8 must-see brands showing at Harrogate Fashion Week this weekend

Open from Sunday 30 July to Tuesday 1 August, the ninth edition of Harrogate Fashion Week is set to be its largest show to date. Buyers can expect to see over 160 brands across four floors over three inspiring days of product sourcing. Here are some key womenswear labels to look out for at this season’s show… 

EB&IVE

STAND: B39

Australian lifestyle brand Eb and Ive embodies effortless style and a relaxed way of life. Its high impact summer staples will bring vibrancy to boutiques while shoppers will be drawn to its accessible prices and highly wearable garments. For SS24 its collection is flourish of bold colour and striking floral prints in rich kiwi green, candy pink, sapphire and caramel tones. Key fabrics include cool linen and super-soft cupro. With an extensive collection of flowy maxi dresses, stylish co-ordinates and lightweight knitwear, its SS24 line-up provides a one-stop-shop for easy summer style.

AVERAGE WHOLESALE PRICE:£24-36 per piece on average

MINIMUM ORDER: £1,500

CONTACT: Tel: 0161 273 7898 E: kally@jamagent.co.uk jamagent.co.uk

HAVEN

STAND: B39

Part of the Eb and Ive family, sister label Haven brings boutiques and shoppers a dose of Australian sunshine all year round. Through its expert use of bold colour and vibrant print, this eclectic womenswear brand is designed to bring some holiday happiness into everyday life. For SS24, striking prints and bright colours will bring newness to shop floor edits and websites. Botanical florals sit alongside bold stripes to create a playful edit of vacay essentials with broad commercial appeal. Expect easy-wear throw-on dresses in eye-popping prints and colourways alongside super-stylish coordinates.

AVERAGE WHOLESALE PRICE: From £20-32 on average

MINIMUM ORDER:£1,500

CONTACT: Tel: 0161 273 7898 E: kally@jamagent.co.uk jamagent.co.uk

POMODORO

STAND: M10

Renowned for its signature all-occasion dresses, British brand Pomodoro offers creative and innovative womenswear blending femininity, elegance and value for money. Its timeless collection, designed with discerning shoppers aged 40+ in mind, combines soft fabrics, natural fibres and harmonious colours with refined details. For SS24, its vibrant line-up will bring a riot of colours to shop floors from blue, green and pink hues to earthy neutrals. Hero pieces include its metallic spot tiered maxi dress available in four colourways, statement linen jacket and wide-leg trousers for relaxed summer suiting as well as its cotton Batik Border Dress. 

AVERAGE WHOLESALE PRICE: £20

MINIMUM ORDER: £1,500

CONTACT: Tel: 0208 961 4000 E: info@pomodoroclothing.com pomodoroclothing.com

FOIL

STAND: A24

Created in New Zealand, womenswear label Foil produces garments combining comfort and style while drawing influences from around the world. The label is known for its natural fabrics, special finishing touches, attention to detail and outstanding quality that helps it stand out from other labels. For SS24, its collection – Vibrant Expressions – is a spirited declaration of summer. Expect bold hues, distinctive silhouettes and contemporary fabrics throughout the range that evoke playfulness and freedom. Key pieces include printed linen and viscose dresses and separates, easy-wear cotton slub dresses at attractive price points and trapeze 7/8 length trousers in a choice of prints of plain colourways. 

AVERAGE WHOLESALE PRICE: £25

CONTACT: Tel: 0800 612 9009 carolccollections.com

TATE FASHIONS

STAND: M1

Showing five different occasionwear and daywear brands, Leeds-based multi-brand agency Tate Fashions is a must-see stand for boutiques offering special event dressing. Its collections are available on both short and forward order, with labels including special occasion and day dress brand Lizabella, daytime label I.nco, occasionwear label Bella Premium and Gracie.B, which specialises in easy-fit jersey styles. Finally, if you’re looking for in-season stock, the Ella Boo collection boasts bright and beautiful dresses available for immediate delivery.

AVERAGE WHOLESALE PRICE: from £29.99 for daywear up to £205.99 for occasionwear

MINIMUM ORDER REQUIREMENT: £1,000

CONTACT: Tel: 01132 459 064/ 07712 398 549 E: tatefashions@hotmail.com E: info@lizabellafashions.co.uk lizabella.co.uk

AMANDA KNIGHTS FASHION AGENCIES

STAND: M56, M54, M52 and A15

With a strong portfolio of established international brands, Amanda Knights Fashion Agencies will showcase its comprehensive womenswear collections at Harrogate Fashion Week encompassing daywear, eveningwear and occasionwear. Tinta offers feminine dresses, knitwear and separates (stand M56) while Bariloche’s collection includes tailored tweed jackets, blazers, vintage shirts, designer blouses, coats, well-fitting trousers, jersey tops and knitwear as well as stunning range of affordable occasionwear. Meanwhile, Allison offers elegant dresses and separates for day, cocktail and special occasions, including its popular 100 per cent silk dresses and two pieces. Buyers will also be able to order Doris Stretch’s easy-wear pieces in UK sizes 10-30 as well as Onelife’s breathable cotton dresses and separates. 

CONTACT: Tel: 0161 236 4455/ 07801 979 682 E: sales@knightsfashion.co.uk knightsfashionagency.co.uk

PROPRESS


STAND: C3
Creating fabric steamers for over 40 years, Propress has a reputation for high quality, long-life and exceptional performance. Now the brand has introduced Propress MINI – a handheld version of its professional steamers that’s ideal for boutiques to sell to their customers for home use. With all the punch of its PRO models packed into a lightweight portable steamer, the MINI’s heated iron plate not only directs and disperses the steam for vertical use but can also be used horizontally like an iron. And it’s not just for clothing: Propress MINI can transform curtains, bedding and other home furnishings, too. Meanwhile, its unique optional Big Belly large capacity tank increases steaming time for the more demanding jobs, offering even more versatility. Available in Arctic Grey, Vintage Pink and Idol Blue with pressing mitt and travel bag; Propress welcomes new stockist enquiries.
CONTACT: Tel: 0208 417 0660 propress.co.uk

CREATIONS GEORGEDE

STAND: M26

Parisian womenswear brand Créations Georgedé creates vibrant dresses and separates in sizes 38-56. The label designs and manufactures the entire collection in-house, giving it tighter controls over production and quality. For SS24, its Summer Rainbow Collection features bold colourways and daring prints. Expect floral, animal and abstract prints alongside a wide range of solid colours inspired by the dopamine-dressing flashy colour trend. Hero pieces include flattering chiffon dresses and pretty twinsets. The collection is available on forward order while the brand also offers in-season repeats, which can be delivered to boutiques in 15 days.

AVERAGE WHOLESALE PRICE: €80

MINIMUM ORDER: 30 pieces

CONTACT: E: megane@georgede.com georgede.com