15 August 2012 – Vauxhall Fashion Scout, is delighted to announce Heohwan Simulation as the ‘Merit Award’ winner for Spring Summer 2013. Charlotte Simpson, Hana Cha, Hellen van Rees and Ming Pin Tien have been selected as ‘Ones To Watch’ for Spring Summer 2013.
The designers were chosen by the Vauxhall Fashion Scout Selection Panel. The acclaimed Merit Award is worth £25,000 over three seasons and provides the winner with a high profile launch pad during both London and Paris Fashion Weeks.
Martyn Roberts, Director of Vauxhall Fashion Scout says, “Heohwan Simulation is already attracting a vast international following and his support is a result of his excellent craftsmanship and design talent. Making his debut as part of ‘Ones To Watch’ last season he has developed a contemporary design aesthetic for womenswear which fuses femininity with the strong elements of menswear design.”
Vauxhall Motors will be showcasing its new city car the Vauxhall ADAM and collaborating with three designers presenting each different trim, including JAM (fashionable and colourful), SLAM (energetic and sporty) and GLAM (elegant and sophisticated). The Vauxhall ADAM has over one million different customisation options allowing customers to explore virtually endless possibilities.
September 2012 marks Vauxhall Fashion Scout’s 13th season as the home of new talent. Vauxhall Fashion Scout will take place at Freemasons’ Hall, Covent Garden from 14th – 18th September 2012.