Posts Tagged ‘London Fashion Week’

AW15: An interview with Kirsty Ward, Fashion, Jewellery and Accessories Designer

The amazing Kirsty Ward has a unique aesthetic that encompasses all aspects of design. Here I catch up with the hard working designer to find out more about her latest collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Kirsty Ward AW15 by Sangita Kumari.

It's been awhile since I last caught up properly with Kirsty Ward, but when I was reminded of her particularly unique aesthetic at the London Fashion Week stands this season (covered here) I decided that it high time that I find out more about her steadily growing fashion and accessories label.

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I can’t believe you are onto your 10th collection: what have been the highlights of five years in the fashion business?
I can't believe it either! Highlights for me include: actually making a business from doing what I love, being selected by Selfridges for their 'Bright Young Things' where I was given a window on Oxford street for a month and my collection was sold in store, being selected by… read more

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Ornella Iannuzzi: an interview with fine art jeweller and ‘Jewellery Oscar’ gold award winner

The stunning designs of French jeweller Ornella Iannuzzi marry luxurious materials with innovative settings.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ornella Iannuzzi by Iris van Gelder. Ornella Iannuzzi is a fine art jeweller who has trained in both France and the UK. I discovered her unique and unusual designs at […]

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London Fashion Week AW15 Exhibition Stands Report including Fashion Scout and Me London

A look at some of the best designs at the AW15 exhibition stands.

Written by Amelia Gregory

In my final AW15 London Fashion Week round up I take a peek at a few of the designers on the stands. At Fashion Scout I got chatting to Sonia […]

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London Fashion Week AW15 Exhibition Stands Report: Jewellery

The finest of jewellery finds from the latest London Fashion Week, including luxury jewellery from the Rock Vault.

Written by Amelia Gregory

After nearly 20 years of attending London Fashion Week and supporting emerging designers the British Fashion Council denied me a press pass for the exhibition stands because I forgot to […]

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London Fashion Week AW15 Fashion Illustrations

A selection of fashion illustrations featuring favourite outfits from the most recent London Fashion Week, A/W 2015 - enjoy!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vivienne Westwood Red Label AW15 by Sara Netherway. This year, instead of accompanying individual show reviews with fashion illustrations I decided to do something a bit different and open up […]

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Youjia Jin AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Youjia Jin reinterpreted Alice in Wonderland in this beautifully put together collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Everything about the Youjia Jin collection was well considered. Perfect tailoring was given a unique and fanciful twist, deftly playing with usual proportions and stylistic norms. A coat appeared one […]

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Jamie Wei Huang AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

This season Jamie Wei Huang presented a dark collection titled Nymphomaniac, shown on the Fashion Scout catwalk.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jamie Wei Huang chose a hard vibe for A/W 2015, with a large collection titled Nymphomaniac sent down the catwalk to an ominous soundtrack of deep industrial metal. Her always […]

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Mimi Tran AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Vietnamese born San Franciscan based fashion designer Mimi Tran showcased her red carpet collection for the first time at Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

San Francisco based fashion designer Mimi Tran launched her brand just a few years ago after a former career in Silicon Valley, and chose the Fashion Scout catwalk for the […]

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Rejina Pyo AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Rejina Pyo chose an off-schedule venue to showcase her subtle and beautiful collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rejina Pyo chose an off schedule venue with intense wood panelling, the sense of intrigue heightened with rocks strewn about the darkened room. The same organic shapes were echoed in […]

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Soojin Lee AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Soojin Lee showcased a colourful collection inspired by an era of war.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Stark red eye make up accompanied the colourful designs paraded down the catwalk by Soojin Lee. On closer inspection Art Deco-esque designs revealed repeat patterns made up of bullets, rippled […]

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Jean-Pierre Braganza AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Jean-Pierre Braganza presented new collection Excelsiora at Somerset House on Friday 20th February 2015.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. This season Jean-Pierre Braganza was inspired once more by strong women with Excelsiora, ’a modern incarnation of an exacting film noir vixen and a war-time […]

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Danielle Romeril AW15: London Fashion Week Presentation Review

New Gen designer Danielle Romeril showcased an apocalyptic collection in the bowels of Somerset House on Saturday 21st February 2015.

Written by Amelia Gregory

New Gen designer Danielle Romeril showcased her A/W 2015 collection against an apocalyptic backdrop made fragrant with liberal scatterings of heather. Models wore tumbling quilted capes, asymmetric plaid skirts with […]

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Fashion Scout Ones to Watch AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Meet the new designer talent: J Moon, Minju Kim, Angel Chen and Kim Stevenson. Shown at Fashion Scout on Saturday 21st February.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Korean designer and London College of Fashion graduate J Moon opened Ones to Watch with a concise and appealing collection of intricately quilted garments in subtle colours of indigo, camel, […]

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Dora Abodi AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

The Transylvanian designer was inspired by the mythical Unisus in this extravagant collection, shown at Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dora Abodi was inspired by the mythical winged Unicorn, the Unisus, presenting a fantastical collection of clothes paraded down the catwalk in front of a huge fibre glass model. Models […]

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Asli Polat AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

American designer Asli Polat collaborated with teddybear manufacturer Steiff to create a retro inspired collection with eye catching details.

Written by Amelia Gregory

American designer Asli Polat took reference from a host of sources for AW15, culminating in a small but concise collection shown in the underground vaults of the RSA. The show […]

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Bora Aksu AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

This season Bora Aksu was inspired by the tale of The Nightingale and The Rose by Oscar Wilde to create a richly textured collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Asku by Eugenia Tsimiklis. This season Bora Aksu took inspiration from Oscar Wilde’s The Nightingale and The Rose, choosing as always to tell a tale through his collection in […]

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Fashion Scout SS15 Graduate Showcase

Wonderful illustrations reveal the graduate talent that feeds our show schedules...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Grace Weller by Karolina Burdon. As the fashion world gears up for the next edition of London Fashion Week here is a reminder of the amazing graduate talent that feeds […]

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Kattri: an interview with jewellery designer Amanda Gerbasi

The Kattri jewellery range features gorgeous contemporary geometric designs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Last London Fashion Week I was excited to discover the stunning jewellery of Kattri. I caught up with Brazilian designer Amanda Gerbasi to find out more. You have previously studied […]

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Phannatiq: London Fashion Week S/S 2015 Presentation Review

Phannatiq put on an alternative catwalk show with street dancers and Parkour, outside ME London Hotel during London Fashion Week September 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Phannatiq showcased their new street wear collection with a tribe of dancing girls and Parkour boys on the pavement outside the ME Hotel London. The brand is the brainchild of […]

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Vielma: London Fashion Week S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Chile born Gabriel Vielma showcased his SS15 collection at ME Hotel London during London Fashion Week September 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vielma SS15 by Alison Day. The audience piled into the pyramid shaped atrium at ME London Hotel for the catwalk show from Chile born Gabriel Vielma, who has up to […]