The British Council together with the British Higher School of Art and Design announced the results of the contest, the finalist of which will go to the UK on February 16-22 to exchange knowledge with the experts of the fashion industry and to visit certain events as part of the London Fashion Week.
Out of 90 applications received, BHSAD held interviews with the authors of 12 best works, choosing among them 5 winners. Interviews were held by representatives of the British Council and Claire Lopeman, head of BA (Hons) Fashion.
Three graduated of the School were among the winners:
- Alisa Kuzembayeva, graduate of BA (Hons) Fashion, 2010
- Vera Kulshitskay, graduate of BA (Hons) Fashion, 2014
- Ilya Varegin, graduate of Foundations. Fashion Design, 2014.
During the trip, the students will meet with the professionals in the field of fashion, share their expertise with their British colleagues, have practical workshops dedicated to business issues, and attend several events of the London Fashion Week. The British Council will pay for visas, plane tickets and accommodation, as well as educational, business and entertainment aspects of the trip.
BHSAD congratulates the winners and wishes them a productive journey to one of the most creative capitals of the world!