The Cut For Evans

EV04C01VBLE_Zoom_F_1The Cut For Evans is back this season with a festival inspired vibe. The competition for University fashion design students and judged by a panel of industry insiders – this year the judges included Hilary Alexander, Nini Khatiblou, Shelly Vella, Ali Hall and Danielle Vanier. The Cut for Evans competition aims to immerse the future of fashion design into the plus size market and get them thinking beyond a size 6/8 catwalk model.


EV34C01VBLE_Zoom_F_1Students put forward a plus size collection and the eventual winner then has his/her collection produced and sold in Evans stores and on




This year the winners collection came from Gabriella Seal from Nottingham Trent University and is the first Cut for Evans collection designed for the plus size fashion festival goer and has a real 70’s floral print, suede fringing, crochet details and cute denim pieces.



EV03C01VBLE_Zoom_F_1The collection, a mix of separates – including a bardot style crop top and peddle pushers (yes they’re back) in a ditzy floral and a beautiful shaped, tiered, denim shirt dress with print panelling moves away from traditional ‘plus size clothing’. And essentially that is what this competition, The Cut for Evans, is all about.


EV04C02VBLE_Zoom_F_1By bringing in fashion’s future designers, who essentially have no concept of what ‘plus size is or should be’ they are allowed to simply develop a collection from inspiration to design and not overly thinking the aesthetics of what plus size has traditionally been.


EV16C01VBLE_Zoom_F_1The Cut for Evans competition has been running now for several seasons and this festival inspired look is perfectly timed for the Summer season.

Available in sizes 14-32 this is a truly inclusive collaboration. Which is your favourite?




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