GALLERY: Inspirational collections the order of the day as Isle students show off their creative talents

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

FASHION students proved they were model pupils when they showcased their collections for a high octane catwalk show at Isle College.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Inspirational collections ranging from military tailoring to 1940s tea dresses were modelled for the popular end of the year show at the Wisbech setting.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

The event was a chance for students to show off their creative talents with projects that celebrated a diversity of styles, textures and eras including commercial high street fashion, tartan tailoring, knitwear and quirky vintage wedding dresses.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Michelle James, course leader, said: 'Our students have done exceptionally well this year. They are a really strong year group who have exceeded my expectations.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams.

College of West Anglia Isle Campus, Wisbech Fashion show. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

'Every student who has applied for university has been offered their first choice place thanks to their hard work and dedication.'


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Eighteen girls in years one and two designed created and stitched their pieces for the end of year event whilst working within tight budgets.

The fashion show is the culmination of months of hard work thanks to the skills they learn during the two year BTEC Diploma in fashion and clothing where they are taught how to draw and cut patterns, sewing skills, creative design, making men's and womenswear, sportswear, accessories and tailoring.

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Designer of the year was Marianne Stanley for her Alice in Wonderland collection.

First year fashion student award went to Abby Rose, while students of the year award went to Sophie Bailey.

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