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Browns – London Fashion Week

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] To celebrate the collaboration between London luxury boutique Browns Fashion and New York fashion designer Michael Halpern, whose London-based Halpern label is known for being a ‘cavalcade of sequins and colour’, at the AW18 London Fashion Week, Hello Flamingo were brought in to manufacture a series of incredible window displays for the Browns Fashion boutique on South Molton Street, London. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px"][vc_column_text] The five windows, designed by Browns Fashion, were filled with faceted glass panels and shapes, piles of mirror balls in various sizes, a giant 1m diameter ball, red illuminated balls and illuminated red lightbox stands for mannequins. The multi-faceted mirror back wall window had a red neon sign reading ‘AFTER MIDNIGHT’, which reflected in the mirror to give an infinite effect. Following the much-anticipated Halpern show, Browns Fashion threw a Halpern x Browns aftershow party at the Five Guys restaurant on London’s Tottenham Court Road. Hello Flamingo built props for the event, to...

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Ted Baker – The Greatest Showman

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hello Flamingo were delighted to be asked by the team at Ted Baker to collaborate with them on a Christmas window display in Selfridges department store, London. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px"][vc_column_text] The Ted Baker creative window team designed the window for the release of the Fox movie, The Greatest Showman. The circus themed display includes an intricate metal backdrop created in-house by the Hello Flamingo team, which was sprayed soft gold. With sumptuous red velvet drapes framing the window perfectly. Product sits on the seats of gold unicycles with animated neon lit wheels, which balance on a tightrope across the window. Round illuminated circus plinths worked perfectly to showcase the gorgeous bags. We are so proud to be have been part of this incredible installation. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Oasis – Once Upon a Time

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We are always delighted to have the opportunity to work with the lovely creative team at Oasis, we love their style and relish the chance to create such bold statement pieces[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px"][vc_column_text] Continuing the theme of The Extraordinarium, the flagship store on London's Argyll Street was a wondrous sight with two windows filled with magic. One had a giant bust of a unicorn, which was hand carved and painted in house and given an elaborate set of reins, along with the clock and lamp posts, frame and beautiful red velvet drapes. The other had a magical staircase made from giant story books, miniature towers made from pages from the books and a crowned frog on a red silk pillow. Stores across the UK received full sized unicorns, which were originally zebras from a previous Oasis scheme, and were hand painted in house by the Hello Flamingo team. The unicorns had beautifully crystal embellished reins,...

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Missguided – Giant Banana

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hello Flamingo were really happy to be asked to continue their collaboration with the creative team at Missguided and create bespoke props for the new store opening in Bluewater Shopping Centre, Kent[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px"][vc_column_text] The props were a giant disco ball banana and mermaid’s tails fitted to mannequins. All designs and concepts were brought to us by Treasure Evans, Missguided’s Retail Visual Manager, winner of the Most Innovative Person Within VM award at the 2017 VM and Display Awards. The 4.2m long banana was hand carved from polystyrene and fibre-glassed by the Hello Flamingo in-house production team. The top of the banana was covered, by hand, in 38,000 individual mirror tiles! The inside of the peel was flocked in a realistic off-white flock and the outside of the banana was sprayed high gloss yellow. In store the banana sits on its own stage, and with a steel armature inside the banana it has strength and rigidity making...

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