Whitecliffe Finalists in Fashion Quarterly

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Whitecliffe Finalists in Fashion Quarterly

2009 BFA graduate (Fashion Design major) Brooke Fairgray and Year 1 BFA student Blair Wheeler are finalists in the 2011 Fashion Quarterly, Young Designer of the Year Competition.

Entrants were asked to design a three-piece capsule collection and construct one of their designs. The winner will receive $10,000.

Highly talented Year 1 BFA student Blair Wheeler is a master of presentation, and submitted his entry in a small wooden coffin. His entry, a tribute to Alexander McQueen, was also accompanied by a hand-produced hardback coffee table style look book. Wheeler’s light and dark entry involved 2000 feathers hand stitched onto the bodice, which from behind, looks like wings.

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