Emilia Wickstead is a British-based, New Zealand-born, Central Saint Martin’s graduate. She spent her formative years in Milan and New York, working at Giorgio Armani, Proenza Schouler, Narciso Rodriguez and American Vogue. Originally making her name as a made-to-measure atelier, Emilia has since expanded her repertoire to include seasonal ready-to-wear collections. She launched her eponymous label in 2008, with her first season at London Fashion Week in 2012.
Emilia has been shortlisted for the BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Emilia was shortlisted for a British Fashion Award for New Establishment Designer 2014.
Emilia won the WALPOLE Award for Brands of Tomorrow 2015.
Emilia won ELLE magazines Style Awards for Red Carpet Designer of the Year 2014.
Emilia was a BFC Fashion Trust recipient 2014.
Emilia was shortlisted for the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2015.