Our business is called Jane & Marilyn and it’s a fashion label born out of a desire for a feminine but grown up and sophisticated kind of glamour. Taking inspiration from the partnership of Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe and the gorgeous clothes of that era, the brand appeals to women of all ages.
Echoing the flattering, elegant style of the 1950’s, the designs accentuate the waist, glide over the hips and embrace curves. All the dresses are made in the UK, from pure wool, silk or cotton; they arealso fully lined in pure silk – in most cases in the brand’s signature lipstick red.
Supporting UK industry is important to us which is why our dresses are made here, and most of our fabric is produced here too. Signature elements include full circle skirts or pencil with double box pleats or godets at the back, tailoring and flattering necklines typically set wide; each design delivers a touch of old style Hollywood glamour.
Colours include black, pearl grey, white, violet, red and jewel green or blue, in addition to floral prints; the collection is available in sizes 8 –16 and retails for between £595.00 and £845.00.
We used non professional models in our shoot to emphasise our commitment to real women – the sort of women that would be buying our dresses.