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Ji Cheng: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On the last day of the womenswear shows, Chinese designer Ji Cheng presented a collection by her brand La Vie, combining elements from Eastern and Western culture and promising a Zen Awakening to the wearer.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

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Ji Cheng A/W 2012 by Geiko Louve

Chinese designer Ji Cheng's first show in London was held at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Tuesday 21st February, the last day of London Fashion Week's womenswear. Jumping ahead of the queue I had a chance to examine my front row goody bag - a proper mini version of some of the bags that later appeared on the catwalk designed by Ji Cheng, not a tote! - and to look through the slides projected on the wall at the start of the runway. The slides showed models dressed in Ji Cheng's designs posing at striking Chinese landscape locations, mixing with traditional Chinese life activities or getting intimate with some sexy Chinese pottery makers in their workshops. Some showed traditional pots at a rough, unfinished stage that made them look more like minimal, contemporary western pottery.

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James Small: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

KATE MOSS! KATE MOSS! Yeah, saw her last year, Pals. James Small presented his 'Dark Arctic' A/W 2012 collection in the grander salon at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

James Small A/W 2012 by Krister Selin
Last season I got myself into a bit of a state at the James Small show, solely because fashion superhero Kate Moss was in …

Ones to Watch Men: Joseph Turvey and Bodybound: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

In the second of our Ones to Watch Men reports, check out Joseph Turvey's wonderfully illustrated collection and Bodybound's buff blokes. Hubba hubba! It was a hive of talent at Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

Bodybound A/W 2012 by Tom Colmans
It’s funny – I woke up on London Fashion Week’s menswear day thinking ‘I would love to see a man in a gold lamé trenchcoat …

Asger Juel Larsen Vs T.Lipop: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review

Vauxhall Fashion Scout played host to Asger Juel Larsen Vs T.Lipop A/W 2012, showing off their Soviet and Arctic inspired collections on Wednesday 22 February…

Written by Gareth A Hopkins

T.Lipop A/W 2012 by Jo Ley
I’ve been keen to see more from Asger Juel Larsen since illustrating his S/S 2012 collection for Amelia’s Magazine. It’s not every day you get …

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Inbar Spector: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Sunday 20th February Israeli designer Inbar Spector presented her A/W 2012 collection at the Vauxhall Fashion Scout, impressing the audience with more of her signature rich fabrics, crinolines and ruffles - all complemented by jewelled headpieces designed by Lara Jensen.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Inbar Spector AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan
I first came across an Inbar Spector dress on a ‘wall’ created by Gabby Young and Katie Antoniou’s Gabberdashery for Supermarket Sarah. It was …

Baartmans and Siegel: London Fashion Week Menswear Day Catwalk Review

After wowing at Ones to Watch last season, Baartmans & Siegel presented their debut solo outing on Menswear Day at Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

Baartmans & Siegel A/W 2012 by Warren Clarke
Working for Amelia’s Magazine – proud pioneer of fresh talent – it’s always a delight to see a label progress through the seasons. …

Shao Yen A/W 2012 by Dana Bocai

Shao Yen: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

We review Central Saint Martin’s graduate Shao Yen’s exquisitely minimal presentation for A/W 2012, shown at the Freemason’s Hall on Saturday the 18th of February, 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Shao Yen A/W 2012 by Dana Bocai
Taiwanese-born Shao Yen is no stranger to success. This knitwear graduate has caught the eye of other designers such as Nicola Formichetti, created a …

Prophetik: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Jeff Gardner and his label Prophetik made a welcomed return to fashion week on Sunday 19 February, with live music, courtly couture and, erm… Whitney Houston!

Written by Matt Bramford

Prophetik A/W 2012 by Faye West
My fashion week hadn’t got off to the best of starts this season. I skipped day one, and arrived on day two rather worse for …

Spijkers en Spijkers AW 2012 by Cristian Grossi

Spijkers en Spijkers: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Spijkers en Spijkers hark back to fallen 'Birds of Paradise' for their A/W 2012 collection, shown at The Freemasons' Hall with Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday the 18th February, 2012 for London Fashion Week.

