Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Christmas Party Goes Carnival with Virgos Lounge

Fashionologist's; don't I have a treat for you.

I want to take you back to October time and tell you that I have been sitting on this discovery since then, itching to spill my guts and announce to my loyal Fashionologist's, the latest collection to come out of the talents of the three Nigerian ladies that are the Brains behind Virgos Lounge.

Known for their contemporary twist on the vintage style taking over the fashion world, Virgos Lounge previous collection have been, by no means at all, a disappointment to their reputation. Their earlier 'Resort Collection' was a mix of rich hues, intricate embellishments and delicate designs that literally flew out upon its release. - And I have every expectation that their Christmas Carnival Collection will react just as good, if not better!

The reason I have been sitting on this information for months is because I had the privilege to be a part of the Christmas Carnival Collection and, along with three other beautiful models (one being a contestant from this seasons Britain's Next Top Model!), was the face of the editorial campaign for their collection. The second I got my hands of the pictures, I was immediately writing a blog posts in my head; but out of professionality and the preserve the revelation of the collection for themselves, I have kept them under raps.

Until now.
Wednesday 23rd marks the launch of their collection;

Photographer: Sophie Pycroft
Videographer: Hannah Pycroft
Models: Lauren Franklin (
               Jemillia King
               Ofuoma Itoje
Hair and Make-up: Alison Cameron

FaceFashionology was very lucky to have the opportunity to speak with the Virgos Lounge Ladies about the amazing success of their label;

Where did 'Virgos Lounge' come from?
It started from a love of all things vintage! We decided to make vintage styles a bit more modern with the silhouettes and colour combinations used and it has just progressed from there.

                                         What was the inspiration for your Christmas collection?
The collection was inspired by carnivals, making use of bright colors, fringe details, and vibrant embellishments to give a range of  pieces to take you through the party season and beyond.  

What's the reaction been like to Virgos Lounge?  
 Its been great, we have been featured in a couple of weekly publications and the interest is growing steadily so we're pretty chuffed about that.

Who is the Virgos Lounge girl?
Fun loving girls that are not afraid to stand out with their fashion choices while still remaining trendy, so thats most girls really.

Where do you look inspiration for own style, Virgos Lounge Ladies?
There a quite a few celebrities such as Solange Knowles, Rachel Bilson, etc but its the regular London girls that really inspire us, there's a lot of individuality which is awesome.

What is next? Fashion shows? Your own shop?
Ah, loads we hope! We would love a few stockist's and maybe a store in the near future :)

So, if your a girl after Fashionologist's heart and melt at the first sign of anything vintage, then Virgos Lounge is definitely for you. From their unique approach to a fashion classic to their sensational attention detail, you are sure to be a show stopper this Christmas... I don't know about you; but I've already got the perfect place in my wardrobe for that navy sequined embellished dress! I think it will fit in just nicely.

As if this day couldn't get any better; VirgosLounge are giving the first l0 lucky girls 10% off. If you want to get your hands on this discount then Ill meet you at at 12pm sharp.

Much love;

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