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Phase Eight


Phase Eight is a premium British womenswear brand, established by Patsy Seddon in London in 1979 from a small boutique in Wandsworth Common.

The brand has been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Internation Trade, recognising its growth and global expansion. In 2015, Phase Eight was purchased by the South African retailer Foschini Group in 2015.

Phase Eight also operates a sister brand, Studio 8, which offers premium plus size clothing, up to size 26.

For the latest news about Phase Eight, see our related stories below company information.

Company Information

£147 million (2019)

Segments / Shopping Categories:

Womenswear; Footwear; Accessories

Company Size (No. of Employees): 883 (2019)
Parent Company/Key Investors:

Foschini Group

Total Global Stores & Stockists: 374
Group Companies:

Phase Eight; Whistles; Donna; Foschini; Hobbs; Connor; Fabiani; G-Star RAW; Johnny Bigg; Markham; Relay Jeans; Archive; Colette; SODA Bloc

Payment Methods:

Debit card; Credit card; American Express; PayPal; Apple Pay

Delivery Options:

Standard delivery; Express delivery; Saturday delivery; Click and Collect; Express Click and Collect

Number of Countries Shipped To: 52
Key Countries Shipped To:

UK; USA; Canada; India; Australia; Portugal; UAE; Spain; France; Germany; Hong Kong

Contact Information
Head Office Address:
55 Kimber Road, London SW18 4NX
Head Office Telephone: 020 8877 4001
PR Company:

Phase Eight handles its own PR

Key Executives
Founder: Patsy Seddon
Chief Executive:

Ben Barnett

Managing Director: Justin Hampshire
Product/Trading Director:

Sally Piasecki

Merchandising Director: Louise Roche
Design Director: Anja Thorne
Head of Creative: Leanne Warriner
Retail Director: Tom Rickett
Director of E-Commerce:

Guy Tambling

Head of Marketing: Kelly Norris
Head of HR: Claire Healy
Chief Financial Officer: Catherine Lambert

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