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NOVEMBER QUARTER 2015

DISCOVER NEW DESIGNERS


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Wolf & Badger is proud to carry a selection of independent luxury designers that have been hand-picked from around the world. Our stores in Mayfair, Notting Hill and our ever growing e-commerce platform allow us to showcase and sell on behalf of the designer, with each brand receiving the majority of proceeds from every purchase.

Below: 16 Seven. Right: CRU London. Far right: Carolina Ronderos.

Discover the latest selection of fashion, jewellery and accessories brands, with many more waiting to be discovered online and in our stores. Be the first to shop the newest collections and support emerging designers.

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Left: Betty Balaba. Below left to right: Alyona Davydenko, Black Jamm.

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Betty Balaba From day to night the Betty Balaba African inspired fine jewellery collection provides accessible glamour. The pieces are elegant, stylish and sophisticated with a touch of the unconventional. Available online and in our Mayfair & Notting Hill stores.

16 Seven aims to challenge conventions about how high quality fashion can be created without sacrificing our values. Founder Laurence Chester teamed up with Clare

Black Jamm

Farrell to create a wearable selection of knitted and woven

Black Jamm is a premium menswear brand offering an

organic T shirts and sweats for men and women. The aim

exclusive collection of finely crafted, British made bomber

is to showcase hand crafted garments alongside handmade

jackets. The brand combines the definitive style of the MA-1

artworks in contemporary shapes, showing that ethical

bomber jacket with a London edge to create unique British

clothing can have real soul, relevance and affordability in

designs. The current collection features British waxed

the mid to high end fashion space.

cotton, lamb nappa leather and gold zips as a detail.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

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CRU London CRU London is a contemporary premium leather goods

ALYONA DAVYDENKO

Carolina Ronderos

brand firmly rooted in traditional craftsmanship, yet offers

Russian-born, St. Petersburg-based, designer Alyona

Established in January 2015 by Carolina Ronderos Lourido,

an alternative twist through a unique leather collection

Davydenko founded the brand Alyona Davydenko after

Carolina Ronderos is a high-end womenswear brand based

overflowing with personality. Founded by two Londoners,

graduating from the National Research Tomsk State

in Cali, Colombia. The brand produces luxury fashion partly

Petru van der Walt and Tiago Felix, and inspired by London’s

University with a degree in Fashion Design. Her design

handmade by artisans and indigenous tribes from the

trendy East End, the unique designs were captured through

philosophy applies to human requirements in the modern

country. Carolina’s products are human touched and human

the collaboration between the London-based design team

world; she chooses extraordinary sources of inspiration

made; they carry a heritage and a story. For the designer,

and their Portuguese artisan counterparts. Together they

and mixes it with a bit of a humour in her collection.

luxury today is about responsibility, business, profit and

form the lifeline of CRU London.

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including everyone fairly in the fashion chain.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

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Left to right: Delalle, Glenda Lopez, ELLEƧD, Dutch Basics, Esin Akan, GFG Jewellery.

ELLEƧD

ELLEƧD is the fashion forward brainchild of friends Flora

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Delalle

Mascolo and Meriem Semlali-Broby. In mid 2014, they saw a

Inspired by nature, fashion, art and music, Delalle

gap in the market for a brand that focused solely on luxury

sunglasses will enhance your own sense of style and

leather clothes for women.Using the powerful combination

personality. Think of them as opulent jewellery pieces that

of business and fashion: ELLEƧD’s mission is to create

GFG Jewellery is a London based British jewellery company

finish an outfit. With sleek designs that echo an eclectic,

confident clothing of a very high quality, that’s timeless and

that believes in encapsulating timeless beauty. The

modern and fearless spirit, they will rouse the thrill-seeker,

exudes sex appeal. ELLEƧD’s forward thinking creative

designers are a Dutch duo with Mediterranean roots. Made

risk-taker and dreamer in you. They are not for the shy and

edge is what sets it apart from other brands and will ensure

with precious, hand-polished metals and stones sourced

retiring. Conceived in Nadine’s London studio, each frame

that ELLEƧD will stand the test of time in years to come.

from all around the world, GFG Jewellery is effortless and

is handcrafted in Japan, using the highest quality acetate.

