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This past year I’ve found it hard to blog. Grief really messes with your concentration and focusing is really a challenge. The other difficulty was grief and fashion just don’t seem to go together but they are both a big part of my daily life right now and I’ve wanted to find a way forContinue reading

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ONES TO WATCH Ana Ljubinkovic, Anissa Aida, Billie Jacobina, Ester Kubisz were selected from a long list of emerging designers by a panel of industry experts which this season included Martyn Roberts, Fashion Scout’s Founder and Creative Director, esteemed fashion writer Tony Glenville, Ones to Watch ’s very own stylist, Rebekah Roy (me!) and Kendall Robbins, fromContinue reading

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Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch is one of my favourite shows: 4 designers selected from a shortlist of 50 emerging designers by industry experts: Hilary Alexander, Martyn Roberts, Kendal Robbins, Georgia Hardinge and me. Anita Hirlekar, JS Shin, Leaf Xis and Typical Freaks will show at Fashion Scout’s 17th season of the Ones to Watch!Continue reading

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I met Hannah Williams a few seasons back in 2013  while styling Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch show, Hannah was selected along side designers Helen Lawrence and Renli Su to show at London Fashion Week.  In 2013 Hannah won both the  Graduate Fashion Week 2013 Womenswear and Fashion Innovation Awards and she also won the Muuse winner 2013.  HannahContinue reading

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This season the Fashion Scout Selection Committee included Judith Tolley from the Centre for Fashion Enterprise, Hilary Alexander OBE, Vogue Italia’s Sara Maino, me, Martin Robert (Director of Fashion Scout), designer and merit award winner Georgina Hardinge, consultant Craig Spellar and Kendall Robbins from the British Council. Fashion Scout is one of the few venues inContinue reading

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It’s that time of year again, London Fashion Week, February 20-24 2015 is coming up sooner than you think and it’s time for emerging designers to showcase their collections as catwalk shows, presentations or as part of the exhibition at Fashion Scout. You can also apply for the Merit Award and Ones to Watch Award whichContinue reading

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This season I was backstage styling Gyo Yuni Kimchoe‘s first show as the winners of Fashion Scout’s prestigious Merit Award, previous winners include David Koma, Eudon Choi, Agi & Sam and Georgia Hardinge. Gyo Kim and Yuni Choe attended Parsons School of Design in New York before moving to London and studying at Central Saint Martins together.Continue reading

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Jay Briggs is not shy to talk about the realities of what it is to be a new designers and he’s not a afraid of a lot of hard work. He’s in it for the long haul and even while creating this collection he was working full time in retail. This was Jay’s first presentation sinceContinue reading

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Yesterday I was at the Fashion Scout model casting day, casting for The Ones To Watch with Cassandra Verity Green, Keiko Nishiyama, Youjia Jin & Min Wu and the Merit Award winner Gyo Yuni Kimchoe  duo Gyo Kim and Yuni Choe. It’s always a great casting day – we must have seen over 400 models – which is really greatContinue reading

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This year Graduate Fashion Week will take place May 31st  – June 3rd at the Truman Breweries on Brick Lane. On May 1st Graduate Fashion Week held a reception with a catwalk show at the Houses of Parliament. It was my first visit to the Houses of Parliament – it’s an amazing building and thereContinue reading

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PingHe – This is our second season at Fashion Scout, last season, PingHe’s first collection picked up several new stockists including Harvey Nicholas so we’re quite excited about what will happen this season and we will be exhibiting during Paris Fashion Week. PingHe is body-conscious and flatters the female shape – winter is about resistanceContinue reading

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I had a wonderful AW14 London Fashion Week. I styled two shows, Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch and PingHe and both shows went extremely well! I saw quite a few shows on behalf of  the American magazine – The Untitled Magazine as I’m their UK Fashion Editor. It was important for me to see asContinue reading

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Every fashion week I seem to fall in love. I’ve been styling Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch for about 12 seasons and I can’t help but adore the designers that I’m working. It’s often the designer first show after graduation – so it’s such a wonderful moment to share in a designers life. This seasonContinue reading

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Yulia Kondranina graduated from Central St Martins MA in 2012. I first met Yuila  while styling the Ones to Watch AW 13 – it’s still one of my favourite collections. Julia was awarded Fashion Scout’s spring/summer 2014 Merit Award – that collection didn’t have any fringing but it was textured, there were crocheted dresses featuringContinue reading

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I’m styling two shows this season, PingHe and Fashion Scout’s  The Ones to Watch.  Yesterday we had the Fashion Scout model casting at the Freemason’s Hall in the same room that will be transformed into the main catwalk space.  It’s a great opportunity for many designers to see so many models:  several hundred models showContinue reading

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Yeashin Kim launched her brand ‘YEASHIN’ in 2012, after she graduated from the London College of Fashion.I met her when she was also selected for Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch for February 2013. Her clothes are fun, happy – of a mixture of traditional Korean elements and British 60’s glamour!

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Patrick studied at the University of Brighton in 2009. After his Bachelor of Arts, he did his MA at Royal College of Art of London graduating in 2011. He then went on to work with Hussein Chalayan and Victor & Rolf. Patrick was then selected as Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch and showed his collection FebruaryContinue reading