A FASHION student is celebrating after getting through to the finals of a trailblazing show which has helped launch the careers of star designers Stella McCartney and Christopher Bailey.

Charlotte England, 22, beat hundreds of students to have her designs selected to be featured at Graduate Fashion Week in London this summer.

Charlotte is a second year

fashion student at the Uni-versity of South Wales, in Newport.

She said: “I have to produce three outfits from my collection by April for the Graduate Fashion Week show, alongside my course work.

“I can’t believe I’ve been chosen from all the hundreds of entries from around the UK.”

Her course leader Irene Dee said: “Charlotte’s work has been of a very high calibre.”