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Posts Tagged ‘Claire Jones’

The Rodnik Band: S/S 2012 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ Diffusion Line for ASOS Interview with designer Philip Colbert

Our exclusive interview with The Rodnik Band designer Philip Colbert, talking about his work and the launch of a diffusion line for ASOS from his S/S 2012 'Cod Save The Sea' collection in collaboration with the Environmental Justice Foundation.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

The Rodnik Band SS12 lobster by Claire Jones Art

The Rodnik Band SS12 'Cod Save The Sea' by Claire Jones Art

You studied History of Art and Philosophy. Tell me a little about these roots, how you ended up working in fashion and your first steps in the fashion world.
I have always been interested in art and art history because there is a lot of meaning to it, and studying philosophy made me interested in thinking about things in different ways. Coming from that background, it was really good I ended up going into fashion quite randomly as it meant I sort of made up my own rules. This is why with time I went away from a slightly more traditional focus, which I thought I should have when I first started. In the beginning I was importing scarves and getting design teams to create well made collections. It was just a business idea, but the end goal was not very personal to me. Being a bit of an outsider and trying to do something without the formal training helped create the fun, 'anyone can do anything' spirit of the brand. There is this naive, non rigid and fun approach in the other elements that make up the brand too, like the music or the… read more

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Introducing The Rodnik Band: S/S 2012 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ Diffusion Line for ASOS

We paid an exclusive visit to the studio of unique British brand The Rodnik Band to preview the launch of a diffusion line for ASOS from his S/S 2012 'Cod Save The Sea' collection. In part one we introduce designer Philip Colbert.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

The Rodnik Band SS12 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ by Helena Maratheftis On a fine London morning in early June – I know, hard to believe – I had the privilege […]

I am on Maternity Leave: Burlesque Baby Bump Photography by Tigz Rice and Pregnancy Illustrations

My first baby is due on April 2nd 2012, and so from now on I shall attempt to take some form of self-initiated maternity leave...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Is that really a baby in there? Or is it just a giant beach ball? It’s hard to believe I am this big, for real. Photography by Tigz Rice Studios. […]

Lako Bukia: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Georgian designer Lako Bukia presented her new A/W 2012 collection Broken Mirrors at Fashion Scout on Monday 20th February 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lako Bukia A/W 2012 by Love Amelia. This season Lako Bukia went all futuristic for Broken Mirrors in shades of silver and black, a collection that was inspired by her […]

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 […]

Nova Chiu: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

We were super excited about Nova Chiu's London catwalk debut with Ones to Watch on Friday 17th February and she didn't disappoint: producing a suitably colourful and heavily textured collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nova Chiu A/W 2012 by Ellen Li. The much anticipated Nova Chiu collection took the finale spot with Ones to Watch this season. We were of course very excited to […]

An interview with Rapunzel and Sedayne on the release of new album Songs From The Barley Temple

Folk musicians Rapunzel and Sedayne have crafted an astonishing new album from the very best of old time and modern day influences. Find out more about their unique process in this in depth interview.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rapunzel and Sedanye by Ada Jusic. It’s no secret that I am partial to a bit of old time folk music: it’s the sound of many a campfire singalong, viagra […]