Allsaints Basement Sessions Archives - London On The Inside. New Music Cities: New York. London Fashion Review - British Fashion Designers, Labels and Brands. View Whistles fashion collections on London Fashion Review Blog A Total Overhaul: The Revamping of Whistles Ever since the Whistles label reached the grand old age of 30 years in fashion in 2006, it has been undergoing a significant reinvention, spearheaded by Jane Shepherdson (below), former Topshop saviour, after her recruitment in 2008.
Before Shepherson joined the team, Whistles was a brand losing direction, and as a result, was viewed by many to become stale – a word that no fashion label or designer wants to hear. Gone are the days of the ‘yummy mummy’; Shepherdson has brought Whistles back to life by bringing a much edgier style to the collections. A Brief, Chic History Of The Motorcycle Jacket (AKA Fall's Must-Have Item) I'm deep into reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, which is not only blowing my mind (who knew philosophy was so cool?!)
But inspiring my fall wardrobe. I'll be tapping into my inner Hell's Angel as soon as cooler weather rolls around, thanks to the uber-chic motorcycle jacket...but I'm definitely not the first to discover classic black leather's sex appeal. Check out our brief, chic history of fall's must-have outerwear item, after the jump. 1928: Irving Schott designs the first motorcycle jacket and sells it for $5.50 at the Harley Davidson store in New York.
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The former Topshop brand director, once described as "the most powerful woman on the high street," had just become chief executive of (and a substantial investor in) a fading British brand called Whistles. Days before the brand was scheduled to unveil its relaunch, Lehman Brothers collapsed. "It was terrible," Shepherdson recalls. "The whole year was just really, really stressful -- I lost about a stone. " Jane Shepherdson, Chief Executive Officer, Whistles. LONDON, United Kingdom — Perhaps it’s not surprising that, in her spare time, Jane Shepherdson does flying trapeze in Hoxton, smack in the heart of achingly hip East London.
Right from her earliest days in the fashion industry, Shepherdson has been known for taking risks and having her finger on the pulse of what’s cool. After getting her start as an assistant buyer at Topshop, back in 1984, Shepherdson spent twenty years working her way up the ladder to become Topshop’s brand director, effectively overseeing the retail, product, finance, HR and property departments of a company that, under her leadership, was transformed into a globally recognised brand, emblematic of the dynamic nature of British high street fashion. About Us. ALLSAINTS Brand video 24092014. Q&A: Jeffrey Lubell, True Religion Creator & Owner - Denimology. Today’s Designer Question & Answer is with Jeffrey Lubell, Creator & Owner of True Religion.
There are styles of this brand that carry us through any kind of situation in our lives. There is always the RIGHT pair of TR to fit our mood/situation. You can dress these jeans up and become a party queen/king, or you can dress them “down” and transmit your inner “rebel with(out) a cause”. About True Religion. Biography In 2002, True Religion emerged onto the Los Angeles denim scene by blowing up the construction of the classic five-pocket jean.
Industry-standard sewing machines couldn't handle our designs, so we broke them apart and rebuilt them to produce our one-of-a-kind vision. With its five-needle thread at two-stitch-per-inch process, our Super T stitch was instantly recognized for style that was unlike any other denim brand in the world. History of True Religion Jeans. True Religion jeans made their way onto the pop culture scene in late 2002.
Based out of Los Angeles, Jeffrey Lubell wanted to create a new, quality version of premium denim. Taking his inspiration from the 1970s style of jean wear, Lubell’s True Religion line features products loved by consumers and celebrities alike. Brand Image. The History of The Kooples Brand – Essay. The History of ‘The Kooples’ Brand Tony and Georgette Elisha started Comptoir des Cotonniers, a fast selling clothing retail company in 1995, where their son, Alexandre, followed into the family business to deal with communications.
This was closely followed by his brother, Laurent. In 2005, the company was sold to a Japanese company, Fast Retailing, which held a non-competition clause to the Elisha’s for three years, denying them access to the user. The Kooples: The must have brand for trendy couples. - Womenology. Alexander, Laurent and Raphael Elisha were all destined to work in fashion: their father, Tony, is the founder of the brand ‘Comptoir des Cotonniers’, and he soon involved his sons in his adventure.
In 2008, the three brothers developed some strategies (advertising in pairs), adapted their target market (young and trendy couples), and The Kooples was born. Three years later, it is one of the fastest growing textile brands in France and abroad… It was from word of mouth that The Kooples became known: even before opening the first store, the brand had launched a major advertising campaign featuring couples, with no mention of the brand. London Fashion Review - British Fashion Designers, Labels and Brands. View the latest All Saints Fashion collections Since its humble beginnings in 1994 as a wholesale menswear brand, All Saints has gone from strength to strength. As at the start of 2011, the brand currently boasts 63 stand-alone stores and 47 concessions in many worldwide locations, selling menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, accessories and even homeware. However, it has not been all smooth sailing for the All Saints brand name.
In 2010, the label was on the brink of failure after the collapse of two Icelandic banks, both of which had heavy financial investment in the brand. However, All Saints Chairman Kevin Stanford battled with administrators and after intervention of the high court – managed to retain control. London Fashion Review - British Fashion Designers, Labels and Brands.