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Alex Evans, winner of 'Britain's Next Top Model'

Exclusive interview: Alex Evans

The winner of 'Britain’s Next Top Model' was announced earlier this week in the form of Alex Evans, 19, a student who has just finished her A-level results. We grabbed her for a chat about schmoozing with celebrities, reading Geoffrey Chaucer in the early hours of the morning and the size-zero debate.

Inside Fashion

The winner of 2008 Britain's Next Top Model Alex Evans on her final photo shoot in South Africa

Student wins 'Britain’s Next Top Model'

Tuesday, 8 July 2008

Student Alex Evans, 19, who has just taken her A-levels and is waiting on the results, has been crowned 'Britain’s Next Top Model' on the Living TV show.

The Graduate Fashion Week is a great place to showcase your talent as the fashion industry is always on the lookout for the next Julien Macdonald or Stella McCartney

Dedicated followers of fashion

Thursday, 26 June 2008

Yves Saint Laurent – the “master of couture” as he has been called elsewhere on this website – died earlier this week, which has made everyone in the world of fashion very sad. However, we’ve decided to buck the trend and be very happy. Not because we’re heartless swines on Student, but because we’re inspired by the legacy that Monsieur Saint Laurent has left behind and excited by the new talent that is coming through, particularly here in the UK.

Fashion is still one of the best way of visually expressing thoughts and opinions

Fashion: Wear your heart on your sleeve

Thursday, 26 June 2008

For most students, university is a series of firsts; the first time you move away from home, the first time your bedsheets go without being washed for a month, that sort of thing. But mainly, university is the first time that you can - if you want to - totally overhaul your personality and image.

Some clothes you just can't live without at uni

Ten student clothing essentials

Thursday, 26 June 2008

We thought about getting Trinny and Susannah to help us with this handiest of handy guides, but then we realised that we couldn’t really give a monkey’s what they’ve got to say so we did it ourselves. Enjoy, good people, enjoy.

Style challenge

Thursday, 26 June 2008

Kelly Lupson, 23, graduated with a fashion degree from the University of Westminster

Catch a rising star

Thursday, 26 June 2008

Talent and drive were justly rewarded at the Retail Apprentice of the Year Awards.

Become a trendsetter

Thursday, 26 June 2008

The Fashion Retail Academy (FRA) was established in September 2005, and so far it has accepted some 600 students, of which a large majority have gained employment in the fashion industry in various positions, including buyer’s assistants, PR and visual merchandising and store management.

There is a great demand for retail graduates

How to make your mark in retail

Thursday, 26 June 2008

A close look at some of the courses that could help you kick-start your retail career.

Fast track to management

Thursday, 26 June 2008

o many students interested in retail, a graduate scheme is the holy grail of university education. You do your studies, fill out some job applications, and waltz into a £24,000-a-year job with work satisfaction and training as standard. Not to mention skipping years on the shop floor to gain a managerial position. So, what exactly does the role involve? After all, the only thing retailers broadly agree on is that a graduate scheme recruits graduates, and even this can be open to interpretation.

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