60 Second Interview: Leutton Postle

Vauxhall Fashion Scout have plunged into a wave of excitement and announcements. Today we announced Leutton Postle as our Merit Award for this Septemeber 2011. 
We were so excited that the uber talented Jenny Postle and Sam Leutton have been chosen as this season's Merit Award winner and we just had to find out a bit more about them. Juan Mora tracked them down for a quick chat...

JM: How are you feeling after winning the Merit Award from Vauxhall Fashion Scout?
LP: Excited, Nervous, Hyped.
JM: What did you do to celebrate?
LP: Went to Mecca Bingo.
JM: What industry experience did you gain before creating your own label?
LP: All sorts. We both worked for various London based designers and Sam worked in China for 6 months for knitwear innovators Stoll.
JM: Which designer inspires you the most?
LP: No particular one, but we like  Walter Van Beirendonck, Missoni, Sonia Delaunay, Zandra Rhodes and Nick Cave. (Not the musician) 

JM: What random things inspire you?
LP: Eurovision. Food. Ukraine. Pound Shops. Skips. Memphis. Hardware Shops. Stockport. Wolverhampton.
JM: If you weren't a fashion designer, what would you be?
LP: Jenny- Cheese Maker
       Sam- Sausage Maker
JM: If you could collaborate with anyone, who would it be?
LP: Sonia Delaunay
JM: Where would you like to see your brand in the future?
LP: Harder Faster Better Stronger.
JM: How do you imagine September?
LP: Stressful and mental whilst amazing and exhillerating. 

Brief but full of insight about this designer duo. 

Leutton Postle debut catwalk show will take place at Vauxhall Fashion Scout during london fashion week 16 - 20th September 2011 at Freemasons´ Hall in Convent Garden. 

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