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... FROM THE BEGINNING: JANE DE LACEY SHOWS AT LONDON FASHION WEEK AND WHOLESALES OWN LABEL MEN’S AND WOMEN’S COLLECTIONS TO STORES INCLUDING BERGDORF GOODMAN AND HENRI BENDEL IN NY, MAXFIELD IN LA, HARRODS AND JONES IN THE UK

 

DRESSES BANDS INCLUDING MADNESS, U2 AND THE STRANGLERS, SETS UP A STUDIO IN CAMDEN EMPLOYING A PATTERN CUTTER AND SAMPLE MACHINIST AND PRODUCES FROM THE SAME LOCAL FACTORY AS VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

 

APPROACHED BY A JAPANESE AGENCY, JDL SELLS TO SEVERAL JAPANESE STORES INCLUDING BEAMS IN TOKYO

 

AS ORDERS INCREASE, OPENS A STUDIO IN A WAREHOUSE IN OLD STREET 

ID MAGAZINE

OBSERVER MAGAZINE

TATLER MAGAZINE

SHOTS OF STYLE,

DAVID BAILEY/PAULO ROVERSI

MADNESS ALBUM COVER

HEAD-HUNTED BY AN INTERNATIONAL FASHION BRAND AS WOMEN’S WEAR DESIGNER, JANE LIVES AND WORKS IN EUROPE AND HONG KONG FOR 3 YEARS. RETURNS TO LONDON AS MENSWEAR DESIGNER/BUYER FOR COVENT GARDEN LIFESTYLE STORE DAVIES, SUCCESSFULLY INTRODUCING THEIR FIRST WOMEN’S WEAR COLLECTION

LAUNCHES OWN DESIGNER UNDERWEAR AND SLEEPWEAR LABEL EXHIBITING IN PARIS AND SELLING TO STORES INCLUDING 

LE BON MARCHE IN PARIS, SELFRIDGES, HARRODS, AUSTIQUE, MUSA, TOP SHOP’S DESIGNER LINGERIE ROOM, AND BAYCREWS IN JAPAN

BRITISH VOGUE

GREEK VOGUE

VICTORIA BECKHAM

ELLE

ELLE

WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY, NY

WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY, NY

WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY, NY

WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY, NY

BRIDES MAGAZINE

2013 LAUNCHES D R E SS M I T H TRANSEASONAL WOMEN'S WEAR COLLECTION SELLING TO INDEPENDENT STORES IN THE UK AND EUROPE

 

2015 LAUNCH OF WEBSITE WWW.DRESSMITH.COM 

2018 OPENS AT FLEURIE GALLERY, WEST STREET, LEWES, SUSSEX

Our new beautifully British collection for the contemporary woman. Must-have luxury items from dresses to work wear, handmade in the finest fabrics.

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