What was your initial reason to be a part of the Paris Showroom?
I thought being part of an established showroom with a great selection of interesting labels would be a good way to meet new buyer and press contacts. As a designer doing her first season I thought VFS would attract buyers and press interested in coming to the showroom to see the ‘new talent’ and discover new designers not be solely based on appointments.

What did you enjoy about being a part of the Vauxhall Fashion Scout Paris Showroom?
Getting to know the other designers and learning a lot from the shared experience.

How did the showroom benefit you as a brand?
I did make some good new contacts!

What buyers/designers/Fashion Industry Insiders did you meet?
Fleur Djavachvili - Residence
The Design – Shop Portugal
I-D
Vogue Italia
Bethan from Fashion Editor at Large
Elle Ukraine
Surface China
Asos
Patricia Lerat
Boticca.com

What unexpected publicity did you gain from the Paris Showroom?
Being featured on the Vogue Italia blog!


For more designer interviews from the Vauxhall Fashion Scout Paris Showroom, keep your eyes on the VFS Blog. In the meantime, head over to our website for more information on Eleanor Bolton and Vauxhall Fashion Scout by clicking here!

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