ONES TO WATCH

Discover The Portuguese Designer | Diogo Miranda

Diogo Miranda is a very interesting designer I recently came across at Scoop – a Trade Exhibition in London. Among the many rows of stalls exhibiting on that day, Diogo’s seemed to stand out by miles. Maybe it was the colour of his fabrics, the quality it exuded or the minimalistic nature of his designs,...
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ONE TO WATCH | MEET DESIGNER CHRISTINA MANNINO

Designers come and go, not surprising, but what is eternal is talent. It’s not very easy to spot but when you do, you know you have and that’s what I felt when I came across Christina Mannino. Growing up in Scottsdale, Arizona, Christina always wanted to be a Fashion designer (or a sex symbol like...
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One To Watch| Meet talented Bag Designer Ethan K

Aged 18, I started designing my first bag. It was for my mother and I took great pride and pleasure in seeing her wear and style it. Her friends spotted the bag and that’s when I stared to think I might have the beginnings of a business.’ Born in 1986, Ethan was part of the fourth...
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One To Watch | Meet Richard Braqo

If unique and luxurious stilettos make you weak at the knees, I am glad to announce there is a new shoe-designing extraordinaire on the horizon. Meet Richard Braqo the up and coming hailing from Ghana. Richard, who is now based in London, moved to NYC at the age of 18 and studied at Parsons School...
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One To Watch | Meet Sophie Anderson

Who’s that girl?… For those who haven’t heard of Kuwait born designer Sophie Anderson, this is about to change. Unleashing her prints on the world of fashion her talents are definitely on the “watch list” of those in the know. The motto here is the brighter and bolder the better, this designer should come with...
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One To Watch | Meet Soojin Lee

  With just two years worth of sensational collections, the relatively new London-based fashion designer Soojin Lee is already making her own fashion footprint in the industry. She introduces us to the colourful side of life with refreshing bursts of summer shades and a distinctive taste of oriental prints. Soojin originates from South Korea and...
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One To Watch | Meet Adriana Voloshchuk

Moving from one job to the next is no doubt daunting for many of us but moving to a new industry? Now that is a whole different ball game. From designing buildings to designing clothes, Adriana Voloshchuk demonstrates that no dream is too big. Meet the designer who realised that fabricating beautiful garments for women...
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Meet the ‘preppy urban’ designer

I think it is fair to say that everyone loves a surprise. So when a pair of Pinucci shoes is being delivered to a customer,it gets wrapped in a bag, then put into a box and tied with an embroidered ribbon. Meet the designer, Alexandra van Breckel, who is both the founder and creative director...
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Meet the ‘beautiful soul’ designer

It sometimes takes eleven years of work in insurance business and one trip around the world to realise you want to be a designer. Nicola Woods got to Tokyo to find out what she really wants is a career that will offer infinite opportunities and chances. And because it’s never too late, at the age...
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