Debenhams shows its cutting edge: It launches collection designed by fashion graduate


Debenhams shows its cutting edge: It launches collection designed by fashion graduate

Debenhams shows its cutting edge: Department store to launch collection designed by fashion graduate

4:45 PM on 6th July 2011

Fashion forward: Designs by Maria Hawkins who beat 29 other Manchester Metropolitan University hopefuls to win Debenhams Fashion forward: Designs by Maria Hawkins who beat 29 other Manchester Metropolitan University hopefuls to win Debenhams Fashion forward: Designs by Maria Hawkins who beat 29 other Manchester Metropolitan University hopefuls to win Debenhams

Fashion forward: Designs by Maria Hawkins who beat 29 other Manchester Metropolitan University hopefuls to win Debenhams” competition to find the next big name in fashion

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Judge”s favourite: Fellow designer, Ben de Lisi, loved Maria”s sense of colour

Winning smiles: Maria Hawkins (centre) with competition judges Karen Peacock, Debenhams

Winning smiles: Maria Hawkins (centre) with competition judges Karen Peacock, Debenhams” design director, and designer Ben de Lisi

Casual chic: Maria says that winning has given her the confidence to put herself out there

Casual chic: Maria says that winning has given her the confidence to put herself out there

Outfit one: The designs are loose-fitting and white with stripes of orange, pink and grey Outfit two: The designs are loose-fitting and white with stripes of orange, pink and grey

Outfits one and two: The designs are loose-fitting and white with stripes of orange, pink and grey