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  • Summer 20 // Meadows

    April 26 2020 – Mercantile London

    Summer 20 // Meadows

      Meadows is a romantic and feminine collection inspired by Victoriana, prairie-style and folklore. The collection is designed in Hackney, East London, by Australian born, Central Saint Martins graduate, Louise Markey. The collection is inspired by various sources - the white cotton styles focus on embroidery and lace and draw their inspiration largely from Victorian undergarments. The floral printed and embroidered...

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  • Frankie.

    February 04 2020 – Mercantile London

    Frankie.

    Frankie. (the name comes from a childhood nickname) was launched in 2015 by Elodie,  a French designer/maker originally from Bordeaux and now based in London. The idea behind the range of unisex denim jackets was to give a second life to vintage materials, creating sustainable products that would be original, timeless and transcend seasons. Each creation is handmade in her...

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  • The Sisterhood Dress // Naked Generation

    October 08 2019 – Mercantile London

    The Sisterhood Dress // Naked Generation

    For the founder of Naked Generation, Lara Merrill, the Sisterhood collection was born out of a love affair for celebrating slow fashion, Indian textiles and vintage fashion. It all began with an original 1970s block printed Phool dress she found in at a flea market ten years ago. “The feel of the cotton and soft earthy tones made me feel like...

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  • Focus on // Hiking Boots

    September 17 2019 – Mercantile London

    Focus on // Hiking Boots

    Although never wanting to wish the summer away, with The Mercantile full of autumn collections it feels right to pack away our summer pieces and embrace the ease of autumn. However, whilst the chill of early morning starts and late finishes mean no more sandals (without the addition of Birkenstock socks) the sun is hanging on in there and it's...

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  • How to do modern Bohemian // Primrose Park X Ossie Clark

    August 20 2019 – Mercantile London

    How to do modern Bohemian // Primrose Park X Ossie Clark

    Born in England in 1942, Raymond Clark, (and nicknamed Ossie) was to become one of the most influential designers and figureheads of the sixties.With a talent that was noticed from an early age, Ossie was encouraged in his creativity throughout his school life and after leaving secondary school, he attended art college in Manchester . It was here that he...

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  • High Summer Moodboard // Global

    June 17 2019 – Mercantile London

    High Summer Moodboard // Global

    This season the Leon & Harper muse continues to play with her masculine-feminine side by wearing striped shirts, worker jackets and dresses full of flowers. She doesn't lose her signature French inspired mariner tops and polka dot garments, vintage style knit sweaters and her obsession for high-waist jeans. She returns from her global travels inspired by the craft of different cultures...

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