The Fashion Galleries launch

Last week, in one of my proudest moments, we launched The Fashion Galleries. A one stop shop to discover the world’s best emerging fashion talent.

Held at the prestigious Conde Nast College it was a full day event that went into the evening. It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done personally. With only a small team and most of us working full time too, you can imagine how hard it is to pull an event like this together.

The Fashion Galleries launch Sarah Betty and Emily Jones

Myself and my amazing Marketing Manager Emily Jones who I couldn’t do any of this without!

But God when you see it all come together, it’s almost impossible to see that it came from your head and.

​No​w it’s real, ​now ​it’s here.

This was the first business I ever launched. I was 23, but I wasn’t ready for how big it was. Six years later, I’ve had enough retail, digital and fashion experience to do this!

We have 20 designers, ​seven​ of which ​showcased to press and bloggers next week and they’re so talented that I’m beyond honoured they want to be part of my vision.

The Fashion Galleries launch

The Fashion Galleries Launch David Andrews fashion illustratorThe Fashion Galleries launch Evelyn and Anne

The Fashion Galleries launch 6The Fashion Galleries launch Mrs Pomeranz

The Fashion Galleries launch 7The Fashion Galleries launch Only Child

The Fashion Galleries launch Claire English

The Fashion Galleries launch 8The Fashion Galleries launch 4The amazing Avant PR worked with us and got us so many amazing publications down. Even Vogue came. That was a defining moment for me.

The Fashion Galleries launch Avant PR

Myself and the Avant PR team

And with amazing partners such as Mannequino who have these xxx that we displayed our designers work on, the event literally lit up.

Guests also sampled Jealous Sweets which an obsessed with. Gluten free, vegetarian, and under 180 calories per pack. I mean hello!

The Fashion Galleries launch Jealous Sweets

And God can we talk about the Unhampered Girls who create such sweet treats that you’ll never want to eat anything else again!

The Fashion Galleries launch Unhampered Girls cupcakes

​​I wore a gorgeous dress by one of our designers Judy Wu, and I have to keep it, because am not sure I can quite let it go.
Overall, despite the huge stress, we had a great day. We even had Vogue and Love magazine down, so that was pretty incredible.

Want to shop some of the designers? Of course you do! Check out The Fashion Galleries here and do let me know your thoughts?

All photos are by the ever so talented Jamike-Latif.

Sarah Betty xx 

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  • Sophie

    Congratulations Sarah on such a successful launch for ‘The Fashion Galleries’. Very exciting times 😉