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Alice Temperley MBE is a British fashion designer based in London. Her fashion label, Temperley London was launched in 2000. Alice Temperley grew up in Somerset, on her parents’ cider farm before moving to London to attend university. Temperley graduated from the Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins before setting up her company, Temperley London, together with her then boyfriend Lars von Bennigsen in 2000. She is well known for her focus on beautiful fabrics and hand-finishes and has been hailed as “the designer making the biggest waves in British fashion” by American Vogue.
Born in Surabaya (Indonesia), BiyanWanaatmadja’s formative years were spent at Muller & SohnPrivatmodeschule in Dusseldorf (Germany, 1977-1979) and The London College of Fashion (England, 1981-1983) where he was graduated as a fashion designer. And thereafter he received an apprenticeship at the Italian Fashion House Enrico Coveri in Florence (Italy).
One year later, as his family persuaded him to return to his hometown Surabaya (Indonesia), he started to produce and retail his own design in a small atelier in Surabaya, which then formalized as his first clothing line BIYAN for women in 1984 and followed by his second line STUDIO 133 BIYAN in 1985. Biyan opened his first showroom at a well-established shopping mall in Jakarta to showcase his full collection in 1992.
STYLING Biyan’s collection is described as romantic, classic, and sophisticated. Which usually translated through the use of a broad spectrum of fine fabrication from lace, tulle, cotton, silk, and wool. The juxtaposing interplay between fabric, texture, color and form, of taut tailoring and hyper-romanticism are signature to Biyan’s designs.
What makes Biyan so successful is his refined high quality craftsmanship of beautiful embroidery and intricate beading techniques as well as his creations of silk prints as it is a commitment to his design aesthetic and vision. The way he uses rhinestones and vintage semi precious crystals created into a piece of embellishment add quirkiness to his design.
ACHIEVEMENTS Biyan has been selected several times to represent Indonesia as a contemporary designer at the prestigious ASEAN Fashion Connection in Singapore. Following his success in South East Asia, in 1998 The Link (Singapore) and Joyce (Hong Kong) were among the first international retailers in the region who exclusively carry his collections.
His accolades also include various awards, as “Best Indonesian Designer” selected by the Indonesian Fashion Journalist. He was a creative consultant for Harpers Bazaar Indonesia and a regular member of the International Judging Committee for the Asian Young Designer Content in Singapore.
Today the BIYAN fashion house has three principal labels: BIYAN, STUDIO 133 BIYAN, and BIYAN Bride.
Start from 2012 SS, the collection is shown & sold in Paris and currently BIYAN is available at Le Bon Marche, Joyce, Club 21, Blake, Saks Fifth Avenue Bahrain to name a few.
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McCartney was born in Lambeth, London, the second child of Beatle Paul McCartney and American photographer Linda McCartney (1941–1998). She is named after her maternal great-grandmothers (both of Linda McCartney’s grandmothers were named Stella). As a young girl, McCartney travelled the globe with her parents and their group Wings, along with her siblings: older sister Heather (who was legally adopted by Paul McCartney), older sister Mary, and younger brother James. According to her father, the name of Wings was inspired by Stella’s difficult birth.As his daughter was being born by emergency caesarean section, Paul sat outside the operating room and prayed that she be born “on the wings of an angel.”
Despite their fame, the McCartneys wanted their children to lead as normal a life as possible, so Stella and her siblings attended local state schools in East Sussex, one of them being Bexhill College. McCartney has said that while attending state school, she was a victim of bullying, as well as being a bully herself