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Off the record, October 3 2012

Darling and Beloved strutted their stuff, LCF opened the bubbly and Textile Forum turned 10.

Darling and Beloved owner Nadia Moraes was joined by Nicole Leggett from PR company Sister, Heff Moraes from Darling and Beloved, and Natalie Powell from Sister

Darling and Beloved owner Nadia Moraes was joined by Nicole Leggett from PR company Sister, Heff Moraes from Darling and Beloved, and Natalie Powell from Sister

What Darling and Beloved press day      

Where The brands’ Great Portland Street showroom    

Darling and its sister brand Beloved showed off their spring 13 and autumn 12 womenswear collections at a press day last month. (From left) Darling and Beloved owner Nadia Moraes was joined by Nicole Leggett from PR company Sister, Heff Moraes from Darling and Beloved, and Natalie Powell from Sister.

The entertainment Magic makeovers and fortune telling.

What Basler press day                  

Where Brompton Road, Knightsbridge  

Alison Williams, Denise Lewis and Paul Lorraine

Alison Williams, Denise Lewis and Paul Lorraine

Mainstream womenswear brand Basler enjoyed a visit from Olympic athlete Denise Lewis at its recent press day. The brand’s Alison Williams (left) and Paul Lorraine posed with Lewis, while guests were greeted by a ‘Bond’ model on the red carpet handing out Basler pink roses, before being escorted downstairs to Basler’s new personal shopping area.

The food and drink Champers and canapés.

What Launch of London College of Fashion’s College Shop 

Where Kingly Court, London      

Domingo Rodriguez

Domingo Rodriguez

LCF threw open the doors to its pop-up College Shop last month, where it welcomed visitors from across the industry including ethical designer Ada Zanditon, menswear designer Domingo Rodriguez (pictured) and Shaftesbury director Simon Quayle.

The treats Shoppers and guests were treated to a glass of bubbly, free styling advice and makeovers from London College of Fashion styling and make-up students.

The entertainment The music was provided by an iPlayer list compiled by LCF’s Twitter followers.

What Textile Forum’s 10th birthday      

Where The Music Room, South Molton Lane, Mayfair   

Liberty’s Cathryn Broomfield, show organiser Linda Laderman, Nicolas Guilbard from Holland and Sherry fabrics and Rachel Kelley of Woolmark

Liberty’s Cathryn Broomfield, show organiser Linda Laderman, Nicolas Guilbard from Holland and Sherry fabrics and Rachel Kelley of Woolmark

Trade show Textile Forum celebrated its 10th anniversary with a reception on October 17. Smiling for pics were (main pic, from left) Liberty’s Cathryn Broomfield, show organiser Linda Laderman, Nicolas Guilbard from Holland & Sherry fabrics and Rachel Kelley of Woolmark.

The food A 10th birthday cake.

Shhhhhh!

Which premium label has been seeking a recruit to make the boss’s lunch (salmon, tuna and matzo crackers) and to clean the office when Bridget the cleaner is off?

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