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Posts Tagged ‘Fur’

James Small: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

KATE MOSS! KATE MOSS! Yeah, saw her last year, Pals. James Small presented his 'Dark Arctic' A/W 2012 collection in the grander salon at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford


James Small A/W 2012 by Krister Selin

Last season I got myself into a bit of a state at the James Small show, solely because fashion superhero Kate Moss was in attendance. Apparently the Mossinator and Small are BFFs, so it was no surprise when I entered the Fashion Scout venue to find all sorts of camera-wielding maniacs. Everybody had a look of acute desperation, and as I tried to decide where to sit to get a good photograph OF THE CLOTHES THAT WE'D COME TO SEE, it soon became clear that it might be impossible.

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Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Collectif: Fashion Pop

Collectif: Fashion Pop showcased the collections of up and coming Montreal designers on the Scene de l'Esplanade catwalk at Festival Mode et Design. Here's some of the local talent!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Anomal Couture by Alia Gargum. Collectif: Fashion Pop took place on Friday afternoon at the Festival Mode et Design at Montreal Festimania. It was a chance to see some of […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Beige-Moi presented by Hotel Le Crystal

Montreal design houses Bodybag by Jude, Mélissa Nepton, Renata Morales and Mulcair were asked to present outfits along the theme of Beige. Boring, you might presume? Never! Particularly loved the floaty embroidered gowns by Renata Morales.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Beige-Moi by Caitriona Moore. Beige-Moi presented by Hotel Le Crystal was a new concept for young designers to show edited outfits from their current collections along a theme of cream, […]

Dagmar A/W 2011: Sophisticated chic… environment and animal friendly

Swedish luxury brand Dagmar chooses to work environmentally friendly options into their latest collection, with fantastic results…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Claire Kearns Swedish fashion house Dagmar launched in the Spring of 2005 and its uncompromising new take on luxury has captivated fashion audiences around the world. Swedish hip-sisters […]

Royal College of Art: Fashion Design Graduate Show 2011 review. Womenswear Accessories.

Amazing bags from Anna Schwamborn and brilliant wide brimmed hats from Paul Stafford.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Anna Schwamborn by Lorna Scobie. A couple of the collections on the catwalk at the RCA graduate show focused on accessories, medications namely millinery and bags. Alexandra Gold opted to […]

Royal College of Art: Fashion Design Graduate Show 2011 review. Menswear.

Brilliant RCA menswear design from the likes of Aleksandra Domanevskaya, Sol Ahn, Calum Harvey, Bennet Loveday, Emily-Jane Murray, Stefan Orschel-Read and Fah Chakshuvej.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Calum Harvey by Sam Parr. Fine tailoring appears to be an RCA speciality, find and several students had collaborated with high end Italian brand Brioni to produce a series of […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Bohoboco

Bohoboco showed on Sunday 8th May on the Designers' Avenue at Expo. Grey, black, cream, tasteful, commercial.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bohoboco by Casey Otremba. Bohoboco featured lots of grey and black yet again. And shades of cream and buttermilk – all very tasteful. There was plenty of draped jersey (again), […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Monnari

Monnari is one of Poland's biggest fashion brands... definitely not the place to look for when it comes to innovation. Showing on Sunday 8th May 2011 at Designers' Avenue.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Monnari A/W 2011. All photography by Amelia Gregory. I was told to expect a very commercial collection from one of Poland’s biggest fashion brands, information pills which opened with the […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Agata Wojtkiewicz

Loved Agata Wojtkiewicz's A/W 2011 collection for Designers' Avenue at Expo on Saturday 7th May. Particulary the lovely coppery pleats.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Agata Wojtkiewicz A/W 2011 by Michalis Christodoulou. At last! A fast paced catwalk show. Agata Wojtkiewicz‘s collection was sent out at a sprightly pace, drug to the upbeat vocals of […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Natalia Jaroszewska

