Wednesday, 21 August 2019 17:14

Emily Alexandra Cosmetics Sponsors Fashions Finest

Fashions Finest welcomes Emily Alexandra Cosmetics as their latest sponsors for their SS season taking place on the 14th of September 2019 at the Congress Hall, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS.

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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 11:17

Cabrini Roy

Cabrini Roy represents a new age of luxury ready to wear fashion, with her innovative way of creating bold silhouettes whilst staying true to her minimal style. Emerging from London College of Fashion, Cabrini explores ways to visually represent her story whether that be drawing inspiration from her childhood to create contemporary streetwear or taking influence from her filipino culture. The garments create a distinct style yet stays comfortable enough to be worn every day. Each design includes a touch of Cabrini Roy, a woman who hopes to empower through her pieces, with an emphasis on setting your own trends with no boundaries on the numerous amounts of ways to style each essential piece.

Published in Designers
Thursday, 18 July 2019 13:15

Panna

Panna designs clothing solely through experimentation with advanced materials and unorthodox methods of construction. The initial focus on purely how the clothing is made removes any historical or cultural referencing from the design process.

This process allows for genuinely new and organic fashion to form through the garments; as a direct expression of how they were made.

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Wednesday, 10 July 2019 08:52

Fashions Finest Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Fashions Finest, one of the most popular independent shows on the London Fashion Week calendar launches a crowdfunding campaign ahead of London Fashion, for their new designer section.

Despite being an established fixture on London’s Fashion Week circuit, the event receives little to no sponsorship.

Director Deborah St Louis felt compelled to start this campaign after she observed a record number of designers struggling to launch and grow their fashion business with the increasing economic pressures businesses and individuals are facing. 

Deborah St Louis said: “We have an incredible pool of untapped and undiscovered talent here in the UK. While we accept and welcome established brands, much of our work is with new and emerging designers. Many of these designers, are fresh out of University or without formal fashion training. We are here to level the playing field for those challenged by the high fees associated with studying, designing and creating their collection, and building a career for themselves in a way that ensures sustainability.

We have launched our crowdfunding campaign to allow graduate and new designers to participate in one of the most important international events; London Fashion Week.

Not only do we offer a viable alternative for designers to showcase and market their brand during London Fashion Week, but through our partner Fashion Capital designers also have access to additional education as well as manufacturers. Furthermore, we have now launched our online store which gives designers an opportunity to have their first retail presence. Yet despite an incredible price-point for many, the fees remain out of reach. As a company, we just aren’t able to absorb these costs and especially so because of the impact of with rising venue and production costs. We are proactively addressing these challenges and sourcing the most viable solutions”

Fashions Finest has propelled the careers of Hellavagirl, John Herrera, and Matthew O’Brian to name a few who have all gone on to achieve national and international media attention online, in print and on TV and regularly feature some of the hottest brands on their catwalks or in their exhibition space, as worn by Paloma Faith, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, and Madonna and more. Attracting national and international fashion talent, Fashions Finest regularly draws a crowd of fashion industry experts, press and VIP’s from business, sport, entertainment, music and film industry, who all come to discover the hottest new trends on display.

The crowdfunding campaign offers exciting perks from beauty products, unique designer brands, show tickets and more to support the campaign visit: https://igg.me/at/graduatedesignerlfwshow2019/x/22077560#/

Press RSVP via: http://www.fashionsfinest.com/press-registration

Press contact: office@melaniejonespr.com +44 (0)7961565933

Published in News
Friday, 28 June 2019 13:04

How to Organise a Luxury Fashion Event

Planning any sort of an event is in no way an easy task. It requires a lot of logistics and creativity, as well as researching to find the perfect venue, music, and much more. However, when it comes to fashion events, there are even more factors that you need to take into account – luxury, uniqueness and ultimately, the high-quality fashion. So, if you are about to produce a glamorous fashion event, we bring you a few tips on how to go through this process smoothly and how to make this lavish event a memorable and exciting experience for anyone who attends it.

Do Your Reseach

Do your research
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Research should be your first step in planning this sort of an event. Learn more about the history of the brand and the vision behind it. This is important because the goal of organizing a fashion event is to promote the brand and to strengthen the brand identity. Talk to the designers and the creative people involved with the fashion brand in order to find out what their style is and what they would like the event to be like. In addition, by knowing what the specific style associated with this fashion client is, you will know how to add that touch of luxury and uniqueness, something that the guests will see as different from all other events of this type and something that they will recognize as particular to this brand.

This could be, for example, a characteristic venue. Universal Studios served as a fashion runway for the last Moschino collection, as the brilliant Jeremy Scott took his inspiration for this collection from horror movies and shows.

Set Financial Boundaries

Set financial boundaries
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This is another important step that should be tackled early in the process of organizing. Set up a meeting with the client and decide on the budget. This will prevent any financial trouble that could happen in the future, as no one wants to find themselves in a situation where they have insufficient funds. Explain to your client how much the venue, the music, the food, and everything else that they want and which you have potentially planned, will cost. Try to compromise on the budget so that the client is happy, but the quality and the luxury of the event still remain high. Knowing what the budget is will also help you decide how much to spend on your next step, which is advertising.