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

elegant for the modern woman. Available online and in our Notting Hill & Mayfair stores.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

DUTCH BASICS

GFG JEWELLERY

ESIN AKAN The story began at Central Saint Martins where Akan

Glenda Lopez

The idea to create Dutch Basics was born out of Doris Pires’

first developed her penchant for design. Upon graduation,

In July 2010 Glenda Lopez founded her jewellery design

passion for beautiful materials and design. Interested in

she honed her skills at Burberry where she specialised in

studio-workshop, after studying at the School of Art and

various social, environmental causes, the brand has a strong

luxury leather goods. Akan realised a discrepancy between

Design in Valencia. This studio is where the magic happens

ethical conscience. All pieces are produced in Portugal with

the aesthetic ambitions of women and the realities of day-

and she often produces pieces that are both amusing and

small ateliers and factories where the workers are treated

to-day life. Her collection offers both elegant and highly

quite unusual, never sacrificing quality or attention to

and paid fairly. Doris also chooses to use materials which

functional; modular handbags that would help women

detail in her work. Her collection is light-hearted and fun

are made with environmental care, like recycled leather,

effortlessly transition between the office, the gym, parties

while being an attempt to sway preconceived ideas about

leather with no or very little chrome.

and even weekends away.

contemporary jewellery.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

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ISSARA Issara (meaning “freedom” in Thai) was born out of a desire for minimal and highly functional leather bags without the exorbitant ‘luxury’ mark-up and ostentatious logos. Master artisans meticulously craft premium full-grain leather

I MISS SOPHIE Sophia Esther had the vision to design a collection with a sustainable impact, proving that green fashion can be chic and stylish. During her time working in Hong Kong, she was runner up in a sustainable fashion competition, which gave her the confidence to start her own label. After working in high premium houses, like Renè Lezard she decided to move to London to realise her dream in fashion. Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

into sleek, heirloom-quality pieces for travel and work. Transitioning seamlessly from boardroom to cocktail bar, the debut collection is built for the modern nomad and can be personalised with a monogram. Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

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J.CHUNG Jaesun Chung founded Korean womenswear brand J.Chung

Clockwise top left: J.Chung, Ina Kent, I Miss Sophie, J D’Cruz.

in 2014. The collection has a sporty aesthetic with intricate details such as overlapping fabrics, curved cutouts and asymmetry with subtle colours. The J.Chung collection is for independent women with their own identities, who are open-minded and understand that the J.Chung design

INA KENT Exploring the ambivalence between aesthetics and functionality, Vienna based designer Ina Kent founded the bag label that bears her name in 2007. Reduced forms and

concept combines fashion, arts and a blend of different cultures. Available online and in our Mayfair store.

smart details build the base of Ina Kent’s bag and accessory design. Metallic shimmering and velvety-soft, Ina Kent bags are supple companions that are feminine and sophisticated. They are bags that tell a story. Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

J D’CRUZ J D’Cruz is a new and exciting leather handbag brand creating bags that are completely unique. The range of hand printed leather bags are all hand made in Oxfordshire, England. The current collection is inspired by London’s urban atmospheres and architecture; the colour palettes reflect flashes of colour alongside classic tones to enhance the prints. Each handbag has been carefully considered in terms of shape and pattern, making each of them truly unique and beautiful. Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

JAM LOVE Inspired by the beauty of the traditional letterpress art and the classic design of vintage motorcars, Jam Love combines Above: Issara. Left: Jam Love.

the finest materials, including veggie tan leather and heritage waxed canvas from Italy with the best of British craftsmanship for their bags and leather accessories. The designer Jia Ma is a Chinese born world citizen. She worked for established fashion houses in London, New York & Tokyo after graduating from both Central Saint Martins and London College of Fashion. Available online and in our Mayfair store.

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Clockwise from top left: Jardine of London, Liz Law, LÁTELITA, Kamaneya, Juvi Design.

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LÁTELITA British brand LÁTELITA London fuse Eastern influences with contemporary European design to create unique, intricate & elegant jewellery. Inspired by their heritage and global travels, the truly autobiographical collections incorporate ancient motifs and carefully sourced semiprecious natural stones with exceptional colour and character. Working closely with the finest artisans & gem cutters, the LÁTELITA team design and handcraft iconic pieces from within their atelier. Available online and in our Mayfair store.

LIZ LAW

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Liz Law’s jewellery celebrates harmony within eclecticism.

KAMANEYA

Swarovski crystal, semi-precious stones, she carefully

Mumbai-based designer Nayomie Prasad had a childhood

designs each piece in her LA beachside studio, ensuring a

fascination with universal magic and science, which led

high level of quality and craftsmanship.

JARDINE OF LONDON

to the creation of Kamaneya. Atoms by Kamaneya is

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Jardine of London was born out of the designer Mary

the brand’s debut collection. This deceptively versatile

Jardine’s love for handbags. The inspiration for the gold

collection consists purely of hand-made pieces by Indian

star used in the brand name comes from the Jardine

Fair-Trade Craftsman. The mission of the brand is to share

Star Brooch, which was left to Queen Elizabeth II in 1981

beautiful clothing and accessories that intrigue and delight.

by Lady Jardine. The bags are made in Britain using the

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Law’s design process involves hand-selecting unique pieces and then drawing from them to design balanced and beautifully distinctive jewellery. With a studio jampacked full of carefully curated unique puzzle pieces, Law always has the perfect item within reach. Using a myriad of materials: sterling silver, 14k gold fill, brass, bronze,

highest quality softest calf leather, which gives the bags their luxurious feel. Jardine of London bags are incredibly chic with clean lines, but at the same time are functional

Kopé London

and practical.

