Archive for July, 2015

5 Mins With British Accessories Brand Victoria Lam

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

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How do you describe to people what you do and your design style?

We are a luxury lifestyle brand that blends folk art into sleek British Sophisticated designs. We seek out meaningful symbols or art from different cultures globally that make
positive statements such as The Romantic, The Leader, Passion and infuse it into our designs subtly. We manufacture in the UK.

What sort of comments do you get about your designs?

Our handbags have been described as timeless classics. Our products make a noticeable statement in the way they look and feel. Medium to high end yet accessible

What is your background?

As one of our creative directors I have a retail, fashion and legal background. As an Alumni from the the University of Arts London, Chelsea, I have always had a passion for fashion despite my lawyer background and years of retail experience. (more...)

5Mins With British Jewellery Designer Rhiannon Lewis

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

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How do you describe to people what you do and your design style?

I describe myself as an independent jeweller and designer. Although I work to commission I focus mainly on my own style and work. My design style as a combination of minimalist and geometric. I focus on clean lines, curves and teardrop shapes and my collections have become a continuous evolution of each other.

What sort of comments do you get about your designs?

Aways positivity. In a world where so much jewellery is about quantity meaning quality, to have a well made and elegant piece of jewellery makes the wearer feel special. Everything I make is completely handmade and I take the greatest care to make each piece as perfect as I can.

What is your background?

My first steps into making jewellery were when I started my jewellery and silversmithing degree at Sir John Cass School of Art, part of London Metropolitan University. Living in the east end of London provided me with invaluable inspiration and access to some of the best craftsmen and women in the industry. The surroundings fuelled my interest in simple industrial lines and the more detailed imagery of the eastern cultures around me. After London I moved on to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter where I now have my business and workshop. The strong sense of community here has given me the space to grow my business and develop my brand. (more...)