Tigers vs Dragons
The Zandra Rhodes Catwalk Textile Award
The collection ‘Tigers vs Dragons’ featured hand-illustrated textiles depicting mythical creatures and legends of the orient - dragons, tigers, fire feathers and cascades of water. Inspired by Japanese culture, Anna presented her exotic and highly elaborate prints on kimono-like dresses in vibrant colours.
“I picked the winner because the collection was theatrical and inspirational with amazing colour and great attention to detail,” said designer and GFW judge Zandra Rhodes.
Hilary Alexander, fashion editor of the Daily Telegraph and GFW judge, said: “So many of the graduate pieces could go straight into boutiques. I really liked Anna Lee’s combination of print and fabrics, they were so colourful and passionate…”