London debut for student

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A FASHION design student from Sheffield Hallam University has been shortlisted for a prestigious award which will see her designs showcased at London Fashion Week.

Chelsey Crossland, aged 22, from Rawmarsh, Rotherham, has been shortlisted for the Future Optimism competition - Fashion Awareness Direct’s annual showcase of new talent.

Chelsey qualified with her eco-friendly collection called A Home at the End of the World, which uses existing garments and leftover fabrics to give the clothes a new lease of life.

Her two outfit designs will be judged by leading fashion professionals at the event from February 5 to 19.