New to RainbowWave - Jean Yu
Jean was born in South Korea. After growing up in LA, she arrived in New York City to attend F.I.T. in 1990.Her first collection of dresses, which were specifically developed for high end specialty retailers, graced the likes of Barneys New York, LA and Japan, Neiman Marcus, Louis Boston, Fred Segal, and Harvey Nichols. In December 2001, Jean Yu launched her signature collection of silk lingerie with the opening of 37=1, her free standing retail store and showroom in Soho.
New to RainbowWave -Bibi van der Velden
Jeweller, sculptor, and co-founder of Auverture, Bibi van der Velden is renowned for her use of unconventional materials and shapes that resemble wearable works of art. Born in New York, Bibi had a peripatetic, artistic upbringing between The Netherlands and the English countryside. After training in sculpture at The Florence Academy of Arts, the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and The Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague, she launched her jewellery line in 2006.
New to RainbowWave PR - Ward Whillas
Founded by New York-based designers, Alicia Whillas and Rosie Ward Densen, Ward Whillas is inspired by vintage swimwear and active-wear; re-inventing timeless classics to create a clean and minimal collection for the 21st century.
New to RainbowWave -Jacqueline Rabun
American designer Jacqueline Rabun has become internationally renowned for her signature, fluid conceptual forms and poetic approach to design. Jacqueline launched her debut jewellery collection in 1990, and began a long-term collaboration with the Danish Royal Purveyor, Georg Jensen in 1999.
New to RainbowWave - Thierry Colson
In 2005, French designer Thierry Colson launched his eponymous label, which focuses on designs inspired by men’s tailoring and Elizabethan garments. Oversized silhouettes, bold colour blocking and geometric prints give his luxury creations a contemporary edge.