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Lewisham youngsters see designs on London Fashion Week catwalk
FOUR Lewisham students have seen the clothes they designed modelled on the catwalk at London Fashion Week.
The talented quartet were selected from 100 entrants to become finalists in the 2011 FAD Junior Awards, organised by the Fashion Awareness Direct education charity.
As part of the competition Nilgun Yilkan and Ashley Sasu, 19, from Lewisham College, Ella Hetherington, 17, from Prendergast Hilly Fields College and Shanel Brown, 17, from Crossways Academy, took part in workshops at the University of East London.
Their creations were shown to the world at a show in Covent Garden.
Ms Sasu said: "In the future I would love to go to university and study fashion designing in womenswear, and after that become a fashion designer.
"I think this experience will help me get there by the knowledge and skills that I have learnt and gained. It has pushed me up another level."
For more on the charity visit fad.org.uk