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RAVE REVIEW FOR FASHION STUDENT.

A LIVERPOOL-born fashion student received rave reviews after he debuted his collection to a star -studded reception.

More than 500 guests viewed Paul Beckett's designs on the catwalk at the London College of Fashion graduates show at the V&A. And a further 4,500 people watched worldwide over the internet.

Guests at the London exhibition included quirky quirk  
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 singer Marina from Marina and the Diamonds, fashion designer and Strictly Come Dancing Come Dancing is a BBC TV ballroom dancing competition show that ran on and off from 1949 to 1998, becoming one of television's longest-running shows.

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 star JoWood, and British accessories designer Lulu Guinness.

Paul, 30, who grew up in Anfield, said: "Showing to so many influential people was amazing a·maze  
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1. To affect with great wonder; astonish. See Synonyms at surprise.

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 and a great opportunity. I've had a lot of interest from stylists and magazines to use my collection for shoots, including some really high profile stuff that I can't talk about yet -but it's all been very positive."

The student's unique collection was also checked out by hundreds of fashion industry insiders looking for new talent.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Feb 17, 2011
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