“Everything i want does not exist, so i design and make it myself” Truly Sopel
From self taught beginnings making clothes from her bedroom, to training as a tailor at the London College of Fashion, Truly has always turned her imagination into reality using her love of garment and fabric.
Passionate for her ideas to be seen, Truly delighted in her very own stall- launching her eponymous women’s fashion label at London’s Portobello Market in Summer 2004. The collection featuring tailored coats and jackets with ruched tops, tunics and dresses, all inspired by the Sindy doll outfits she loved so much as a child.
A move away from London in 2006 saw Truly open her shop and studio in her hometown of Frome, situated on the picturesque and famous cobbles of St Catherine’s. Here the collection is deigned, made and showcased in this very exciting space which Truly describes as a “boudoir style boutique, where all my dreams come to life”.
The Truly Sopel look reflects a touch of seventies teenager with a hint of Mrs Slocombe- it’s where Nana’s and Grand-daughter’s wardrobes unite. Each collection vibrantly influenced by the clothes and colours of childhood. The feel is kept distinctly nostalgic and cosy: garments made to live and lounge in, be glamorously comfortable in.
The style is colourful and creative, a mode destined to mix and match.
Expanding the collection each season, maintaining a “fashion is fun” identity, Truly Sopel is attracting loyal customers from far and wide.
The brand today is recognised as an evolving fashion house with growing popularity in lounge wear looks, offering an everyday boudoir chic style.
Impressively the brand can proudly say that every garment is made in England, notably in-house and London factories- offering a true British designer shopping experience.
“Fashion, fun, style, design. Remember, Truly Sopel girls have a truly good time.”- Truly Sopel