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About Me

My experience in the world of fashion, design and manufacturing began working during the school holidays for my father's business, Hershelle and Young Mayfair, which was based in Great Portland Street, the heart of the rag trade as it was called then.   Since graduating and working in advertising for 20 years I made a career move and begun dealing in vintage clothes at London's Portobello Market and leading vintage fairs. 

The Dorothy dress, inspired by a 1940's original, was born out of a desire to create a dress which is easy to wear as well as elegant and flattering.  Many of my customers have called it the perfect dress!  Next came the Annie, the jumpsuits and more recently the Abigail. 

Elaine Bernstein garments are all made in London with care and attention to detail.  I love that I'm supporting the fashion industry at home in the UK whilst keeping at a minium the company's carbon footprint.

If there's anything you'd like to know please email me at elaine@elainebernstein.com or call +44 7771 814681and I'll be happy to help.

If you can and want to come to the shop in Cross Street, Islington, you'll enjoy a unique shopping experience and leave feeling valued, beautiful and confident.  

Open Tuesdays - Saturdays 11am - 6pm