MATCHESFASHION launched The Innovators, a new project to help customers discover the new wave of inspiring and innovative designers who are exciting the industry with their bold, unique visions. Matty Bovan. Art School, Claire Barrow, Matty Bovan, Paula Knorr, and Wanda Nylon are the first five designer brands apart of this movement, each of which have created capsule collections.
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CLAIRE BARROW // Renowned for her hand-painted techniques and naive illustrations, the multi-disciplinary artist Claire Barrow made her London fashion week debut in 2012.
Claire Barrow Cat and Mouse-Print Square-Neck Denim Dress, Claire Barrow Cat Face-Drop Clip-On Earrings
Claire Barrow Monkey-Print Short-Sleeved Mesh Bodysuit, Claire Barrow Animal-Print Strapless Silk-Satin Dress, Claire Barrow Dog Face-Drop Clip-On Earrings
ART SCHOOL // Partners in life and work, Eden Loweth and Tom Barratt founded Art School in 2016. Blurring the lines of menswear and womenswear, the capsule collection centres on creating a modern representation of their non-binary ethos.
Art School Blow Crystal-Embellished Cotton Cropped Jacket, Art School Embryo-Print Cotton-Jersey Tank Top, Art School Blow Crystal-Embellished Wide-Leg Cotton Trousers
Art School Euphoria Corduroy Trench Coat, Art School Acid Oversized Tie-Side Cotton Shirt
PAULA KNORR // The German-born, London-based designer, graduated from The Royal College of Art in 2015. Her innovative draping and cutting techniques won the attention of the British Fashion Council, who awarded her NEWGEN.
Paula Knorr Relief Waterfall-Ruffled Silk-Blend Velvet Top, Paula Knorr Relief High-Rise Ruffled Silk-Blend Lamé Trousers
Paula Knorr Drape Jersey And Silk-Blend Lamé Dress
MATTY BOVAN // The designer and senior editor of Love magazine exploded onto the London fashion scene with his MA collection, a kaleidoscopic collection of 3-D knitwear, unexpected textures and colour clashes.
Matty Bovan Patchwork-Intarsia Cropped Cardigan, Matty Bovan Asymmetric Patchwork Skirt
Matty Bovan Floral-Intarsia Draped Sweater, Matty Bovan Multi-Knit Patchwork Scarf
WANDA NYLON // The buzzy label by Paris-based Johanna Senyk. A former ANDAM winner, her capsule collection is inspired by outerwear and the label’s signature trench coat.
Wanda Nylon Double-Breasted Belted Jumpsuit
Wanda Nylon Tie-Waist Coated-Tartan Trench Coat, Wanda Nylon V-Neck Belted Side-Slit Silk-Blend Dress, Wanda Nylon High-Rise Wide-Leg Silk-Blend Trousers