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Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

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 – and that's exactly why I bloody love going.


KTZ A/W 2014 by Mitika Suri

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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 and …

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 banging …

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 season …

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 de …

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 their …

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 – Leutton …

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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 and …

Putting optical illusions on homeware: an interview with designer maker Dionne Sylvester

Meet Kent based fashion designer turned craftsperson Dionne Sylvester: traditional homeware will never be the same!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I first discovered the striking homeware of designer maker Dionne Sylvester at Spitalfields Market earlier this year, where they immediately caught my attention. Her colourful designs give traditional teacups, plates …

An interview with Russian fashion designer Pitchouguina

Russian designer Anna Pitchouguina introduces her new fashion label, designed in London and made in Poland.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pitchouguina by Isher Dhiman.
Pitchouguina is the new label from Russian designer Anna, now based in London but producing her collection in Poland. Having first studied economics she is well placed …

New Designers 2013 Surface Design for Fashion and Interiors: The Best Graduate Designers

Here's my round up of the best of the rest of my discoveries at New Designers part one: featuring stunning optical illusion wall art, beautiful 3D neckpieces and ricrac aplenty.

Written by Amelia Gregory

One of the great thing about surface design as a discipline is that it encompasses so many design possiblities. Here’s my round up of the rest of my fab discoveries …

Matthew Miller: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Matthew Miller continued his exploration of modern art with his S/S 2014 collection 'Radical Prototypes' at Victoria House on Tuesday 18 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Matthew Miller S/S 2014 – all photography by Matt Bramford
‘I AM NOT THE ARTIST. YOU ARE‘ declared Matthew Miller’s press release, distributed along the white benches of the Victoria House, …

Raw Talent University of the Arts Graduate Fashion Show: Review

It wasn't the most professional of catwalk shows, but nonetheless I discovered some interesting graduate fashion designers at Raw Talent.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jeyanthy Balakrisnen by Ruth Joyce.
Raw Talent kicked off their graduate design exhibition at the Hoxton Gallery with a catwalk show featuring hand selected designers from the University of the Arts. …

Baartmans & Siegel: London Collections Men S/S 2013 Presentation Review

Baartmans and Siegel presented their 'South Pacific Aviation' S/S 2014 collection on Earlham Street on Tuesday 18 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Baartmans and Siegel S/S 2014 by Hannah Smith
Bright and early on the last day of London Collections: Men, I raced to Covent Garden to catch Baartmans and Siegel’s S/S 2014 …

YMC: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

YMC bring their cool, laid-back attitude to London Collections: Men, presented at the Old Sorting Office on Monday 17 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

YMC S/S 2014 by Natasha Likes Tea
Fraser Moss and Jimmy Collins borrowed legendary designer Raymond Loewy’s slogan ‘you must create‘ to launch their label back in 1995. The brand constantly …

Agi & Sam: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Agi Mdumulla and Sam Cotton return with their best show yet, shown at Victoria House on Sunday 16 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Agi & Sam S/S 2014 by Krister Selin
I love Agi & Sam. A recent collaboration with Topman, ‘The Owls‘, featured a range of football-kit inspired clothing and gave a taster …

SIBLING: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

West Side Story becomes 'East Side Story' for SIBLING's S/S 2014 collection of smiling boys…

Written by Matt Bramford

SIBLING S/S 2014 by Gareth A Hopkins
Oh GOD I love SIBLING. Every season they manage to come up with an amazing theme that makes you wonder how they do it, …

Kay Kwok: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

With the backing of GQ China, Kay Kwok staged his first on-schedule menswear show at London Collections: Men on Sunday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Kay Kwok S/S 2014 by Gabriel Ayala
Kay Kwok was actually my first show of the London Collections: Men S/S 2014 schedule. When I turned up on the Sunday morning, I …