Written by Alia Gargum

Spijkers en Spijkers A/W 2012 by Cristian Grossi
From the looks of the feminine and pretty invite (which was beautifully illustrated by Dutch artist Martine Johanna) I didn’t expect anything too …

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Dans La Vie: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 18th February at Fashion Scout's Freemasons' Hall the Japanese designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie presented a vibrant and fun A/W 2012 collection, bursting with Pop Art references.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Dans La Vie AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan
I have a huge soft spot for collections with art historical references. Print designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie, who showed her …

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Phoebe English: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Central Saint Martins graduate and Merit Award winner Phoebe English showed her A/W 2012 collection on Friday 17th February. With latex, bursts of pink, and a continuation of her now signature craft for texture and construction, it made for a very worthy first solo show.

Written by Miranda Williams

Phoebe English by Gaarte
For S/S 2012, Phoebe English’s MA collection was a range of subtle body-con dresses in a neutral palette of white, cream and black. There was a lot …

Fam Ivroll A/W 2012 by Mitika Chohan

Fam Ivroll: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

We review the fun, colourful, cartoon dreamland Fam Ivroll A/W 2012 collection hosted by Vauxhall Fashion Scout at Freemasons Hall on Friday 17th February.

Written by Alia Gargum

Fam Ivroll by Claire Kearns
After a morning of delightful yet quite dark and monochrome shows, Norweigan-born Fam Ivroll jolted me and the rest of the audience wide-awake in her London …

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Alice Lee: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Preview

Fashion design duo Alice Lee stormed into the limelight last year when they were named as one of Vauxhall Fashion Scout's 'Ones to Watch'. They will show their new collection on Saturday 18th February, as part of London Fashion Week A/W 2012.

Written by Miranda Williams

Alice Lee S/S 2012 by Gemma Cotterell
The Vauxhall Fashion Scout ‘Ones to Watch‘ show is undoubtedly one of the highlights on the London Fashion Week calendar. It’s an opportunity for …

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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 …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Kingston MA

The Kingston MA Fashion Presentation returned once again to Vauxhall Fashion Scout this season and featured some fiddly, scented and even mouldy fashion! Held at Freemasons' Hall on Friday 16th September.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Stephanie Nieuwenhuyse by Alia Gargum
Located in Kingston upon Thames, South West London, Kingston University London doesn’t seem to have a buzzing reputation for academia. But with art the institution are …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Masha Ma

Our beloved Masha Ma returned to London Fashion Week for her third collection and delivered a delicate yet bold image of the woman, complete with a strong sportswear vibe that I loved. Held at Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 17th September.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Masha Ma S/S 2012 by Marta Spendowska
She concluded her MA in Womenswear at Central Saint Martins only three years ago, but Masha Ma has already a made a name for …

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review: Asger Juel Larsen Vs t.lipop

On 21st of September at Vauxhall Fashion Scout's Freemasons' Hall, Asger Juel Larsen and t.lipop impressed me with their seemingly contrasting menswear collections and I was a bit starstruck by Kate Moss... and Prince Cassius.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

t.lipop S/S 2012 by Faye West
Asger Juel Larsen versus t.lipop – not the first time to appear together – showed at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on the last day of London …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Shenzhen Haiping Xie

Chinese designer Haiping Xie juxtaposed European and Western styles in his new collection for Fashion Shenzhen at Fashion Scout on Sunday 18th September 2011. Featuring colourful iconography from Chinese myth.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie for Fashion Shenzhen by Sam Parr.
Following the catwalk show from Deng Hao there was a brief interlude with a video from the Shenzhen Tourist Board and then I …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Shenzhen Deng Hao

Chinese designer Deng Hao showcased his wares with Fashion Shenzhen at Fashion Scout on Sunday 18th September 2011. The show was a flamboyant mix of Chinese and Western styles inspired by the decoration of Islamic temples.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie for Fashion Shenzhen by Phoebe Kirk.
There was a palpable sense of energy in the air as I walked into the hall and the lights dimmed for the first …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Exhibition Review: Fashion Shenzhen

‘MADE IN CHINA’ doesn’t have to be a negative, as I discovered while immersing myself in the beauty and culture of the Fashion Shenzhen exhibition at the Grand Connaught Rooms on Monday 19th September.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie at the Fashion Shenzhen Exhibition by Claire Kearns.
I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived at the Grand Connaught Rooms for the Fashion Shenzhen exhibition. When I …