Kopé London is an accessories brand making scarves &

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

textile products. Kopé comes from the Greek word ‘Perikopé’ meaning a cutting from a sacred writing. Kopé collections encapsulate our values, aesthetics and conversations with

JUVI DESIGN

a global community of makers. Each piece by Kopé is from

Inspired by the warmth and vibrancy of natural elements,

a larger material that passes through the lives and hands

award winning jewellery designers Juvi Designs, source

of many craftspeople that have given their skills to make

the most beautiful gemstones from around the world and

these magnificent pieces that we can love. Kopé connects

transform them into stunning pieces of jewellery at their

their stories, creating the emotional value that infuses each

studio.

piece.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

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Clockwise from top left: Luke Grant-Muller, Marianna Goulandris, Nuciano, Mateo Brown, Matara, Mama Coca.

LUKE GRANT-MULLER London-based Creative Director Luke Grant-Muller is

MARIANNA GOULANDRIS

multi-disciplinary, working in fashion, music and art, both

London based designer Marianna Goulandris draws

in collaborations and solo projects. He creates high quality

inspiration from her Greek heritage, extensive travels and

MATEO BROWN

hand-made brogue shoes with unusual finishes for both men

family and friends. Founded in 2014, Marianna’s jewellery

Mateo Brown is a company that creates jewellery pieces

and women.

line explores mythical themes and symbols that are

in editions of 100 that put an emphasis on both colour and

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

grounded in the past. The Eye on You collection presents a

shape. The importance of the piece relies neither on the

contemporary take on the evil eye and with its fine finishing

stones nor the metal, but in the overall visual impact of

and minimal styling it’s easy to wear without over thinking

colour and shape combined. Mateo Brown pieces are sleek,

it. Each piece is carefully handcrafted in Athens using gold,

sensual, organic and tactile, favouring the use of yellow

diamonds and other precious stones.

gold on sterling silver as a setting for the stones. With their

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

first collection they wanted to create a strong, simple and concise style with pieces that can be interchanged from one collection to another.

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Available online and in our Mayfair store.

MAMA COCA

MATARA

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Mama Coca is a Brazilian jewellery brand created in 2012

Matara is the exquisitely crafted pearl jewellery brand

Nuciano is a luxury handbag label based in Seattle US,

by Livia do Lago Basile. Certain that the world would

based in Bangkok, Thailand. The collection reflects the

that offers today’s modern woman a freedom of expression

experiment new winds, Livia, after a road trip to the Sacred

founders’ take on pearls, offering fun, young, and highly

of her taste in uncompromising high quality and luxury

Valley in Peru, started to design talismans to awaken the

sophisticated designs that make a statement. Designed with

handbags without the usual exorbitant price tags. A

individual consciousness that each human being is unique

exclusively selected authentic pearls and highly detailed

brainchild of Joy Egbejimba, Nuciano is derived from the

with its maximum potential yet to be explored. The use of

handcrafted colour-plated sterling silver body, each piece of

word “Nnukachiano” and resonates the freedom to believe

raw stones with timeless designs is the brand’s signature,

Matara jewellery is hand-made by one of the most talented

and express yourself as an independent woman. From desk-

as well as experiments with Keum Boo, a Korean technique

local artisans in Thailand. The must-have pearl pieces are

to-dinner, the selected curated collection features elegant

with gold and silver fusion.

perfect for every occasion.

designs with a variety of fierce colour options.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

NUCIANO

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STOW Inspired by intrepid explorers across the centuries, Stow is an evolving collection of unique luxury travel accessories. Crafted from the highest quality butter soft leather, delicately moulded pieces are designed to be intricate but compact and carefully envisaged to answer both the practical and style needs of the modern traveller. Launched in 2013, Stow is a labour of love for founder Carol Lovell, the direct outcome of her own attempts to find the perfect travel accessory during a globetrotting career in travel recruitment. Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

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OPENJART Openjart is an international jewellery brand born in 2007. Experimenting with what are uncommon for traditional jewellery forms and techniques, Russian designers and Thai craftsmen have been working closely together to create divine offbeat pieces. Available online and in our Mayfair store.

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Above: Stow. Right: Sonal Bhaskaran. Below left: Openjart.

