Luxury cruise liner Cunard has announced that Graduate Fashion Foundation is its newest partner, with the ocean liner Queen Mary 2 set to host this year's Transatlantic Fashion Week this summer.
As part of the collaboration six graduates that showed their designs at Graduate Fashion Week 2018 have been chosen to join the Transatlantic Fashion Week Crossing this summer, which is to be headlined by milliner Stephen Jones OBE.
The graduates include Louise Clark of Manchester School of Art, who focuses on womenswear, Maddie Stringer from Edinburgh College of Art, and Enki Allan, from Kingston University who specialised in menswear. Designs made by the graduates will be feature in the fashion week, alongside industry stalwarts such as shoe designer Stuart Weitzman and fashion consultant Hilary Alexander OBE.
Lee Powell, vp brand and product, Cunard, said "We are excited and privileged to welcome graduates from Graduate Fashion Foundation on this year's Transatlantic Fashion Week “Only on Cunard do both loyal Cunarders and new guests have the opportunity to mingle with some of fashion's most iconic designers and emerging talent. It is so important to encourage the next generation and what a fabulous environment to launch what is sure to be some very bright futures in the world of fashion.” Visit cunard.co.uk
Posted: 28 May 2019