2016 FAD COMPETITION: Behind the Scenes

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The FAD team are still riding high after the success of the 2016 FAD Competition last month. We hope to be able to reveal some exciting news about our talented finalists soon. 

In the meantime here are some lovely backstage shots of models, hair and make-up from our talented Speos volunteers Dorine Bessiere & Mike Sandoz – enjoy! See more #FADCompetition photos on twitter @fadcharity and instagram @fad_charity.

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FAD COMPETITION WINNER ILLUSTRATES OASIS STORES

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As the 2016 FAD Competition came to a close last week, a past winner was preparing to unveil a massive illustration project she has been secretly working on for Oasis.

This week pictures emerged on social media of Milly Jackson‘s amazing #DestinationOasis illustrations, emblazoned across the front of Oasis stores up and down the country over the weekend. Great to see so many passers by taking up the colouring in challenge and bringing Milly’s beautiful designs to life. 

2016 FAD COMPETITION FINAL: THE WINNERS

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Written by guest blogger Ellen Atlanta @ellen_atlanta

On Monday 22nd February, the penultimate day of London Fashion Week, seventeen talented finalists took over the Fashion Scout runway to showcase their work in the grand finale of the 2016 FAD Competition.

Industry experts, fashion-lovers, friends and family packed-out Freemasons’ Hall to watch the 34 looks as they graced the catwalk.

Sixteen UK universities were represented in the show, highlighting the best of the country’s up-and-coming creative talent. Over 100 entrants from across the UK had been shortlisted to just seventeen, and the winners were about to be announced.

PRESS: FAD COMPETITION FINALISTS IN GUARDIAN

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We love it when the talented young people we work with get the recognition they deserve. Cue this week’s article in the Guardian online, featuring two of our FAD Competition finalists.

“It has given me confidence in my own ability to succeed in fashion.” Andreas Bucher, 21, FAD Finalist

2016 FAD COMPETITION FINAL: LONDON FASHION WEEK

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As London Fashion Week gets into full swing this weekend, undergraduates from universities across the UK prepare to go head-to-head in the 2016 FAD Competition final at Fashion Scout next week.

Marking fifteen years of this prestigious competition, the final will take place at Fashion Scout, Covent Garden on Monday 22nd February 2016 and will see the young designers compete for £1000.