88&Half was established in 2012 by Olivia and Grace Williams. The sisters are both recent graduates in the art field. Olivia exhibited her final collection at London Graduate Fashion week, where the feedback was positive and motivating, giving her the confidence to embark on her own venture. The combination of luxury sheepskin, fashion forward designs and British led manufacturing captured the attention of the public. “Proud to be British”
Olivia is still the creative force behind the brand, but Grace left to follow a new path in the accounting world.
88&Half whole sale success started when they first showed their A/W 2014 collection at Scoop. In December 2014 the label was acquired by the Domi group whose vast knowledge and experience of manufacturing shearling was able to bring the brand forward to where it is now. We are currently supplying Harvey Nichols department store and some of the top boutiques in the UK and Ireland.
88&Half will always be focused more towards winter by the nature of the product we work with, but with the introduction of leather and lightweight shearling we hope to bridge the gap between seasons. In producing some fresh designs for Spring Summer.
The leather collection is also made in our own factory in London in keeping with our buy British if you can ethos.
The sheepskin we source is a bi-product of the meat industry and therefore we can guarantee that our products have no connections with the killing of animals for their skin.
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