Leading womenswear brands showing at this season’s Just Around the Corner

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The UK’s only dual-location multi-gender fashion and lifestyle trade show, Just Around the Corner (JATC) offers an inspiring brand mix for buyers all over the country.

The two-day dual event, which next takes place in Manchester on 19 – 20 January and London from 8 – 9 February, covers a range of categories including womenswear, menswear, footwear and accessories. And with 100 new and returning exhibitors preparing to show their latest collections this January and February, it’s a must-visit show for independent retailers.

Here’s our pick of leading exhibitors set to present their collections at its next instalments…

LILY AND ME

British lifestyle brand Lily and Me is inspired by art, crafts and nature. Its design team combines one-of-a-kind prints with timeless shapes to create joyful womenswear collections. For AW23 its collection is based on two different colour stories: Harvest and Hedgerow. The first centres on the changing colour of leaves as they fall from the trees while the second evokes woodland walks with shades of flora and fauna. Buyers can expect an abundance of printed blooms, abstract botanicals and textures with bold printed dresses and separates offered alongside plain coordinating jerseys. The collection also includes a new knitwear collection crafted in sustainable yarns. Wholesale prices are around £18 per piece on average while the minimum order requirement is £1,00.

CONTACT: Tel: 01452 220 7766 lilyandmeclothing.com

WONDERS

The designers for footwear brand Wonders incorporate the latest fashion trends into its new collections, creating stylish, versatile and comfortable shoes that are compatible with life. The label works with the best materials and highest quality leathers available to create long-lasting products, with its entire production process taking place in Spain. Meanwhile, with a commitment to caring for the planet, it works with its suppliers to create a more sustainable alternative for conscious shoppers. For AW23 its collection includes its most iconic designs reinvented with new patterns, details and materials. Crackled styles with a glossy finish are mixed with croco leathers while buyers can expect exclusive adornments. Wholesale prices are around £55 per style on average while the minimum order requirement is 24 pairs.

CONTACT: Tel: 0034 965 683 911 E: simon@wonders.com wonders.com

A POSTCARD FROM BRIGHTON

A slow fashion brand made with caring for the planet in mind, British label A Postcard From Brighton offers timeless garments made to last. Its capsule range combines cool jerseys and knitted coordinates that can be worn by everyone for all occasions. The entire range is cleverly designed with a muted palette of cool cream, grey and dense black with unexpected flashes of pink and orange – offering an effortlessly coordinated range. Buyers can purchase forward order and in-season throughout the season. For AW23 its range is inspired by super nature with designs including pebbles, bold prints, surprise flashes of colours and exotic flora and fauna. Wholesale prices are around £18 per piece on average while the minimum order requirement is £500.

CONTACT: Tel: 07718 629 741 E: mark@apostcardfrombrighton.co.uk apostcardfrombrighton.co.uk

BLACK COLOUR DK 

A favourite among fashion independents stocking Scandi brands, Black Colour DK offers easy layering pieces, quirky knitwear and colourful accessories. The label’s collections are designed and developed in Denmark with production taking place in Italy and India. UK stockists receive express delivery in-season with all duties paid. Benefits include new products drops, small pack sizes and affordable pricing – making the brand a great partner for indies wanting to tap into emerging trends. For SS23 its collection combines bright colours, floral prints and soft silhouettes. Soft knitwear merges with denim, vegan leather and the brand’s signature Indian sari fabrics. Wholesale prices are around £xx per piece on average while the minimum order requirement is £300.

CONTACT: E: contact@blackcolour.dk blackcolour.dk

NÜMPH

Offering stylish and unique womenswear, Danish brand Nümph creates whimsical and colourful clothing that brings another dimension to everyday wardrobes. Its designers have fun with different shapes, details and hand-drawn prints to create striking collections that stand out from the crowd. The label’s muse is the independent woman who garners attention with her own individual style. Buyers can select pieces from a complete head-to-toe collection each season encompassing dresses, knitwear, outerwear and separates. There’s also a range of basics including vest tops, tees and Bretons, accessories such as bags, scarves and sunglasses as well as well as a range of party-friendly eveningwear.

CONTACT: Tel: 07850 378 936 E: office@arcagencies.co.uk numph.com  

RINO AND PELLE

Known for its versatile outerwear collections and colourful eye-catching pieces, Netherlands fashion brand Rino and Pelle offers luxurious and contemporary fashion at accessible prices. Its design team’s focus is on quality craftsmanship and luxurious design, producing each stylish collection with great care and passion. With its signature mix of relevant trends and classic and modern elements, the brand has won an army of fashion fans worldwide. For AW23 it combines exciting colour harmonies, innovative prints, super soft fabrics and stylish designs. Buyers can expect refreshing winter colours such as night blue, prune, sage and taupe with highlights of terracotta, bright pink and blue. Standout pieces include puffer jackets and teddy coats, abstract patterned knits and powerful printed dresses and blouses on tactile fabrics such as mesh and viscose. Wholesale prices are around 80 per piece on average while the minimum order requirement is 1,500.

CONTACT: Tel: 0207 633 9888 E: evan@palladioassociates.com rino-pelle.com