Women’s Wear Daily
04.21.2014
fashion-scoops
fashion-scoops

Minnie Mouse Exhibit Opens at Somerset House

"Inspired by Minnie" features a collection of dresses, jewelry and accessories created in honor of Walt Disney's original cartoon heroine.

By
fashion-scoops/news
Most Recent Articles In Fashion Scoops
Most Recent Articles In Fashion Scoops

COLOR ME BRITISH: “That's not the Minnie I remember. I think it's Kylie Minogue inside the suit,” said designer Katie Hillier at the opening of "Inspired by Minnie," a collection of dresses, jewelry and accessories created in honor of Walt Disney's original cartoon heroine. Hillier was referring to the “live” Minnie Mouse — who was much smaller than her Disneyland incarnation — and who greeted guests at the show at Somerset House. Hillier joined Giles Deacon, Piers Atkinson, Richard Nicoll, Lulu Guinness, and Luke Hersheson in designing items for Minnie, which are on display during London Fashion Week.

Across town, at Matches, another show of British talent was taking place. The store’s founders Tom and Ruth Chapman threw a party to mark their support of London Fashion Week and British talent — complete with a brass band. They gave over the first floor of their Marylebone boutique to an installation featuring past and present work by designers including Erdem, Christopher Kane, and Alexander McQueen.

load comments

ADD A COMMENT

Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.

Ads by Google

Newsletters
Newsletters

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

Publications

ArticleFinder

Fashion


Choose By

Clear

How it works

Close

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.


Or