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Inside Alice's Studio

Effortless luxury draped with a laid-back bohemian glamour, wrapped up in ethereal shapes and statement embellishments; when it comes to hand-worked, artisan craftsmanship imbued with a British sense of fun, Alice Temperley for Temperley London has it nailed. And from bridal to lifestyle, gowns to tailoring, whether the A-list or the everyday woman, the designer's ever-evolving signature style tempts with each new season.

Meet Alice's muse, Model Jacquetta Wheeler, discover how a Temperley London garment comes to life and explore her vibrant studio, all in our exclusive film...

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    "During show season, I'll work on extra pieces on top of the collection to create elements needed for the presentation."

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    "People who capture the essence of the brand are all around me, in the office, my friends, women like Jacquetta - they're British, they're fun, they inspire me."

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    It took over a week to build a special loom to create the Carmina and Isidora shawls. The Isidora silk jacquard includes fox heads in the artwork which is an emblem synonymous with Temperley London and is the name of Alice’s son.

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    "The first point is conception, ideas, themes and moodboards, then swatching, print development and placement on intarsia, jacquard, knit swatches - a complete textile palette is created."

    See Alice's Moodboard

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    The future of British fashion is very exciting. The British Fashion Council is extremely strong, they're supporting young designers with new initiatives to help their businesses take off - and not just to be creative but also commercially savvy."

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    "I get my inspiration from exploring amazing print, embroidery and historical archives. I go to the Rose Bowl in LA, Paris flea markets, archives in New York. Each time I travel I go to the places which inspire me in every city."

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  • Behind-The-Scenes

    Temperley London - Behind The Scenes

    "We are known for our eveningwear and we have bridal, but actually a large chunk of our business is knitwear. We are growing a large part of the brand and putting much more on the catwalk - there's day, there's tailoring, there's the designer collection and then there's the evening collection - they work together as a complete 24/7 wardrobe" - Alice Temperley.

  • Temperley London - Fabrics

    The Muse

    "The piece I cherish most from Alice is the wedding dress she created for me. She embellished the dress with lace that had been in my family for years - it was absolutely stunning" - Jacquetta Wheeler.

  • Temperley London - The Muse

    On British Fashion

    "All eyes are on Britain, it has a really unique fashion sense. British schools train you to listen to your own voice; they're responsible for how exciting the British fashion industry is."

    Alice Temperley

  • Temperley London - The Muse
  • Temperley London - Sketches

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