Made By Britain – MP models British Olympic Inspired Fashion Range

A Parliamentary Search for the Best of British Manufacturing by Mike Weatherley, MP representing Hove & Portslade, included new fashion ranges from The Fashion Trust featuring Olympic & Paralympics London Games 2012 inspired themes
July 5, 2011 - PRLog -- The fantastic Olympic themed clothing range, designed by up and coming young designer, from Brighton University, for The Fashion Trust, manufactured in Hove & Portslade, Sussex, UK, is representing just one of the many creative industries based in the MPs constituency.

Olympic & Paralympics London Games 2012

The Fashion Trust is thrilled to be associated with The Associate Parliamentary Manufacturing Group & Associate Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group looking for the very best in British design and manufacturing.

With a comprehensive brief to especially appeal to young people making career choices, and a digital focus, what better way than to promote British Fashion design, including digitally produced print textiles, and manufacturing.  

Coupled with the news that Brighton & Hove is privileged to have the Olympic Torch ‘stopover’ next year, July 2012, this brief provided a fantastic opportunity for showcasing regional fashion 2012 offers, to both home and international fashion markets.

Mike Weatherley MP, representing Hove & Portslade stated

“I was delighted to join the Sussex Fashion Trust and I look forward to bringing a number of different skills to the table. Our local creative industries are amongst the best in the country. When it comes to fashion, we should be rivalling London"...

Talented young graduate Julius Arthur Quinn, MDes, undertook the project and developed the range  “ The Olympic Torch coming to Brighton & Hove 2012 ”  for The Fashion Trust.

Julius said

“I was delighted to be offered this project through The Fashion Trust and to be able to represent Sussex through print and design. Inspiration has been taken from local Olympic talent and represents the area as a forerunner in Olympic traditions. Working with traditional and digital print media,  I have worked with photographic imagery to create print work for fashion and textiles across the board"...

Jake Leith, President Elect of the Chartered Society of Designers. Business & Professional Practice, Fashion & Textiles at the University of Brighton and Trustee stated...

“"Julius Arthur Quinn is one of Brighton & Hove’s energy talents in Fashion Design. Graduating in 2010 with an MDes from The University of Brighton, Julius draws inspiration from the local area, iconic Sussex, and local Olympic represetatives for the region for this project”…

Pdfs of submissions and photo shoot provided to The Associate Parliamentary Manufacturing Group & Associate Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group submission can be viewed here.

“The Fashion Trust has been created to bring emerging regional talent together, increase manufacturing and encourage further exporting from the Sussex region. Julius is an example of the young talent we are harnessing, promoting and pushing forward with the help of such projects and opportunities as Made By Britain” ... Michaela Walker  Director, Star Communications Org UK, Fashion Consultancy, and Trustee.

About The Fashion Trust
Its primary aim to heighten visibility, engage buyers with fashion designers, increase manufacturing and export of fashions from the local region.

A unique soft mentoring support programme including  one - to - one – professional industry expert support and online support information.  
•   Designed and launched by The Fashion Trust, The Sussex Fashion Awards saw more than 700 public nominations voting for their favourite Sussex designers, stores and more…
•   The Fashion Trust designers have been engaging with design and manufacturing projects, retaining skills in the local Sussex economy
•   The Fashion Trust additionally enjoys several top International industry names offering advice and help for Sussex fashion businesses

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This publication and website and its content may not be copied, or reproduced in whole or in part otherwise than in accordance with the following terms. The contents are provided for business purposes only and no licence to use such materials is given.
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