9 fashion brands to watch
9 fashion brands to watch
For London’s fashion industry a new year means a whole host of new trends to discover.
If you’re looking to style-up your wardrobe as a new year’s resolution, make sure you keep an eye on these nine flourishing fashion brands based at Workspace.
Les Animaux – www.lesanimaux.com
Fusing impeccable tailoring and delicately subversive femininity, Les Animaux – based at Vox Studios – offer luxurious daywear and unique statement pieces with a new wave attitude for the modern woman.
Albam Clothing – www.albamclothing.com
Albam Clothing is fast evolving into a highly-popular contemporary menswear brand. Based at Screenworks, Albam now works with some of the finest craftsmen and design factories on the continent and has expanded to four London stores in Soho, Spitalfields, Islington and Covent Garden.
Three Graces London – www.threegraceslondon.com
One of the new kids on the block, Three Graces London was founded in 2015 by Catherine Johnson. With clothing designed very much for a 24-hour lifestyle, Catherine and her team work out of Screenworks, sourcing the finest handmade cotton, linen, lace and silks across Europe to design luxurious loungewear, robes, sleepwear and lingerie.
Penfield – www.penfield.com
This long-established outerwear fashion firm have been pioneering from their Massachusetts home in the United States since 1975. Their insulated outerwear always proves a hit at this time of the year, with their stylish ‘New England’ aesthetic now world-renowned. Their UK base can be found in our Screenworks business centre.
Marques Almeida – www.marquesalmeida.com
Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida are both trained in womenswear and their eye for fashion was recognised in 2015 when they scooped the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers, before launching their debut Resort collection later that year. Based in Hackney’s Mare Street Studios, their clothes are now stocked worldwide, with their stocklist growing with every season!
Nicce Clothing – www.nicceclothing.com
Having identified a clear gap in the market for clean, high-quality contemporary casualwear and streetwear, NICCE London was founded in 2013 and is now based at the Pill Box in Bethnal Green. Inspired by Ibiza and its inhabitants, style and music, the brand is fast cementing itself as a premier London lifestyle choice.
Tilly and the Buttons – www.tillyandthebuttons.com
Catering to the new wave of DIY dressmakers, Tilly Walnes founded Tilly and the Buttons: creating cute easy-to-use vintage-inspired sewing patterns, as well as online workshops to help budding dressmakers create their own beautiful clothes. You’ll find Tilly and her team based at the Parkhall Business Centre.
Monreal London – www.monreallondon.com
A brand borne out of personal necessity, designer and tennis player, Stefani Grosse struggled to find adequate high-performance work-out gear and subsequently opted to solve her own issue with Monreal London. A luxury clothing brand – based at Grand Union Studios – which seamlessly straddles the line between sports and fashion, it’s a must for any professional that likes to look good on and off the court.
Emilia Wickstead – www.emiliawickstead.com/welcome
Having spent many years in Milan, New Zealand-born Emilia Wickstead later graduated with a BA in Fashion Design and Marketing at Central Saint Martin’s London in 2007. Since graduating, Emilia has worked in numerous world-renowned fashion houses, notably Giorgio Armani, Proenza Schouler, Narciso Rodriguez and Vogue in Milan and New York. However, Emilia then launched her own stunning label in London, with seasonal, ready-to-wear collections stocked across all of the capital major department stores and beyond. Day-to-day, Emilia works out of Pall Mall Deposit, which is a creative space that really allows innovation and flair to shine.
If you’re fanatic about fashion and you’re considering following in the footsteps of these emerging fashion labels based in one of our 69 business centres, Workspace can help. Make sure you take a look at our available studio and workshop space located in all four corners of the capital here.