Designers and friends Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley have both enjoyed illustrious careers within the fashion industry before they came together in 2015 to form collaborative brand Hillier Bartley.
In 2008 Luella was named British Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards, whilst Katie designed accessories for numerous fashion houses including Stella McCartney and Mulberry, as well as running her own fine jewellery line, Hillier London.
The duo also worked together on four collections for the Marc By Marc Jacobs line from 2013-15, with Luella as women’s ready-to-wear design director and Katie as creative director.
It was this collaboration, which helped to cement today’s shared vision for designing everything for the Hillier Bartley woman, a luxury label which takes in shoes, accessories and ready-to-wear.
Playing with elements of masculinity and femininity along with a spirit of Englishness, they combine aristocratic influences with modern street culture, developing louche, rakish collections, which are reflections of their own British eccentricities.