UK agents could secure a exciting independent Spanish brand at this upcoming London event

Eight independent Spanish fashion and accessory brands are preparing to showcase their latest collections to UK agents in London this month as part of an initiative by ICEX Spain Trade and Investment. Taking place from 23 – 24 May at Mortimer House, the SpainFashion Lab London event will present ready-to-wear, cashmere, accessory, jewellery and footwear labels to agents looking to secure new brands for their rosters. Here’s what we know about the brands taking part…

Urbànima

Among the collections are several sustainable brands including 100 per cent vegan footwear from Urbànima.  Promising “footwear with a soul”, this slow-fashion brand is handmade in Spain with the highest degree of quality and sustainability.  The collection is elegant and sophisticated with a rebellious touch and features stylish espadrilles, classic ankle boots, colourful flat and heeled sandals, on-trend sneakers and their signature pumps. 

Danni Ro

Handbag brand Danni Ro is synonymous with quality.  Its collection of beautifully handcrafted leather bags is designed in Barcelona and 100 per cent made in Spain – showcasing the country’s expert craftsmanship.  A luxury accessories brand that and works to its own beat, the brand’s designers focus on perfection and quality through a slow production, creating bags that will be part of a woman’s wardrobe for ever. Each piece is ethically crafted by artisans using traditional techniques and top quality materials.

Mirror In The Sky

Sustainable brand Mirror in the Sky was born from a love of the Himalaya and the finest Cashmere fibres. The brand perfectly blends traditional craftsmanship and contemporary design making products that effuse elegance and transcend comfort. The brand is the brainchild of mother and son team Rosaura and Pere. Their passion for nature started in 2014 with a shared vision to use the most natural and highest quality cashmere in a respectful way to produce stylish scarves, shawls and garments that are original, personal and unrepeatable. Today its range also includes a collection of throws and blankets. An eye for detail, love of colour and passion for the softest cashmere is the driving force of each Mirror In The Sky collection.

Nemonic

Sustainable footwear brand, Nemónic was born in Yecla Spain from a passion for shoemaking combined with showcasing local expertise, artisan craft and Spanish materials. Their goal is to offer quality and durable footwear produced responsibility and in a unique and eye-catching style.  Nemónic is characterised by boho chic and cowboy trends paired with the bohemian air of the Mediterranean lifestyle. This season the collection also has a retro-vintage look inspired by the 1950s and 1960s, exploring colour and femininity with a youthful energy.  The range is diversified with on-trend urban chic sneakers.

Sita Murt

Based in Barcelona, luxury knitwear brand Sita Murt expertise lies in knitting techniques, materials mastery and yarn quality. Each collection is based on neutral colours that reinterpret the season.  For SS23, the line-up is defined by two words: vitamin and femininity. Mixing colours, textures and shapes, it is born from pure intuition, a passionate path through the union of the unexpected.  Knitwear is at the heart of the range which is accompanied by noble raw materials such as linen, cotton and silk. Sita Murt currently operates eight standalone stores in Spain and its pieces are stocked in more than 15 countries around the world.

Tous

Internationally recognised jewellery brand TOUS was first established in 1920 in Barcelona. The brand has built a strong reputation for its elegant, playful collections with whimsical motifs such as its signature teddy bear. Today its range has grown to include jewellery, handbags and sunglasses. For SS23, its Dream Land collection is inspired by the relationship between the real and unreal – the virtual and dream like.  Expect a bulky and bold collection with an explosion of colour.

Van-Dos 

Feminine, spontaneous and with a natural elegance, the Van-Dos AW23/24 collection is inspired by a journey that begins in the French Riviera. Feminine lines with high quality materials and finishes, the collection includes dressy pieces balanced with the feeling of comfort with a sophisticated touch.  Also on show will be the label’s SS23 Dual collection, inspired by the contrasts of the city, industrial environments and modern architecture intertwined with an atmosphere that adds natural nuances.  The urban atmosphere is represented in colour blocks while fabrics continue to promote the use of natural fibres such as cotton and linen.

Viriato

A leading force in the textile industry since 1959, Viriato specialises in high-quality knitwear made in Spain. With an expert team of designers, it is passionately dedicated to one goal: creating exquisite garments that flatter every body type. The result is a collection of timeless pieces that offer versatility, comfort and quality, all crafted with the utmost attention to detail. The collection features a range of styles from soft, warm surfaces to aquatic effects and liquid metals created with lurex fibers. Appealing prints and updated fabrics drive innovation across categories, including vintage-inspired florals and geometric checkerboard designs.

Agents interested in attending the event can RSVP via E: emmah@goodresults.co.uk