Fiona Paxton has within a year of setting up her own line of accessories created a distinctive and global profile her peers can only dream of.
The trained textiles designer launched her eponymous label in 2008, creating striking hand-beaded necklaces and bracelets in geometric patterns.
Having graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1992 with a distinction in Textiles Design, Fiona became a driving force behind the fashion scenes. Having worked in New York, London and Bangkok, she consulted for various fashion companies such as Armani, Chloe, Moschino and Michiko Koshino.
As the Creative Director for Brewster Textile Design Studio she was not only in charge of the art direction for colour palettes, embroidery concepts and garment shapes, Fiona also applied her eye to trend forecasting. From vintage to popular culture, the arts to the weekend habits of the final consumer, Fiona’s job was to be ahead of the fashion designer in order to present the right textile designs at the start of a new season. Her fail-safe intuition for both beautiful patterns and the customers’ wishes has resulted in a collection of vibrant beaded necklaces that elegantly snake around the neck and bracelets to make every hand gesture a joy.
With prestigious stockists around the world such Lane Crawford, Liberty,Harvey Nichols and Traffic. Fiona’s pieces have also been featured far and wide in the press, including U.K and U.S Vogue, The New York Times, The London Times, The Daily Telegraph Stella Magazine, Grazia, Marie Claire and many more.
As a globetrotter Fiona has fused her love for Indian artisanship with the iconography of the British punk era she grew up in, conceptual Japanese fashion of the 80s and the German Bauhaus movement. The London-based designer has found the right mix of eye-catching newness whilst retaining the individuality of each hand- crafted piece, creating a winning alternative to the ubiquitous British high-street.
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