March student chosen to showcase her work at London Fashion Week

14:26 04 June 2014

Aimee Spies catwalk show

Aimee Spies catwalk show

Archant

A 22 year old student from March had her work chosen to be showcased at London Fashion Week.

Aimee Spies catwalk showAimee Spies catwalk show

Aimee Spies, who studied a fashion knitwear degree course at Nottingham Trent University, created six pieces for the catwalk show in the capital which has been known to springboard the careers of some of the most famous fashion designers in the UK.

Aimee, who hopes to find design work with a high street store, said: “It was a real honour. To be part of such a prestigious event was amazing.”

The former Neale Wade student added: “I had so much positive feedback on the day from people who said they had never see anything like it before.”

Aimee’s collection was one of six chosen from 34 students on the fashion knitwear and knitted textile design course.

Aimee Spies catwalk showAimee Spies catwalk show

A further 18 students from other fashion courses at Nottingham Trent had their work chosen.

Her collection was based on skeletal patterned women’s knitwear, inspired by the film by Ridley Scott - the Alien prequel, Prometheus.

“The collection took a year to design, make and photograph, so it felt a bit like it took over life, but loved doing it,” she said.

Aimee studied A levels at Neale Wade and took a year foundation art course at the Isle Campus of the College of West Anglia before embarking on the four year course at Nottingham Trent.

Aimee Spies catwalk showAimee Spies catwalk show

In student holiday periods she helped fund her course by working at the March branch of Sainsbury’s.

Her proud parents run the Freedom Motorcycles shop in Mill View, March, and proud grandparents run the Bike Shop in Nene Parade.

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:23
Margaret Bodger

An 80-year-old woman from King’s Lynn is missing and police believe she may be in the Wisbech or Peterborough area.

Yesterday, 10:55
Welney primary school website

A tiny village school looks set to close its doors this summer after 167 years because it has become a “concern for the local authority.”

Yesterday, 17:32
Clive Howard.

A “sexual predator” who raped a student in a Norwich car park and admitted a series of attacks on women spanning almost 30 years has been sentenced to life in prison.

Yesterday, 15:56
A golden retriever dog running on a field. Picture: Shutterstock In Green.

Dog owners are being warned farmers have the right to shoot a dog if it threatens the safety of livestock.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition today E-edition