Polina Yakobson and Christine Charlebois (Ireland and Canada) – Design duo Polina Yakobson and Christine Charlebois, who are both 29-years-old, gave a contemporary take on traditional samurai uniforms.
Yuko Koike (Japan) – Yuko Koike's cutesy crochet work was paired with teetering Lucite heels.
Elina Määttänen (Finland) – In a similar vein, Elina Määttänen combined Russian flight suits with costumes from traditional Japanese artworks.
Attila Lajos (Hungary) – Somewhat more familiar were the looks by Attila Lajos, which featured denim treated in different ways.
Jennifer Thévenaz-Burdet (Switzerland) – Jennifer Thévenaz-Burdet's collection was all about transformation and fashion that helped the wearer survive extreme weather conditions. One jacket, for example, morphed into a wearable sleeping bag.
Quoi Alexander (USA) – If Quoi Alexander's collection seemed busy and overcomplicated, she succeeded in her mission. According to the designer, her goal was to lace her clothes with as many elements as possible so that the audience could extract a number of different meanings.
Richard Quinn (United Kingdom) – Richard Quinn's deconstructed "Cracked Couture" collection -- his final BA collection from Central Saint Martins -- saw traditional gowns ripped, reattached and reframed for the future.