23rd March 2006
MODEL STUDENTS RUB SHOULDERS WITH FASHION ELITE
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students at the
Sarah Handy, 23, from
Sarah and Jane who are in the third year of their BA (Hons) Fashion Studies degree programme emailed the label and asked if they needed any help during the week (19th – 26th February).
The friends have also worked alongside ‘What Not to Wear’
presenters Tinny and Susannah selling celebrities clothes during a couture car
boot sale at Selfridges in
During their stint with Burberry they worked in the label’s
According to Jane getting close to Kate was the highlight of the week: “Just before the show started there was a brigade of photographers so we knew someone important was arriving. Then Kate Moss walked in with her ex-boyfriend Jefferson Hack.
“We knew she’d be going backstage so we used our passes to get through security. It was really bizarre to see her sat there putting up her make-up. She was the centre of attention and surrounded by photographers but we managed to get a close-up look at her. It was an amazing experience.”
Sarah and Jane have been asked to go back to
Sarah says it’s given them the confidence to pursue their ambitions of working in the industry: “We both want to design women’s wear and this opportunity has made us realise that nothing is out of reach.”
Photo 1 Fashion Studies student Jane Johnson with new supermodel Lilly Cole
Photo 2 Photograph of Kate Moss and Mario Testino taken by Fashion Studies student Sarah Handy
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