Promote The Event

Promote the event
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It does not matter how amazing the fashion event is, it will be irrelevant if the proper people do not know about it. Get the people in the fashion industry talking by announcing the event on social media. You can also give out little snippets such as who will be the music performers, and possibly start a relevant hashtag on Instagram. You may want to hire a marketing team or a social media expert and a graphic designer. The social media manager will make sure that the potential of social networks is used to its fullest for the advertisement of the fashion event, and a graphic designer can work with the client to create distinguishing posters for promotion, as well as intriguing invitations that you will send out to the

Work With Professionals

Work with professionals
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We have already mentioned hiring marketing experts, but to successfully plan a fashion event, you will have to work with other professionals. Hair and makeup artists, a sound designer and an expert who will create unique lighting for the chosen venue are just some of the people that are essential for the organization of this event. In addition, do not forget about food and drinks and opt for highly professional catering companies which can provide a customized menu for this glamorous event. Lastly, think about the details such as flowers (if you decide to go with a floral setting) and make sure to hire a top-notch florist company.

Make A Guest List

Make a guest list
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The last step is to decide who will be invited to this event. Consult with the client and find who the people that they would love to see at the event are. Also, make sure to include relevant people, such as magazine editors, fashion influencers and celebrities. Then make a seating chart and don’t forget to leave room for the photographers and camera crews.

Lastly, good luck and don’t forget to have an amazing time!

Published in Blog
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:42

Clerkenwell Vintage Summer Fashion Fair

Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair "The most exquisite vintage fashion fair" Vogue It

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:41

Clerkenwell Vintage Summer Fashion Fair

Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair "The most exquisite vintage fashion fair" Vogue It

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 10:49

The Kemist AW19

The Kemist AW19 collection at Fashions Finest during London Fashion Week 16th February 2019.

Styling Team: Kim Able, David Johnson
Hair Team: David Rae Hair
Makeup Team: Academy of Freelance Makeup Artists
Nails: Julie Bryan & Team
Photographer: Joanna Mitroi

Published in Gallery
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 09:37

Collabodate

Date for your diary: A networking event that focuses on collaboration between those involved within the School of Fine and Performing Arts and industry professionals.

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Thursday, 08 September 2016 22:55

Rupert Wanlambok Lynrah

Rupert. W. Lynrah is a established Designer from Shillong, Meghalaya.

He worked for a magazine and as a fashion consultant, then got his big break for a large retailer ‘Splash fashions’ in the capacity of a manager in the design team, but the creative and entrepreneurial bug never left Rupert Wanlambok Lynrah, one of Shillong’s leading young designers.

Rupert had an artistic streak in him ever since he was a child and studied fashion design at the degree level at Pearl academy of fashion affiliated to Nottingham Trent University. After that, he worked for IMAGES Business of Fashion magazine as fashion journalist/ stylist, but he counts his experience in the UAE - where he worked at Splash, a leading fashion retailer in the Middle East and part of the same family of brands as Lifestyle in India - as a “turning point” in his life.

“It was a huge learning ground where I learned and unlearned many things during my tenure. I got to experience the business of fashion first hand working within the system and also travelled a lot to various shows and fairs like London high streets, premiere vision Paris, bread and butter Barcelona and Berlin , cpd Dusseldorf, Germany , Hong Kong fashion week and china to name a few”, Rupert said.

“I have always dreamt of having my own label and boutique. There is always a risk in any business and when I decided to venture on my own I knew that clear and loud,” Rupert explains.

He was at Splash for almost 7 years, but the desire to make his own mark was too strong to resist. Leaving it all behind in Dubai, Rupert founded his own boutique in Shillong three years ago and hasn’t looked back. Rupert founded his own boutique; RWL Designs, in December 2012 based out of Muda complex, Police Bazaar in Shillong and he hasn’t looked back since. Rupert’s boutique, RwL Designs, presents shoppers with a range of meticulously crafted designer apparel, both traditional and western, as well as accessories.

As a Shillong-born lad who grew up in New Delhi and has worked abroad for several years, this designer’s creations are varied, creative and draw on many influences. From jainsems with a modern, classy finish, to unique western gowns, Rupert’s talent is all too evident, but he is always mindful of his customers’ tastes.

He also one of more than 30 designers who showcased their creations at the second edition of North East India Fashion Week in August where he wowed those present with his mix of indo traditional and western wear, which underlined an increasingly important topic in fashion – that of sustainability.

His designs emphasised the importance of weavers by introducing their creations to the fashion world and promoting the khadi movement, something that he feels strongly about, and his collection during London Fashion Week will take forward his message of sustainable, traditional fashion. . This London fashion week spring summer 2017 RWL designs is committed to promote sustainable eco fashion and support, reviving and preserving the rich indigenous textiles of Meghalaya by featuring “RYNDIA” or eri silk and muga silk in the collection which are natural organic eco friendly product. We have to educate the customer about suitability the human impact on the environment. Its our social responsibility .

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