June Sarpong MBE joins Best of Britannia as an ambassador
Best of Britannia is proud to announce that British television personality June Sarpong MBE is joining us as an ambassador for BOB London 2016, and launching her new collection, Ldny. June Sarpong MBE has been working with not-for-profit company Fashion Enter on Ldny (a new collection with designer Daniella Helayel, and in partnership with the United Nations Trust Fund to end violence against women) that will launch at BOB London:
“I am delighted to be an Ambassador for Best of Britannia and to be utilising its platform to launch Ldny, my new fashion social enterprise. The ethos of Ldny is to empower and inspire through the power of fashion. We are also proud to be working with Fashion Enter. All of these elements are what makes our partnership with BOB a match Made in Britain.”
Jenny Holloway, CEO of Fashion Enter – who will be setting up shop at BOB, pattern-cutting and machining Ldny product at the show itself – says:
“Over the last two years we have watched Best of Britannia grow tremendously in terms of exhibitors and footfall, so naturally we are excited to be collaborating this year. It’s even more special for us as we are working with the fabulous June Sarpong MBE who will be launching her beautiful collection. It’s time for the country to fully support the makers of the nation.”
Fashion Enter is a not for profit, social enterprise, which strives to be a centre of excellence for sampling, grading, production and for learning and development of skills within the fashion and textiles industry. fashion-enter.com
A host of new traders have also just joined the impressive BOB London 2016 line-up, including bespoke furniture makers Biggs & Quail, bespoke tailors Benson & Clegg,hand-crafted watchmakers Garrick, luxury leather makers Holdall & Co., purveyors of fine English menswear Oldfield Clothing, womenswear brand Rose & Willard, cyclewear from Findra, sustainable luxury knitwear and yarns label Tengri, beauty brands Ark skincare, Stephanie Slade skincare, 58 Lifestyle and English Mineral Make-Up Co., the We Are Cuts pop-up barber shop, men’s haircare from Dear Barberand Mr Masey’s Emporium of Beards, jewellery from Andrew English and Mark Adam, Holborn Magazine, and artisan distillers Sweet Potato Spirit Company.