Melanie Sainsbury is the brains behind the Brit label Rock n Regal whose first collection was launched for this winter. Sourced, designed and finished all in the UK, Melanie whose background is as an actress and in the theatre started the label after designing stage costumes and one off pieces for friend’s kids which were so well received everyone said she should pursue it as a career.
For next spring she has also negotiated the rights to a license with the Beatles landmark Abbey Rd studios in London and has a range of T-shirts and no doubt will be expanding the range of Abbey Rd branded items, all keeping the retro vintage vibe of her original crafted one off couture pieces. I loved the brand when I spotted it at Bubble London and look foreward to seeing new developments next January.
The collection is not seasonal as such, designs are not linked to trends of the moment and will continue as classic styles which can be handed down through generations of kids.
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