Just for all of you who are eagerly anticipating the arrival of LGN Events' flagship off-schedule LFW Show in September, we have compiled a little blog post of all the designers exhibiting as a taster of what the guests will be treated to on the 16th and 17th September 2011.
FRIDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2011
After her successful debut last September with her collection titled ‘Poupees Perdues’ (lost dolls), French label Malam will be returning to London with another collection made up of one of a kind pieces. EM Lyon Business School and ESMOD Paris Fashion School graduate Emmanuelle Marie is the creative force behind the brand. She is known for her use of lace, embroidery, vintage and unexpected patterned fabrics. Her models will be strutting down the Catwalk wearing fabulous footwear provided by Portuguese brand Eject Shoes Stay up to date with Malam by visiting their blog http://malam-paris.blogspot.com
Anna Syczewska- Grabowska took the not so giant leap from Artist to Fashion designer in 2010 when she launched her label Anniss. Some characteristics of her designs are combining fabrics that normally won’t work together, using the colour black or reconstructing the classical style.
Read our interview with Anniss @ http://lgn-events.blogspot.com/2011/07/what-made-you-want-to-take-leap-from.html
Returning to London fashion week for his third consecutive season, Omar Mansoor has notified the fashion world that he is not a force to be reckoned with. Designing beautiful dresses for ‘real women’ is where his passion lies. His delicately designed dresses have even been worn by royalty from the middle-east and supermodel Sophie Anderton. Read our interview with Omar @ http://lgn-events.blogspot.com/2011/07/we-caught-up-with-omar-mansoor-to-find.html
Following her success at the LGN Event’s London summer showcase in July, French designer, Nad Lynski is set to return to London for another exciting showcase of her classic womenswear collection. Nad Lynski’s designer has worked with some famous French designers such as Pierre Cardin, Popy Moreni, Gianfranco Ferré and Lecoanet Hemant. Watch video footage of their previous collection pieces @ http://www.nadlynski.com/crbst_7.html
Slovenian fashion designer Alja Slemensek has always known she wanted to work in fashion. Since setting up her label in 2008 she has been hard at work having showcased her brand on various different platforms including Bitola fashion week in Macedonia and Modepalast 11 in Vienna. Read our interview with Alja @http://lgn-events.blogspot.com/2011/07/introducing-alja-slemensek.html
Dubai based fashion label ’Bint Thani’ is a fashion brand that combines the Haute Couture of Paris with the trendy style of the high street. Brand Owner Khulood Althani is the first UAE national to have graduated with a Masters degree in Fashion Management and Marketing at the prestigious ESMOD Paris. Read our interview with Bint Thani @ http://lgn-events.blogspot.com/2011/06/introducing-bint-thani.html
He uses African inspired themes in his clothes and adds a cosmopolitan flair which allows them to be worn by everyone. The outfits are affordable and designed for each individual person to ensure they are always flattering and suit the wearer. Kaveke is committed to creating looks that are timeless, functional and amazing. Read more on Kaveke’s profile @ http://beta.mnetafrica.com/FaceOfAfrica/Latest/Article.aspx?ArticleID=67
SATURDAY 17TH FEBRUARY 2011
London based designer Luna Sky aims to create beautiful pieces for the modern and sophisticated woman. Her pieces are made with the finest fabric and unmatched Italian tailoring technique.
This season sees her return to London Fashion Week to showcase her new S/S12 collection. Her designs are currently sold globally in Italy, Japan, Canada and France. Read her full press release @ http://lgn-events.blogspot.com/2011/08/london-based-designer-luna-sky-set-to.html
Nana’s Closet by Dina Said
Award Winning Cairo-born designer Dina Said debuts her unique brand Nana’s Closet during London Fashion Week this season.
Dina has gained much attention after winning Egypt’s Designer of the Year in 2010 and it is easy to see why. Her luxurious yet functional designs are the perfect mixture of feminine and masculine and her summer collection was a heady fusion of tribal and colour-blocking themes accented by her trademark embellishments. View more of Dina’s pieces @ http://bellesandrebelles.blogspot.com/2011/04/nanas-closet-spring-2011.html
Yu:I&Me is a newly launched label by CEO of fashion consulting company mottoel, Rami Joo and Independent designer, Yu:l Seo. With their combined years of experience, passion and knowledge of the industry they both joined forces to create the contemporary brand.
Watch footage of their collection @ http://vimeo.com/26997988
Bucharest based independent designer Cristina Cernei recently showcased her vibrant designs at the LGN Events London Summer showcase. Her passion for respecting the female body leads her to create designs that are a blend of geometrical shapes with surprising volumes, glamorous silhouettes, origami shaped or hand painted couture. Her designs have also been featured in numerous prominent publications and events including Romanian Movie Industry Awards and Transylvania International Horse Show. Stay updated with the brand via their facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/FusionByCernei
Already holding an impressive client base including Hollywood celebrities and international musicians, Malgorzata seeks to expand and enchant new clients with her exquisite designs.
Her amazing creations have been featured in VOGUE, ELLE, L'OFFICIEL, FACES, BULLETT, and 160 grams, as well as looks being shown on top internet sites like FASHIONGONEROGUE.COM and STYLE.IT.Watch a video of some of Malgorzata’s pieces @ http://vimeo.com/19434206
Ghori by Azim Khan
Moving from his hometown of Karachi to London led Azim Khan to launch his fashion label entitled Ghori. Ghori is an innovative womenswear label, creating utterly attractive and sexy looking clothes that give women a positive attitude to feel and look beautiful in their femininity. Azim most recently showcased his creations at Brighton Fashion Week and the fabulous J Summer Fashion Show.Read our interview with Azim @ http://lgn-events.blogspot.com/2011/08/london-fashion-week-is-literally-round.html
London based designer Monsura Ajadi will present her carefully designed, stunning crafted bags from her label ‘Monsura Boutique’. Having designed an exclusive range for UK based footballer John Carew earlier this year, this young label has also already been snapped up by several boutiques across the country in a very short space of time. Learn more about Monsura Boutique @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oljCECsASvg&feature=related
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