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(image from deuxmessieurs.com)

Establishing his atelier in 2011,

Nicholas Oakwell is a relative newbie on the scene of couture design:

 bespoke clothing

exquisitely crafted

constructed using the finest fabrics

detailed for the perfect fit

He describes his design perspective as

“understated and wearable elegance”.

Certainly an accurate summation as he has already

attracted a following who have worn his creations

to grace the red carpet.

Dame Helen Mirren in Nicholas Oakwell Couture at the 2013 Baftas

 Helen Mirren, at the 2013 Baftas

Paloma Faith (left),  Natalie Dormer (right) attending the 2013 Baftas

For his s/s 2013 collection Oakwell interpreted his impressions of Japan,

gained while visiting the country.

Nicholas Oakwell, s/s 2013

(images from vogue.co.uk)