Pop-up fashion boutique appears at Barton Arcade

The Velvet House is a contemporary and luxury purveyor of slow fashion, offering you a fleeting chance to pick-up designer clothes at affordable prices.

Occupying an empty unit at Barton Arcade on 21-22 October, the inspiration behind the concept comes from the French upbringing of its owner Béatrice Minicon.

The Velvet House will stock Miniconi’s curated collections of women's clothing sourced from her network of fashionable friends back home in France.

Expect to see luxury names such as Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci and Isabel Maran alongside French mid-level brands Sandro, Maje and Sessun. And if the pop-up trial goes well it might just lead to a more permanent presence in the city centre.

Eager shoppers can browse the collection ahead of the store’s opening by keeping a close eye on The Velvet House’s Instagram feed below.