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Lydia George

Fashion Business and Promotion Student at BCU - Have previous experience as a Visual Merchandiser for 2 years


Harvey Nics Olivia Burton exclusive - Eve's Watch. Olivia Burton - Harvey Nichols. Stockists. Lesa Bennett & Jemma Fennings, Olivia Burton. Lesa Bennett and Jemma Fennings, JLB Brands t/a Olivia Burton Having met on their first day at the London College of Fashion, Lesa Bennett and Jemma Fennings went onto enjoy successful careers in buying for companies like Selfridges and ASOS before joining forces in business.

Lesa Bennett & Jemma Fennings, Olivia Burton

When they couldn’t find a watch that fulfilled their need for style, they decided to design their own under the brand Olivia Burton, taking inspiration from vintage and catwalk to create a collection described as “distinctive, contemporary and fun”. Their iconic Woodland collection is inspired by the beautiful English countryside and features hand drawn illustrations of owls and butterflies. What Makes Them Tick: Meet Olivia Burton's Creators - Story by ModCloth. Wearing an Olivia Burton watch is like sporting a gorgeous piece of exquisite art.

What Makes Them Tick: Meet Olivia Burton's Creators - Story by ModCloth

Classic silhouettes, pretty, decorated faces — this UK brand is rife with character-rich, vintage-inspired details to delight. After admiring these standout accessories for some time, we just had to know more about Lesa and Jemma, the dynamic duo behind the company. Check out our Q&A with Jemma to get these ladies’ take on creating their timeless pieces. Why watches? Olivia Burton. Interview with Olivia Burton founders, Lesa Bennett and Jemma Fennings. Succeeding in creating a women’s watch collection that is distinctive, creative and fun – we wanted to know a little more about the women behind the Olivia Burton watch brand, that brings us such delectable and affordable British styled wristwear.

Interview with Olivia Burton founders, Lesa Bennett and Jemma Fennings

How did you decide that making wristwatches was what you wanted to do? We’re both very passionate about watches and have talked about starting our own business for a while. Jointly we had both been working in fashion buying and production for 15 years and felt that we were ready to take the plunge. You met each other on your first day at London College of Fashion, would you say your friendship is paramount to the success of Olivia Burton?

It certainly contributes to the success! What are your plans for future collections? We will continue to take our inspiration from vintage, catwalk and nature. Exclusive interview with the Olivia Burton Designers. We caught up for a quick chat with Lesa and Jemma from Olivia Burton.

Exclusive interview with the Olivia Burton Designers

Ten reasons to buy an Olivia Burton watch… – Modern Vintage.

Ten reasons to buy an Olivia Burton watch…

Olivia Burton Big Dial OB13BD06 Ladies Watch. Order 4pm for next day delivery | over 8000 & 80 brands | Worldwide shipping available | Authorised dealer of all brands.

Olivia Burton Big Dial OB13BD06 Ladies Watch

Olivia Burton Exclusive Big Dial Watch! - Thou Shalt Not Covet... Hi Guys!

Olivia Burton Exclusive Big Dial Watch! - Thou Shalt Not Covet...

If you follow me on Twitter and Instagram you may have seen my posts over the last few days teasing you with images of a new mystery item from The Dressing Room. I started of by showing you The Dressing Room’s pretty pink gift bag, then a beautiful bird print Olivia Burton box, but what could possibly be lurking inside? For those of you that don’t know, Olivia Burton is a fairly new watch company who are well known for their beautiful muted toned timepieces with depictions of butterflies, hummingbirds and flowers. Trendy Vintage Watches from Olivia Burton- Monica Welburn for Clothes Show TV. CAN LIFESTYLECAN LIFESTYLE. Set up by Lesa Bennett and Jemma Fennings, Olivia Burton has all the makings of a true British classic.


Selling only watches, they have created a line of products that combine quality materials and vintage design. Each watch is carefully created with a Japanese quartz movement which is reliable and accurate, has a genuine leather strap and a stainless steel gold plated case back. We think the whole range of watches appeal to a wide range of age groups, and the very affordable price points only add to this appeal.

Inspiration. Olivia Burton Watches: Unique ladies watches in a range of dial sizes and designs. Olivia Burton Watches: Unique ladies watches in a range of dial sizes and designs. About Us. What Makes Them Tick: Meet Olivia Burton's Creators - Story by ModCloth. Q&A: Lesa Bennett & Jemma Fennings, Olivia Burton. Olivia Burton Vintage Inspired Watches. FASHIONED BY LOVE : Exclusive interview with Olivia Burton designers. In a recent interview to Harper's Bazaar Karl Lagerfeld confessed that, in his opinion, British girls make some of the best fashion designers.

FASHIONED BY LOVE : Exclusive interview with Olivia Burton designers

I think he is right. Not only British girls keep leaving their significant mark on the history of ready-to-wear, they are pretty good at creating striking accessories, too. Shop Olivia Burton analogue, digital & chronograph watches. H&M on Conscious Materials. Can big brands catch up on sustainable fashion? Imagine a pair of trousers you could throw on the compost.

Can big brands catch up on sustainable fashion?

After years of use, they could decompose among the eggshells and tea bags to leave behind nothing but some fertile soil to help grow new raw materials. It takes the circular economy to a whole new level. This is the idea behind F-ABRIC, a range of materials developed by Swiss company Freitag. Until recently, Freitag’s only line of business was making bags out of old truck tarpaulins. While natural fibres like cotton will compost over time, synthetic fibres like polyester won’t, and natural fibres are often blended with synthetic.

