Liberty

Trend report: Liberty AW12 press day highlights



Liberty‘s press day is one of the highlights of the whole 2-month-long press day circuit. There’s always something new going on with the store (this year it’s the extension of the accessories hall into a space that will reach back to Kingly Street opening on May 1st) and the buyers are on hand to chat through their choices. Womenswear buyer Stephanie Jones, who I first met doing the Liberty Best Of British Open Call last year, gave me a wee tour… (more…)



Introducing: Modern Love




Back in April when I took part in Liberty’s Best of British Open Call, I had no idea what to expect. Sat on a ‘speed buying’ panel with Associate Womenswear Buyer Stephanie Jones, we zipped through dozens of designer hopefuls, so many of whom said it was their dream to be stocked at Liberty. It was quite the eye-opening experience. (more…)



My takeaway tips from Liberty’s Best of British Open Call



Liberty Open call

A couple of weekends ago I was invited to be part of Liberty’s excellent initiative, the Best of British Open Call. Sitting alongside associate womenswear buyer Stephanie Jones, I was on hand to give instant feedback to fashion designers who were chasing their dream of being stocked in Liberty. (more…)