angle shot self portrait lace up dress

Brand to watch with ultra feminine designs – Self Portrait

Self Portrait is definitely one young contemporary brand to watch, describes it as “the red carpet label that normal people can afford”. For real, their dresses rarely reaches the £300 price point, which makes it really affordable.

Self Portrait Laced up Tiered dress  £256

Their dresses are always very feminine and easy to wear, nothing avant-garde. Self-Portrait is filling the gap between high street and designer brands.

miranda kerr Self-Portrait ‘Azaelea’

Azaelea lace dress £240 available in 7 colour 

The designer behind the label is Han Chong, Central St Martins alumnus. Originally from Malaysia, where he describes as “fashion wasn’t a big deal”. His parents wanted him to study art, but he discovered fashion along the way.self-portrait-han chong


Azaelea lace dress £240 available in 7 colour 

He chose to study at Central Saint Martin because he is very much inspired by Alexander McQueen. He has also been working in the fashion industry for over 10 years. He has co founded Three floors before he launched Self-Portrait in 2013.


Self Portrait Bell-sleeved lace-insert dress £245

He also develops his own laces with his team of 10 and made in his family’s factory in the Far East.


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