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Hellen Van Rees: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

New writer Jessica Cook chats to designer Hellen van Rees prior to the launch of her A/W 2013 collection at LFW this weekend.

Written by Jessica Cook

Hellen Van Rees
Helen Van Rees A/W 2013 by Claire Kearns

Up-and-coming Dutch fashion and textile designer Hellen van Rees is presenting her independent collection SQUARE3 ANGLE: THE TRANSFORMATION at London Fashion Week A/W 2013 this weekend. Hellen graduated from the MA in Fashion at Central Saint Martins' back in February 2012 and then packed her suitcase and moved to the Netherlands to start her own fashion label. Her first collection at LFW was pegged as a 'One to Watch' by Fashion Scout and Lady Gaga has since been spotted donning her clobber. She's known for her hand-made tweed fabrics which are created using factory remnants and recycled threads, and her work has 3-dimensional, sculpture-like elements, as well as a futuristic feel. Complete with a brand-spanking new video to promote her new Chanel-inspired collection, it's likely that her pieces will receive a lot of interest in the coming weeks.

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An interview with fashion designer Ramil Makinano

A chat with Central Saint Martins graduate Ramil Makinano about his Philippines heritage, his weird and wonderful graduate collection, MTV, National Trust and much more…

Written by Matt Bramford

Ramil Makinano‘s Graduate Collection illustrated by Milly Jackson I first saw the weird and wonderful work of Ramil Makinano at the Toni&Guy Hair Show during London Fashion Week last month. […]

Central Saint Martins: MA Textile Futures Graduate Show 2011 Review

Exceptional ideas from Textile Futures graduates Jenny Lee, Andreea Mandrescu and Hao-Ni Tsai. With a little craft inspired Industrial Design from the Knitting Craftsman Jan Rose.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I had the most fun with augmented reality on Jenny Lee‘s stand at the Textile Futures show at Central Saint Martins. Her design philosophy is to ‘awaken the imagination, this […]

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review, the winners

Fashion printwear graduate Flaminia Saccucci took the first prize from sponsors L'Oreal, and the worthy runners up were Nicholas Aburn, Ivan Curia Nunes and Momo Wang.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Flaminia Saccucci by Laura Warecki. Central Saint Martins showed for the last time at York Hall on Tuesday 31st May. I sat next to someone from L’Oreal – the principle […]

An interview with Laura Mackness

Laura Mackness talks us through the role illustration plays in her bold geometric designs and the aspects of fashion she finds the most inspiring...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Knitwear design student Phoebe Thirlwall was an unquestionable highlight of Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her work demonstrated an impressive level of craftsmanship, cialis 40mg about it receiving recognition even before […]