The leather satchel Co backpack

The leather satchel co would proudly like to introduce their Medium sized portrait backpack. Inspired by British Expeditions during the Victorian era and the luggage they used to circumnavigate the world. The leather Satchel Co has used their traditional satchel making skills and inspiration from the form and shape of the Victorian British explorers trunks

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Graduate Fashion Week through the eyes of Alize and Cassandra

Graduate Fashion Week

FRANCAIS

Petite présentation : Nous sommes Alizé et Cassandra, stagiaires dans l’entreprise The Leather La Graduate Fashion Week est un évènement étudiant permettant à certains futurs diplômés de présenter leur collection. Nous avons donc eu l’occasion d’aller à Londres, sur les lieux de l’évènement pour rencontrer l’une de ces étudiantes, Suzanne Nicolson, sponsorisée par The Leather Satchel Company.

Suzanne est une styliste passionnée par la création depuis son plus jeune âge. Originaire des Iles Shetlands, elle est arrivée en 2012 à l’université d’art créatif de Rochester. Aujourd’hui, sa collection homme a été sélectionnée pour la Graduate Fashion Week 2014.

Nous l’avons retrouvée lundi après-midi à la Graduate Fashion Week. En réalité, nous devions assister au défiler le dimanche soir, cependant suite à des problèmes de transport, la sécurité n’a pas voulu nous laisser entrer. Nous étions tellement déçues… C’est pourquoi nous sommes retournées sur les lieux le lundi en fin d’après-midi pour voir l’exposition. Suzanne nous a montré son portfolio et nous a parlé de ses projets. C’est une styliste brillante et aussi très agréable. Sa collection pour homme est très personnelle car elle s’inspire de ses propres souvenirs.

ENGLISH

A little presentation by Alize and Cassandra, French students completing an internship within The Leather Satchel Company. We were sent to the graduate Fashion Week this last week-end as representatives of The Leather Satchel Co. With the purpose of learning how the fashion industry works and to meet students sponsored by The Leather Satchel Co displaying their collection at the Graduate Fashion Show. The Graduate Fashion Week gives a chance for fashion design students to introduce their collection after 3 years of studies. We had the opportunity to go there and to meet Suzanne Nicolson who collaborated with The Leather Satchel Co. for her menswear collection.

Suzanne is a textile designer and creating new designs has always been her passion from a young age. Originally coming from the Shetlands isles, she studied at The University For The Creative Arts in Rochester in 2012. Today, her menswear collection has been selected to display at the Graduate Fashion Week 2014.

We met her on Monday afternoon at the event. Actually, we were invited to attend the catwalk show at 8 pm on Sunday but because of a transport problems, we were late and security staff did not allow us to enter. We were so disappointed! That is why we came back on Monday to see the exhibition. Suzanne showed us her portfolio and her projects. She is a brilliant designer and also very nice! Her menswear collection is really personal because she finds her inspiration in all her souvenirs.

It was a great experience, we saw a lot of different collections each one more creative than the last. We met a lot of interesting people between the different stands. We were also so glad to have free lipstick and nail polish!