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NTU Fashion alumna bags prize at Fashanne Awards

A Fashion Design graduate has won the award for the Footwear and Accessory Design category.

Heitung Kwok Fashanne accessory collection
Heitung Kwok's nostalgia-inspired winning collection

NTU celebrates yet another successful showcase of talent as recent BA (Hons) Fashion Design graduate Heitung Kwok has secured the prize for her nostalgia-inspired accessory collection at the 2021 Fashanne Awards.

Taking inspiration from her own nostalgia of Hong Kong culture, Heitung’s winning collection contains elements of origami and simple attachment methods drawn from her illustrations related to takeaway boxes.

Heitung has won a £200 cash prize as well as a paid internship with the sponsor of the Footwear and Accessory Design category, Pentland Brands, who operate brands including Kickers, Lacoste and Ellesse, among others.

Watch the Fashanne Fashion Designers of the Future Awards 2021 online awards here.

Established in 2016, the Fashanne Awards have become a yearly fixture for fashion design students in the East Midlands, providing a showcase for final year design talent and giving young creatives a helping hand into the industry.

With eight categories to enter: Athleisure Design, Commercial Design, Footwear & Accessory Design, Knitwear Design, Menswear Design, Sustainability, Textile Design and Womenswear Design; the awards span an array of different interests, specialisms and talents.

The awards have benefitted from a high level of support from the industry, participating universities and opinion makers and sustain media attention, across TV, radio and print.

Take a look at Heitung Kwok’s We Are Creatives portfolio here.

NTU Fashion alumna bags prize at Fashanne Awards

Published on 21 September 2021
  • Subject area: Art and design
  • Category: Press office; School of Art & Design

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