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Posts Tagged ‘Alexa Coe’

Hellen Van Rees: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Presentation Review

Woven textiles specialist Hellen Van Rees presented Fuzzlayerglossbox at Freemasons' Hall with Fashion Scout on Saturday 14th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hellen van Rees S/S 2014 by Alexa Coe
Hellen van Rees S/S 2014 by Alexa Coe.

Within the space of a year this former Ones to Watch designer has gone from crazy conceptual creations to fairly ordinary. When I first discovered Hellen Van Rees on the catwalk last September she wowed me with her sculptured designs, which were covered with her trademark woven textiles. Back then I questioned how this could be translated into something more saleable, and the answer is - by making very simple halter neck column dresses without a boxy embellishment in sight. Still present and correct were the delicate multicoloured threads on a base of either black or white, but it felt as though the crucial element of wow factor was missing from the Fuzzlayerglossbox collection. The best bit of this show was undoubtedly the beautiful matching shoes and bags: now those have wings.

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Snow Palms, Intervals: an interview with Dave Sheppard

Illustrators interpret the tunes that make up a beautiful new instrumental album by Dave Sheppard.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Snow Palms by Grace Coombes. If, like me, you are partial to a bit of modern classical music, then your must buy album for 2012 must be Intervals by Snow […]

Vita Gottlieb: London Fashion Week Fashion Fringe S/S 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

Multi talented film maker, fine artist and textile designer Vita Gottlieb turns her hand to fashion design... with stunning results that have landed her a place with the prestigious Fashion Fringe.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vita Gottlieb A/W 2012 by Alexa Coe. I’ve known of Vita Gottlieb through mutual friends for many years so when I bumped into her recently it was something of a […]