Natalia Jaroszewska showed as part of Designers' Avenue at the Expo venue on Friday 6th May 2011. I wasn't so impressed by her commercial collection, but I love Bianca Hamilton's beautiful illustrations!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Natalia Jaroszewska A/W 2011 by Bianca Hamilton. Having been driven into town in a Jaguar courtesy of a rather enthusiastic James Bond alike (and owner of the firm that was […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Joanne Hynes and Helen Steele

An unexpected show for me given that I was not invited: Les Guerriers was presented at Freemasons Hall on Tuesday 22nd February 2011. Nice prints, shame about the furs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Find Your Feet Outsider. All photography by Amelia Gregory. By Stamo A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. On Sunday 13th March Find Your Feet hosted an ethical fashion show at the […]

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

Osman showed on Sunday 20th February 2011 at the BFC Tent, Somerset House. It was a supremely elegant collection that featured a gorgeous injection of bright colours.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Osman A/W 2011 by Ellie Sutton. Osman. Not a name that I’m overly familiar with, story cheapest although we have frequently written about designer Osman Yousefzada. He’s trained the likes […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: KTZ

Memphis meets Dynasty meets Mondrian in the superb new collection from Kokon To Zai. The KTZ catwalk show at Somerset House on Wednesday 23rd February 2011 was one of my LFW highlights. With amazing illustrations, naturally.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Antonia Parker Over at Osman, this sleek silhouettes glided gracefully down the beautiful blue ink-blotched catwalk on models sporting blunt Cleopatra bobs with eyelash-skimming fringes. Osman Yousefzada showed […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Osman (by Naomi)

Osman displays his unique ability to make bold, bright colours look sophisticated… and then totally ruins it by using fur. Illustrations by Kerri-Ann Hulme, Madi Illustrates, Rachel Lewis, Antonia Parker, Alexandra Rolfe and Donya Todd!

Written by Naomi Law

Illustration by Jenny Robins I remember blogging about Eun Jeong eons ago, order enticed by her pretty minimalism with a crisp all-white palette one season. For me, sickness she most […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jean-Pierre Braganza (by Amelia)

Jean-Pierre Braganza presented new A/W 2011 collection Positronyx at Northumberland House on Friday 18th February 2011. Powerful. Amazonian. Wonderful...

Written by Amelia Gregory

thumb emilio Emilio de la Morena LFW A/W 2011 Collection: Illustration by Faye West Apparently Emilio de la Morena has lengthened his silhouette. His pieces are now touching, viagra sale […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Preview: Ada Zanditon on Sustainability

In part two of my LFW preview interview with ethical designer Ada Zanditon I dig a little deeper to find out how her sustainable ethos is put into practice, and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of fashion designers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Oscars – Georgia Coote thumb Illustration by Georgia Coote So Colin and Helena have already won their BAFTA awards. Now all eyes are on them for the Oscars. Particularly Colin […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: David Koma

After his stunning show in the BFC Tent on Monday 20th September 2010 I gave David Koma a bit of a grilling about his use of python... and discovered just how charming this new talent is.

Written by Amelia Gregory

David Koma by Maria del Carmen Smith. Last Monday’s shows opened with a double whammy from David Koma and Holly Fulton, illness which I shall review in separate blogs. David […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Louise Amstrup

How to annoy the anti fur brigade: by Louise Amstrup of Denmark. Here's my review of her show at On/Off on Sunday 19th September 2010. Illustrations by Stephanie Parr and Antonia Parker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Krister Selin I was very excited to see what NEWGEN winner Michael Van Der Ham would have in store this season at his first solo show. He’s quickly […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Amanda Wakeley

A review of the Amanda Wakeley catwalk show at the BFC tent on Tuesday 23rd February, and my thoughts on FUR in fashion. Illustrations by Pearl Law.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gemma Milly After Steve Reich had answered all the questions from his interviewer Emma Warren (which you can read here) he took a series of questions from the […]