luellapurple.jpg"I spied pieces that looked like the Topshop pieces that I was ogling when I first came across Topshop when I was 13-ish and reading now-decased mags like J-17" - Susie Bubble on Topshop Unique

"[Her] subverted-Sloane cocktail dresses, in Tango orange knife-pleated silk or purple-and-pink neon pansy print, were poised at a sweet spot halfway between an English garden party and the Mad Hatter's tea party." - The Guardian on Luella

"The clothing was stunning up close - a perfect example of what constitutes a presentation-worthy aesthetic." - Coutorture on Reem

" Gone was the glitter balls, the streamers, the fur and the cast of Hollyoaks. In its place, a renewed elegance in a regal venue. Yes there was sliver sequin floorlength gowns and laddered dresses but they whispered rather than shouted, colours were muted and not blinding." - The London Paper on Julien MacDonald

"Costelloe created a feel of 1940s Africa, the military, the people and the ex-pats. But his designs were thoroughly modern, with cocoon-skirted dresses and oversized collars." - My Fashion Life on Paul Costelloe