Thursday, 20 November 2014

EXCLUSIVE | Fashion Scout Selection Panel AW15

The AW15/16 Fashion Scout Selection Panel converged on Tuesday 18th November to decide which designers would showcase with Fashion Scout during London and Paris Fashion Week. A collection of Fashions finest, the panel included Vogue Italia's Sara Maino, renowned fashion commentator Hilary Alexander OBE, Judith Tolley from the Centre for Fashion Enterprise, the British Council, former Merit Award winner Georgia Hardinge and Fashion Scout's own director Martyn Roberts. 

The panel spent the day time looking through all fifty shortlisted designers before deciding on this seasons Merit Award and One’s to Watch recipients. 

The judges where overwhelmed by the level of talent for AW15/16. Commenting on what seems to be a new ‘era’ of designer talent- with a focus on craftsmanship, creativity and colour. Those who are chosen by the judges will have the chance to showcase their collections during Fashion Scout London Fashion Week in catwalk shows, presentations or as part of exhibitions from the 20th - 24th February 2015. 

Look out for our new designer announcements soon, including the prestigious Ones to Watch and Merit Award winners. 

by Daisy Milward
Images from Fashion Scout Events

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

NEWS | Mairi McDonald & MTV

Fashion Scout Designer, Mairi McDonald was chosen by MTV EMA sponsor Essence, to discuss Fashion in her studio with upcoming music talent Jess Glynn. 

Ahead of the awards show in Glasgow, Glynn spent the day browsing the latest collection, before selecting her favourite piece, the Stardust baroque lace top from the Queens of Noise collection, launched at the Fashion Scout London Exhibition in September.

By Daisy Milward
Image courtesy of Mairi MacDonald