Maghera student’s fashion design goes into production

A Maghera student has created a winning design to be made by top fashion designer Kevan Jon.

By Community Reporter
Monday, 27th July 2020, 9:57 am
Updated Monday, 27th July 2020, 9:58 am
Belfast Met student Yanna Scott who won a dress design competition organised by Blush Boutique Belfast on Instagram, has completed her second year BSc Hons in Fashion Production and Business.
Belfast Met student Yanna Scott who won a dress design competition organised by Blush Boutique Belfast on Instagram, has completed her second year BSc Hons in Fashion Production and Business.

Yanna Scott, who has just completed her second year BSc Hons in Fashion Production and Business at Belfast Met, said: “My sister encouraged me to enter and even though I was very busy with course work I was able to set aside some time to focus on my design submission.”

The 20-year-old said she has always loved fashion and followed her passion by choosing the fashion degree course at Belfast Met.

“I really enjoy all aspects of the course and would love to go on to Design Houses in London and New York, and eventually open my own design business.”

Roisin McCaffrey, curriculum area manager for Art and Fashion at Belfast Met, said: “I would like to congratulate Yanna on behalf of the college for winning Blush Boutique’s design competition.

“The Fashion Department is really delighted with her success which displays the core strengths of our fashion programmes that provide students with the opportunity to develop a range of skills across the three themes of design, technical, and business.”

Caoimhe Curran, manager of Blush Boutique, Belfast, which organised the competition, said: “The initiative behind our competition was to offer focus, creativity, inspiration and a general feel good factor to our social media followers and wider community during ‘lockdown’.

“Yanna’s beautiful design won with a unanimous vote, and we were so excited to hear that Yanna is a design student from Belfast Met.”