Aug 292006


Elspeth Gibson with daughters

Elspeth Gibson was born in Nottingham in 1963 who graduated from Mansfield and Nottinghampshire College of Art and Design in 1984.

Her fashion began with work experience for Zandra Rhodes in 1983.

She founded the Elspeth Gibson label in 1995 and opened her first boutique 1998 when she also debuted at London Fashion Week.

Her work is particularly noted for the use of beads, lace and embroidery and clients of hers include Madonna, Zara Phillips, Cate Blanchett and Uma Thurman.

In 1998 the British Fashion Council voted her the New Generation Designer of the Year and in 1999, Elle awarded her Best British Designer .

She was a Glamour award nominee in 1999 and her work features in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The photo shows Elspeth with her two daughters who are modelling Elsie, the new collection of girlswear that Elspeth has designed for Tesco.

Elspeth has previously undertaken fashion design for Debenhams and Topshop.

 2:03 pm  Fashion

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