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Posts Tagged ‘BFC’

Osman: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Who loves bright colours? Osman loves bright colours! Perhaps the worst subtitle ever, but I can't think of anything else at this stage. I did very much enjoy his show in the BFC tent on the evening of Tuesday 18 September, though…

Written by Matt Bramford


Osman S/S 2013 by Krister Selin

And so it was to Osman to 'close' my fashion week, as it were. It was getting late on the Tuesday and, frankly, I couldn't be arsed to trek to Somerset House. I had a heap of work to do and the thought of going all that way to watch models walk in front of me twice for five minutes was almost too much to bear. In the end, I decided to go, obviously; I'm so glad I did.


Osman S/S 2013 by Antonia Parker

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Kinder Aggugini: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review

Milanese fashion designer Kinder Aggugini opened the BFC tent on Saturday 14 September with a girly gingham-fest and a poptastic soundtrack…

Written by Matt Bramford

Kinder Aggugini S/S 2013 by Emma Reynolds After salivating and sweating at the Sister by Sibling salon show, I headed to the main tent to catch Kinder Aggugini‘s S/S 2013 […]

Felder Felder: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A grown-up collection with a hint of rock n' roll, the Felder sisters showed their S/S 2013 offerings at Somerset House on Friday 14 September with a special guest performance by Kate Nash…

Written by Matt Bramford

Felder Felder S/S 2013 by Claire Kearns So it’s bloody fashion week again! Comes around quickly, doesn’t it? Every six months, in fact. I hadn’t allowed myself to get too […]

KTZ: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

My favourites - KTZ - made an impact on the last day of womenswear shows at Somerset House on Tuesday 21 February. This season: New Romantics, religious symbols, stars and constellations and tartan. LOTS of tartan.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2012 by Lorna Leigh Harrington Regular readers of my London Fashion Week reviews (Hi mum, sorry I haven’t called, been busy) will know that I absolutely adore KTZ. […]

The 3rd Annual Fashioning the Future Awards

The London College of Fashion's Centre for Sustainable Fashion hosted the 3rd annual Fashioning the Future Awards at a futuristic ceremony at the East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, on Thursday 10th November 2011. Hosted by Caryn Franklin, this was a visual treat - minus some very special celebrity guests…

Written by Matt Bramford

Caryn Franklin hosting the ceremony, by Antonia Parker The third annual Fashioning the Future Awards took place last Thursday, where guests from the world of fashion, business and sustainable living […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Michael Van Der Ham

Michael Van Der Ham, the boy who's ever-obsessed with collaging, has taken a strategic turn in his design ethic, much to the fashion world's approval. And mine. I'll take it all, please. Held at the Topshop Venue on Monday 19th September.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Michael van der Ham S/S 2012 by Joe Turvey You can tell that Michael has fun with his designs; much like, troche say, fellow Newgen designers Louise Gray and Meadham […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Christopher Shannon

Christopher Shannon made a glorious return to Menswear Day at fashion week, with Hasidic hair-dos and covetable Madras patterns, showing once again in the BFC tent at Somerset House.

Written by Matt Bramford

Christopher Shannon S/S 2012 by Michelle Urvall Nyrén I’d received two standing tickets for Christopher Shannon‘s S/S 2012 show; the first show I would see on glorious menswear day. I […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Fringe

Competing for the title of Fashion Fringe Winner 2011 and showcasing their S/S 2012 collections were, duo Fyodor Golan, Heidi Leung and Nabil Nayal. The show took place on Saturday 17th of September at 8 Northumberland Avenue. Delve into the narratives behind the collections and discover the winner.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Winners of Fashion Fringe 2011: Fyodor Golan S/S 2012 by Antonia Parker If you’ve read Matt’s or my account of The Swedish School of Textiles show at Fashion Scout, dosage […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Mary Katrantzou

One of the hottest tickets during London Fashion Week S/S 2012 is Mary Katrantzou, creating colourful collections like no other designer. I was there, bobbing up and down behind a standing block of hundreds desperately trying to take photographs, at the old Eurostar terminal at Waterloo on Tuesday 20 September. And I'm so glad I was.

