Wednesday, 15 October 2014

HIGHLIGHTS | Colin Leslie at Fashion Scout London

Eco Friendly, handcrafted bamboo sunglasses brand, Colin Leslie, made a splash with their retro styled sunglasses found on the front row at Fashion Scout London SS15.

VIP guests where treated to a pair of shades in the FROW goodie bags at various shows during Fashion Scout, London Fashion Week. Colin Leslie Eyewear’s Eco Unit.T range is made from recycled acetate frames and plantation sourced bamboo, protecting natural wildlife.

The Eco Friendly ideals of Colin Leslie Eyewear fit in with that of the Fashion Scout Merit Award winners this season – Gyo Yuni Kimchoe nature friendly sensibilities, where they where also featured in the front row goodie bags.

VIP front row guests at Fashion Scout SS15 include; Amber Le Bon and Yasmine Le Bon, Kimberly Garner, Brix Smith Start, Philip Green, Hilary Alexander, Sara Maino from Italian Vogue, Tamzin Outhwaite, and fashionista Pandemonia.

If you where lucky enough to get your hands on a pair, show us how you style your Colin Leslie Eyewear using the hashtag #becoolwithouttrying for a chance to be featured on the Fashion Scout twitter and blog!


Monday, 13 October 2014

EXCLUSIVE| Fashion Scout AW15 Applications Now Open

We are pleased to announce that applications for the AW15 London and Paris showcases are now open.

From the 20th to the 24th February, Fashion Scout London will take place for another season at the Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden, London over the five days of London Fashion Week. Showcasing the very best in upcoming fashion talent, designers can apply to show their collections as catwalk shows, presentations or part of our exhibition.

This season’s applications will also open for the prestigious and highly desired Merit Award, won by Gyo Yuni Kimchoe this season. The Merit Award new talent initiative is worth £25,000 over three seasons and is responsible for the launch of design careers including that of William Tempest, David Koma, Hermione De Paula, Eudon Choi, Georgia Harding, Leutton Postle, Phoebe English, as well as Xiao Li. The Merit Award is open to new womenswear designers who have already graduated and wish to show during London Fashion Week.

Additionally, new designers can apply for the Ones to Watch collaborative showcase. Known as the first and best place to see the future of UK and International design talent, the Ones to Watch provides four designers with a high profile catwalk show and, along with the Merit Award show, attracts an audience of both buyers and press season after season.

Fashion Scout Paris will also return to its Paris home in the heart of Marais, where designers will be able to individually display their collections to the elite fashion Industry. Visitors to the Fashion Scout Paris Showroom last season included Anna Wintour, Hamish Bowles, Lucinda Chambers, Fran Burns, Sarah Mower, Sara Maino, Worldwide Vogue and Worldwide Elle. 

To request an application pack and for full information, please email: