Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Exclusive: Lulu Kennedy's latest collection

luluhero2.jpg
luluhero.jpg

For those in the know, http://lulukennedy.blogspot.com/is the fairy godmother of British fashion (or the ‘Big Sister’ as she calls herself). As founder of [[[http://www.fashioneast.co.uk/ Fashion East – a network supporting young, UK-based designers – she’s been a force behind some of fashion’s biggest talents, from Holly Fulton to Jonathan Saunders.

Last year, for the 10th anniversary of Fashion East, Lulu put her wealth of experience and heaving contacts book to use by launching her fashion label, Lulu & Co. For its first collection it re-issued iconic dresses from the Fashion East designers’ archives, becoming the must-have on fashion editors’ wishlists.

“Initially it was just a project rather than a long-term thing,” Lulu told Stylist. “But because the first collection’s sales were good, stores asked us what was next, so we just continued. I like the spirit of it plus it’s great to amalgamate the eclectic styles of all the designers. It’s brilliant that it turned into a proper business!”

As well as this season’s dresses, T-shirts and knitwear, from designers like Richard Nicoll and Louise Gray, Lulu has worked with artist friends such as the collaborative duo, Tim Noble and Sue Webster, and fashion photographer Alasdair McLellan. Lulu’s favourite? “The Bella Freud and Susie Bick ‘Till the End’ jumper, as it’s so romantic and slightly dark as well.”

Scroll down for an exclusive first look at some of the pieces from Lulu & Co's lastest collection.

ABOVE: Jumper by Bella Freud and Susie Bick

ABOVE: Dress by Jonathan Saunders

ABOVE: Dice dress by Henry Holland

ABOVE: Dress by Michael Van der Ham

ABOVE: Dress by Louise Gray

Lulu & Co is available from harveynichols.com, liberty.co.uk and selfridges.com.

Related

help2.jpg

The Help to hit the big screen

viral3.jpg

The 20 best viral videos of all time

Comments

More

How millennial pink is redefining femininity

Why the world can't get enough of this new shade

by Harriet Hall
24 Mar 2017

Topshop's full bridal collection revealed (and dresses start at £350)

From vintage-inspired designs to elegant beaded gowns

by Nicola Colyer
24 Mar 2017

This Mango t-shirt is taking over your Instagram feeds

Instagram’s fashionistas are obsessed with this £17.99 top

by Kayleigh Dray
23 Mar 2017

The internet has lost its collective mind over these designer shoes

“Um… what? Is this serious?”

by Kayleigh Dray
22 Mar 2017

Daily outfit inspiration with our look at the best dressed A-listers

Casual dressing ideas from stylish celebrities

22 Mar 2017

Return of the corset: how to wear spring’s biggest accessory trend

Why everyone is getting waisted this season.

by Hayley Spencer
22 Mar 2017

10 fitness brands using sports tech to boost your workout

Exercise gear with extras

by The Stylist web team
21 Mar 2017

Dorothy Perkins is launching its own range of wedding dresses

And they all cost under £175

by Kayleigh Dray
20 Mar 2017

Get ready: that viral coat from Zara is back in stock

And it's available in different colours

by Sarah Biddlecombe
17 Mar 2017

The internet is incredibly divided over Topshop’s newest item

“What fresh hell is this?”

by Kayleigh Dray
17 Mar 2017