Attire Accessories -Jul/Aug 2018 (Issue 71)

ATTIRE 99 SCOOP INTERNATIONAL PREVIEW COCOWAI +44 (0)1202 701 888 Cocowai, founded in 1993, was born through deep friendships that had developed over years of working in Kathmandu with the gentle, kind and highly skilled Nepali people. The company produces the highest-quality cashmere pieces using a number of different yarns from the Himalayas.These are carefully selected, hand-spun and then hand-loomed or knitted using traditional weaving methods.The collection has expanded over time from humble but proud beginnings.The first wholesaler to bring the beautiful pashmina into the UK, the company now has a range that includes wraps and shawls of every shape and size from the finest gossamer textures to heavy winter weights. Cocowai also offers kimonos, ponchos, knitwear, accessories and homeware with a bespoke service offering up to 200 hand-dyed colours. Cocowai has been one of the main scarf stockists in Fenwick of Bond Street for the past 18 years and is in many high-end stores and venues across the country and in Europe. One of the benefits of how the company works with its team in Nepal is that it is able to offer short order and small minimums. Cocowai will be taking orders for both winter 2018 and SS19 at Scoop.The company is also able to tailor orders to fit with the colours of any collections. Cocowai now also proudly boasts its own boutique and showroom on the exquisite Sandbanks Peninsula in Poole, Dorset, and launched a new website in September 2017. MIRABELLE +44 (0)207 267 5835 Ethical, well-being jewellery brand Mirabelle will be showing Talisman at Scoop International, designed by Parisian-born Veronique Henry. Talisman is a collection of medals that unite age- old symbols for the elements – spirit, earth, air, water and fire – with zodiac, celestial and spiritual ideologies. Inspired by original vintage designs, 22-carat gold-plated pendants feature pretty enamel detailing (a new direction for 2018) and symbolic engraving on the reverse. Mirabelle designs embrace spiritual motifs, ancient talismans and symbols influenced by the life and travels of Veronique. Hand- made in her London studio or produced by trusted fair trade suppliers, designs encompass responsibly sourced metals – sterling silver, 22-carat gold-plated brass and bronze – paired with ethically mindful crystals and semi-precious stones. The brand’s ethical standing and soulful feminine appeal regularly attract high-profile women such as the Duchess of Cambridge, Emeli Sandé, Ellie Goulding and Edith Bowman, to name a few.