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John Collier Archive Photographs

The Society have recently been sent some more archive photographs from Roger Ellyard.

Roger  worked as display manager for John Collier in Leeds from the mid 1960’s until 1985, before organising the Alexandre tailoring shops. He then went to the Burton Group from 1985 until 1989.

You can see the beginnings of trendy boutiques and jeans shops in the 1970’s to 1980’s as well as the first (and maybe only ) menswear supermarket. Different times – different fashions. Wonderful to look back thank you!

 

Fifty Shilling Tailors 1950’s

Fifty Shilling Tailors 1950’s

John Colliers 1950’s

John Collier 1950’s – 1960’s interiors

John Collier 1950’s interiors

John Collier 1960’s

John Collier early 1960’s

John Collier early 1960’s

John Collier early 1960’s

John Collier

John Collier

John Collier

John Collier

John Collier 1970’s

John Collier 1970’s

John Collier 1970’s

John Collier 1979

John Collier 1980’s

John Collier 1983

John Collier 1985 Christmas

John Collier 1980’s

John Collier 1983 Autumn

John Collier Show Rainbow Room 1983

John Collier 1980’s

Alexandre supermarket 1984

The BDS at Pure London 2018

David Anthony at Pure London 2018

David Anthony

David Anthony at Pure London 2018

David Anthony

David Anthony at Pure London 2018

David Anthony

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The British Display Society was asked again by Pure London to judge the Best Exhibition stand at the show in February. The Autumn/Winter collections that were showing at Pure London were for fashion insiders and retail buyers.
David Anthony from our Executive Council judged the VM excellence across Womenswear, Menswear and Accessories Categories. It featured independent Brands Emily & Fin, Rakish Heels, Chalk, Salvo Lacomo, King Louie and Powder. The overall winner was Rakish Heels with its luxurious vintage creativity and unique eye popping look with bursts of colour and cool electric props and furnishings.

Rakish Heels stand Pure London 2018

Rakish Heels

Salvo Lacomo stand Pure London 2018

Salvo Lacomo

Chalk display stand Pure London 2018

Chalk

Emily & Fin stand Pure London 2018

Emily & Fin

King Louie stand Pure London 2018

King Louie

Powder display stand Pure London 2018

Powder

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helen Goodwin

Helen Goodwin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helen Goodwin our Vice Chair was also there giving a talk on the basic guidelines for fashion window displays – do’s and dont’s.