Q by JIN JOO MA
London College of Fashion alumni, Jin Joo Ma presented her quirky yet wearable debut collection for the first time during London Fashion Week last season. Employing jersey, chunky knitwear and glitter panelling into her designs, Jin took inspiration from her MA pieces to create a more street-style friendly line.
Her work has been featured in a number of prestigious fashion publications which include Dazed Digital and Style Bubble.
This season sees her return to London Fashion Week for the second season with another spectacular collection.
ZAbyZeeinAkinci is a North Cypriot based womenswear label by Independent designer Zerrin Akinci.
After completing her BA in PR, MA in Marketing Communications and 3 years of experience in trade marketing, Zerrin decided to follow her childhood dream and head over to the U.S to study Fashion Design.
Zerrin's culturally inspired lines use beautifully fitted materials like silk and describes her collections as having 'character'.
Ghori RTW by Azim Khan
London based Karachi born designer Azim Khan will be showcasing his innovative ready to wear womenswear collection. His pieces are based on modern western styles with a touch of traditional eastern work, offering women a diverse range and unique identity.
Having excelled in his academia, Khan is set to stun his audiences with his presentation during London Fashion Week by offering a distinctive blend of his heritage, influences and studies.
Award winning emerging womenswear designer, Stency Kidega is a luxury fashion brand launched in 2011. Her pieces comprise of amazing tailored and more casual wear which are timeless, unique and sophisticated. This rising design talent studied at the University of the Creative Arts Epsom where she showcased her final year collection at Graduate Fashion Week in 2010. Her inspiration comes from her interests and objects mostly mechanical, which is evident through her pattern manipulations.
Obscure Couture was launch by Glasgow based design duo Jennifer Coyle and Lyndsay Pagan.
Founded in 2010, this womenswear label focuses on creating street/stage wear for the “introverted extrovert!” . The label is aimed at strong and confident women who are not ashamed of who she is and projects her image out for everyone to see. A woman who wants to be different, and stand out from the crowd appreciating beautifully made pieces in luxurious fabrics.
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