Thursday, 6 March 2014

PARIS SHOWROOMS| Fashion Scout Paris Drinks Reception AW14

Hamish Bowles, Vogue International Editor-at-Large. 

Rebecca Lowthorpe, Elle UK
Jessica Bumpus, Vogue UK Fashion Features Editor
Designer Yasya Minochkina with Fashion Photographer Patrick Demarchelier

Sarah Mower, US Vogue Contributing Editor
Martyn Roberts, Fashion Scout Director and Lucinda Chambers, Vogue Fashion Director
Lynn Yaeger, Vogue Contributing Fashion Editor
Susie Bubble, Blogger
Candice Fragis, Buyer for Net-A-Porter

As part of Fashion Scout Paris, Sarah Mower hosted a special drinks reception in support of the Ukrainian designers showcasing with us this season. A fitting finale for our Paris Showrooms, it attracted press and buyers among the likes of Vogue's international editor-at-large Hamish Bowles, fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier and blogger Susie Bubble as well as buyers from Net A Porter, Luisa Via Roma and Opening Ceremony.

For AW14, our Ukrainian designers consisted of Anna K, Anna October, Yasya Minochkina, Andreeva, Paskal and Lera Leshchova - all individuals who brought their own aesthetics to the space. With the renowned Anna Wintour also personally visiting the showrooms this season, it's safe to say the international talent was of the highest standard. 

Images by Anton Yeremenko and Hannah Farrell (@HFazzzz)

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

PARIS SHOWROOMS| Anna Wintour Visits Fashion Scout Paris

As the last day of Fashion Scout Paris draws to a close, the incredibly renowned and respected Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of US Vogue, visited our Paris Showrooms. Taking time to speak to Director Martyn Roberts as well as seeing the designs we have on display this season first-hand, it only emphasises the calibre of talent we have showcasing.

Our Paris Showrooms, which end tonight, have been open for the past six days within which, the work of 16 talented designers have attracted media, press and buyers from around the globe.

By Josh Walker, Editor, (@josh_walker_).
Images, by Hannah Farrell, (@HFazzzz).

Monday, 3 March 2014


Developed in London and with a focus on texture, print and colour, the Nova Chiu brand is one which combines culture with classic silhouettes. Run by Nova Chiu and Jeff Archer, their first show together was under our Ones to Watch initiative during the AW12 season.

Since then, the duo have showcased with us during the SS13 season. Born and bred in China, Chiu graduated from the London College of Fashion before launching her work to the industry. Since then, her career has only propelled with their designs. Now regulars at London Fashion Week, their work has already captured the attention of press among the likes of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and iD magazine. 

Nova Chiu’s AW14 collection will be on display at our Paris Showrooms until Tuesday 4th March. 

Images, courtesy of Nova Chiu.

Sunday, 2 March 2014

PARIS SHOWROOMS| Day Four Highlights AW14

Today, the fourth day of our Paris Showroom, it was our Ukrainian designers who were thrown into the spotlight. Featuring six designers from the Ukraine, Fashion Scout's international talent has been a real draw for industry over the past four days including Sarah Mower and Sara Maino. From the work of Anna October and Paskal, who were recently shortlisted for the LVMH award, to the statement pieces produces by Anna K. 

With only two days left to see the 18 designers showcasing with us this season, you can find us at until Tuesday 4th March:

23 Rue de Sicile
Paris 75004

Closest Metro: St Paul

By Josh Walker, (@josh_walker_), Editor. 
Images taken by Hannah Farrell.


The brainchild of designer Miriam Fahsi, Mimi Fasi explores contemporary design inspired by Fasi’s mediterranean roots. Mimi Fasi's designs juxtapose authentic tradition with a modern aesthetic. Unique fabrics and graphic prints combine beautifully to create bold yet elegant designs which channel the avant garde and explore an array of colourful textiles, bringing to life a feeling of the mediterranean. 

Printed silks and opulent embroidery feature heavily in Mimi Fasi collections, adding a luxury element to designs whilst 50s inspired fitted silhouettes combined with sheer kaftans inspire a fusion of east and west.

Born in Worcester, Fahsi grew up in both Switzerland and Morocco. She developed her creative and technical skills at world-renowned institutes in Switzerland, London and Milan before going on to start her own label.

Fresh from her debut at Fashion Scout's London showcase, Fasi will be once again showcasing her collection at our Paris Showrooms which are on until 4th March. Expect to see retro graphic prints and structured silhouettes, all constructed in the finest of raw silks making for a stunningly feminine collection complete with vibrant colour palette.

By Charlotte Muscat, Contributor, (@CharlotteLM9).
Images, courtesy of Mimi Fasi.