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February, 2017

Studio 104 gains a new member

Studio 104 gains a new member

Studio 104 welcomed a new member of the team this year, Daisy Dunnett. After graduating from London College of Fashion Daisy worked at John Lewis as a Buyers Assistant before spending a year travelling and setting up her own small…

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January, 2017

Highlights from Men’s Fashion Week

Highlights from Men’s Fashion Week

Now that the dust has settled following Men’s Fashion Week, here are just a few highlights from our favourite designers. Balenciaga at Paris Fashion Week Balenciaga’s twist on corporate wear caught our eye at Paris Fashion Week with their AW17…

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October, 2016

Halloween Costume Inspiration: Iconic Uniforms

Halloween Costume Inspiration: Iconic Uniforms

Today marks the day we celebrate Halloween, more traditionally known as All Hallows Eve, and finding the perfect Halloween party costume can be quite the task. To give you some ideas, we’ve selected some of the most iconic uniforms, some…

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October, 2016

Uniform fabric sourcing: a look into how we source our fabrics

Uniform fabric sourcing: a look into how we source our fabrics

As we are a luxury bespoke uniform design company, sourcing fabrics is one of the most crucial aspects of what we do, and the fabric sourcing process we use ensures all our projects are managed seamlessly from start to finish….

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October, 2016

Studio 104 in the London Evening Standard!

Studio 104 in the London Evening Standard!

As a team at Studio 104, we’re always excited when we’re approached by publicists for interviews and photo shoots. The London Evening Standard recently contacted our Managing Director, Jane Porter, to organise an interview and photo shoot. The interview was…

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September, 2016

Studio 104 Explores Burberry’s Makers House!

Studio 104 Explores Burberry’s Makers House!

Read all about our team visit to the Burberry Exhibition at Makers House in Soho this week!

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September, 2016

Sports Luxe Uniform: The Studio 104 Bespoke Sports Jacket

Sports Luxe Uniform: The Studio 104 Bespoke Sports Jacket

Sports Luxe: Read about the Studio 104 Sports Bomber Jacket for an amazing luxury resort in Qatar launching January 2017.

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September, 2016

Studio 104 take Première Vision 2016!

Studio 104 take Première Vision 2016!

On Tuesday and Wednesday this week our buying team hopped on the 5:40am Eurostar to Paris for Première Vision, known as the ‘global event for fashion professionals’. Speaking of fashion professionals, they soon realised they were sharing their early morning…

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September, 2016

We’re hiring! Garment Technologist Permanent Role

We’re hiring! Garment Technologist Permanent Role

  We are seeking a highly motivated, driven and commercially-minded garment technologist with multi-product experience looking to progress their career within an innovative environment with excellent career prospects. The successful candidate must have proven experience developing menswear and womenswear tailoring/…

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August, 2016

Our studio re-location!

Our studio re-location!

A stone’s throw away from the London eye, Southbank Centre and the OXO tower, Waterloo has much more to offer than just a station. After moving from our Shoreditch studio to Waterloo in May we’ve found ourselves amidst all the…

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August, 2016

Going for Gold!

Going for Gold!

Tuesday 16th August marked the day Great Britain won nine medals in the Rio 2016 Olympics, the most golds won on a single day in Rio so far! As a celebration and to show our support we’ve dug out some…

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July, 2016

Management Today interviews Studio 104’s Jane Porter

Management Today interviews Studio 104’s Jane Porter

Our Managing Director Jane Porter was interviewed on Tuesday by Management Today, a renowned business magazine, following her talk at their event, the Inspiring Women conference in Edinburgh on the 17th of March this year. This interactive and engaging event…

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June, 2016

Studio 104’s big win at The Professional Clothing Awards 2016!

Studio 104’s big win at The Professional Clothing Awards 2016!

