Next Live Event: 22nd June 2023

St Mary’s Church, Nottingham


The Events

The Fashanne Awards – Main Event

LIVE EVENT: 22nd June 2023

Venue: St Mary’s Church, Nottingham. 6.30pm – 10pm.
Tickets £30 each (incl. complementary drink & canapes)

Founder of Fashanne and your host for the evening, BBC’s Anne Davies, invites you to an event showcasing the talent of our Fashion Designers of the Future. A chance to view all the students’ designs from the 6 universities taking part in one place! Watch their creations come to life on the catwalk for the fashion show and you may recognise some of the models!


6.30pm Doors open. Complimentary drink (by Brentingby Gin) on arrival and canapes.
7.30pm Welcome by Anne Davies (Founder of the Fashanne Awards)
7.45pm The Fashion Show
8.30pm Patrick Grant speech
8.45pm Presentation of the Fashanne Awards
10pm Carriages

Bridge the Gap: from Student to Workplace

POSTPONED…New date to be announced.
Venue: Metronome, Nottingham

With employability for our students as a main driver of these Awards, Fashanne will be holding a series of workshops at the Metronome building in Nottingham focusing on enabling students to bridge the gap between university and the workplace in the most productive and efficient way. Three workshops will run throughout the day. These workshops are open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students. The selection of attendees will be the choice of each university and numbers will be dependent on capacity.

Timetable & Details

Workshop 1: Picture your Future on Social Media Hosted by Michael Ilori (Lighthouse Fashion Photography & Films) and Becky Sheeran (Talk Becky Talk)

Michael Ilori UK based internationally-published fashion photographer and film director. Specialising in high impact production for commercial and editorial fashion brands and known for his edgy style using vivid colours and vibrancy.


Becky Sheeran is a lifestyle blogger and influencer best known for her YouTube and Instagram vlogs on her channel, Talk Becky Talk. She has worked in the industry for over 10 years, after turning a hobby into a brand and social media business. With over 200k subscribers, Becky has worked with brands including, Marks and Spencer, L’Oreal, Olay and ASOS. She’s currently am ambassador for Aveeno and a travel presenter for TUI.


Workshop 2: Get that Job! Hosted by Katie Greenyer (Creative Talent & Network Director, Pentland Brands) and Orlando Martins (CEO & Founder, ORESA Executive Search)

Orlando Martins founded ORESA in 2008 and developed a system to deliver winning strategies and exceptional people for rapid scale-ups, SMEs and global corporations. Clients have included Boohoo, Gymshark, Joules and Oasis. His career includes co-founding a property-technology start up and owning a restaurant. His personal inspiration comes from the philanthro-capitalists who believed that if companies grow in a sustained way, the ripple of jobs and investment results in increased hope and prosperity. Orlando has recruited in all fashion disciplines including design, buying and marketing.

Katie Greenyer Link to Bio



Workshop 3: How to Change the World Hosted by Simon Platts (Sourcing Director, ASOS) and Terence Senford (Creative Director, Hugo Boss)

Simon Platts has been with ASOS for almost five years and oversees the company’s ethical trade and sustainable sourcing functions.



Terence Senford is a Creative Consultant, Artist and Fashion Mentor who has held creative leadership roles at the leading Sport Lifestyle brands and most recently, at Hugo Boss. His career started on Savile Row at Ozwald Boateng, defining the intersection between tailoring, fashion and sport before driving his unique  perspective within the world of sport fashion.  An Athleisure expert, Terence has been influential in crafting creative direction and design for Adidas, Puma and Umbro including notable high profile sport and lifestyle initiatives like Puma’s 2008 Beijing Olympic apparel program and the 2012 England soccer team kit.