Saturday, September 22, 2012


River Island will be launching on Monday a capsule collection in collaboration with British fashion designer William Tempest. To be honest with you, it was the first time I heard of him, so I did a little research.

This is what I found out:

He is 26 years old, he studied at London College of Fashion, and before he set up his own label in 2010, he worked for Giles Deacon and Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. Also British celebrities like Kate Moss, Victoria Beckham, Lily Allen, Alexa Chung and Emma Watson love his design. That's quite a head start!

The collection he designed for River Island is inspired by "ancient Egyptian mythology, 1920's and the work of artist M.C. Escher" and it contains 13 pieces, including a "sequinned chiffon shirt dress, an art deco plunge back column dress and laser cut heels".

The movie promoting the collection was directed by Ryan Hope and it's an incredible one-shot, with no cuts.    I assure you, it's worth sparing 12 minutes of your precious time!

River Island William Tempest Fashion Film. from Ryan Hope on Vimeo.


1 comment:

  1. I did not know the designer but looks that he is very talented , the collection is very nice !

    XX Luba
    Well Living Blog


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