Derry student showcases in fashion show

Hannah Vail with one of her designs.
Hannah Vail with one of her designs.

A Derry student will be among some of Northern Ireland’s future fashion designers who will showcase their latest designs next month as part of the hotly anticipated Ulster University Graduate Fashion Show.

Hannah Vail will take part in the event at the Europa Hotel in Belfast on May 26th, where final year students’ work will storm the catwalk displaying their unique style and individual vision.

With some truly inspiring and creative pieces including knits, prints and jaw-dropping silhouettes in the mix, the students will no doubt wow the audiences.

Hannah said “From the conceptual idea in my head, to putting pen to paper and sketching a five piece collection, before uncountable and pain-staking hours at a sewing machine, it’s cathartic to come full circle as we prepare for our pieces to come alive on real life models, with creative hair and make up to create a full fashion theatre experience.

“It brings the whole project full circle and it has certainly helped me learn the importance of things like commerciality versus creativity for example, so it is such a fantastic way to finish our degree and help launch our fashion careers.”

Student Hannah will see her collection ‘Asylum’ modelled on show presenter and producer Cathy Martin’s CMPR Models with hair perfectly styled by the inventive team at Andrew Mulvenna hair and beautiful make up looks created by the talented artists at MNX Pro.

Tickets available from https://getinvited.to/ulstergraduatesfashionshow2016.