Long long due!
For all those who don’t know,I just changed my jobs, and back in London town I haven’t had the time to sit down on my beloved to write for a long time!
I visited SCOOP International London last month, which I would declare one of the best contemporary buying shows London has seen as yet.It was a buyers haven,knowing all they want for the season is stocked neatly in an aesthetically pleasing series,dotted by a few art structure here and there(considering it was held at the lovely Satchi Gallery it is bound to have that effect!)
There were quite a few designers who caught my eye, from luxurious knitwear brand Ross X Bute (A favourite amongst Kate Middleton’s places to shop…shhh our little secret) to contemporary jewellery designer Fiona Paxton (Who,combines a traditional Indian Bead work from Jhabua,Madhya Pradesh,with semi precious stones) everyone had the best of shows put up!
One designer who caught my eye and absolutely translated her tranquility into her collection was Rachel Antonio,with her eponymous label started in 2010. An Edinburgh College of Art graduate,this designer has had an experiences across Architecture at Hakes Associates in London(an architecture turned shoe-design firm) and fashion . No wonder the collection oozed that kinda of a modern urban architectural landscape mood with detailing to smart origami-esque pleating and folding. I spoke to quite a few people who went to SCOOP that weekend, and at some point of time in their conversation they spoke to this talented architect turned fashion designer,so you all know where my bets are this season!
Have look at her latest collection!
Images: Rachel Antonio and trendbridged.wordpress.com