The fact that it is biodegradable does not make the fabric any less hard-wearing, says one of the founders, Daniel Freitag. Investigating The Sustainability Claims Behind H&M. ColumnIs fast fashion giant H&M really making moves to become more sustainable, or is it all just greenwashing? Editor’s Note: This is Jessica Marati’s first column for Behind The Label, which will explore whether brands claiming sustainable initiatives are going green – or just plain greenwashing. It’s so easy to love and hate H&M. On the one hand, the Swedish fashion chain has played a significant role in democratizing fashion and bringing trends once reserved for the upper classes to the masses. On the other, H&M’s fast fashion model has accelerated the fashion cycle to its current frenetic pace, driving down prices and increasing pressure within the industry to produce more, quicker, with little regard to the people and environments involved.

In recent years, H&M has made efforts to be more transparent with its social responsibility efforts, releasing a hefty Conscious Actions Sustainability Report in 2010 that outlined its sustainability goals and action roadmap. The Impact of Technology on Fashion Today. Sunday, September 01, 2013 Fashion. Technology’s Impact On Trend & Fashion Forecasting. The Impact Of Social Media On Trend Forecasting After the Behind The Seams trend forecasting panel and Erin Weinger’s insights, I found that the panelists had only scratched the surface on the impact of digital media on trend forecasting.

I wondered if online trending services and real-time forecasting were making traditional mediums obsolete. Digital Vs. Traditional, WhoWhatWearDaily Vs. Vogue, street Style will not replace a highly stylized photography. With the exception of the Erin, most of the panelists respected online technology, but didn’t embrace them. New giant Apple store to open in Waterstones New Street building. Technology giant Apple is set to move into one of Birmingham’s most historic and prominent stores, the Mail understands. A deal is imminent for the Californian behemoth to take over the six-storey Waterstones store on New Street, originally built as one of the first Midland Bank branches.

It continues a renaissance of an important part of the city, coming just days after the opening of the Grand Central shopping mall and days before testing begins on the new Metro line. It presents a long-awaited boost for retail in the traditional heart of shopping in Birmingham, and one Corporation Street retailer has already committed to a major expansion on the back of the impending arrival of Apple. While the deal is yet to be confirmed, it is understood that Apple, Waterstones and the Grade II listed building’s owner Hortons’ Estate have agreed terms. Below: Apple fever - our gallery of the queues at the launch of the new iPhone 6 in Birmingham.

Who's Winning the Fashion E-Commerce Race? LONDON, United Kingdom — Inside the warehouses of the newly forming Yoox Net-a-Porter Group is a software-controlled ballet of man and machine. In giant buildings strategically placed near major fashion markets, robots work alongside humans to pick, pack and ship Christian Louboutin stilettos and Saint Laurent biker jackets.

Future Fashion: 10 Wearable Tech Trends to Watch. How much do top fashion brands really depend on China? When, in July 2011, LinkedIn hired Dan Roth, everyone in the media industry thought the “professional” social network was up to something big. Roth came with an impressive résumé: Forbes, Condé Nast Portfolio (a great but ill-fated glossy), Wired, then Fortune, where he served as managing editor before being poached by LinkedIn. Four years later, Roth snatched Caroline Fairchild, a young, talented writer and editor from Fortune. Again, many thought this was the moment. The trade press, always prompt to draw doomsday scenarios, came up with sensational headlines such as “How Dan Roth became the most powerful editor in business publishing” (Digiday), or “Media frenemy LinkedIn raids Fortune, Wall Street Journal for editors” (AdAge). Worrisome indeed. Everyone (yours truly included) was wrong about LinkedIn editorial potential; it didn’t became a significant business media player—and most likely never will.

Economy Of Fashion: How Different Trends Reflect The Financial State. It's common knowledge fashion is cyclical in nature. The concept of “newness” in fashion doesn't refer to the premiere of a trend, but rather its revival. Why fashion cycles in this manner, however, is less obvious. There are lots of factors at play: cultural trends, politics, celebrity influence. One one of the most surprising factors to influence the cycle of fashion, though, is the state of the global economy.

If you think about it, it makes sense. Who Is Marc Jacobs? HI, I’M MARC,” says a smiling, shortish, muscular man in a very white shirt and black trousers with even whiter socks. He has a housekeeper (“This is Reisa”) and a personal chef (“This is Lauren”), but he answers the door of his West Village townhouse himself, at least when reporters come over. Lee Alexander McQueen, 1969 - 2010: Fashion Film - Nick Knight / Edward Enninful / Alexander McQueen. Christian Louboutin: The World’s Most Fabulous Shoes, Channel 4 - TV review - Reviews - TV & Radio - The Independent. These objects of desire are not designed with commerce or comfort in mind, but they are supposed to make the wearer happy. Louboutin revealed that a picture of Princess Diana looking sadly at her feet was the inspiration for the very first pair of shoes he designed under his own name.

Fashion's luxury brands are trying their luck in smaller British cities in a bid to boost sales. Forbes Welcome. MADE IN BRITAIN - Topshop Blog. Featured Tis the season to be British – tralalalala… lalalala… With the Jubilee and the Olympics encouraging our patriotic tendencies, we thought it was high time classic, quintessential style hit the fashion headlines and thus, our new collection Made in Britain was born.