Designer Annah Stretton to Show at London Fashion Week Event

New Zealander Annah Stretton is one of five international designers selected to showcase their collections at this year’s London Fashion Week opening event – Splendours of the Commonwealth 2014.

At the September event, Stretton will be showcasing a 10-piece Avant Garde, bespoke bridal collection.

“What a wonderful opportunity to showcase the frocks that we love to create – considering so much of the business that we do daily is based around wedding’s and occasion, this is the perfect forum and platform the get our Avant Garde juices flowing,” Stretton says.

The event will take place at exclusive London hotel, The Mayfair, and proceeds will be donated to the Commonwealth Countries League Education fund (CCLEF), a secondary education sponsorship theme for girls. Stretton will donate a $2500 bridal gown.

In September 2013, Stretton released her third book, Rock the Boat. She is the recipient of the Veuve Clicquot Award and has an Order of Merit for services to fashion Business and community.

Original article by Stuff, August 1, 2014.


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