Georgia Fallon, who graduated from the Fashion Design BA Honours course this summer, has just been selected by Teen Vogue to show at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) in September.
Newly graduate Georgia Fallon has just been selected for the latest Teen Vogue’s NYFW Mentoring Initiative Generation Next programme. The digital brand selected five up-and-coming emerging designers’ brands to mentor and bring to NYFW for an event in partnership with Snapchat.
Teen Vogue introduced this new mentorship initiative identifying and championing the voices who the brand considers as up next to lead and push boundaries in the fashion industry.
Georgia was selected alongside five other emerging designers by Teen Vogue’s editor-in-chief Lindsay Peoples Wagner, fashion and beauty features editor Tahirah Hairston, as well as Teen Vogue’s style team. The judges selected the five brands which embodied the ethos of Teen Vogue the most.
As a part of the Generation Next initiative, Teen Vogue will bring the six talented designers to New York City on Monday 9 September to showcase pieces from their collections, in partnership with Snapchat. The event will be aimed at bringing together fashion industry insiders and enthusiasts where critical networking opportunities and relationships will be fostered.
The brand will also select, after the NYFW Show, one of the six designers to feature on the cover of Teen Vogue’s next Young Hollywood issue in February 2020.
Westminster graduate Georgia Fallon was selected for her brand Dyke Sport, a luxury streetwear/sportswear brand, launched during the University of Westminster’s A/W 2019 Collections Show which was shown at this year’s London Fashion Week.
The brand embodies uncompromising and fierce women, unapologetic in their appearance and sexuality. Dyke Sport reclaims a traditionally derogatory term, celebrating the beauty and fierceness of lesbian culture.
Professor Andrew Groves, Course Director for the Fashion Design BA Honours course, said about this outstanding achievement: “While many of Georgia’s classmates are now working at brands such as Burberry, Givenchy or Louis Vuitton, Georgia always wanted to launch her luxury streetwear brand, Dyke Sport. Having been spotted by Charli XCX in February and invited to create outfits for her recent tour, it is fantastic that Teen Vogue has now selected her to show at New York Fashion Week in September and help mentor her.”
Speaking about this news, Georgia said: “I’m so excited to present at New York Fashion Week with Teen Vogue after presenting my graduate collection at The University of Westminster’s show during London Fashion Week in February. Dyke Sport reclaims a traditionally derogatory term - celebrating the beauty and fierceness of lesbian culture. This event is a fantastic opportunity to build connections, meet the other designers and learn from industry professionals who will be in attendance.”