Written by Matt Bramford

Mary Katrantzou S/S 2012 by Joana Faria I don’t usually do much during fashion week on Mondays and Tuesdays. That’s because I have a day job. But when Amelia offered […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Swedish School of Textiles MA

Twenty-one designers from The Swedish School of Textiles Showcased their eye-popping range of creativity, colour and maverick at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th September for London Fashion Week. Here I reflect on the designs by the MA students.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Salisa Phuwanawijak for Swedish School of Textiles by Claire Kearns ‘Twenty one designers’ I’m told by one of the PR people at the Swedish School of Textiles Show at Vauxhall […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Mark Fast

Mark Fast showed off his vision for this season to an eager crowd including Elisa Doolittle, Tallulah Harlech and Liberty Ross at the BFC Tent on Monday 19th September 2011. S/S 2012 was inspired by the force and movement of a sandstorm.

Written by Alia Gargum

Mark Fast S/S 2012 by Marcus Reed Mark Fast is a designer that sticks in peoples minds for a multitude of reasons. For some it’s his way of turning knitwear […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu

Bora Aksu presented The Unknown on Friday 16th September in the BFC Tent at Somerset House. Based on some Edwardian postcards that detailed a great romance it showcased his wonderful use of fabric and cut.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins. Nicola Roberts was once more amongst the attendees for The Unknown, online which promised an entire narrative within the collection. Ever the […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Toni & Guy – Hair Meets Wardrobe

On the eve of fashion week S/S 2012, Toni & Guy launch their new 'Hair Meets Wardrobe' range with a full throttle catwalk show and a VERY special guest…

Written by Matt Bramford

Naomi Campbell, salve illustrated by Phoebe Kirk So fashion week (unofficially) kicked off early this S/S 2012 season with a Thursday night show-cum-product launch from purveyors of the faukhawk, Toni […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jasper Conran sketched by Jenny

A belated but unique sketch blog of the Jasper Conran catwalk show at BFC Showspace on Sunday 20th February 2011. Featuring many sixties inspired panels and unnecessary bucket hats.

Written by Jenny Robins

mamuthones artwork Having extensively researched the subject (well, purchase googled it) I’ve been able to establish that Mamuthones are pre-Christian masquerades dating back 2,000 years from Sardinia. As a musical […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Emilio de la Morena (by Amelia)

Emilio de la Morena showed an elegant collection that featured the most wonderful use of this seasons colour: luscious delicious brightest red. At the BFC tent on Tuesday 22nd February.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by June Chanpoomidole To those of you that have been to any of the Start boutiques in Shoreditch you’ll know they represent a relaxed luxury that more than compliments […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: KTZ (by Matt)

Memphis-inspired fashion? Amazing. KTZ return to knock the socks off the rest of London Fashion Week's Menswear designers, and it was so good I almost had a little weep. Fabulous illustrations by Abby Wright, Thomas Leadbetter, Jo Cheung, June Chanpoomidole, Lesley Barnes and Valerie Pezeron

Written by Matt Bramford

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Gabby Young at Selfridges, physician illustrated by Sam Parr The ‘Supermarket Sarah’ pop-up shop opened last month in Selfridges stationery department, viagra 60mg I attended Friday’s opening […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Cassette Playa

The nu-rave couturier Cassette Playa returned to London Fashion Week on Menswear Day and I thought I was hallucinating. Look at these gold heads! Illustrations by Gabriel Alaya, Gareth A Hopkins, Gemma Milly, Antonia Parker and Krister Selin!

Written by Matt Bramford

A La Disposition A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory A La Disposition A/W 2011 by Zarina Liew. Biggest surprise of London Fashion Week? À La Disposition, search about which I […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Mark Fast

Mark Fast proved once again that high fashion can look better on girls of a realistic weight. His innovative knitwear appeared on a range of differing sized models at Somerset House on Monday 21st February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Masha Ma A/W 2011 by Liam McMa Masha Ma A/W 2011 by Natsuki Otani. Masha Ma is undoubtedly one of my very favourite designers right now so it was with […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ashish

Ashish showed a gigantic sequinned collection inspired by rich girls slumming it in Dalston. Fabulous stuff, at Somerset House on Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashish A/W 2011 by Erica Sharp. Outside the BFC tent I noticed a strange character wobbling towards the entrance in huge pink platforms. It was only when she de-robed inside […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Christopher Shannon

King of the Luxe-Chavs Christopher Shannon made me squeal during London Fashion Week's Menswear Day this season - for all the right reasons. Rihanna? Check! Frou-frou sportswear? Check! Illustrations courtesy of Maria Papadimitriou, Oscar Rubio, Krister Selin and Michelle Urvall Nyrén!

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory. KTZ A/W 2011 by Andrea Peterson, aka Artist Andrea. I wasn’t going to go into Somerset House on Wednesday, I really wasn’t. But […]