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Student fashion show returns to the Borders

Heriot-Watt School of Textiles and Design students will showcase their work on the catwalk at Abbotsford later this month

Heriot-Watt School of Textiles and Design students will showcase their work on the catwalk at Abbotsford later this month

Fashion students will showcase their work on a catwalk in the grounds of Abbotsford this month, and The Southern has VIP tickets to be won.

The Heriot-Watt School of Textile and Design fashion show returns to the Borders this year and will celebrate the innovation, technological expertise and cutting-edge design work of students.

This includes Harris Tweed floor-length gowns and a sports collection that uses specialised knitted fabrics which keep athletes cool.

As well as the fashion show, the annual degree show exhibition, showcasing the work of all graduating students, will be held in the High Mill at the Scottish Borders Campus.

It will also feature a tribute to the late textile designer and artist Bernat Klein.

Fiona Waldron, head of the school, said: “We’ve previously held our graduate fashion show in Edinburgh but this year we wanted to return to the Scottish Borders, the heart of the luxury textile sector.”

The graduate exhibition is free and open from 3pm to 5pm on Saturday, May 31 and 10am to 4pm on June 2 and 3.

The fashion show is on Saturday,May 31 at 6.30pm. Tickets (£10) are available from.borderevents.com

To enter the draw to win two VIP tickets email adam.drummond@jpress.co.uk by May 24 with your name and daytime phone number. Standard Johnston Press competition terms and conditions apply.

 

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