February 28th, 2017

Emilia Wickstead Vogue Report

THE news at Emilia Wickstead: she’s launching jeans. High-waisted, dark-washed, crisp denim, to be precise. “I live in my jeans, I wear them everyday,” the designer said backstage, wearing hers with a black crepe blouse with a floppy Seventies collar. Seems a no-brainer, as half the world wears jeans every day, too – but when the [...]

September 19th, 2015

VOGUE.CO.UK | 19 SEPTEMBER, 2015 EMILIA WICKSTEAD SS16 | BY Jessica Bumpus

ELEGANCE is innate when it comes to Emilia Wickstead. She brings a slice of that Carolina Herrera New York sophistication to London, but keeps it entirely in-keeping with her own blend of modern romance. Today that came through her silhouette choices – confident, swooping and gathered for big skirts, billowing capes, drawstring sleeves and bunched [...]

February 22nd, 2015

FINANCIAL TIMES, 22 FEBRUARY, 2015 | Emilia Wickstead — London Fashion Week AW15 show report | By Jo Ellison

The queen of contemporary occasion wear was feeling a bit emotional backstage after her show. “It’s the music,” said the teary-eyed New Zealand-born designer backstage after her nostalgic, Wes Anderson-inspired AW collection. This season, Wickstead wanted to “restore grandeur” to her clothing via a “retro vision”. The mood was deliberately melancholic, the lighting hazy and [...]