People are talking about – Beautiful Soul
Beautiful Soul captures and intertwines two cultures (British and Japanese) and their opposing aesthetics, and manages to deliver a mélange that is stunning, unique and completely wearable. Featured in British Vogue, The Sunday Times Style, Italian Gracia and Drapers, Beautiful Soul, based in London’s Notting Hill, is a British, luxury womenswear label started in November 2008 by Founder and Creative Director Nicola Woods. Focused on two distinct collections which beautifully complement each other, Beautiful Soul offers both a Ready-to-Wear collection ‘Beautiful Soul London’ (shown above and not yet available online) and a bespoke ‘Kimono Collection’ (below) which is available to buy all year round.
The Kimono Collection’s Asuka cropped jacket. Trimmed with deep red, carved and engraved vegetable ivory (a seed from a palm tree that is 100% sustainable) buttons. Produced from a vintage Japanese kimono of your choice and lined with silk. £530.00.
This Misaki Trench Coat is trimmed with contrasting double jet button holes and deep red, engraved buttons. Bespoke in your choice of vintage kimono. Lined with silk. £950.00.
So on trend for the season, the Miki Jacket looks amazing dressed up or dressed down. Classic and versatile, drawstring fastenings throughout the garment, allow the capelet to adjust in size and shape. Up-cycled Japanese vintage kimono (of your choice). Lined with silk. £550.00
Understanding the balance and reconciliation between fashion, style and sustainability, Beautiful Soulis committed to a conscious approach to fabric sourcing and environmental impact and is committed to local, UK-based production. Adhering to these principles, Beautiful Soul sources the most exquisite fabrics from around the globe and works with an ever-expanding library, incorporating unique signature prints, luxury vintage fabrics, British wool and sustainable organic fabric, giving customers an alternative, more ethical choice that does not compromise luxury. Material remnants feature as fastenings and embellishments, adhering to a policy of zero-waste whereby every last thread of fabric is used in the creative process – Magnifeco!