Phew, we always sigh with relief after our mega press day, is done & dusted, especially when it is a big success! This season’s AW13 was even better than ever and thanks so much to everyone who attended. We had over 180 journalists/stylists coming to pop by which was amazing and always great to catch up and see everyone.
Once again we settled into our favourite 5 star hotel, The Westbury on Conduit Street, W1 and very much enjoyed our two day residency!
Guests were treated to delicious Italian food, champagne and mini manicures thanks to Sarah Erotokritou of In Home Beauty Bys.
We were delighted to showcase new clients collections including Madeleine Thompson luxury cashmere, Oroblu’ Italian hosiery and Babes with Babies gorgeous maternity and new mum fashion & gifts.
Bridal shoe designer Emmy wowed us all with her fabulous neon trimmed shoes & elegant vintage inspired collection. Beaumont Organic is launching new sister label, ‘Hannah’ a fashion forward ethical range and fine jeweller Lucie Campbell’s collection added some amazing va va voom to the room! The new understated chic AW13 looks by international designer Ronen Chen went down very well, particularly the chiffon snake print blouses which we all had our eye on!
Affordable designer label Wondaland takes a walk on the dark side with AW13 with a nod to the sports luxe trend but maintaining feminine details such as waist pleats and dainty hook & eye details. Print masters Eley Kishimoto took inspiration from decorative costume worn by ladies in 19th century Parisian society, with ruffle prints, oversized collars and brocade patterns featuring for AW13.
Jewellery designer Hannah Warner launched her new architectural inspired range and once again Wilbur & Gussie inspired with their range of on trend printed clutch bags. Mimi Berry introduced the very cool Russell brief-case the new must have work bag and the brilliant rubber & leather mix boot label by Gothenburg both intrigued and surprised. (sold at Wolf & Badger)
High summer swimwear by uber cool designer label Pistol Panties and super cute new short brand Le Short all got us in the summer mood.
Once again we were delighted to have Emma Hart as our special guest, showcasing Princesse tam tam, Eberjey and new label launch Minette Paris.
Our guests were very lucky to be invited to choose a fab Ingenue dress for the summer #jealous ! And, London retailer Fleur b. showcase some sleek silk pieces in the most divine rainbow colours.
And finally, how cute is the new crochet collection from Toft Alpaca – how cute are the elephant kits!
We didn’t video the event this season, but do check out our SS13 event to get more a behind the scenes on press days.