Studio 104 is thrilled to announce our win of the Best Managed Boutique Contract at the Professional Clothing Awards 2016! Hosted by Director-e the night of the Awards was one to remember… However Studio 104’s preparation began weeks ago when…

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February, 2016

Uniform inspiration from New York Fashion week

Uniform inspiration from New York Fashion week

New York Fashion week has snuck up on us all this winter, bringing us some luxury uniform inspiration! We particularly enjoyed Tommy Hilfiger’s show which took on a Cruise Liner theme, transporting us to the ocean with some floating dresses…

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October, 2015

Revive your uniform: The Bespoke Apron

Revive your uniform: The Bespoke Apron

Take it from us, the apron is the superstar garment taking the service industry by storm. The bespoke apron is a versatile piece that can and will revive a simple uniform from drab to artisan. We’ve experienced a huge surge in…

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October, 2015

The Dorchester’s Parcafé – Coffee Shop Uniform

The Dorchester’s Parcafé – Coffee Shop Uniform

When the Dorchester approached Studio 104 to design a quirky uniform for their new Parcafé coffee shop we were hooked immediately. The brief……”Exclusive Mayfair meets artisan Shoreditch”. Danielle Windsor our Senior Designer said, “Coffee has become an essential part of everyday…

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August, 2015

Studio 104 gains a new member!

Studio 104 gains a new member!

Interview with Studio 104’s new team member! Welcome Isabelle Goualin.

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August, 2015

Our Apron Obsession

Our Apron Obsession

We have a confession to make. Many months ago, we were approached by the esteemed Woods’ Silver Fleet, a Thames river based Yacht restaurant group, to create a beautiful apron for their waiting staff. To work with a company known for…

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July, 2015

We’re loving: Great uniform inspiration emerging from the annual New Designers show

We’re loving: Great uniform inspiration emerging from the annual New Designers show

Yesterday we were invited to visit the annual New Designers exhibition at our favorite venue The Business Design Center in Angel. As a design company we like to keep in touch with innovative ideas entering the market, from textile innovation…

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April, 2015

Life After Launch: Visiting The Mondrian London’s Uniform in Action

Life After Launch: Visiting The Mondrian London’s Uniform in Action

After working very closely with The Mondrian London team to deliver a fashion & function conscious uniform, Studio 104 were itching to see the uniform in action! Tipped as the hottest hotel launch of 2014, The Mondrian London opened with…

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July, 2014

Mondrian London Contract Winners

Mondrian London Contract Winners

Another dream come true and so soon on in the life of Studio 104. We are the proud winners of the uniform contract for the highly anticipated Mondrian London. The Morgan Group (Sanderson, St Martin’s Lane, Hudson…..) has been on my hit…

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May, 2014

Proud Winners of the Professional Clothing Awards 2014

Proud Winners of the Professional Clothing Awards 2014

What a night it was. We won the award for ‘Best Stock Design’ for the Savoy Hotel’s Beaufort Bar and to top it all off we came runner up for ‘Best Boutique Managed Contract’. Champagne corks were popping as ten…

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January, 2014

The weird and the wonderful – Isabella Blow inspiration for designer uniform

The weird and the wonderful – Isabella Blow inspiration for designer uniform

With an increasing demand for designer uniform, comes an increasing need for a bank of inspiration.  Today I’m off to visit the Isabelle Blow exhibition at Somerset House to fill up that bank. Like any uniform designer (or other designer…

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October, 2013

Uniform fabrics everywhere…

Uniform fabrics everywhere…

We’re working on a new uniform for the High Tea area of one of our largest clients.  My head is absolutely spinning.  It’s the fabric selection stage and I’ve just pulled out all the fabric drawers and started ruffling through…

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October, 2013

Calling all fabric mills. Help us create designer uniform with stretch…

Calling all fabric mills. Help us create designer uniform with stretch…

Right, so today the printer has been churning out the test reports I’ve gathered and as I scan through I can quickly see which fabrics are going to be good for our latest designer uniform project. One of the challenges for…

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July, 2013

Work Uniform

Work Uniform

First sneaky peek for the new work uniform we designed for the Landmark Plc…!  The photo shoot day was hectic, but seeing the final pictures has definitely made the whole process feel worthwhile. Situated in Heron Tower, the second tallest…

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June, 2013

Bespoke Uniform

Bespoke Uniform

Up at the crack of dawn, bleary eyed but ready to rock this photo shoot for the new bespoke uniform at the Savoy Hotel.  The theme is 1960’s, mad men sophistication with a dash of contemporary spirit.  The photographer and…

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September, 2011

Designer Uniforms

Designer Uniforms

Just received an enquiry for some Designer Uniforms the company in question are based in London and are looking to create a strong brand image for their insurance company. we met last week at their impressive headquarters deep inside The…