Harvey Nichols, Manchester and The College of Salford MA & BA (hons) Style Design programs are happy to announce the launch of a brand new collaboration coming this September.
UOS x Harvey Nichols (Made in Salford) is a brand new enterprise between the posh retailer and the college’s internationally recognised style design course, bringing a capsule assortment of graduate outcomes to the retail flooring for the primary time.
Style Design on the College of Salford gives college students with the chance to consider their observe inside a framework of latest cultures and concurrently provides them the design and technical expertise to provide work to the best customary, prepared for key jobs within the trade. The alumni work throughout all ranges of the trade in a wide range of roles.
“We’re delighted to work with Harvey Nichols, Manchester. This collaboration gives our graduates with a uncommon alternative to showcase and promote their work on to shoppers. Moreover, we’re extraordinarily grateful to Harvey Nichols for his or her belief and conviction in supporting our college students and our programme.” Bashir Aswat, Programme Chief Style Design
From twenty eighth September, over 30 graduates will current greater than 150 one-off clothes to be displayed and retailed inside the Harvey Nichols Manchester retailer, inside a specifically curated area on the menswear and ladieswear style flooring.
This can be a distinctive alternative for style design graduates, capable of showcase their distinctive work past the catwalk and place them right into a bricks and mortar retailer. Historically college students’ collections are hardly ever bought and are merely seen as a press release of their creativity and onerous work. This chance is a robust reflection of Harvey Nichols’ help, investing sooner or later expertise of a complete graduating yr group, with the income generated from the sale of the clothes being retained by the College of Salford and the coed designers themselves.
As a cohort they’ve already introduced work at New York Style Week in 2020 and at a pop-up exhibition in Milan (2019) however this collaboration brings them residence to the place they’ve spent the previous three years honing their craft and identities as designers.
Gavin Hudson, Retailer Retail Operations Supervisor at Harvey Nichols, Manchester says:
“We’re actually excited to collaborate with the College of Salford on this very particular challenge and to be showcasing this distinctive assortment of one-off items in Manchester, the place the clothes themselves have been designed and created. We’re very proud to help rising style expertise and are delighted to have the ability to supply a platform on which new graduate designers can showcase their creativity”.
The ‘Made in Salford’ model is a press release to having a sustainable observe, each bit being a singular garment produced lower than 2 miles of the place it should lastly be bought. Clients can anticipate an array of various clothes suited to all conditions, kinds and genders, all within the data nobody else will personal it.
The 2 specifically curated areas can be put in on the menswear and ladieswear style flooring of the posh retailer from twenty eighth September, for a restricted time.
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