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Posts Tagged ‘Central St Martins’

New A/W 2013 Season Interview: Meet Fashion Designer CC KUO

In every clothing rack there's a silver lining, and CC Kuo is most definitely a ray of sunshine peeking out from behind the fashion clouds.

Written by Jessica Cook

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CC Kuo by Laura Hickman

I've always wondered about the phrase 'the sun has put his hat on'. What does it mean exactly? What kind of hat is it? Is it a sombrero or a sunhat, a beret or a beanie? Maybe even a boater tipped stylishly to one side? And why does everyone assume the sun is a 'he'? Even the French language, with its masculine and feminine nouns describes it as 'le soleil', but, I've always thought of it as a bit more femme. With CC Kuo around, this is a question (and philosophical debate) that doesn't need to be answered (or explored in a neverending cycle of questions). Forget the sun putting his headgear on, you can get your sun on.

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CC Kuo's latest collection is a range of clothes patterned with skylines and sunsets. The pieces feature cloud-cover on dresses, sunlight peeking out of coat… read more

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Pick Me Up 2012 Special: An interview with fashion illustrator Jason Brooks

We caught up with Fashion Illustration legend Jason Brooks at this year's Pick Me Up at Somerset House. As well as being utterly delightful he had some great words of advice for all those aspiring fashion illustrators out there.

Written by Alia Gargum

As a self-proclaimed lover of illustrating and in particular illustrating fashion, I eagerly made my way to this year’s Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House. Pick […]

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Emilio de La Morena: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Emilio de la Morena presented a strong, sensual and unmistakably Spanish A/W 2012 collection in The Gallery Show Space at Somerset House for London Fashion Week on Tuesday 21st February, 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Emilio de la Morena A/W 2012 by Claire Kearns Before this show I hadn’t heard of the originally Spanish Central Saint Martin’s graduate, Emilio de la Morena, but knew I […]

Shao Yen A/W 2012 by Dana Bocai

Shao Yen: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

We review Central Saint Martin’s graduate Shao Yen’s exquisitely minimal presentation for A/W 2012, shown at the Freemason’s Hall on Saturday the 18th of February, 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Shao Yen A/W 2012 by Dana Bocai Taiwanese-born Shao Yen is no stranger to success. This knitwear graduate has caught the eye of other designers such as Nicola Formichetti, created […]

An interview with fashion designer David Longshaw

Siobhan Fagan talks to David Longshaw - fashion designer, pattern cutter, illustrator and writer. He reveals how he worked his way up the fashion ladder, talks about the stellar line-up of industry figures he's worked with, and what the future holds…

Written by Siobhan Fagan

Latitude 2010-Ivo Graham Blind Date by Amelia Gregory James Acaster by Kathryn Jones. Over the course of Latitude I saw numerous comedians, online some of whom appeared as comperes on […]

Clemency – Je t’aime (moi non plus)

As the sun shines outside, Becca Kitson reviews Clemency's Spring Summer 2010 collection…

Written by Becca Kitson

Jacob Kimmie by Gemma Milly. I knew nothing about South African born Jacob Kimmie before reading Rachael Oku’s excellent interview with him on this very website, information pills posted just […]

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Do you Cherish Your Wardrobe? Hosted by Central St. Martins

A seminar connecting luxury and quality to sustainability in fashion

Written by Rachael Millar

Image courtesy of Central St. Martins. ‘Cherish Your Wardrobe, this web ’ a seminar to discuss connecting luxury and quality to sustainability in fashion, remedy was held at the Innovation […]

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Designer Spotlight: Brooke Roberts- Part One

Meet a groundbreaking women's wear designer whose work incorporates all things cool; from brain scans to African tribes with Australian wool thrown in for good measure!

Written by Rachael Oku

Illustration courtesy of Valerie Pezeron Nothing satiates a foodie quite like the first forkful of their best-loved grub, try but reading about it comes close. For those gastronomes who believe […]

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Introducing new designer on the block Holly Russell

Written by Elizabeth Johnson

Recently Holly Russell graduated from Manchester University with a First class degree, and in the few months since has caught the eye of Nicola Formichetti (Stylist to Lady GaGa and […]

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Fashion Designer, London

Written by Melodie Ash

Manchester’s never been quite the same for me since the first day I ever saw Kid Carpet, side effects buy information pills AKA Ed Patrick, at the Academy some 4, […]

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Karen Karam – Hard Cover Candy

Written by Melinda Neunie

“It’s nice everyone getting dressed up and making an effort, hospital stomach round Christmas time ‘n that”, generic slurred an old man at the bar after telling me this was […]