Graduate Fashion Week

Monday, June 10, 2024 - Thursday, June 13, 2024 London

Graduate Fashion Week is an annual event produced by the Graduate Fashion Foundation, a charitable organisation that works to bridge the gap between fashion education and employment.

Over 32 years, the charity has supported over 100,000 graduates and undergraduates through their journey from higher education to their dream careers through their platform which promotes budding talent and events such as Graduate Fashion Week which takes place each June.

Graduate Fashion Week is the largest showcase of undergraduate fashion talent in the world, highlighting fashion students from the most influential universities in the UK and internationally and showcasing 26 different fashion disciplines. The week-long event hosts catwalks, masterclasses, talks and exhibitions from its attendees and offers top industry professionals the opportunity to scout up and coming talent in the fashion space ahead of their graduations from university. Each year Graduate Fashion Week hosts awards throughout the week, spanning categories like innovation and sustainability as well as disciplines across textile design, styling and creative direction.

What’s On Offer & Tickets

Throughout the week, Graduate Fashion Week are hosting a variety of events including exhibitions from brand partners, networking events and of course catwalk shows from each participating university. Please see below details of what’s on at the Show and links to tickets:

  • All university shows
    • Graduate Fashion Week invites industry members, media and the general public to experience all catwalk shows produced by participating universities.
  • Kornit Catwalk Show (Monday 10 June, 19:45)
    • Kornit Digital, a key brand partner for Graduate Fashion Week, will be showcasing a selection of 15 print design collections chosen as part of a competition in collaboration with Graduate Fashion Foundation, including a drinks reception.
  • GFW International (Wednesday 12 June, 10:30)
    • Graduate Fashion Foundation is excited to be hosting their annual International show, highlighting talent from around the globe, this year at Graduate Fashion Week.
  • Industry Breakfast (Tuesday 11 June, 09:30)
    • The Graduate Fashion Foundation will be hosting a networking industry breakfast on Tuesday 11 June at 9:30 AM .
  • Sustainability Hub
    • Graduate Fashion Week will be hosting a Sustainability Hub throughout the week, featuring workshops, talks and activities highlighting the best in Graduate Fashion Week innovation, circularity and sustainability.
  • Kloss Films
    • Attendees will be able to experience a curation of the best student fashion film in a movie room on-site throughout Graduate Fashion Week.

Events & Speakers

Throughout the week, Graduate Fashion Foundation will be teaming up with Business of Fashion to host talks such as:

  • What are fashion recruiters looking for in new talent?
  • Understanding generative AI in the fashion workplace
  • How to protect your mental health working in fashion

Attendees will also have the opportunity to join various additional talks throughout the week, including:

  • How to start a viral fashion brand
  • Showing up as yourself: Addressing fashion’s diversity gap
  • Fashion in a climate crisis: How you can be the change
  • Life after uni: Navigating career and life challenges