Young Chiswick Designer Meets Prince Charles
Hazel wins Campaign For Wool jumper design contest
Chiswick resident Hazel Grace Hurst won a nationwide competition with The Campaign For Wool partnering UK retailers with universities. Her jumper can now been seen in the menswear department of Barbour.
Hazel recently met Prince Charles at Clarence House along with other winners in his capacity as patron of The Campaign for Wool.
A total of 15 student winners designed wool-rich jumpers which will retail in stores nationwide for Wool Week this week (14th - 20th October). This year’s theme is ‘knitwear traditions of the British Isles’.
Hazel, (on the left of the picture) who won the Barbour menswear category said: "So many students at my university went for it, I never thought I'd win. I tried to really focus on the Barbour brand and heritage. It's incredible to see my jumper in a shop. The support from the team has been amazing, I've learnt so much in terms of how to make my designs commercial."
Hazel studied at Northumbria University and hopes to have a successful career in design.
Hazel's winning design for the menswear dept of Barbour
Scotland is becoming a hub for fashion design as three Scottish brands, three Scottish universities and three Scottish students made it through to the final of The Campaign for Wool’s Wool School initiative. They join 10 UK-wide retailers, with a total of 15 winning students, whose jumper designs will retail in stores nationwide for Wool Week 2013, 14th – 20th October,
In celebration of the 4th year of The Campaign for Wool, of which HRH The Prince of Wales is a patron, Wool School partnered UK fashion brands with leading textile and fashion universities. Winning students were given the opportunity to design a wool jumper for their company.
This year’s theme is ‘knitwear traditions of the British Isles’, and each winning
October 17, 2013