Tuesday, November 12, 2013


Other attendees who came out to support the British fashion designers included
 Dree Hemingway (wearing Preen by Thornton Bregazzi),Suki Waterhouse (wearing Emilia Wickstead), Liberty Ross, Jimmy Iovine, Kiernan Shipka (wearing Preen by Thornton Bregazzi), Jaimie Alexander (wearing Osman), Holland Roden, Ed Weeks, Jesse Williams, George Kotsiopolous, Chloe Norgaard, L’Wren Scott, Erdem,Candice Lake, Stana Katic, Brooke Davenport, Kelly Sawyer Patricof, Azaelia Banks and famed fashion photographer Ellen von Unwerth. 

The British Fashion Council (BFC), in partnership with luxury fashion e-tailer STYLEBOP.com, celebrated the London Style Suites - an initiative to promote a selection of Britain’s most talented red carpet designers in Los Angeles – with a party hosted by Poppy Delevingne at the Chateau Marmont on Friday, November 8, 2013.

PHOTO CREDIT: Donato Sardella for Getty Images

The cocktail party followed two days of press and stylist appointments in the bungalows and cottages at the Chateau Marmont, with each designer and STYLEBOP.com taking over a cottage and transforming it into their own private styling suite.

Designers who participated in this initiative included:
David Koma
A BFC Fashion Forward recipient, Koma’s clients already include Eva Longoria, BeyoncĂ© and Naomi Campbell.

Emilia Wickstead
Shortlisted for the 2013 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize and the BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund, Wickstead provides her clients, including The Duchess of Cambridge, with a made-to-measure service.

Mary Katrantzou
Emerging Talent Award winner at the 2011 British Fashion Awards, Katrantzou’s clients already include Diane Kruger, Rihanna and Jessica Alba.

Matthew Williamson
Globally established British designer of red carpet dresses, Williamson’s clients include Sienna Miller, Andrea Riseborough and Allison Williams.

BFC NEWGEN graduate and BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund nominee, Osman’s clients include Selena Gomez, Olivia Wilde, Kristen Stewart.

Preen by Thornton Bregazzi
One of London's most distinctive and successful labels, Preen’s clients include Cate Blanchett, Kate Bosworth and Amanda Seyfried.

London Style Suites is a key event in the BFC’s activity to increase the presence of British designers in international markets; LA is the home of the red carpet and activity in this market is aimed at securing designers’ reputations as the go-to brands for the increasing number of events during the awards season.
BAFTA Los Angeles was established as a Californian public-benefit non-profit corporation in 1987 to serve as a bridge between Hollywood and British production and entertainment business communities.