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Topman Design: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

It was a hoedown at Topman Design on Sunday 16 June in the Old Sorting Office - those guys certainly know how to run with a theme…

Written by Matt Bramford


Topman Design S/S 2014 by Callum Russell

When I browsed Topman Design's press release on Sunday, purveying the heading 'This. Is. Techno. Cowboy', I stifled chuckles. Techno bloody cowboy? What. Is. That?


All photography by Matt Bramford

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Katie Eary: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Flamingos, leopard print and skateboards - Katie Eary knows how to hit summer hard with her S/S 2014 collection, shown at Victoria House on Monday 17 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Katie Eary S/S 2014 by Dom&Ink
Katie Eary pretty much started the current leopard print menswear trend. Back in 2010, she had boxing models head-to-toe in it. Her love affair with …

Ravensbourne: Graduate Fashion Week 2013 Catwalk Review

Burger bags, bondage, the Venga Boys and so much more - Ravensbourne delivered a 40-minute-long treat at Graduate Fashion Week on Monday 3 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Francesca Valorsa
As Northumbria University alumni, I haven’t missed one of their Graduate Fashion Week shows in the last eight years. Sadly, I broke this record this time around …

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Bath in Fashion 2013: A review of the Designer Fashion Show

The headline event for Bath in Fashion 2013 was this Mallory sponsored fashion show on Friday the 19th of April, offering an eclectic range of wares on the catwalk.

Written by Jessica Cook

Bath in Fashion illustration by youdesignme
Staged by the renowned John Walford, this Bath based show aimed to rival the best of them. Held on Friday the 19th of April …

The 2013 FAD Awards: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

The FAD Awards closed London Fashion Week A/W 2013, once again celebrating the best undergraduate talent around a certain theme, which this year focussed on 'future optimism'…

Written by Matt Bramford

Stephanie Kitchen by Warren Clarke
The Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD) Awards are always an end-of-fashion-week treat. After five days of the freshest fashion talent dominating the catwalks at the Fashion Scout …

Nova Chiu: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Nova Chiu stepped back to their origins for a show full of meticulous embroidery and embellishments topped with acidic hints of neon, showing at the Freemasons' Hall on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Alex Kessler

Nova Chiu A/W 2013 by Gaarte
The ethereal eruption of colour and texture at Nova Chiu was a perfect way to end a tiring first day at London Fashion Week.

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PPQ: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

PPQ delivered a thrilling neon display of tailored coats and party frocks on the catwalk at the BFC Courtyard Showspace on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Alex Kessler

PPQ A/W 2013 by Jordan Wester
We waited – for what felt like hours – in the notoriously inevitable ‘PP-Queue’, but as the gorgeous PPQ party girls of all decades strutted …

David Koma: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Fashion Forward favourite David Koma had been heavily influenced by twelve inch… records this season, according to his Somerset House outing on the evening of Saturday 16 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

David Koma A/W 2013 by Krister Selin
David Koma is a previous NEWGEN winner and continues to attract much attention with his sculptural pieces that push the boundaries of future fashion. …

Yifang Wan, Fashion Scout Merit Award Winner: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Merit Award winner Yifang Wan proved why she'd earned Fashion Scout's highest accolade at the Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 16 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

Yifang Wan A/W 2013 by Gabriel Ayala
Fashion Week A/W 2013 got off to a cracking start on Friday, for anybody who actually turned up. I didn’t, thanks to the effects …

Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House

In a new major exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, Somerset House celebrates fifty years of the Grand Emperor of Couture, Valentino Garavani…

Written by Matt Bramford

Valentino A/W 2005 by Krister Selin
A recent viewing of the documentary Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a film dedicated to the infamous fashion editor’s pioneering feats, highlighted that …

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 …

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 excited …

UCA Rochester: Graduate Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Visionary knitwear, digital prints and excellent menswear reigned at the UCA Rochester Graduate Fashion Week show, presented at Earls Court Two on Tuesday 12 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Elisabeth Boström
UCA Rochester is always a hot ticket at Graduate Fashion Week. It usually takes a late evening slot, so there’s always a more ritzy atmosphere. This …

Edinburgh College of Art: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review

Edinburgh College of Art's outing at Graduate Fashion Week 2012 didn't disappoint, with an anticipated selection of expert tailoring, future fashion innovation and skilled craftsmanship…

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Farah Saffari
Edinburgh College of Art always have much to offer at Graduate Fashion Week. Weird and wonderful, expert craftsmanship, innovative use of materials and new silhouettes, Edinburgh …

Northumbria University: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review Part 2

Here's our second round-up from the Northumbria University Graduate Fashion Week show from Sunday 10 June, featuring more incredible menswear and some treats for women, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Gary Wilson by Janneke de Jong
Here’s our second round-up of Northumbria’s incredible fashion line-up this year. It just kept on coming…
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All photography by Matt Bramford
Kathryn’s Urbane Modification collection was …

Northumbria University: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review Part 1

In the first of two parts, here's our round-up of Northumbria University's latest fashion offering, shown at Graduate Fashion Week on Sunday 10 June. BOY it was good…

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Emily Edge
It will be ten whole years in September since I started university at Northumbria University in Newcastle. Gulp. However old I may feel, I’m still incredibly …

Pick Me Up 2012 Special: An interview with fashion illustrator Jason Brooks

We caught up with Fashion Illustration legend Jason Brooks at this year's Pick Me Up at Somerset House. As well as being utterly delightful he had some great words of advice for all those aspiring fashion illustrators out there.

Written by Alia Gargum

As a self-proclaimed lover of illustrating and in particular illustrating fashion, I eagerly made my way to this year’s Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House. Pick …

Ashish: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Ashish Gupta showed his latest colourful sequin covered collection Bollywouldn't at the BFC Showspace on Tuesday 21st February 2012. Wonderful, as ever.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashish A/W 2012 by Catherine Meadows.
This season Ashish turned to his roots for Bollywouldn’t, a collection which married the iconography of hippy India with late 80s rave culture, both style …

Prose Studio: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Prose Studio returned to London Fashion Week on Monday 20th February 2012 at Fashion Scout, with a confident collection that showcased designer Miriam Lehle's unique aesthetic.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Prose A/W 2012 by Joe Waldron.
As regular readers will know we’ve been fans of Prose Studio for awhile, so it was very exciting to see them showing once more at …

Jasper Garvida: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Jasper Garvida returned to the Bloomsbury Hotel to showcase his sexy tailoring and feminine silhouettes on Tuesday 21 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

Jasper Garvida A/W 2012 by Amy Smith
After seeing KTZ at the main show space at Somerset House I froze on the spot for longer than was necessary. My camera battery …