River Island

River Island

River Island is a high street fashion brand that is based in London, UK; founded by Bernard Lewis and his three brothers in 1948. River Island now sells menswear, womenswear, children’s clothing, footwear and accessories. It has also expanded to limited-time collaboration collections with the likes of Rihanna.

Founded 1948
Industries Fashion
Headquarter London, United Kingdom
River Island Partners With Innovative Designer Ashish for Its Latest Design Forum
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River Island Partners With Innovative Designer Ashish for Its Latest Design Forum

Look for the 15-piece collab to drop this September.

River Island & Matthew Miller Offer a Modern Take on Military Apparel
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River Island & Matthew Miller Offer a Modern Take on Military Apparel

The latest Design Forum collaboration.

River Island Taps Tourne De Transmission for Its Latest Design Forum
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River Island Taps Tourne De Transmission for Its Latest Design Forum

Eastern-infused design philosophy comes to the London label’s Design Forum.

River Island Studio Collection 2015 Spring/Summer Lookbook
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River Island Studio Collection 2015 Spring/Summer Lookbook

River Island’s Studio Collection offerings this season are epitomized by a luxurious monochromatic

Baartmans & Siegel x River Island Fall/Winter 2014 Capsule Collection
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Baartmans & Siegel x River Island Fall/Winter 2014 Capsule Collection

Creative duo Baartmans & Siegel and River Island team up on a capsule collection for the

River Island 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook
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River Island 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook

English high street label River Island has unveiled its latest for Fall/Winter 2014, offering a

RI Cycle by River Island 2014 Spring/Summer Collection
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RI Cycle by River Island 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

British street-ready label River Island looks to 2014 spring/summer to debut its new capsule line

Joseph Turvey x River Island 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook
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Joseph Turvey x River Island 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook

River Island’s Design Forum series gives fledging young designers the opportunity to create a

River Island 2014 High Summer Lookbook
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River Island 2014 High Summer Lookbook

Pattern heavy yet mature, British fashion label River Island presents a lookbook for the summer

River Island 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook
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River Island 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook

UK fashion purveyor River Island delivers a bright, pattern-filled 2014 spring/summer lookbook.

1993

River Island opens its first shop in the Republic of Ireland

1988

Concept Man and Chelsea Girl merged and River Island was formed

1982

Launches Concept Man stores and menswear lines

Late 1970s

Bernard and brother David from the Lewis Trust Group after two brothers leave the family business. David started running other businesses, investments and property, while Bernard ran the retail operations.

1965

Lewis Separates was renamed Chelsea Girl, and became the first UK fashion boutique chain

1948

Founded by Bernard Lewis and his three brothers as Lewis Separates
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