Forever in Black have been making bespoke and period clothing in North East England for the last fifteen years and are looking to launch a ready to wear collection in time for Newcastle Fashion Week 2013.
The collection will be made up of ten garments for men, and ten for women and will be available in multiple sizes, Forever in Black are also looking at eco-friendly packaging for storage and sending things out in as well as printed labels and bags, and finally some display equipment, and so last night launched their Indiegogo Campaign.
If you've never used Indiegogo before the idea is simple, you pledge an amount of money towards the campaign's final total, and everybody that pledges receives something in return.
Forever In Black's pledger perks are as follows:
For £1 you will receive a handwritten thank you note.
For £5 you will receive a handwritten thank you note and access to a private mailing list with details of the collection including exclusive design sketches and the catwalk couture collection.
For £10 you will receive a small free gift from the accessories collection as well a access to the private mailing list.
Bex Taylor wearing a feather collar and matching fascinator in Absinthe Green by Emily Cromarty Photography
You will receive an accessories goodie bag as well as a thank you note and access to the mailing list.
You will be able to pick a garment from the ready to wear collection and have it custom made to your size specifications, a handwritten note and access to the private mailing list.
You will receive a made to measure corset from Forever in Black's limited edition corsetry collection. You will be given a range of designs and options which you may pick. You will also receive a handwritten note and access to the private mailing list.
Yazi Van Bathory in a Forever in Black Glitter Underbust corset at Dracula's Alternative Fashion Bite.
You will receive one of every item from the ready to wear collection either for men or women, made to your measurements (10 garments), specially packed in the new packaging and you will receive them before the release date. You will also receive a handwritten note and access to the private mailing list.
You will receive sketches from the couture collection Entomophobia, from these you may pick one outfit which will be then made to your measurements. This will be a once in a lifetime outfit. You will also receive 20% discount on the ready to wear collection a thank you note and access to the private mailing list.
Abi Hill for Forever in Black, photograph by Emily Cromarty Photography
You can participate in Forever In Black's campaign here