In Conversation With Alexander Giantsis

‘In Conversation With…’, the course of interviews with some of the most inspiring figures in the fashion world conducted by big names of the fashion press, continues this Saturday at the Shoreditch premises of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion. The wonderful Kirsty McGregor will interview Alexander Giantsis, Commercial Director of Mary Katrantzou in front of a captive audience..


Istituto Marangoni Alumni Talks

Istituto Marangoni, The London School of Fashion recently launched it's new series of Career Development and Industry Awareness seminars entitled "Our Alumni - Where are they now?" The first event featured Istituto Marangoni Alumni who graduated in summer 2015 from the London School of Fashion and currently work at fashion industry brands including Wallpaper (Roberta Pinna), Wolf & Badger (Alan Goddard), Graziashop (Giulia Pellizzon), and one graduate who has launched his own fashion design brand, Marco Capaldo.



This week TRACE held their NOTORIOUS seasonal press day… on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th April. Along with four floors of Fashion and Beauty previews, guests could enjoy a pop up restaurant in partnership with Farmstand.



Astrid & Miyu and Rails hosted a fun festival themed rainbow afternoon tea on 5th April at the TRACE showroom with influential lifestyle and fashion bloggers and target VIPs, to select pieces for the upcoming festival season. Guests were able to view and try on the latest Astrid & Miyu and Rails collections whilst being treated to manicures provided by Milk Beauty and indulge in delicious treats. The showroom was beautifully decorated with brightly coloured tulips and roses to compliment the rainbow festival theme.  Guests were also served fashionable festival inspired treats including Rainbow Coloured Bagels, Maitre Choux Éclairs, Macaroons as well as healthy Skinny Malinkys Cold Pressed Juices and a selection of fresh fruit. Guests were encouraged to take photographs on the provided polaroid camera, adding a playful element to the event and to encourage social media posts. The gorgeous Laura Hayden wearing Rails. Goodbye diet! Rails on rails! At least the Skinny Malinkys juice was healthy. Jewels for days from Astrid & Miyu. The gorgeous Christina Hauck enjoying a MILK Beauty Mani. The gorgeous Betty Bachz striking a pose in Rails. Super hot Liza Owen wearing Rails. Who run the world? The beautiful Zara Martin, Sai Bennett, Betty Bachz and founder of Astrid & Miyu, Connie Nam. Tomo Kurata working Rails. The beautiful Leah Weller in Rails and Astrid & Miyu. Liza Owen and Betty Bachz twinning in Astrid & Miyu. Ring game strong! The gorgeous Zara Martin having a MILK beauty mani. The lovely Kavita Cola wearing her Astrid & Miyu hand chain. Sophie Hopkins working Rails and Astrid & Miyu. Lauren Hutton having fun with our polaroid camera wearing Rails and Astrid & Miyu. The stunning Emma Hill decked out in Astrid & Miyu jewels.    .


TRACE AW16 Press Day

This month, see's TRACE host their latest Pop-Up Restaurant in partnership with FARMSTAND. Serving delicious home grown, local, seasonal produce which has been tended to with love & care, the FARMSTAND X TRACE Pop-up will be delivering a mouth watering, seasonal menu for Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon tea throughout the TRACE AW16 press day BREAKFAST Multigrain Porridge with quinoa, chia seeds, cinnamon and organic oatmilk With a side of; British Honey, British Rhubarb, British Apple Compote Coconut Yogurt with Rhubarb Compote, Cinnamon & Pumpkin Seeds Coconut Yogurt with Date, Pomegranate & Pine Nuts Coconut Yogurt with Blood Oranges, Passion Fruit & Pistachios Sweet Muffins Blueberry, Cinnamon, Chia Seeds - LUNCH Salmon Salad with quinoa, romanesco cauliflower, baby spinach & Farmstand dressing Grilled Harissa Chicken Salad with fava beans, broccoli, spinach & Farmstand dressing Quinoa & Fava Bean Salad with broccoli, baby spinach & Farmstand dressing Roasted Salted Cashews, Roasted Hazelnuts, Mulberries & Raisins Roasted Salted Almonds, Pumpkin Seeds, Cherries & Goji Berries Salted and Salted Dried Fava Beans - AFTERNOON TEA Brownies Savoury Muffins Sweet potato, basil & sundried tomato Sweet Muffins Blueberry, Cinnamon, Chia Seeds .


Links of London Thank You Trip to Soho Farmhouse

  Links of London and TRACE Publicity hosted a press trip in keeping with the annual ‘Thank You’ tradition on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th November 2015, to the newly launched Soho Farmhouse country retreat. Guests enjoyed lunch at Farmhouse Deli, where they received a personalised itinerary for the trip, detailing key timings throughout the stay including their Cowshed Spa treatment time, cinema screening time and Festive Thank You Dinner. In the evening a relaxed drinks reception commenced at Barewell Barn, with bespoke Zodiac cocktails served by mixologists ‘The Herball’. Guests were entertained throughout the drinks reception by magician Josh Brett, who performed tricks in small groups and incorporated Links of London product into his repertoire. On Thursday 12th November guests were encouraged to enjoy ‘free time’ and dine in the Main Barn for breakfast in a casual drop-in format..