LONDON is still a major attraction for international fashion designers looking for student talent. Tonight, at the Royal College of Art's end-of-year fashion gala, Karl Lagerfeld will present a new scholarship in his name. The award is worth pounds 5,000, plus tuition fees, and will go to a first-year student.

Next week the funky American designer Anna Sui flies into London for the Esprit Graduate Fashion Week, to judge the awards show on the 24 June along with John Rocha, British Designer of the Year.

For tickets to the awards show (pounds 10) and Graduate Fashion Week, tel 071-499 5047.