London Contour Experts
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News & Events

London Contour Experts bodywear consultancy. Keep up-to-date with news and events from our London studio.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nichole is often called upon as a figurehead in the industry, advising on topics such as luxury manufacturing and female entrepreneurship,

alongside teaching at London College of Fashion. Keep up-to-date with news & events here. 

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THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON DESIGNERS IN THE ACTIVEWEAR & SWIMWEAR MARKETS.’

FASHION SVP, KENSINGTON OLYMPIA, LONDON, 11am 15th &16th JANUARY 2018.

With new channels of digital marketing available to any startup, the perceived barriers to entry are at an all time low. However, how do platforms such as Instagram affect design, communication & customer engagement?

London Contour Experts guide you through the benefits, pitfalls & opportunities in this growing sector. Join our talk at the Fashion Station area.

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CFE MANUFACTURER TRADE SHOW,   (ASIA HOUSE, 63 CAVENDISH STREET, LONDON, W1G 7LP)              10am - 6pm, 10-11th October 2018

The Centre for Fashion Enterprise 'Meet the Manufacturers Trade Show' has grown this season.

Showcasing the best premium & luxury manufacturing sources found in the UK today, across fashion categories. Visit the stand to discuss your project with our expert team.

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CFE MEET THE MANUFACTURER, (ONE MARYLEBONE, LONDON, NW1 4QA)  10am - 6pm, 14-15th March 2017

The Centre for Fashion Enterprise 'Meet the Manufacturers Trade Show' and Textile Forum 'Fashion Fabric Show' will combine their offering this season.

Showcasing the best luxury fabrics and high end manufacturing sources found in the UK today. Visit the London Contour Experts stand to discuss your project with our expert team.


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LINGERIE INSIGHT POWERLIST 2018

Industry magazine Lingerie Insight has nominated Nichole de Carle in the category of Industry Influencers, honouring the unsung heroes and valued advisors within the intimates sector. This includes teachers, authors, consultants and bloggers who nurture designers, advise brands and retailers within the industry.

 

 

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11th February 2018, Olympia London

3.30 - 4.00pm Origins Stage Seminar, 'How to work with Manufacturers'.

Nichole will take you through the fundamentals of working with factories and how to choose the right partner for your business. Outlining the product lifecycle, sourcing fabrics & supply chains, sustainable production ethics, costing your product & how to build a commercial product range. Case Study: How social media influencers within fashion & wellness can build their business.

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LINGERIE & SWIMWEAR DESIGN       (LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION)        ONLINE VARIOUS DATES 2018

This course outlines the design processes of creating your own lingerie or swimwear collection. You will gain valuable insights into the industry, focusing on research, customer profiling, market position, concept development & exploring design details/components.

24.01.18 - 14.02.18 (Wednesdays)         03.03.18 - 24.03.18 (Saturdays)            06.03.18 - 27.03.18 (Tuesdays)              26.04.18 - 17.05.18 (Thursdays)             12.06.18 - 03.07.18 (Tuesdays)              31.07.18 - 21.08.18 (Tuesdays)


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FORWARD LADIES NATIONAL AWARDS 2017 (LONDON & SOUTH REGIONAL SHORTLIST) 15th September 2017

Nichole de Carle has been shortlisted for this prestigious award sponsored by HSBC, in celebration of the UK's most inspiring female business leaders, academics and entrepreneurs.

Forward Ladies' mission is to create a global platform that connects women to opportunities, networks, businesses and expertise that empowers them.

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    LINGERIE & SWIMWEAR DESIGN     (LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION)       Tuesdays 6-9pm, 26.09.17 - 14.11.17

Nichole de Carle will be teaching this short course, based at the Oxford Street campus. The course outlines the design processes of lingerie and swimwear, enabling you to design your own capsule collection. You will gain valuable insights into the lingerie and swimwear industry, allowing you to develop a suitable retail concept. You’ll focus on research development, customer profiling, establishing a market level, concept development and exploring design details/components.

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CFE MEET THE MANUFACTURER TRADE SHOW, (ONE MARYLEBONE, LONDON, NW1 4QA)  10am - 6pm, 11-12th October 2017

The Centre for Fashion Enterprise 'Meet the Manufacturers Trade Show' and Textile Forum 'Fashion Fabric Show' will combine their offering this season.

Showcasing the best luxury fabrics and high end manufacturing sources found in the UK today.


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LINGERIE & SWIMWEAR DESIGN (ONLINE) Thursdays 12.10.17 - 02.11.17 &     Saturdays 04.11.17 - 25.11.17

Nichole de Carle will be teaching this online short course, outlining the design processes of lingerie and swimwear, enabling you to design your own capsule collection. Gain valuable insights into the lingerie & swimwear industry, to develop a suitable retail concept. You’ll focus on research development, customer profiling, establishing a market level, concept development and exploring design details/components.

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    INSPIRING ENTREPRENEUR AWARD         9th November 2017, London

Nichole de Carle has been nominated for a leadership award in recognition of her work inspiring the next generation of designers & business owners within her industry. The Trust was founded by Leigh Boman-Perks to

“—mobilize influential and inspiring leaders for the positive empowerment of vulnerable women and young people in the most deprived areas of the world, for the advancement of all.”

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23rd July 2017, Olympia London

12.45 - 3.15pm Spirit Stage Seminar, 'Steps for Success and Progress with Activewear and Bodywear'.

Nichole will take you through the fundamentals of starting and growing a brand within this dynamic industry. Get an insight into designing a technical capsule, routes to market, innovative communication strategies and trend forecasting.


 CFE manufacturers trade show

11th July 2017, York Hall, London

Meet the team and find out how our expertise can bring your collection to life.

The Center for Fashion Enterprise Manufacturers Trade Show connects high-end fashion production units and services with designer businesses looking for resources for their products. CFE is a pioneering fashion business incubator, supported by University of the Arts London and the European Union Regional Development Fund.

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Fashion London SVP

28th June 2017, Olympia London

Panel discussion at 12.15pm on the topic 'Trending Now: Athleisure'. Is this trend the future of your brand and what manufacturing challenges will you face?

Fashion SVP is a sourcing event featuring over 140 brands and manufacturers from the UK and abroad. Network with industry experts, listen to seminars and experience product demonstrations.

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