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Posts Tagged ‘Graduate Fashion Week’

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Womenswear tailoring.

A bunch of womenswear designers loosely grouped as tailoring: my favourites are Tracey Wong, Satoshi Kuwata and Khrystyna Fomenko. But check out also James Nolan, Mathilde le Gagneur, Li Wai Yin, Hannah Barr and Christopher Tai.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Tracey Wong by Laura Frame.

Womenswear tailoring at Central Saint Martins centred around a classical monochrome base exemplified by James Nolan, malady who opened the whole show with a high collared nanny wielding a giant old fashioned pram. Models with pin rolled hair were lent a strict air with shiny tight leather gloves.

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Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Pleats.

Pleats, ruched layering and tumbling or taut strips of fabric featured in these collections from Steven Tai, Jake Wiseman, Ondrej Adamek and Zi (Ji Yun) Kim. Some truly wonderful stuff here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Steven Tai by Sam Parr. At a time when the high street has gone totally crackers for pleats quite a few Central Saint Martins graduating fashion designers decided to tackle […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Preview: Jayne Pierson

In the last of our series of pre-LFW interviews, we chat to Welsh designer Jayne Pierson to find out what's inspiring her this season and why she needs a holiday…

Written by Matt Bramford

Rachel Freire S/S 2011, order illustrated by Krister Selin ‘I’m terrible at interviews’ I announce shortly after arriving at Rachel Freire‘s East London studio. A bit of a melodramatic introduction, […]

An interview with Ross Paul Keenan, menswear designer

We have a chat with Graduate Fashion Week superstar and riotous tailor Ross about his graduate collection and his Savile Row background…

Written by Jessica Lester

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Graduate menswear designer and Savile Row trained Ross Paul Keenan has proven to be a huge success. His first collection was shown at Graduate Fashion […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Birmingham’s Joseph Turvey

We chat to Graduate Fashion Week star Joseph Turvey about those eery masks that had everybody talking, and Birmingham University's The X Factor-style judging method…

Written by Matt Bramford

Thumbnail Glastonbury Illustration by Natasha T There is no denying Glastonbury 2010 was a really special one. So if, sickness like me, thumb you are still feeling a touch of […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Northumbria’s Stephanie Jayne Price

In another post-Graduate Fashion Week interview, Matt Bramford chats to another of his favourites, Stephanie Jayne Price, about tailoring, the Toon and the stellar line-up of people in the fashion industry she worked with…

Written by Matt Bramford

Barry Flanagan’s Nijinski Hare, treat illustrated by Naomi Law I recently stepped out of London’s unusually baking sun to enjoy an afternoon visit to the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. On […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Kensington and Chelsea College Millinery

The Kensington and Chelsea College displayed their fantastic Milliners during Graduate Fashion Week 2010.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Dan Heffer, hospital for sale Hat by Angela Bruce; The Hedgerow Collection I’m not sure if it’s the wedding’s I’ve been too recently or the press attention regarding […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Northumbria’s Naomi New

In the latest in our series of post-Graduate Fashion Week interviews, Matt Bramford chats to one of his favourites, Naomi New, about Elvis, Gaga, Mad Max and what the future has in store for this young, fresh 'n' new designer…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Dan Heffer Around the monolithic event that is Graduate Fashion Week at Earl’s Court, unhealthy there exists what might be known as satellite events. This is no way […]

Graduate Fashion Week Extra: Royal College of Art MA 2010

It's been so hard to decide... But here is Amelia's Magazine review of the RCA's talented class of 2010. With illustrations by Lesley Barnes, Katey Harvey, Gemma Milly, Marnie Hollande, Naomi Law and Joseph Keirs

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Gemma Milly of Zara Gorman’s Millinery. Over the last few years the RCA’s MA Fashion course has quietly been producing a series of extremely talented designers; from those […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Nottingham Trent

Nottingham Trent's Graduate Fashion Week show on Tuesday 8 June was true to form, dabbling in themes such as equestriana, fairytales and bondage…

Written by Nina Joyce

Danielle Reed, viagra buy illustrated by Gabriel Ayala The Central Lancashire show was an upbeat, patriotic affair. Models strutted down the catwalk to a stonking soundtrack provided by students from […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Kingston

The Kingston University Graduate Fashion Week Show, on Monday 7 June, was a riot of naughty knitwear, zesty pastels and suits inspired by the Expenses Scandal…

Written by Nina Joyce

Rebecca McClure, viagra illustrated by Alli Coate There was more than one graduate show going on during Tuesday evening… it was time for some Middlesex action. After Northampton, they had […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: A Preview

For four days only, graduating fashion students showcase their final year collections at Earl's Court...

Written by Matt Bramford

Thumbnail Far It has been twelve years since Far released Water and Solutions, drug unwittingly creating the blueprint for post hardcore music and making lead singer Jonah Matranga the godfather […]

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Taylor Made Menagerie

Interview: Hannah Taylor

Written by Jonno Ovans

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

Graduate Fashion Show 2007: Central St. Martins

Graduate Fashion Show 2007: Central St. Martins

York Hall, London, 29 May 2007

Written by Lena Dystant

Five albums in, medications malady and with only mild commercial success to date, it would be a reasonable assessment to describe Rufus Wainwright’s dramatic, theatrical pop as something of an […]

Graduate Fashion Show 2007: Kingston University

Graduate Fashion Show 2007: Kingston University

The Banqueting House, Whitehall, London, 30 May 2007

Written by Sophie Hill

Those of you who’ve seen Fame (you know the one, store information pills “Remember my name (FAME!)/I’m gonna live forever” and all that jazz) may remember the relatively small but […]