Profiles

10 Questions For Lucy Macnamara of Aspiga Beach

10 Questions For Lucy Macnamara of Aspiga Beach

Image: Lucy MacnamaraAspiga Beach is founded on the belief that great resort wear should be made well and benefit the people behind the brand. We spoke to Founder Lucy Macnamara about championing artisans and her new Kenyan Beach Clean initiative.Travel obsessive Lucy...

The Vendeur Profile: Joanna Dai

The Vendeur Profile: Joanna Dai

Image: Dai Joanna Dai is the former City worker turned fashion designer changing our expectations of workwear. After the success of her recent London Pop Up shop, we spoke to Joanna about creating a brand that both social responsible, empowering and sustainable. It’s...

The Vendeur Profile: Jordan Nodarse of Boyish Jeans

The Vendeur Profile: Jordan Nodarse of Boyish Jeans

Image: Boyish JeansYou may not know Jordan Nodarse but you certainly know his work. Having begun responsible denim lines for GRLFRND and Reformation, now he has turned his attention to his own label, Boyish Jeans. To celebrate the launch of Boyish Jeans at Selfridges,...

10 Questions for Ksenia Schnaider

10 Questions for Ksenia Schnaider

Image: Ksenia Schnaider Upcycling is enjoying a resurgence in fashion circles and Ksenia Schnaider is the go to brand in Eastern Europe. We spoke to Ksenia and Anton about blazing a trail for reusing fabric whilst staying relevant. Husband and Wife duo, Ksenia and...

10 Questions For Molly Martin

10 Questions For Molly Martin

Image: Molly MartinMolly Martin is an Artist, Illustrator and Maker. Through the art of Japanese Sashiko repair she has found a way to connect with the things we wear. We caught up with Molly following her successful collaboration with Toast to find out how repair...

The Vendeur Asks: Henrietta and Jessica Ashworth

The Vendeur Asks: Henrietta and Jessica Ashworth

The Vendeur Asks: With the imminent release of their feature film in the UK, Tell It To The Bee's, we talk to screen writing duo Henrietta and Jessica Ashworth about inspiration and success. Sisters Henrietta and Jessica Ashworth are the writing duo behind the...

10 Questions For Wicker Wings

10 Questions For Wicker Wings

Image: Wicker Wings Wicker Wings is a UK based brand with vital roots in Chinese culture. Founders James and Belinda Yu are reigniting our passion for artisanal woven handbags. We spoke to them about how they found inspiration in their cultural heritage. Launched in...

10 Questions for Josefina A. Theo of Casa Raki

10 Questions for Josefina A. Theo of Casa Raki

Image: Casa RakiGrowing up in Uruguay, Josefina A. Theo spent a huge amount of her childhood at the beach. After spending several years working in London as a fashion photographer, she built up the courage to fulfill her dream and start a swimwear range. When it comes...

The Vendeur Profile: Coco Davez

The Vendeur Profile: Coco Davez

Image: Coco Davez For the first time ever, acclaimed artist Coco Davez brings her collection ‘Faceless’ to London. To celebrate, we headed down to Maddox Gallery to speak to the Spanish artist about her influences and how she creates her work. Coco Davez has achieved...

The Vendeur Profile: Karen & Ellen Yates

The Vendeur Profile: Karen & Ellen Yates

Image: Taylor YatesInspired by their family history and motivated by social responsibility, Karen and Ellen Yates are creating a new narrative when it comes to bag design. So what does it take to make beautiful bags that also make a difference?Karen and Ellen Yates...

The Vendeur Profile: Brianne West of Ethique

The Vendeur Profile: Brianne West of Ethique

Image: EthiqueWhat do you do when you believe that the cosmetics market is contributing to the problem of plastic pollution? You change the conversation and develop a brand that does things differently. That’s what New Zealander Brianne West did with her plastic free...

10 Questions for Frances Shoemack of Abel

10 Questions for Frances Shoemack of Abel

Image: AbelWhile perfumes smell of natural things, it’s very rare to find one made entirely naturally. Rarer still is to find one with the kind of luxury aesthetic and sustainable ethos that Abel has. We asked Founder Frances Shoemack 10 questions to find out...