THE OUTLIERMAN

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From the passion for the driving world and the timeless style of the gentlemen of the past comes a unique men’s accessories brand: The Outlierman. Driving gloves, bow ties, pocket squares, ties and suspenders, all with style details that result from a study on classic car models that have become timeless icons. Deerskins, nappa lambskins and

SONAL BHASKARAN LONDON Sonal’s jewellery represents a journey through her culture and heritage, designed with a modern and edgy twist drawn from her life in London and love of geometric form. Subtly woven into each design is a tradition to be shared,

silks of the highest quality: these are the materials chosen to give life to the driving passion through an authentic style that only pursues excellence. The Outlierman is a style that will delight car lovers and beyond. Available online and in our Mayfair store.

a mythical tale to be told, or a talisman to be treasured.

ROQUE BAGS

Distinct in design and rich in culture, Sonal Bhaskaran

Roque Bags is a Swiss/Argentine travel goods label founded

London perfectly fuses British design with Eastern spirit

by Isabelle and Martín in 2012. The designs are inspired by

and has been regularly featured in Harper’s Bazaar, Elle,

vintage leather bags of yesteryear, but don’t miss out on

Vogue, Grazia, Instyle and Glamour, amongst others.

modern flair or functionality. The Roque Bags team works

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

with a small group of excellent leather craftsmen, whose Clockwise from above right: Rubirosa, Roque Bags, The Outlierman.

skills and expertise are much appreciated. Each item is handmade out of genuine Argentine leather and is destined to be a lifelong companion. Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

RUBIROSA Rubirosa is an incomparable brand named after the legendary Latin American gentleman Porfirio Rubirosa, who was an exceptional style icon mid last century. Just like him, the young label expresses a point of view and embraces the beautiful things in life: pleasure, fashion and style – in a distinct, authentic and creative way. In short, Rubirosa is pure joie de vivre – from tip to toe. Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

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THOMASINE GLOVES

Left: Thomasine Gloves. Below: Victor Xenia.

Thomasine Barnekow is a Swedish born designer living in the heart of Paris where she creates her luxury range of

Vjera Vilicnik

accessories. Contemporary architecture, the geometries of nature, manipulated materials and colour dynamics are all present in her high impact designs. Drawing inspiration from many sources, all her gloves are designed in her couture atelier in the Marais. Available online and in our Mayfair store.

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UNPAIRED The concept of “something natural, something synthetic and something oriental” makes UnPaired Design Studio alive. Natural elements, neon colours and oriental inspirations are widely used in the collection. It has a strong and unique style, using highly contrasted colours along with rustic natural tones, which makes UnPaired products versatile and easy to mix with any outfit. UnPaired creates a range of fine silk and cashmere scarves and accessories for the style conscious man and woman. Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Clockwise from here: UnPaired, Vivien Sheriff, Z&D.

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VJERA VILICNIK

VICTOR XENIA

Creative director, Vjera, is Croatian born and London

Victor Xenia offers striking yet understated clothing backed

educated, in this twisted and wonderful city where dreams

by flawless fabrics and exceptional craftsmanship. Always

come true. She trained at Ecole Lesage in Paris in haute

inspired by fabrics and textures, the designer has built the

couture embroidery, which features in her work. The

collections on the distinctive characteristic of daring colour

embellished pieces are hand prepared in her London studio,

combinations along with a subtle retro feel, to create a

with Swarovski crystals, pearls, beads, and satin ribbons.

modern take on the ‘60s. Victor Xenia’s mission is to offer

Her muse is utterly feminine, delicate and elegant, she is

women’s clothing that celebrates their individuality, playful

a mother that sings her children to sleep, confident as she

spirit and most of all their femininity, creating fashion to

floats through the city, and whimsical as she runs through

be worn, not just to be looked at, but still luxurious and

the fields of flowers.

original.

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

VIVIEN SHERIFF

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Creative entrepreneur, Vivien Sheriff traded in the finest

Z&D, the brand, creates time-honoured products made by

vintage textiles from around the world, prior to founding

hand from natural materials. They recognise traditional

her eponymous millinery business. Based in the heart of

and specialised handcrafts as an essential piece in the

rural Wiltshire, Vivien Sheriff’s English heritage millinery

creation of their products: timeless classics with a fresh

has become a multi award-winning, luxury brand at the

twist in style. The story goes back to early 2010 when the

forefront of British headwear design. The creative team

search was on for a source of traditional quality shoes in

work by hand at the highest level to produce exceptional

classic design lines. Their mentor, a master shoemaker,

hats and headpieces inspired by the natural beauty and

willingly shared the secrets of his craft. Together they took

abundant wildlife around the studio’s bucolic setting in

on the creation of shoes that made justice to such a noble

Downton.

and age-old craftsmanship.

Available online and in our Mayfair store.

Available online and in our Notting Hill store.

Z&D

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