British Designers

Where The Ethical Fashion Industry Is Going Wrong

Sophie Dunster | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Style
Sophie Dunster

It takes almost 1800 gallons of water to produce a pair of jeans. If we physically saw that wastage, I'm sure many of us would get a nasty shock at actually how much of an impact it has on the environment. To paint the picture a little clearer, an average bath is 36 gallons, so that's around 50 baths. That just sounds ridiculous.

Make Way for the Boys

Claire Ashcroft | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Ashcroft

Although not as well-known and popular as the manically glamorous fashion weeks, London Collections is finally getting the press and recognition it desperately needs and undeniably deserves.

Exclusive: British Design Duo Vin + Omi to Showcase AW14 Collection at London Fashion Week

Kate Lawson | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

Vin + Omi are undoubtedly innovative visual pioneers, unafraid to experiment and create their own unique design codes, opting out of the currency of hype surrounding industry trends.

Magic Makers: Emma Cook

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Style
Eleanor Doughty

I'm talking about another British designer this week. Derbyshire born Emma Cook is in the hot seat, her print-plentiful collections oozing British brilliance with a sense of humour only to be expected from our fair land.

An English Spring at Galerie Elsa Vanier | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Style

Jewelry designers Jo Hayes-Ward, Jacqueline Cullen and eight others are starting a British invasion in Paris this spring as they take over the Elsa Vanier gallery until 30 April. An invasion of British jewellery designers has hit the City of Light.

Everyday Leather Looks for the Rock Chick at Heart from Urbancode

Sarah McGiven | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Born from a desire to create simple leather basics for every wardrobe, British design company Urbancode produces subtly edgy, great everyday leather and suede womenswear and accessories.

Head Girl: Modern British Millinery From the Libertarian

Sarah McGiven | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Jayne Elwell, the Cleveland-based designer behind The Libertarian, is a modern day milliner whose quirky creations are more Lady Gaga than Mother of the Bride. Specialising in one-off or small runs of original, handmade hats, fascinators and hair accessories often made from recycled materials including vinyl records, rulers and vintage fabric.

London Calling

Grace Elena Banks | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Grace Elena Banks

London Fashion Week has been and gone, but what can we learn about the relationship from emerging talent, to fully-fledged designer? The catwalks hav...

Alice Temperley Talks Screen Sirens And Pippa Middleton

Sarah Karmali | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Alice Temperley, one of Britain's most sought-after fashion designers, talks about the screen siren inspirations for next season's collections and rec...