autumn/winter 2016

Not-to-be-missed: SCOOP introduces an array of amazing new faces

SCCOP introduces an array of amazing new faces at its next edition

SCOOP – 31st January – 2nd February 2016

autumn/winter 2016

Venue: The Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea, London

Scoop is fast becoming the show to debut new talent; today’s new faces are destined to be tomorrow’s hot players according to Scoop’s hit list and this season’s international contenders will not disappoint! Scoop is proud to present womenswear label Fay & Solas from Scotland, knitwear label L2 from England, organic t-shirt brand Ultra Tee from the UK, Dutch label Humanoid, leather brand, Oakwood from France, women’s shoe brand Voltan 1898 from Italy,Cluse Watches from The Netherlands andS’well Bottles from the US.

Fay & Solas

Fay & Solas is an independent womenswear label launched by young Scottish designer Jennifer Morris.  All of the pieces are lovingly designed and handmade in the EU.  Fay & Solas is the diffusion line of the Jennifer Morris luxury label. Fay & Solas offers fun, affordable pieces similar in style to the main label.Upon graduating with a Masters from the London College of Fashion in 2011, Jennifer went on to set up her eponymous label the following year. Jennifer went on to show with Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week, at various showrooms during Paris Fashion Week, and has been featured in press such as Vogue, ELLE and Marie Claire.  In 2013 she won the award for ‘Young Designer of the Year’ at the Scottish Fashion Awards. The idea for Fay & Solas came out of a desire to create pieces which followed a similar aesthetic to the Jennifer Morris line but at a much more attainable price point.  Now several seasons in, the collections feature classic, wearable shaped pieces with a contemporary and playful twist, using unusual and high-quality tactile fabrics. Available at ASOS Marketplace and at her flagship store in London’s Camden.

L2 is a new and contemporary British knitwear line whose focus is on understated detail with a playful edge. The designs are timeless with a modern twist that are easy to wear but also feel luxurious. So new is L2 that samples are still in production, however according to a fashion editor that has had a preview the pieces are sensational! Scoop will be the first to reveal all!

Ultra Tee is a new clothing brand, 100% organic. All materials for the manufacture of Ultra Tee products are certified by Global Organic Textile Standard.Ultra Teeoffers something more than just t-shirts, they offer an eco world with an artistic soul. Launched in 2012, Ultra Tee’s mission is to provide high quality, low-impact eco-friendly and fair-trade products. Their collections are all about softness with a vintage touch. They use jersey and Tencel Lyocell for their women’s collection – the most environmentally friendly man-made cellulosic fibre, produced wholly from the wood pulp of eucalyptus. For their men’s collections they use organic cotton certified by Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and 90% reduced carbon footprint (CO2e) according to the BSI PAS2050 and certified by the Carbon Trust. London’s directional retail outlet Wolf & Badger is a huge fan often selling out as soon as merchandise hits their shop floor.

Scoop welcomes Humanoid to its next edition. Humanoid was created in 1981, a label that remains expressive, creative, authentic, but always functional and contemporary. The label’s founders, Sandra Harmsen and Hans Boelens create each seasonal collection which is seamlessly linked with the previous one, so Humanoid never goes out of style. Fine cashmere, unstable cotton, suede and leather, earthly feminine, comfortable and contemporary. Their unique use of soft colour, fabrics and special details make the Humanoid label a true wardrobe staple.

Specializing in producing high quality, authentic leather jackets for men and women, French fashion label Oakwood has over 25 years of experience in the clothing industry. Season after season, the brand continues to design modern and trendy yet classic creations; it’s a company that knows what it’s doing when it comes to manufacturing long lasting outerwear for all ages and uses. Their range of leather jackets hold a variety of cool and timeless models in a number of different shades, finishes and lengths. Recent press includes French Grazia, French Cosmopolitan and Madame Figaro.

Oakwood

Voltan 1898 is an Italian factory that has made high quality shoes since 1898. It is still managed by the same family, which is now in its fourth generation. In 1896 a young Giovanni Luigi Voltan, son of a shoemaker from Stra near Venice, left for America eventually finding work in a large shoe factory. There he acquired the necessary know-how needed to switch from manual to mechanical shoe production, not least in his native Italy. Two years later he returned to Stra and opened Italy’s first shoe factory to use mass production methods. By 1904, with his original workshop bursting at the seams, he moved into larger premises, where the firm has operated from ever since. By this time Voltan had 400 workers on the payroll, and his production capacity was running at an incredible – by the standards of the time – 1000 pairs of shoes a day. Thus Voltan 1898 is still today, and always will be a family business in every sense of the word.A Voltan 1898 shoe is light as a down pillow and the last word in comfort, thanks to decades of experience. They follow the trends, but with a classic touch, reflecting their history and tradition of quality workmanship and material. They continue to manufacture their shoes exclusively in Italy, building on their heritage and continuing Luigi Voltan’s legacy.

Voltan

Dutch watch brand Cluse’s story is all about “people who find beauty in simplicity” and their version of “simplicity” is far from being plain, it’s an outlook that applauds being grounded, sophisticated and true to oneself. With this mindset Cluse Watches are committed to creating timepieces that represent elegance and minimalism for men and women; timepieces that aspire to be part of people who are conscious about their style. According to Cluse, their watches brings the best out of the wearer’s look as well as completing their outfit. Every single watch is produced with attention and care. Their Amsterdam office has an atelier with specialized watchmakers for quality control and repair, to assure the quality of each new model that is launched. With 95.6k followers on Instagram and stockists worldwide their popularity just goes from strength to strength.

Cluse Watches

 

In 2010 S’well was launched with a mission to rid the world of plastic bottles. In the US alone, an estimated 50 billion plastic bottles are dumped in landfill sites each year, and over 200 billion globally. It was CEO and founder Sarah Kauss’
aim to create beautifully crafted bottles that keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12, while also giving back to those in need. S’well believes it’s important to be part of the solution, which is why they are proud to partner with many charities: S’well®, is a proud supporter of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, donating $100,000 to help provide clean water to the world’s most vulnerable children. Their Instagram feed boasts 55.3k followers and their press coverage includesVogue, InStyle, GQ, The Oprah Magazine, BuzzFeed whilst TV coverage includes US Today, CNBC and Bloomberg Television.

 

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