Emma Bell is a British designer and creative consultant with three seasons at London Fashion Week under her belt as well as a string of collaborative projects and endeavours to her name engaging the fields of design, exhibition curation, visual arts and creative direction. Partnerships, projects and clients have included GM/Vauxhall Motors, Irregular Choice, Designers Against Aids, Soda Stream, Quartier21 and Lambrini.
The Emma Bell brand has received international press in publications including; Dazed and Confused, ELLE, WWD New York, Vice, The Daily Mail, WAD Paris, Time Out, Drapers, Super Super, Wonderland, Look Magazine, Notion, The Daily Express, Cosmopolitan and Design Week. Additional media has seen Emma Bell’s work featured on TV shows including ‘SKINS’, BBC British Style Genius, ‘Frock Me’ and SKY 1 ‘Pineapple Dance Studios’.
Emma Bell presents a colourful and challenging optical feast and has showcased catwalk presentations at London Fashion Week for 3 seasons, NYC AGAINST HIV runway show and Vienna Fashion Week. Her collaboration with UK cult footwear brand sees the sub-label “Emma Bell for Irregular Choice” stocked in boutiques globally. Emma’s work as creative consultant includes a stint as Creative Director, with Vauxhall Motors, of an exclusive media/consumer event “Emma Bell’s Vault for Vauxhall”. Other projects have included working as co-ordinator of the NYC AGAINST HIV event in the USA and direction of London based events as well as commercial and wardrobe orientated briefs.
In 2010 Emma worked as curator and creative director of ‘Fish and Chips, Twice Please?!’, a contemporary fashion and design exhibition hosted in the ‘freiraum Quartier21 INTERNATIONAL’ gallery in the MuseumsQuartier, Vienna. The exhibition collectively received just under 30,000 visitors and partners and sponsors included the British Embassy, VICE, The Federal Ministry for European Affairs and Le Meridien.
Emma has been awarded positions as Artist in Residence in Japan, Austria and Taiwan which have seen the development of culture specific collections of work as well as direction of community and education based fashion and textile workshops and features.
Collectively projects have seen partnerships and assignments with names including; Ladyhawke, Frankmusik, ITV,BBC, Little Boots, Charlie Le Mindu, Scottee, Notion Magazine,Helen Rochfort, JEF, Soda Stream, PUMA and Ebony Bones.