Well! continuing with London Fashion Week after two amazing days lets take you the third one.
The day starts with Preen by Thornton Bregazzi
Preen by Thornton Bregazzi
DESIGNER NAME: Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi
BACKGROUND: Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi have firmly established Preen as one of London’s most distinctive and successful labels. They met when they were both eighteen in the Isle of Man where they grew up and began with a small boutique in London’s Portobello in 1996.
They have grown their label from a tiny shop in London’s Portobello Road, to selling in over 25 countries world wide. Preen designs are worn by high profile women including Diane Kruger, Scarlett Johansson, Cate Blanchett, Carey Mulligan, Kate Bosworth, Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyonce, Rihanna and Michelle Obama.
Mulberry creates beautiful leather bags from carefully chosen and exquisite natural leathers. Each individual bag is the result of highly skilled craftsmanship married with creativity, imagination and innovation. From its home to its most iconic signature pieces, Mulberry is an English luxury brand. It is individual, charming, practical and unashamedly idiosyncratic. By staying true to its roots, and dedicated to nurturing generations of skilled craftsmen and women, Mulberry inspires and delights customers all over the world.
DESIGNER NAME: Margaret Howell
BACKGROUND: Surrey, England.
Inspired by the authenticity Margaret Howell find in nature, people and places, and think it is the same quality she look for in the materials she choose. For example, the feel of hand-woven Harris tweed and the irregular slub of Irish linen. She feel passionate about landscape, and its connection with such fabrics and the skilled people who weave them.
DESIGNER NAME: Richard Nicoll
BACKGROUND: Richard was born in London and grew up in Australia. Since graduating from Central Saint Martins MA in 2002, Richard has gained experience including freelance consulting alongside Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton and Creative Director of Womenswear at Cerruti.
DESIGNER NAME: Marios Schwab
BACKGROUND: “Greco-Austrian and currently live in London.” Marios completed his BA at Esmod Berlin then went on to the MA course at Central Saint Martins. He worked for the menswear designer Kim Jones, on Jones’ womenswear label, before starting his own business.