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Posts Tagged ‘London College of Fashion’

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

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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 another fashion show. The London College of Fashion hosted their BA collections two days after LC:M had finished (and I'd barely started). I knew that going was a bit silly, but I couldn't resist - each year the standard is so high and the collections are so unique. 'Bugger it' I thought, as I legged it to The Yard in Shoreditch, the venue for this year's show.

Twenty-six collections – many collaborations – is a bit of a challenge. At the LC:M menswear shows it's pretty much one idea translated 30-odd times, but here there were TWENTY SIX totally different, totally… read more

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Min Wu: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Presentation Review

The Atmosphere and Automation presentation showcased Min Wu's signature techniques, accessorised by some eye-catching earrings. At Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 15th February 2014.

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Min Wu A/W 2014 by Slowly The Eggs aka Maria Papadimitriou. Min Wu is yet another of the super talented Chinese designers who are training in London and going on […]

London College of Fashion MA Fashion Show 2014, Menswear: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

The menswear LCF graduates showcased their collections on the catwalk at the Waldorf Hotel on Friday 14th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wen Tan A/W 2014 by Claire Kearns. Against the backdrop of a kaleidoscopic digital projection, the London College of Fashion MA designers sent their designs down the catwalk. As ever […]

London College of Fashion MA Fashion Show 2014, Womenswear: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Womenswear MA students showcased their graduate collections at the Waldorf Hotel on Friday 14th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mariana Jungmann by Emma Farrarons. The London College of Fashion MA show was held in a huge ballroom at the back of the Waldorf Hotel, a fitting location for this […]

Fashion Scout Graduate Showcase 2013: New Talent at London Fashion Week S/S 2014

A stunning array of new talent was on display at the Fashion Scout Graduate Showcase, shown at Freemasons' Hall on Sunday 15th September 2013.

Written by Kerry Flint

Xiao Li S/S 2014 by xplusyequals. A rainy Sunday London Fashion Week afternoon was spent uncovering a treasure trove of new talent at the Fashion Scout Graduate Presentation at Freemason’s […]

Inspired by Illustration: An interview with jewellery designer Annabelle Lucilla

Jewellery designer Annabelle Lucilla has been creating illustrations since childhood: here she tells us why she decided to pursue a career in jewellery design, her design process and the importance of social media in building a career.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Annabelle Lucilla by Laura Hickman. I first ran across the beautiful illustrated etched designs of Annabelle Lucilla at the One Year On exhibition at New Designers 2013, and her work […]

London College of Fashion Ba Hons Graduate Catwalk Show 2013: Review part two

My second selection of LCF graduates - including fantastic galactic metal dresses, floral print menswear and painterly garments.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Buchanan ‘Cat Goddess in Dress’ by Kathryn Corlett. I’ve already shared with you my first review of the London College of Fashion Ba Hons Graduate Catwalk Show at The […]

London College of Fashion Ba Hons Graduate Catwalk Show 2013: Review part one

Part one of my LCF graduate catwalk show reviews: including swishing tinsel coats, Amish inspired beekeepers and beautiful puff sleeved dresses.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rachel Greig tinsel coat by Emma Shoard. A few weeks ago I went to my first London College of Fashion BA Hons graduate catwalk show, and was duly blown away […]

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 […]

Yeashin: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Korean designer and LCF graduate Yeashin showed with Ones to Watch on Saturday 16th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yeashin A/W 2013 by Sylwia Szyszka. South Korean designer Yeashin Kim‘s Woodland collection juxtaposed traditional Korean dress with inspiration from the swinging 60s. The colourful results built on the look […]

LCF MA Fashion Show 2013, Womenswear: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Stunning collections from LCF womenswear designers Maddalena Mangialavori, Nadia Scullion, Min Wu, Sian Davies, Yi Xie and Keiko Nishiyama. Showing at the Royal Opera House on Friday 15th February.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yi Xie by Jacqueline Valencia. London College of Fashion womenswear designers showed a series of polished collections, most of which were accessoried with amazing footwear that I was able to […]

LCF MA Fashion Show 2013, Menswear: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

My London Fashion Week began with a great showing from LCF MA designers at the Royal Opera House on Friday 15th Febuary 2013. Introducing menswear graduates Na Di, Octo Cheung, Antonia Taylor and Xin Sun,

Written by Amelia Gregory

Na Di by Jane Young. It says something about the current climate that four of ten designers at the much lauded LCF MA showcase at the Royal Opera House were […]

Belle Sauvage: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

Meet the designers behind the sleek print based fashion label Belle Sauvage, plus a sneak peek at their new A/W 2013 collection, delightfully illustrated, of course.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Belle Sauvage A/W 2013 by Laura Hickman. The Belle Sauvage label was launched in 2008 by design duo Virginia Ferreira and Chris Neuman, who are based between London and Luxemboug. […]

Paradise Lost: London College of Fashion ‘Digital Catwalk’ Second Year Student Show 2012

A selection of students from the London College of Fashion's part time Fashion Design and Realisation course exhibited their digital pattern work at a very impressive showcase at the University last Wednesday (21st of November 2012), an array of stunningly 'realised' cuts and original prints were seen, by Jenny Robins, who took her sketchbook as always.

Written by Jenny Robins

All photographs by Milan Mosna There was an impressive array of design flair, organisational wizardry and interesting pattern design on show at the London College of Fashion last Wednseday, especially […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Fanny & Jessy present Uscopia

Sexy tomboys are given the Sci-Fi treatment in the new S/S 2013 collection from friends and business partners Fanny & Jessy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fanny & Jessy by Rebecca Higgins. A year ago I was blown away by the S/S 2012 catwalk collection by design duo Fanny & Jessy. This season the androgynous style […]

Hana Cha: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A monochrome and textured collection from Hana Cha at Ones to Watch on Saturday 15th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hana Cha by Isabelle Mattern. Korean designer Hana Cha (yet another London College of Fashion graduate) stuck to monochrome for her collection with Ones to Watch at Fashion Scout, concentrating […]

Charlotte Simpson: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Ones to Watch designer Charlotte Simpson produced an elegant collection at Fashion Scout on Saturday 15th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlotte Simpson S/S 2013 by Deborah Moon. For sleek understated summer glamour look no further than Ones to Watch designer Charlotte Simpson (a graduate of the London College of Fashion), […]

Ming Pin Tien: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

First to show with this season's Ones to Watch at Fashion Scout: Ming Pin Tien put on a stunning show.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ming Pin Tien S/S 2013 by Kristina Vasiljeva. This season’s hotly anticipated Ones to Watch show opened with the clothes of Ming Pin Tien, a graduate of the London College […]

Sorapol AW12 by Joanne Young

Sorapol at Old Vic Tunnels: A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Friday 16th March London's newest underground brand brought us a characteristically theatrical catwalk event at the Old Vic Tunnels, attended by a plethora of colourful guests that included Boy George and Jodie Harsh. Sorapol is the brainchild of Sorapol Chawaphatnakul and creative director Daniel Lismore.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Sorapol AW12 by Joanne Young I was excited to receive an invite for the A/W 2012 catwalk show of Sorapol because I had heard that the creative director of this […]

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Nova Chiu: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Ones to Watch Preview

We review Nova Chiu's colourful London College of Fashion graduate collection in anticipation of her debut at London Fashion Week for A/W 2012 at Ones to Watch today, Friday 17th February.

Written by Alia Gargum

Nova Chiu S/S 2012 by Dana Bocai Nova Chiu’s creations look like they’ve leapt straight off the pages of ancient fairytales. Strong, architecturally inspired silhouettes burst with colour, texture, beads […]