nationwide to exhibit her work in the Graduate Fashion Week Awards Gala Show, which takes place at the Truman Brewery in London on Tuesday 2 June. Victoria, who is in her final year of study on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA), will receive a trophy, a cash prize and her designs featured in press coverage including ID Magazine, The Times, The Independent, Drapers and Look Magazine promoting her work to an international audience.

Fashion garment on the GFW catwalk

One of Victoria Miller’s garments, which was featured in The Times’ coverage of Graduate Fashion Week.

The Gala show, presented by TV and fashion icon Laura Whitmore, brings together the best designers from across the four day event in London. Those shortlisted were selected by a panel of judges including fashion journalist Hilary Alexander, George Brand Director Fiona Lambert and selected course leaders from the best Fashion courses in the UK – including NUA Course Leader Sue Chowles.

NUA had further success at Graduate Fashion Week being awarded runner up in the prize for best exhibition stand at the event. NUA’s exhibition stand included mannequins dressed with students’ garments, a video of the NUA catwalk show and a portfolio area where industry guests could view the students’ concept work.

Graduate Fashion Week is the world’s leading event celebrating the creativity of students and graduates within fashion, featuring 22 catwalk shows from over 40 universities and attracting in excess of 30,000 guests.

Fashion lovers in Norwich will have a chance to see the students’ work in July when they take part in the NUA Degree Shows (1–7 July). For more information on this event please visit www.nua.ac.uk/degreeshows.

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