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Posts Tagged ‘footwear’

London Collections: Men S/S 2014: Day One Presentations featuring Nicholas Kirkwood, Hentsch Man, Mr Start, Mr Hare and Ada + Nik

Here's the lowdown on the menswear presentations staged on Sunday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford


Mr Start / Mr Hare S/S 2014 by Dom&Ink

Presentations are MEGA. You turn up, the PR staff are much calmer and more friendly and they give you a beer. You get to see collections up close, finger a few posh tops, chat to your pals, take a few photographs and then jog on.

There were loads on day one of London Collections: Men. I zipped between them by bike, trying to cover the ones that were staged specifically on that day. There are showrooms dotted all over the city with hundreds of designers showcasing their wares, but I can't cover bloody everything. I ended up breezing past some of my favourite designers in the official showrooms, but hopefully there'll be some interviews with them coming up soon. For now, here's the lowdown on Sunday's exhibits:

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Allcast Leather Duck Boots, Kew Gardens and David Nash Sculptures in the Snow

My new pair of Crocs were perfect for our recent snowy weather: keeping me perfectly cosy on a trip to Kew Gardens to admire the David Nash sculptures.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago, as you may have noticed, it snowed. And like everyone else I did my best to enjoy our short lived winter wonderland, getting out and about […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Grande Dame collaborates with Terry de Havilland on his S/S 2013 footwear collection

Multi-disciplinary artist Tiff McGinnis has created super colourful surface patterns for the new S/S 2013 Terry de Havilland shoe collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Terry de Havilland S/S 2013 collaboration with Grande Dame by Adam Pryce. After over five decades in the business iconic shoe designer Terry de Havilland is still creating fantasy footwear […]

UGG Australia launches the I Do Wedding Collection and Piccadilly Flagship Store

Think you know Australian footwear brand UGG? Think again: they have some cracking new products for S/S 2012, and a new flagship store opens in London today!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Remember UGG? that much derided maker of *comfortable* booties worn by many a D-list celeb? Well, slowly and quietly UGG has undertaken a design transformation and grown up… I had […]

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Alexandra Groover: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Presentation Review

On the first day of London Fashion Week designer Alexandra Groover unveiled her A/W 2012 collection through the screening of a short film titled DEATH inside the devotional atmosphere of St Giles In The Fields.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Alexandra Groover A/W 2012 by Dana Bocai On the evening of Friday 17th February at London Fashion Week, I went to St Giles In The Fields Church in Holborn to […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Blow Presents Eleanor Amoroso

University of Westminster graduate Eleanor Amoroso specialises in innovative handcrafted crochet techniques. She was last to show as part of Blow Presents at LSO St. Luke's on Sunday 18th September 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Eleanor Amoroso S/S 2012 by Gilly Rochester. Eleanor Amoroso‘s show made me nervous. I find it really hard to watch models struggle with shoes and that is exactly what happened […]

Find Your Feet’s We Are What We Wear Ethical Fashion Show

Zoe Robinson styled this lovely ethical fashion show for Find Your Feet, featuring the likes of ACOFI favourites Junky Styling, People Tree, From Somewhere, Nina Dolcetti, Joanna Cave, Ada Zanditon and By Stamo. Held at Mint Leaf restaurant on Sunday 13th March 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Just off Brick Lane, page past the curry houses and down a side street, rx is where Hinshelwood de Borman have set up their newest pop-up shop. My only complaint […]

Nina Dolcetti: an interview with ethical shoe designer Elisalex Grunfeld de Castro

She's wowed the likes of Laura Bailey with her curvaceous shoe designs and I wore a pair at my launch party: meet shoe designer Elisalex Grunfeld de Castro... in this excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Martina Spetlova S/S 2011 by Krister Selin. Fashion designer Martina Spetlova hails from Bohemia in the southern part of the Czech Republic. She studied Chemistry and Biology at university in […]

Hetty Rose: how to create beautiful shoes from old kimonos

Shoe designer Henrietta Samuels makes beautiful bespoke shoes from kimono remnants. Here's an excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that […]

Vivienne Westwood Shoes, An Exhibition 1973 – 2010, at Selfridges

London's most iconic fashion superstore, Selfridges, presents a whistlestop tour through the archives of Britain's most iconic shoe designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, charting the history of her fabulous footwear over four decades…

Written by Matt Bramford

Naomi Campbell wears Vivienne Westwood (1993), viagra sale illustrated by Krister Selin It isn’t very often that a specific fashion designer is singularly celebrated for their contributions to fashion; when […]

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London Fashion Week AW 2010: Fashion East Menswear Installations

A round-up of the up-and-coming menswear designers as part of Fashion East's installation, at London Fashion Week, 24 February 2010

Written by Matt Bramford

If coping with sashaying around London Fashion Week’s Menswear Day from show to show wasn’t enough, try there was also the incredible Fashion East Menswear installations, more about which never […]

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Written by Matt Bramford

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]