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Carlotta Actis Barone: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Carlotta Actis Barone showed at Freemasons' Hall for Fashion Scout on February 16th 2013

Written by Zaena Miller

Carlotta by Isabelle Mattern
Carlotta Actis Barone A/W 2013 by Isabelle Mattern

Carlotta Actis Barone took a surprising new direction for her A/W 2013 show at London Fashion Week: last season she sent ballet dancers in giant brightly coloured wigs down the catwalk, but this time she stuck to the basic format and colour was replaced with this season's biggest trend: simple monochrome. Instead of ruffles and elaborate boning there were chic figure hugging pieces with cut out details. Pieces were chic and elegant, structured and loose fitting, but in true Carlotta Actis Barone style her designs celebrated the female form; curves were enhanced by structured shoulders and sinuous tailoring at the bust and hip.

Carlotta Actis Barone AW 2013-photo by Amelia Gregoryread more

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Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Shumik 100% and Aga Pou

My final catwalk shows of Fashion Week Poland were Shumik 100% and Aga Pou - very very different collections indeed! Shown on Sunday 30th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Aga Pou S/S 2012 by Marta Spendowska. Time for reports from the last two shows of my trip to Poland… Shumik 100% and Aga Pou. Shumik 100% S/S 2012. All […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Blessus

New design team Marta Matuszewska and Michael Hekmat showed their Blessus collaboration on the catwalk on Sunday 30th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Blessus S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins. Blessus showed Navaho against a bright orange screen, a suitable background to an earthy collection of burnt shades inspired by the Navajo indians […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Teresa Kopias

Teresa Kopias is an established Polish fashion designer who specialises in beautiful formal evening wear. Showing on Thursday 27th October 2011 on the main catwalk at Fashion Week Poland.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Teresa Kopias S/S 2012 by Geiko Louve. I arrived late for the Teresa Kopias show, which afforded me a great view of the models posing in front of a wind […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Jacob Kimmie

Jacob Kimmie's Rhapsody featured beautiful ruffled blouses, elegant tailored separates and a stunning dove print. Victorian primness was sexed up with sheer materials. Shown on Saturday 17th September 2011 at Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jacob Kimmie by Marta Spendowska. I missed the Jacob Kimmie show last season but the fabulous cream and black elegance of his sophisticated collection for A/W 2010 is still etched […]

aminaka willmont lfw ss2012 by Gemma Sheldrake THUMB

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Aminaka Wilmont

Rounding off the womenswear main schedule for SS 2012 London Fashion Week on the 20th of September in the main BFC tent at Somerset House, designer duo Aminaka Wilmont treated us to a little bit of stylish, well cut fantasy...

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Aminaka Wilmont S/S 2012 by Gemma Sheldrake The title Changeling on the poster-sized invitation to Aminaka Wilmont’s show – the last womenswear show in the BFC show space at Somerset […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Lukasz Jemiol

A very commercial and quite dull collection from Lukasz Jemiol, shown on Sunday 8th May at Fashion Week Poland.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lucasz Jemiol by Anna Blachut. Lukasz Jemiol opted for a set designed catwalk, approved steel tubes careful back lit with dry ice – models came out one by one to […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Joanna Klimas

Joanna Klimas was one of the first wave of modern designers to make a splash in Poland, but her brand of mixed up minimalism didn't really do it for me. Shown on Sunday 8th May at Expo.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joanna Klimas by Alison Day. Joanna Klimas has had an interesting career to date: initially trained as a psychologist before turning to fashion a decade later. She was one of […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ziad Ghanem (by Amelia)

Ziad Ghanem presented his romantic gothic collection Never End, Never End, Never End at Fashion Scout on Monday 21st February 2011. With stunning illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

This spring, sales the V&A presents a unique exhibition dedicated the Grand Master Japanese couturier, stuff Yohji Yamamoto. The exhibition will celebrate his life and work, and is the first […]

Central Saint Martins BA Graduate Fashion Show

Forty graduates from Central Saint Martins BA Fashion Design presented their final collections at York Hall on Tuesday 1 June 2010… with photography by Matt Bramford

Written by Sophie Hill

Illustrator and Graphic designer – inspired by originality, cost something I always strive towards and look for. I spend my time creatively as often as I can, purchase this is […]