Giles Deacon showed his cycling style, and Professor Green and Jessica Wright launched ranges
WHAT Giles Deacon for Sky Ride Collaboration
WHERE Soho House, London
Designer Giles Deacon has teamed up with Sky Ride, a scheme that encourages people to cycle, to create an exclusive cycling bag – aimed at giving women something stylish yet practical for their pedal to work. In two colours, hot pink and turquoise, the bag has a badge referencing Deacon’s spring 13 range.
Who Deacon posed at the launch with two models.
The bag Available to buy from October priced at £40 from www.goskyride.com.
WHAT Professor Green x Puma launch party
WHERE One Marylebone, London
Rapper Professor Green unveiled his clothing collaboration with Puma at an exclusive event at One Marylebone. Green (centre) was joined by Marvin Humes (left) and Aston Merrygold of boyband JLS.
The food Catering courtesy of Meat Liquour.
The drinks Energy drink Relentless sponsored the event.
WHAT Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust fundraising at Pure London
WHERE Olympia, London
Representatives from charity The Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust (FTCT) were out in force at the recent edition of Pure London, in its role as the trade show’s chosen charity. FTCT raises funds for the children of those who work, or have worked, in the fashion industry.
Who FTCT director Anna Pangbourne posed for a snap with Drapers’ James Knowles.
WHAT Jessica Wright for Lipstick Boutique launch
WHERE Soho Sanctum Hotel, London
Towie star Jessica Wright launched her first range for etailer Lipstick Boutique with a party at London’s Sanctum Soho Hotel. The collection includes party dresses in fabrics including lace, satin and chiffon.
The guests Wright (pictured) wore one of the dresses from the range, while other Towie cast members played supporting roles.
The drinks Gallons of champagne.
WHAT Diesel store launch
WHERE Neal Street, Covent Garden
To celebrate opening its revamped Covent Garden store, denim brand Diesel threw an exclusive party in-store, which spilled out onto the street and featured a live set from New York band Friends.
The food Mini cupcakes.
The drinks Champagne.
Which brand’s sales director told Drapers she kept leaving her stand at Pure London to nip outside and work on her tan?
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