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Posts Tagged ‘India’

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: UCLAN Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) served up a treat on Sunday 6 June at Graduate Fashion Week, with a roaring tribute to beautiful Blighty, complete with union jacks to wave…

Written by Lauren Smith


Emma Box, find illustrated by Lesley Barnes

So, reigning champions (or at least winners of 2009 Gold Award) UCA Rochester took to the catwalks on Tuesday to show their wares in a bid to cling on to their title amongst the heavyweights we'd already seen at Graduate Fashion Week.

I'm very pleased to announce that they certainly put up a good fight. With a simple chandelier hung from the ceiling above the catwalk, the show began with a rather long romantic song - thank God too, because my guest was running late and he managed to sneak in during the song in the nick of time.

First up was Alexa Papavasileiou who presented a modest yet striking collection that packed a few discrete punches (okay, I'll stop with the boxing metaphors now). Body-concious printed dresses with full-length sleeves wrapped models in organic suits, while drapes hung… read more

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Fashioning an Ethical Industry: A Two Day Conference

Fahioning an Ethical Industry (FEI) hosts a two day conference at Rich Mix Cutural Foundation in East London to explore and address ethical fashion issues such as labour, communities and the environment, with a host of guest speakers…

Written by Sabrina Morrison

It was a bittersweet moment for Fashioning an Ethical Industry supporters last month as they invited educators, information pills students, sales designers, labour activists and business thinkers to join them […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Falguni & Shane Peacock

A review of the Indian designers Falguni & Shane, showing at Victoria House on Sunday 21st February. And my thoughts on why they would choose to show at London Fashion Week. Illustrations by Xenab Lone Jamil.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Falguni & Shane by Xenab Lone Jamil Falguni & Shane by Xenab Lone Jamil. The invite for Falguni & Shane Peacock showed a plethora of jewelled leopards photoshopping their way […]