Tuesday, 10 July 2018 13:09

Jeanette Young London

Jeanette Young is a designer, stylist, garment technologist and consultant. After qualifying with a BA Hons In Product Development For The Fashion Industry at the London College Of Fashion, she went on to build a successful career with major high street brands such as Karen Millen, Reiss, French Connection, Coast, House of Fraser, River Island, TopShop and ASOS, just to name a few.

In 2017 Jeanette launched her exclusive online boutique named ‘Jeanette Young London’. Her designs are a part of the journey of a woman, a form of their expression, complexity, simplicity and love. Jeanette uses simple lines with a dramatic edge to capture these expressions.

Most recently Jeanette styled ‘The Kingdom Choir’ for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan. She also designed Karen Gibson’s dress who is the founder and director of the choir.

Jeanette's designs have been worn by singer song-writer Paloma Faith who wore the Chic Puff Sleeve Midi Dress for her performance at Hampton court.

Jeanette’s styling portfolio has included music artists, presenters and runway models, as well as events such as Plus Size Fashion Weekend, and the prestigious BBC Gospel Proms.

The brand offers many different services to give their customers a great 'Fashion Experience'

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Monday, 09 July 2018 19:48

House of Délire

Marcia Roberts, is the owner/designer of House of Délire. She currently resides in Columbus, GA with her two daughters and granddaughter.

Marcia Roberts graduated from Bauder College with a degree in fashion design in 2010 and established House of Délire in 2015. Since then Marcia has showcased her collections throughout the country with highlights such as NY Fashion Week, Coastal Fashion Week and multiple shows throughout the East Coast area.

House of Délire ascetics consists of a plethora of edgy, out-of-the-box styles such as: Neo-Victorian, rock, steampunk and classy high-end chic styles for today’s dare to be different men and women.

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Monday, 09 July 2018 14:06

Lian Cara

Lian Cara is a womenswear designer from Carmarthenshire, South Wales who was fortunate enough to have her work showcased for three consecutive months as a designer profile in British Vogue. Following this success, Lian Cara new ready to wear collection, takes its inspiration from her recent high-end collection, Natural Reflection.

As a designer, creating pattern through the construction of a garment, rather than using traditional methods such as print, has always inspired the work of Lian Cara. More recently, she has combined this design concept with Laser cutting to create intricate design details and cut-outs.

Inspired by the natural beauty around her Welsh hometown of Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Lian Cara takes her inspiration from the natural shapes and textures found amongst the Welsh countryside.

www.liancara.com

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Thursday, 28 June 2018 18:29

George + Ginger

Kristi Fitzpatrick started George + Ginger Pattern Co. in 2015, based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. With a degree in Drafting and Design, she began drafting PDF sewing patterns and marketing them worldwide. She shares her passion for design with her customers and engages with them daily.

Along with designing patterns, Kristi works closely with fabric designers and promotes custom lines. As her custom designs evolved, she expanded the George + Ginger label and became involved with Fashion Week shows in New York and Los Angeles. Her designs feature fitted garments, complimented by draped, flowy fabrics. She focuses on designs that are conceivable on all body types and sizes.

George + Ginger

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Fashions Finest were excited to catch up with Siobhan Mackenzie following her recent collaboation with the premium Scottish gin Caorunn. 

Published in Features
Monday, 11 June 2018 21:29

Romina Dorigo

Since she was a child Romina Dorigo developed her creative attitude in mom's tapestry shop, playing with fabrics and old clothes. The first step was the upper institute for the fine arts "G. Sello" of Udine. In the last two years she went to Florence to "Fondazione Capucci" for a tailoring course on Madeleine Vionnet and her unique techniques. After two months she went to Verona to the "Fashion Ground Academy" for a seminar and a fashion show tribute to Valentino Garavani. She deepened her artistic studies at the Academy of Fine Arts "LABA- Free Academy of Fine Arts" (RN) where she graduated in October 2017. Three intense years of university, which push her to London in the prestigious "Central Saint Martin", where she had the opportunity to combine her studies with the creativity of the artists within the UAL. Her first time at CSM was not enough, so after her Fashion Mix course, she returned home to work on that new collection. The result was an exhibition at the Fashion Biennial. After the CSM course everything changed, so she moved to London for two more courses, one dedicated to sustainable fashion and one to the portfolio.

Now you can find her collections on Vogue UK, Vanityfair UK, House of Coco and Candid Magazine.

Keywords: upcycling and still life, this was her starting point for the consideration of a beauty that can be seen as perishable.

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Sunday, 20 May 2018 17:01

An Interview With Polish Brand Acephala

We caught up with Designer Monika Kędziora and Brand Manager Bartek Korzeniowski to find out more about their brand Acephala. Here's what they told us.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 13:21

Karl Lagerfeld Launches First Beauty Range

KARL LAGERFELD, celebrated fashion designer who works with the likes of Chanel and FENDI is making his foray into the world of beauty with the KARL LAGERFELD + ModelCo colour cosmetics collection.

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Thursday, 03 May 2018 12:48

The Mena Odi Collections

The Mena Odi Collections is a womenswear brand established by London born designer, Jessica Odoi, in 2016.

Jessica studied in Kent Institute of Art and Design (K.I.A.D) and Creapole school of design in Paris. She successfully graduated from K.I.A.D and although Jessica specialised in womenswear, she produced a Mr Men inspired menswear final collection which featured in London's Graduate Fashion Week. Continuing from that success, Jessica showcased further menswear collections. Twice at London's Alternative Fashion week and the BME's Fashion show, an innovative fashion event held at Edgware Road's Cockpit Theatre, where her Baroque inspired collection received high commendation.

In 2016, Jessica reverted to her specialism in women's clothing and decided to launch 'The Mena Odoi Collections.' Her new label believes in providing a ‘feel good, look good’ style to all women comprises of classic, stylish, sophisticated and sensual designs. The choice of colour and love of unique textured fabric determines and dictates the direction of this brand. Jessica believes it is a significant part to the design process and contributes to her inspiration. Both recent collections explore the use of colour and texture but maintains its signature look, the classic silhouette.

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Over the centuries, a multitude of tools and accessories have been developed for all kinds of sewing and embroidery, from thimbles to etuis and chatelaines.

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