VOGUE NEWS: Fashion Limits 02 JULY 2009 by Jessica Bumpus
FOLLOWING Its sell out success last summer, ASOS.COM has once again teamed up with London College of Fashion to create a LTD 100 collection - a range of 100 one-off designs by LCF students, which will go on sale tomorrow at 1pm on the ASOS website.
Chosen by designer Markus Lupfer, STYLEBUBBLE.COM's Susie Lau and menswear designer Tim Soar, the 100 featured pieces Include designs by Rachel Esswood, Tian Wang and Hwa Kim - all of whom were named winners in the categories of accessories, womenswear and menswear respectively. One of these students will then go on to be named overall winner and receive an all-expenses-paid Inspiration trip with the ASOS.COM design team.
"This Is the third year of our partnership with LCF and the second year of LTD 100 and we are thrilled once again to be able to lend our industry support to up-and-coming design talent to give fashion's future stars a vital leg up in the industry," said Robert Bready, product and trading director at ASOS.COM.
It's hugely important to support young designers in this country. We produce some of the best designers In the world and through this partnership with ASOS.COM we are able to help develop fashion students for their future design careers,” Colin Renfrew, LCF's dean of the school of design and technology, said.