With SS16 in full swing it is time to update your wardrobe. Here are three boutiques that will ensure you discover your next staple
Here Today Here Tomorrow: Haus of Artisans
Here Today Here Tomorrow, is a sustainable fashion boutique found on Balls Pond Road. It offers fashion brands a pop up space to sell their ethical creations.
Their current occupant is Haus of Artisans. The label is partnered with the South American ethnic communities of “Maroti Shobo” and “Sur Andina”. The collaborations bring together the skills and aesthetics of the communities traditions. “The current project is all about the awareness and research made by the Amazonian Tribes in Peru,” explains founder Suzan Rozo.
The collection presents handcrafted pieces created from Indian raw silk, bamboo and alpaca. The exquisite designs feature an assortment of sacred patterns and intricate embroidery. Each design is sustainably produced to respect the nature of the Artisans’ heritage.
Prices range from £35 – £300.
Visit Haus of Artisans current pop up at Balls Pond Road, from 19 May until 30 May
Located on Stoke Newington Road is the flagship store of Stighlorgan. The Irish brand specialises in selling bags and backpacks for the modern man and woman.
The local and international products are presented within the railway themed store. Pieces are placed upon and around the wooden storage boxes and carriage seats.
Inspired by European minimalism, the bags are a product of their Nomadic legacy. The backpacks are available in a range of colours: from basic navy and khaki green, to black and white stripes and pops of orange and red. Each feature either leather or cotton straps, metal buckles and the Stighlorgan logo.
Creative director Christian Bourke describes the pieces as “a never ending draw on modern Irish style.” The utilitarian backpacks are accompanied by clothing, accessories and home products by brands Wood Wood, Deus Ex Machina, Elvine, Bee & Harry Stedman.
Prices range from £16 – £260
Visit Stighlorgan, Stoke Newington Road, or their website http://www.stighlorgan.com to shop their SS16 collection
HUH is the ultimate boutique for the minimal lover. The tranquil retail space is nestled within the bustle of Dalston.
Selling granddad-collared shirts, Breton striped jumpers and simple tea-dresses, the store caters for the minimal to playful, whilst maintaining a casual contemporary style.
The store is physical incarnation of the lifestyle magazine of the same name HUH.
Within the wooden decked space is a curated selection of men’s and women’s clothes, as well as interior accessories and magazines.
The outlet sells labels such as Samsoe and Samsoe, Ganni, GANT Rugger, Won Hundred and HAY.
Modern living is the ethos of the brand. Whether it is a pair of patterned socks, a basic tee-shirt or a printed cushion, the pieces available make life that bit more aesthetically pleasing.
Prices range from £3 – £250
Visit HUH, Stoke Newington Road, or their website http://www.store.huhmagazine.co.uk to shop their SS16 fashion and interior collection
Images taken by Lauren Woodward