ONES to WATCH

Fashion Scout is internationally recognized as the leading platform for discovering new design talent. This season, celebrating 18th non-stop seasons of fashion innovation.  The designers receive continued access to business and sales advise throughout the year as well as a sponsored catwalk show at Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week.  The brightest new talent making their catwalk debut for AW15 season are:

J MOON

MINJU KIM

ANGEL CHEN

KIM STEVENSON

Selected from a shortlist of 50 designers by a panel of industry experts, the Ones to Watch judges this season included Hilary Alexander OBE, Sara Maino at Italian Vogue, Kendall Robbins of the British Fashion Council and Martyn Roberts Fashion Scouts’s founder and Director.

Winner of the 2013 H & M award, Minju Kim presents an aesthetic of extreme curves and peplums, exaggerated silhouettes and an array of textures.  Already stocked  im Opening Ceremony in New York, L.A and London, the South Korean born designer has also been shortlisted for the LVMH prize and collaborated with Disney.

J.Moon is a fresh mew London label, from designer Jinhee Moon.  After graduating from LCF BA in 2014, Jinhee was selected as one of the 200 best emerging talents by Vogue Italia.  Creating experimental garments with a surprising juxtaposition of texture, colour and shape,  J Moon has a playful signature aesthetic.

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Designer Angel Chen graduate from Central Saint Martins BA in 2014 with a dream of creating.  She brings a romantic but rebellious spirit to her designs, developing her fabric manipulation skill by working for Marchessa and Vera Wang in New York.  Chen’s graduate collection “Les Noces” has already gained much attention being published in Vogue UK, The Evening Standard, i-D Magazine and The Times.

Last but not least, Kim Stevenson.  Originally from Australia now London based , Kim graduated from University of East London and presented at Graduate Fashion Week in 2014.  Kim takes into account ethical sourcing of all her textiles, producing work that represents the value of the art of handcraft, whilst also taking inspiration from exciting directions in youth culture and style.

XOXO LIVINGFASH