The Vauxhall Fashion Scout Merit Award Winner Announced
Jenny Postle graduated from Central Saint Martins in February and her MA AW11 collection chosen by leading boutique Browns Focus, and has received praise from the international fashion press.Published 20 July 2011
Vauxhall Fashion Scout has announced Leutton Postle as the Merit Award Winner for SS12.
The Merit Award is selected by a panel of industry experts, with the winner being presented with a fully sponsored catwalk show and exhibition space at Vauxhall Fashion Scout during London and Paris Fashion Weeks.
Sam Leutton and Jenny Postle, who make up luxury knitwear label Leutton Postle, will make a catwalk debut during London Fashion Week.
Jenny Postle graduated from Central Saint Martins in February and her MA AW11 collection chosen by leading boutique Browns Focus, and has received praise from the international fashion press.
Sam Leutton moved to China after finishing her studies at Central Saint Martins, to work with Stoll. Her work in knitwear production provides both technical and creative experience.
"To receive the Merit Award for our first season together is brilliant. We feel that it's a fantastic platform for new talent and are positive that the support Vauxhall Fashion Scout is giving to us is incredibly beneficial at these early stages. We are super excited." said Sam Leutton.
Martyn Roberts, Director, Vauxhall Fashion Scout said: "The Vauxhall Fashion Scout Merit Award is an internationally recognised launch pad for London's most innovative designers, and Leutton Postle fit the bill perfectly. Their collections push the boundaries of fashion design and construction, creating the conceptually beautiful and challenging edge London is so famous for. We are really excited for their debut collection."