London College Of Fashion Powerpuff Girls Fashion Winners Announced

London School Of Fashion The Powerpuff Girls Cartoon Network UK Winners

London College Of Fashion Powerpuff Girls Fashion Winners Announced

Cartoon Network UK and the London College of Fashion has announced the winning fashion students for its special Powerpuff Girls fashion showcase which was held at Somerset House last Friday (15th February). The showcase was held on the first day of London Fashion Week (15th to 19th February).

Third year students Cara Edden and Hana Hussein won the £3,000 cash first prize, the winning design was chosen as it “encapsulated the ethos of The Powerpuff Girls through strong contrasts of silhouettes and exaggerated layers”.

A second prize of £1,500 was awarded to Laura Ubeda, Angelo La Barbera, Sofia Marino and Olivia Rubens for being able to represent each of the Powerpuff Girls’ personalities through the use of textiles, prints and fabrics.

A third prize of £1,000 went to Tony Lee, Faye Arguelles, Polina Gorkovenko and Thanakhom Sittiarttakorn for their use of design techniques including 3D embroidery, laser-cut etching and digital printing.

Each entry was reviewed by an expert judging panel, which included fashion influencer, Nathalie Ballout, a style writer, a representative from one of the UK’s biggest fashion retailers, Jessica Saunders – the Programme Director at London College of Fashion and Leila Loumi, the International Licensing Director of Softlines and Health & Beauty at Cartoon Network Enterprises.

While talking about the winners of the Powerpuff Girls fashion showcase, Cartoon Network’s Leila Loumi said:

“The students were inspired by The Powerpuff Girls’ positivity and attitude, and we, the judges, were inspired by the students’ vision and innate ability to take an iconic brand and create something completely new. The future of British fashion is very bright indeed.”

More info about the Cartoon Network UK/London College Of Fashion collaboration on the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2019/02/cartoon-network-uk-collaborates-with-london-college-of-fashion-to-create-powerpuff-girls-fashion-items-for-london-fashion-week/

https://www.licensing.biz/lifestyle/london-college-of-fashions-winning-the-powerpuff-girls-designs-unveiled

https://fashionunited.uk/news/fashion/in-pictures-london-college-of-fashion-partners-with-cartoon-network-for-student-project/2019021841641

Cartoon Network UK Collaborates With London College Of Fashion To Create Powerpuff Girls Fashion Items For London Fashion Week

Cartoon Network UK Collaborates With London College Of Fashion To Create Powerpuff Girls Fashion Items For London Fashion Week

Cartoon Network UK Collaborates With London College Of Fashion To Create Powerpuff Girls Fashion Items For London Fashion Week

Cartoon Network UK has announced a new collaboration with the London College of Fashion, student designers at the college are given the chance to create a Powerpuff Girls inspired statement outfit for the autumn/winter 2019 season and for London Fashion Week which starts tomorrow (15th February) and ends on Tuesday 19th February. The fashion items will incorporate the animated show’s message of fearlessness, determination and positivity and also the season’s current fashion trends.

15 groups of two to three students have already been chosen to create a brand new signature couture item. A shortlist of eight groups have now been chosen to have their garments manufactured and showcased at an event at Somerset House in London tomorrow (15th February).

A panel of judges including Jessica Saunders – the programme director for the Fashion Programme in the School of Design and Technology at London College of Fashion, UAL (University of the Arts London) and Leila Loumi – the international licensing director of softlines and health and beauty at Cartoon Network Enterprises will choose a first, second and third place winner and will award money to each group.

Commenting on the London College of Fashion collaboration, Cartoon Network Enterprises’ Leila Loumi made this statement:

“The original ambassadors of girl power, The Powerpuff Girls continue to lead from the front and inspire young women with their unique brand of fearlessness, determination and positivity. The property has found a very natural home at the heart of modern catwalk culture as style-savvy millennials seek out labels that resonate with their values. We are very excited to see how Britain’s future generation of designers interpret The Powerpuff Girls creating new collections that ensure that its social and cultural relevance endures.”

https://www.licensing.biz/lifestyle/cartoon-network-and-london-college-of-fashion-detail-the-powerpuff-girls-collab

https://uk.fashionnetwork.com/news/London-College-of-Fashion-links-with-Cartoon-Network-on-Powerpuff-Girls-style,1067824.html