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Fashion-era.com Young Designer 2006 - Christopher Raeburn

CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN MA.,CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN MA RCA Graduate Show 7-8th JUNE 2006 - The Godspeed Collection - Backless Hoody
RCA Graduate Show 7-8th JUNE 2006

Christopher is a 23 year old womenswear designer from the Royal College of Art - the world’s only wholly postgraduate University of art and design.
 

CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN MA RCA Graduate Show 7-8th JUNE 2006 - The Godspeed Collection - Nivalis SmockThese images are of Christopher's fashion designs from the graduate catwalk show, the climax of two years of MA study. 

Christopher’s exciting and progressive style has consistently been awarded recognition in competitions and the press (see below).

 

Christopher Raeburn's Godspeed Collection

 

The desirable fashion collection shown here is entitled ‘Godspeed’ and is inspired by extremes of functional clothing and the beauty of the modern, nomadic city-lifestyle. CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN MA RCA Graduate Show 7-8th JUNE 2006 - The Godspeed Collection - Contour Coat

 

The clothing in Christopher's Godspeed Collection often adapts to different social environments, and combines heavy military wools, unique digital prints, functional details, contoured leather accessories and laser-cut sterling-silver fittings, to present a strong, wearable, feminine profile.
CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN MA RCA Graduate Show 7-8th JUNE 2006 - The Godspeed Collection - Cropped Jacket

 

   CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN MA RCA Graduate Show 7-8th JUNE 2006 - The Godspeed Collection - Cocoon Hoody

CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN MA RCA Graduate Show 7-8th JUNE 2006 - The Godspeed Collection - Contour Scorpion BagChristopher frequently works in collaboration with Graeme, his 26 year-old brother who also graduated from the same course at the RCA in 2003.

 

The Raeburn partnership is unique within the world of fashion. Graeme is providing support in the form of innovative bags and accessories.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN MA RCA Graduate Show 7-8th JUNE 2006 - The Godspeed Collection - Snowstorm CoatLate June 2006

Christopher is now also making items to order and he told me '...in particular the jackets have been a real hit... in reality it's an amazing opportunity for people to place an order with a unique outcome and certainly an area where I am flexible to move with customers ideas, while still working under my own concepts. '

 

Sept 2007

Christopher tells me he has a new website here.  He and his brother Graeme are now working closely together on a new menswear range.  Watch this space.

Prizes 

Christopher is enterprising and has won prizes and placements from a wide range of companies sponsoring fashion and design competitions.

Deutsche Bank Short-listed – 2006.
Umbro - design competition. Winner. 2005.
Miss Selfridge Competition. Runner-up. 2005.
Pommery Champagne design competition. Winner. 2005.
Swarovski & the Costume Society Fabric and Gem Competition. Finalist. 2004.
Fashion Fringe. Semi Finalist. 2004.

Press

Chris Raeburn has also been rightly feted by the press and websites as an innovative and talented young British fashion designer.  I certainly admire his innovative design work which is fresh, urban, wearable, sophisticated yet retains a youthful edge.

Elle, September 2005 reported on his designs for Miss Selfridge competition:
"Christopher Raeburn's urban take on the brief was a hit with the judges. They especially liked his hybrid mitten-gloves."

WGSN, June 2005 - report on the catwalk collection for Miss Selfridge competition:
" Christopher Raeburn's casual collection of cropped trousers and skirts, with striped inserts and sailor buttons, was singled out for its attention to detail and masterful execution."

CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN CONTACT DETAILS


To arrange an interview or for more information and images please contact;
E; info@raeburndesign.co.uk or christopher.raeburn@alumni.rac.ac.uk

To visit Christopher's website go to http://www.raeburndesign.co.uk/ and also see more of his work at the RCA site, under Fashion Womenswear here.

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