ONES TO WATCH

THE FASHION SCOUT COLLABORATIVE SHOWCASE, ONES TO WATCH, IS INSTRUMENTAL IN RAISING THE PROFILE OF EMERGING DESIGN TALENT GLOBALLY. ONE OF THE FIRST PLACES TO SEE THE VERY BEST IN NEW UK AND INTERNATIONAL DESIGN TALENT, ONES TO WATCH PROVIDES A CATWALK SHOWCASE FOR THE BRIGHTEST EMERGING DESIGNERS.

PLAYING A MAJOR ROLE IN PROMOTION OF DESIGN INNOVATION, THIS SHOW IS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP BUSINESS INTERNATIONALLY AND HAS BEEN CREATED TO GENERATE MAXIMUM MEDIA AND BUYER ATTENDANCE.

ONES TO WATCH DESIGNERS ARE AMONG THE MUST-SEE COLLECTIONS EACH SEASON.

ABOUT ONES TO WATCH

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 DIRECTOR, ESTEEMED FASHION WRITER TONY GLENVILLE, ONES TO WATCH’S VERY OWN STYLIST, REBEKAH ROY AND KENDALL ROBBINS, FROM THE BRITISH COUNCIL. FASHION SCOUT’S ONES TO WATCH PROVIDES A UNIQUE PLATFORM FOR THE BRIGHTEST NEW DESIGNERS, WITH MANY GOING ON TO BECOME ESTABLISHED LABELS IN THE INTERNATIONAL FASHION INDUSTRY. 

FASHION SCOUT FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR MARTYN ROBERTS COMMENTED ON THIS SEASON’S SELECTION: “THE ONES TO WATCH SHOW IS THE PERFECT LAUNCH PAD FOR TALENTED NEW DESIGNERS. THIS SEASON’S FOUR DESIGNERS PRESENT COMPLETELY DIFFERENT VISIONS OF THE FUTURE OF FASHION. THIS IS THE SUCCESS OF ONES TO WATCH AND WHY IT IS SO POPULAR.”  THE ONES TO WATCH DESIGNERS WILL PRESENT THEIR NEW COLLECTIONS IN A CATWALK SHOWCASE AS WELL AS BEING PART OF THE FASHION SCOUT LONDON EXHIBITION DURING LONDON FASHION WEEK. ONES TO WATCH IS DESIGNED TO SUPPORT EMERGING DESIGNERS, DEVELOP BUSINESS INTERNATIONALLY AND GENERATE MAXIMUM MEDIA AND BUYER ATTENDANCE. 

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NEO DESIGN

NEO DESIGN STRIVES TO BRING TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES OF MAKING CLOTHING AND JEWELLERY TO A NEW AGE IN WHICH FUNCTIONALITY WILL BENEFIT FROM A TRADITION INSPIRED BY SIMPLICITY. BASED ON A NEW VISION OF FUNCTIONALITY, CLOTHING, JEWELLERY AND ACCESSORIES ARE INTERTWINED THROUGHOUT THE DESIGN PROCESS TO FORM A MULTIFUNCTIONAL UNIT WHICH ADAPTS TO THE WEARER. CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN THE PAST AND THE FUTURE IS NECESSARY FOR A STRONG AND HEALTHY SOCIETY, AND NEO IS TRYING TO ENCOURAGE THIS PERSPECTIVE THROUGH CLOTHING DESIGNED FOR THE POWERFUL AND ARTISTIC. 


STARSICA

THE STARSICA BRAND ORIGINATES FROM THE WISE MAN CHARACTER PRESENT IN FANTASY NOVELS, OFTEN REFERRED TO AS THE "STAR SEEKER". THE COLLECTION HAS A DNA ORIGINATING FROM THE PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPT OF REASON AND PHENOMENON. IT EMPHASISES EVERYDAY WEAR, SEEN THROUGH THE LENS OF AN ANXIOUS MODERN SOCIETY. STARSICA SIMULTANEOUSLY EXUDES MODERN ELEGANCE WHILST ADOPTING AN EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH, CULMINATING IN INNOVATIVE DESIGN ENHANCED BY BEAUTIFUL ATTENTION TO DETAIL. 

 

JI WON CHOI 

WITH BOLD COLOURS, SILHOUETTES AND CONCEPTS, JI WON CHOI FOCUSES ON INVESTIGATING SOCIAL ISSUES THROUGH ARTISTIC EXPRESSION. EXCESSIVISM HIGHLIGHTS THE AMOUNT OF EXCESSIVE WASTE IN CLOSETS STUDIED AROUND THE GLOBE. SUSTAINABILITY IS A KEY DRIVING FORCE WITHIN THE BRAND, SEEKING TO BREAK THE STIGMA AND STEREOTYPES SHROUDING TRADITIONAL SUSTAINABLE FASHION. EVERY COLLECTION IS SEASONLESS AND GENDERLESS, WITH AN EXPLORATIVE LIVELY AESTHETIC, AIMING TO MAKE SUSTAINABILITY A NORMATIVE FASHION STANDARD. 

 

TRIINU PUNGITS

TRIINU PUNGITS DESIGNS FOLLOWS THE PHILOSOPHY THAT BODY AND MIND SHOULD ALWAYS HARMONIOUSLY INTERACT. A BOLD YET TASTEFUL ADOPTION OF AN ARRAY OF COLOURS, SHAPES, DIGITAL PRINTS AND CUTS GIVE THE BRAND A DISTINCTIVE YET CHARMING IDENTITY.  ALL DIGITAL PRINTS USED IN TRIINU PUNGIT'S COLLECTIONS HAVE BEEN CREATED BY TRIINU HERSELF AND THOUGHTFULLY APPLIED TO THE GARMENT. HAND MADE, ONE OF A KIND COATS ARE THE TRADEMARK OF TRIINU PUNGITS. 

 


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