All posts tagged: Victoria Secret

Nicole Van Dyke, an american in Paris

The Nicole Van Dyke collection is equal parts cool and caring : creating fabulous fashion from existing fabrics & leathers, and from handwovens exclusively designed and woven for the collection. The limited edition accessories & clothing are crafted entirely in France by skillful artisans : helping to pretty the planet, not pollute it. Nicole Van Dyke collects vintage fabrics during her travels around the world, and vintage leathers in Paris. A creative collaboration with a talented textile designer and weaver (who happens to be her mum), features wools and mohairs for Fall, cottons and linens for Spring. Nicole Van Dyke’s adventure, started in New York and continued in Paris, mixes treasure hunting for great materials with a passion for great design. An eclectic upbringing between the urban streets of Berlin, where her mom grew up, and the gorgeous landscapes of Michigan and the American Midwest, where her dad is from, combined for an indelible mark on her aesthetic. Chic, modern & urban mixed with relaxed, unpretentious & comfortable – a Nicole Van Dyke design can go anywhere, …

Fashion Sculpture with Georgia Hardinge

Born in London, Georgia Hardinge shows a truely international background and a one-of-a-kind fascination for fashion design.  Georgia launched her London-based label in 2010 and begun to build her identity as a sculptural designer. Indeed, her inspiration comes from architectural shapes. Even if her collections do reveal a marked -and sometimes experimental- sculptural style, Georgia produces flattering yet very wearable pieces. Training at Parsons School of Art and design in Paris, Georgia won acclaim by receiving the best designer award for her graduate collection. Few years later, Georgia’s Autumn Winter 2011 won the “Merit Award’” with her first stand-alone runway show at Fashion Scout. Since then she has continued to shine with celebrated collaborations including bespoke outfits for the Victoria Secret fashion show with sponsorship from Swarovski, and designing a limited edition Lancôme bottle exclusively sold in Selfridges. The label has seen its second successful collaboration with the high street: Georgia Hardinge for River Island. Her film for River Island has been rewarded as “best fashion film” at Berlin Fashion Film Festival. Sponsorship from the Center for Fashion Enterprise as a participant in their highly sought after Pioneer …