Here are the finalists for Midlands Fashion Awards 2018!

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After an amazing turnout at Midlands Fashion Awards ‘Meet the Judges’ in June, a total of 42 finalists have been shortlisted for the 2018 edition.

Hosted by Nicky Campbell, Midlands Fashion Awards is the leading platform for creative Midlands based fashion talent will be held at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, CBSO Centre, on Friday the 12th October 2018.

VIP ticket holders will be treated to a drinks reception courtesy of the Edgbaston Boutique Hotel, followed by the catwalk show, live music and the awards ceremony.

From stylists and makeup artists to photographers, the event will celebrate some of the best up and coming creatives in the city.

Now entering its 11th year, the Midlands Fashion Awards (MFA) annual catwalk and awards event will be supported by Alan Sharman Agency, Style Birmingham Magazine, the Edgbaston Boutique Hotel, Francesco’s Hair Group, the Central School of Make-up and Birmingham City University.

Winners will receive a trophy and gain industry-led opportunities to further their career, alongside the chance to work on an editorial fashion shoot at Style Birmingham to gain media exposure. will also offer a one-to-one mentoring session with industry expert and CEO Jenny Holloway, as well as giving designers the chance to win 60m of fabric valued at £3000.

Take a look at the 2018 Midlands Fashion Awards finalists below!

Independent Designers

CHIEMELE, LOVE LEANNE CLOTHING, Kashane Swaby, Pretty Mi, Marie Sansome, Rebecca Couture Millinery

Accessory Designers

Fiona Harris Jewellery, Hayley Volkering Jewellery, V.C Contemporary Jewellery, Rebecca Couture Millinery, Hiorns Hats, Emily Rafferty, Hannah Maling

Emerging Designers

MYREALCOVER, Sophie Randall, Tennessee-Leigh Curtis Harvey, Wendy Nguyen, Matej Lovric

Young Designers

Pu Si Tang, Tequila Buchanan, Bethany Hilton, Ekaterina Webb , Charlotte Bull, Yasmin Wills, Liene Golubkova

Guest Designers

Jennifer Laurantius, Ineza Collection

Professional Make-up Artists

Roisin Conway, Kenesha Ferguson , Leah Daleah, Chrissie Trattos, Feroza’s Artistry, Simi Oladeinde

Rising Star Make-up Artists

Koleda Makeup, Beata Potomaska, Ade Fadahunsi, ParisautumnMUA, Make-up by Genna


Daisy Dunn, Séarlait Golby, Stylist in Me

Emerging Photographers

Lara Bailey Photography, Niall O’Connor Photography, Lee Leyland Photography

To find out more about Midlands Fashion Awards, or to buy your tickets, click here!

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