Fanny & Jessy

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7 May 2011

Fanny & Jessy


Fanny and Jessy are a design duo who originate from Somerset and graduated from London College of Fashion in 2009.

With their acquired skills and knowledge and through their experience working with designers such as Nova Dando, PPQ and Jean Charles de Castelbajac, they decided to launch their own label.
 Their clothes have been worn by performers such as Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Kele Okereke (Bloc Party), Saint Saviour of Groove Armada and Caroline of Kap Bambino. 

So far the two East London residents have had a fantastic press following and have been featured in international publications including Vogue India, Dazed Japan, Prim Magazine, Tank and Vice. Of there collections they say “There is always a continuing theme of humour and light heartedness in our collections using fabrics that could look vile in the wrong contexts. We like using quite tasteless fabric combinations to create something beautiful and sexy.” 

Nothing inspires me like...

Sexy French screen heroines like Beatrice Dalle, Anna Karina and Brigitte Bardot.

I hope…

You die soon!!!

Cultural influences…

People, actors, music, bands that share our way of thinking and our outlook on life.

We got where we are…

By being friends.

Fashion can sometimes...

Be irrelevant.

Love now because… 

Soon you will be old and ugly.

Cake makes me…

Happy and fat.. (particularly the cupcakes from the Albion when it was opposite our old house).

Fanny & Jessy floral skirt and black sheer top

I wouldn't pay for…

An umbrella! There is nothing more annoying in the city than people with umbrellas; they should be banned in Central London!!

There's a new... 

Night called Vikings at Gramaphone.

My first crush...

Was Casper the ghost when he turns in to a real boy.

Our mums... 

Are the best!

I get bored easily...

And excited quickly.

Fanny & Jessy model in cream skirt and socks

We tried to live...

In a double bunk bed for 3 months, we also ran our studio from the same bedroom…not good.

I like making... 

Jam, chutney and sloe gin.

I wouldn't want...

(Jessy) Fanny to die!

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