Olivia is from the small Northern town, Middlesborough in England, but currently lives in Edinburgh. She studied textile and fashion design at Chelsea College of Art in London and went on to set up her own independent British clothing label called Olivia Rose the Label, where each item of clothing is handmade in Olivia’s studio in Edinburgh.Read More
Paradise Row is a luxury handbag company based in East London. The brand designs and handcrafts these gorgeous bags in East London using locally sourced material. I had a chance to quiz founder, Nika Diamond-Krendel on everything Paradise Row which is the name of a quaint cobbled street in east London. It perfectly encapsulates old and new London.Read More
I had no experience in fashion at all before studying and got in purely on my enthusiasm and passion. I started getting 2 2’s and ended up getting a first. I worked bloody hard and got the highest mark in my year for creative marketingRead More
Paulin is a British watch company specialising in high quality, design-led watches. The brainchild of 3 sisters, production began in late 2013, after 2 years of development.
The Paulin sisters were inspired by their great grandfather; George Henry Paulin, a distinguished sculptorRead More
The creative industry is growing every year and yet, as a soon-to-be graduate from a fashion journalism course, I often feel a wave of scepticism wash over people as soon as I mention what I study. Despite what many people think working in fashion isn’t easy, in fact working in any creative industry takes just as much hard work and perseverance as many other competitive industries.Read More
Loty handmakes these gorgeous headdresses and headpieces for the people who believe more is more!
A graphic designer by day, Loty’s pieces are perfect for festivals, parties, costumes & events. Each headdress is lovingly handmade in her East London home studio where she uses a mixture of new, old and recycled materials to create each individual piece.
‘Everyone loves a bit of nostalgia.’ We’ve caught up with Phiney on the blower in London and she’s stoked to spill the beans on the goss. ‘When I was doing my last collection, The Cult of Our Bedroom Fantasies, I was going through my old keepsake boxes and remembering that time when you’re a teenage girl: too young to go out, but too old to hang with your parents all the time.’Read More
When we spotted Laurie Lee on Insta, we knew she was the girl for us. After working in advertising for 15 years, Laurie Lee (the eternal babe) realised she wasn’t as happy as she thought. She made the bold switch to fashion design and after just 2 years with her leather brand – it seems following her heart paid off.Read More