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Port Eliot Festival 2014 Review: Books, Food, Comedy, Craft & Fashion

From 24th-27th July the grounds of the stately home at Port Eliot in Cornwall once more played host to a wonderfully unusual and varied festival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Port Eliot Festival by Maia Fjord.

I’ve been meaning to take in Port Eliot festival for several years but it has always been just that little bit too far away. This summer we were able to attend, thanks to a holiday in Cornwall with family.

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London College of Fashion BA (Hons) Graduate Catwalk Show 2014

This year's LCF BA Graduate show had it all - from ethereal painted white sheets to coats made from nails. Here's a rundown…

Written by Matt Bramford

LCF BA Graduate Collection by Ruri Watanabe A whole three weeks ago, while trying to wade through 10,000 London Collections: Men photographs and write up show reports, I went to […]

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MOSCHINO: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Making a London debut, the hottest ticket during London Collections: Men S/S 2015 was Jeremy Scott's Moschino, shown at Lindley Hall on Monday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Moschino S/S 2015 by Krister Selin Moschino was the hottest ticket during London Collections: Men, and the 300-strong queue outside Lindley Hall was testament to that. Inside, the wall had […]

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Fashion East: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Presentation Review featuring Alan Crocetti, Marques Almeida, Shuan Samson, Edward Crutchley and Martine Rose

On the upper floor of the Old Sorting Office on Monday 16 June, five of London's freshest menswear designers held presentations as part of Fashion East.

Written by Matt Bramford

Edward Crutchley S/S 2015 by Nicci James Fashion East has, for a number of years now, showcased the best in new London menswear talent, and this year was no exception. […]

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SANKUANZ presented by GQ China: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

SANKUANZ, aka Shangguan Zhe, presented an unusual collection on Tuesday 16 June in Victoria House for his debut LCM outing - let's talk about big hands…

Written by Matt Bramford

SANKUANZ S/S 2015 by Gareth A Hopkins After two seasons representing Kay Kwok, GQ China switch their attentions to Xiamen-based designer Shangguan Zhe, better known as SANKUANZ. As is often […]

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James Long: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

James Long's S/S 2015 collection used elements of boxing and island life as inspiration, shown at the Old Sorting Office on Monday 16 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

James Long S/S 2015 by Helen Marudas I haven’t been to a James Long show for a few seasons now. I’m not sure why. It might be that they just […]

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Oliver Spencer: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Oliver Spencer returned to the Old Sorting Office on Monday 16 June, this time with a little help from some risqué Rio carnival dancers…

Written by Matt Bramford

Oliver Spencer S/S 2015 by Fiongal Greenlaw It seemed like every man in London had been squashed into the Old Sorting Office for the Oliver Spencer show last Monday. It […]

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Orlebar Brown: London Collections: Men S/S 2015

Topless men and dogs: Orlebar Brown know their LC:M audience. Here's what happened during the S/S 2015 presentation at their Floral Street store on Monday 16 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Orlebar Brown S/S 2015 by Helen Marudas After the KTZ show on Monday I wandered down to Floral Street in Covent Garden to the Orlebar Brown store, where I found […]

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KTZ: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Our London Collections: Men S/S 2015 show was KTZ, setting a pretty unbeatable precedent in the Old Sorting Office on Monday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ S/S 2015 by Krister Selin It was at 9am when I rolled up at the Old Sorting Office for my first show of this season: KTZ. After a few […]

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100 Ideas That Changed Street Style: An interview with Josh Sims

This book takes a detailed look at many popular street styles that have influenced the mainstream in recent times: a must read for anyone intrigued by the way fashion shapes society.

Written by Amelia Gregory

100 Ideas That Changed Street Style is the new book from style guru Josh Sims, a charming fellow that I was lucky enough to first meet when I was just […]

KTZ: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

KTZ have long been one of my favourite shows to catch, here's why! The madness unfolded in Victoria House on Wednesday 8 January…

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2014 by Sine Skau Only if resident LC:M hunk David Gandy has been wheeled in will you find a tedious tailored three-piece suit at a KTZ show – […]

Bubble London January 2014 – Kidswear and Babywear Show Report

Lots of lovely kidswear, including Ruff & Huddle, Slugs & Snails, Småfolk, Le Bluu, Wild Things and more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Last weekend I decided it was high time I found out more about the world of kidswear, so I made my first trip to Bubble London, a major childrenswear fashion […]

Fashion East Menswear Installations: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Presentation Review

Tom Ryling and Liam Hodges return alongside Roxanne Farahmand, Massimo Casagrande and Nicomede Talavera in the Fashion East Menswear showcase, shown at Mercer Street Studios on Monday 6 January.

Written by Matt Bramford

Roxanne Farahmand A/W 2014 by Slowly the Eggs Fashion East has brought the freshest designers to the London fashion catwalks for the last 13 years. It nurtures our newest talent […]

Bobby Abley, MAN: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Bobby Abley caused a media storm with his dark Disney nightmare, shown at the Old Sorting Office as part of MAN on Monday 6 January.

Written by Matt Bramford

Bobby Abley A/W 2014 by Krister Selin Ethereal Mickey Mouse lyrics played as it was time to welcome latest L’Enfant Terrible to the MAN stage: Bobby Abley. The crashing and […]

Alan Taylor, MAN: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

First up at the Fashion East MAN show was Alan Taylor, on Monday 6 January at the Old Sorting Office

Written by Matt Bramford

Alan Taylor S/S 2014 by Yelena Bryksenkova London Collections: Men might be the clumsiest branding known to man, but the MAN show does you no favours either. Not only do […]

Topman Design: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Topman Design showcased its A/W 2014 collection at the Old Sorting Office on Monday 6 January, complete with REAL CATWALK RAIN.

Written by Matt Bramford

Topman Design A/W 2014 by Dom&Ink It was raining, men at the Old Sorting Office on Monday for my first show of this (awkwardly branded) London Collections: Men A/W 2014 […]

Dear Fashion Diary: an interview with Emmi Ojala

Emmi Ojala is an illustrator with an interest in fashion and sustainability. She has created two amazing projects that encompass her interests, Dear Fashion Journal and Dear Fashion Diary, and here she tells us more about their development and inspiration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

How did you first come across the idea of the Free Fashion Challenge, and why did you decide to take part? 

 The Free Fashion Challenge was an initiative of Laura […]

Kingston University Fashion MA Graduate Catwalk Show Review 2013

Graduating students from Kingston's MA Fashion course took over the Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer on Thursday 12 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

Elina Priha MA collection by Claire Kearns With London Fashion Week beginning the next day, graduating MA students from Kingston University commandeered the inspiring Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer to present […]

Leutton Postle: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Digital Presentation Review

Luxury knitwear twosome Leutton Postle presented their S/S 2014 collection and film in the Canon space on Saturday 14 September.

Written by Matt Bramford

Leutton Postle S/S 2014 by Lynne Datson On Saturday afternoon I popped into Canon‘s digital space at Somerset House with fifteen minutes to spare to see fashion’s hottest duo – […]

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Basharatyan V: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Basharatyan V showed her Spring/Summer 2014 collection as part of Fashion Scout at Freemason's Hall on Saturday 14th September.

Written by Kerry Flint

Basharatyan V by Claire Kearns Basharatyan V definitely provoked some raised eyebrows with her latest collection. This show was a bold affair, with models sporting short modish twenties style wigs […]