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Bauhaus: Art as Life at the Barbican Art Gallery

The Barbican Art Gallery celebrates the most influential art and design school there ever was…

Written by Matt Bramford


T. Lux Feininger's Sport at the Bauhaus by Scott Nellis

A retrospective of a German modernist design movement seems like a slightly curveball choice whilst London is busy boasting about everything British. Even Tate, notorious for shunning British artists at its Modern site, celebrates Damien Hirst this summer. In Hirst fashion it's rumoured that he kicked up a fuss at the thought of exhibiting at Tate Britain, and even paid for the floors of Tate Modern to be reinforced to accommodate his dead animals in tanks, leaving Tate Britain tenuously linking Picasso to British artists (and, hilariously, dealers) in its Picasso in Britain major… read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Interview: Carlotta Gherzi

Carlotta Gherzi enchanted the audience with her S/S 2012 collection Triassic Glamour at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Friday 16th September 2011. I had the chance to ask her a few questions after the show. We spoke about her inspiration, working process and plans for the future.

Written by Emma Block

Carlotta Gherzi S/S 2012 by Emma Block
Carlotta Gherzi for Sado was one of the first catwalk shows I ever attended, and I was enchanted from the start.

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Elisa Palomino

Elisa Palomino captivated the audience with her, 'A Fairy Dance' collection for S/S 2012 at Vauxhall Fashion Scout, on Tuesday 20th September. The show was a spectacle of splendour and other worldliness: read my review and then take a peek at my post-show interview with the designer.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 by Amber Cassidy
Having had the chance to see the behind the scenes activities for the Elisa Palomino show, I am super excited and eager for the …

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Behind the Scenes: Elisa Palomino

Elisa Palomino presented her collection 'A Fairy Dance' on the catwalk at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Tuesday 20th September. Before the show began, I had the opportunity to glimpse the behind the scenes adventures.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 by Amber Cassidy
If you’ve read my Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 preview interview with the designer, you’ll know I’m already in love with her designs. The designer …

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Spijkers en Spijkers

Dutch sister act Spijkers en Spijkers brought a touch of old glamour to the BFC Show Space in Grosvenor Place on Saturday 17th September. The collection was a beautiful blend of luxurious silks, tassels and some very striking stars.

Written by Miranda Williams

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2012 by Emmi Ojala
I’d found myself in unfamiliar surroundings for this show, over in West London at the Show Space on Grosvenor Place. The queue outside …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Teatum Jones

You can't help but get all emotional when designers get a presentation right in this miserable financial climate. Teatum Jones did just that: putting on a great show at the RSA on Friday 16th September 2011.

Written by Matt Bramford

Teatum Jones S/S 2012 by Faye West
On Friday afternoon I took myself up the Strand to the RSA’s grand London venue, a little past the Savoy. It’s a bloody nightmare …

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Elisa Palomino: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

Fashion designer Elisa Palomino is set to enchant press and buyers alike at London Fashion Week, where she will be showing her S/S 2012 collection at Fashion Scout.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 by Hannah Hope
I absolutely adore the fashions of the 1920s and ‘30s, I love pretty colours and pretty prints and I covet luxurious fabrics that have …

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Piers Atkinson

Milliner Piers Atkinson presented his latest collection in Frannie's Pop Up Gallery - taking his cue from cabaret and opium dens… Fabulous illustrations by Ankolie, Karolina Burdon, Joana Faria and Michelle Urvall Nyrén!

Written by Naomi Law

Illustration by Michelle Urvall Nyrén
On Saturday 19th February I wandered down a rainy Frith Street to see milliner Piers Atkinson’s A/W 2011 collection.
Atkinson has an interesting background having originally studied …

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Eun Jeong (by Georgia)

In the Covent Garden Piazza, Fashion Fringe winner Eun Jeong put on an intimate insight into her romantic and somewhat British vision for Autumn/Winter 2011. And it was my right cup of English tea.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Illustration by Jenny Robins
I remember blogging about Eun Jeong eons ago, enticed by her pretty minimalism with a crisp all-white palette one season. For me, she most certainly stood out …

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Daks

A review of the Daks Spring/Summer 2010 catwalk show at Somerset House at London Fashion Week, illustrated by Abi Daker.

Written by Lauren Smith

I rolled into Daks at the bright and early time of 9am on a Saturday morning – expecting to be one of the few who made in out of bed. …