Debra Hepburn to Judge Midlands Fashion Awards

Debra Hepburn to Judge Midlands Fashion Awards 2016

Midlands Fashion Awards celebrates the regions’ most innovative, independent and emerging fashion designers and creative talents. This year, Debra Hepburn, RBH Creative Communications Agency MD, and Founder of Younger British Designers, will be judging the finalists.

The awards, now in its 9th year of production, showcases the very best of creative talent in the region including Independent Designer of the Year, Emerging Designer of the Year and Make-Up Artist of the Year, amongst others. This year the awards received hundreds of entries and the hopefuls have now been whittled down to the final few.

The finalists are due to present their pieces in a series of fashion shows on a glittering catwalk, to showcase their talent to hundreds of visitors at City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Centre, Friday 7th October 2016.

Debra Hepburn, Founder of Young British Designers, understands the importance of creating platforms to support emerging talent, with YBD being celebrated at a Pre-London Fashion Week Party held at Downing Street in September.

Debra Hepburn, said: “It’s so great that the Midlands Fashion Awards was born and bred right here in my much loved Birmingham. For someone who is regularly discovering emerging fashion talent in London, Paris and online it’s such a treat to be judging talent closer to home. I can’t wait to see what Friday brings.”

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