Rachel Riley Kids Clothes founded in 1994 is award-winning and based in London. The first collection, from newborn to 14 years for girls and boys, was launched by way of mail order catalog to positive response and expanded with the first store opening in Knightsbridge, London.
Shop Rachel Riley Spring Summer 2018
The Rachel Riley kids clothes website was launched soon after, followed by a second shop in Marylebone High Street. In 2005 Rachel opened a store on Madison Avenue, New York. Rachel also began to sell extensively through Trunk Shows across the USA. 2007 saw the launch of Rachel’s wholesale collections in both London and New York. The huge popularity of the vintage-inspired glamor for children was an instant hit; with customers including Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bloomingdales. In spring 2012 Rachel Riley opened in the children’s designer corridor in Harrods.
Rachel’s design philosophy is rooted in her traditional lifestyle and draws inspiration from the forties, fifties and sixties with fine tailoring, beautiful hand smocking and embroidery and vintage-inspired prints designed and exclusive to Rachel Riley.
Rachel Riley has recently received an award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Fashion’ at the prestigious Junior Design Awards. The brand also won ‘Best Fashion Retailer’ for a second successive year, and was ‘Highly Commended’ in ‘Best UK Fashion Brand’, ‘Best Footwear’ and ‘Girl’s Designer Fashion’
Flagship Stores: 82 Marylebone High Street, London – 14 Pont Street, London – 1286 Madison Avenue. New York
Interview with Rachel Riley