Sophie Hulme

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Sophie Hulme is a British accessories designer who studied Fashion Design at Kingston University.[1] Sophie Hulme graduated in 2007, and won awards for both student and collection of the year.[2] The designer launched her own label in 2011.[3] Sophie Hulme's studio is in Islington, North London.[4]

The designer was awarded a British Fashion Award in the "Emerging Talent, Accessories" category in 2012.[5] She received the Elle/BFC Talent Launchpad in 2011.[6] In 2013 Hulme collaborated with Globetrotter in a collection of trunks.[7] In 2015 Samantha Cameron gifted a Sophie Hulme bag to the Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan.[8] The same year, the designer launched an eCommerce website.[9] In 2016 she launched a collection of eveningwear and occasion bags, inspired by her own wedding.[10] In 2017 Hulme was nominated for the Vogue Fashion Fund Award.[11] Her collections are stocked in 200 locations and 30 countries.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kingston University's BA(Hons) Fashion degree elevated to second place in prestigious Business of Fashion Global Fashion School Rankings". Kingston University London. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Sophie Hulme". London Fashion Week. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  3. ^ Vivienne Decker (12 May 2016). "How Millennial Sophie Hulme Launched A Chic Accessories Brand Carried In Over 200 Stores". Forbes. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "Sophie Hulme's bags of success". The Daily Telegraph. 4 November 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  5. ^ "British Fashion Awards 2012" (Press release). British Fashion Council. 27 November 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  6. ^ Cronin, Emily (8 September 2011). "Meet the new Talent Launch Pad winners". Elle UK. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  7. ^ Alexander, Ella (16 November 2012). "Sophie Hulme Bag Designer Interview - Globe-Trotter". British Vogue. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  8. ^ Lorelei Marfil (23 October 2015). "Samantha Cameron Gifts Sophie Hulme Bag to Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan". WWD. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  9. ^ Mairi Clark (24 November 2015). "Accessories brand Sophie Hulme appoints DBD to manage SEO and PPC". The Drum. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  10. ^ Karen Dacre (6 December 2016). "Party bags: British accessories designer Sophie Hulme on her fun but functional evening bag collection". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  11. ^ "Vogue Fashion Fund 2017 Nominees". British Vogue. 24 January 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  12. ^ Alice Casely-Hayford (3 December 2015). "Sophie Hulme Launches Silver Capsule Collection Bags". Refinery29.uk. Retrieved 7 July 2017.