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Posts Tagged ‘Krister Selin’

KTZ: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Our London Collections: Men S/S 2015 show was KTZ, setting a pretty unbeatable precedent in the Old Sorting Office on Monday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

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KTZ S/S 2015 by Krister Selin

It was at 9am when I rolled up at the Old Sorting Office for my first show of this season: KTZ. After a few too many Tequila-based cocktails at the Agi & Sam party the night before, I wasn't in the best of states, but I was pleased (for myself, not for KTZ) to find that the venue wasn't heaving. A raised standing area occupied one corner of the space and I was pleased that the organisers of London Collections: Men had finally given some thought to this issue.

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Bobby Abley, MAN: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Bobby Abley caused a media storm with his dark Disney nightmare, shown at the Old Sorting Office as part of MAN on Monday 6 January.

Written by Matt Bramford

Bobby Abley A/W 2014 by Krister Selin Ethereal Mickey Mouse lyrics played as it was time to welcome latest L’Enfant Terrible to the MAN stage: Bobby Abley. The crashing and […]

Dear Fashion Diary: an interview with Emmi Ojala

Emmi Ojala is an illustrator with an interest in fashion and sustainability. She has created two amazing projects that encompass her interests, Dear Fashion Journal and Dear Fashion Diary, and here she tells us more about their development and inspiration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

How did you first come across the idea of the Free Fashion Challenge, and why did you decide to take part? 

 The Free Fashion Challenge was an initiative of Laura […]

Mark Fast: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Knitwear king Mark Fast looked to the nineties for his incredible S/S 2014 collection, shown at Somerset House on Saturday 14 September.

Written by Matt Bramford

Mark Fast S/S 2014 by Krister Selin Mark Fast‘s S/S 2014 outing at Somerset House on Saturday was a far cry from what he delivered last season. Gone were floor-sweeping […]

Agi & Sam: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Agi Mdumulla and Sam Cotton return with their best show yet, shown at Victoria House on Sunday 16 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Agi & Sam S/S 2014 by Krister Selin I love Agi & Sam. A recent collaboration with Topman, ‘The Owls‘, featured a range of football-kit inspired clothing and gave a […]

Film Review: The Place Beyond the Pines

An illustrated review of new action thriller The Place Beyond the Pines, starring RYAN GOSLING, Eva Mendes and Bradley Cooper…

Written by Matt Bramford

The Place Beyond the Pines by Krister Selin Hollywood heartthrobs Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper star alongside Eva Mendes and Ray Liotta in new action thriller The Place Beyond the […]

An Interview with Designer Joseph Turvey – Part 1

We caught up with menswear designer Joseph Turvey to chat about his A/W 2013 dalmatian-themed collection and much more…

Written by Matt Bramford

Joseph Turvey A/W 2013 by Krister Selin While everybody else viewed next season’s collections at the A/W 2013 London Collections: Men shows in January, I spent the week on a […]

David Koma: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Fashion Forward favourite David Koma had been heavily influenced by twelve inch… records this season, according to his Somerset House outing on the evening of Saturday 16 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

David Koma A/W 2013 by Krister Selin David Koma is a previous NEWGEN winner and continues to attract much attention with his sculptural pieces that push the boundaries of future […]

Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House

In a new major exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, Somerset House celebrates fifty years of the Grand Emperor of Couture, Valentino Garavani…

Written by Matt Bramford

Valentino A/W 2005 by Krister Selin A recent viewing of the documentary Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a film dedicated to the infamous fashion editor’s pioneering feats, highlighted […]

Osman: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Who loves bright colours? Osman loves bright colours! Perhaps the worst subtitle ever, but I can't think of anything else at this stage. I did very much enjoy his show in the BFC tent on the evening of Tuesday 18 September, though…

Written by Matt Bramford

Osman S/S 2013 by Krister Selin And so it was to Osman to ‘close’ my fashion week, as it were. It was getting late on the Tuesday and, frankly, I […]

Sister by Sibling: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Punks, dayglo and Poly Styrene - it was a riot at Sister by Sibling's Saturday morning salon show at Somerset House on 15 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

Sister by Sibling S/S 2013 by Antonia Parker On the Saturday morning of fashion week I cycled to Somerset House. It was such a sunny, cool morning that I couldn’t […]

KTZ: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

This season KTZ looked to Art Nouveau, William Morris and Harajuku girls for their inspiration, resulting in a breathtaking collection as always - shown on Friday 14 September at Somerset House.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ S/S 2013 by Krister Selin After the Felder Felder show I trekked from Somerset House to Goldsmith’s Hall over by St Paul’s to catch PPQ. As is standard, the […]

Oliver Spencer: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

Oliver Spencer is cool. Here's his A/W 2012 collection, presented at Somerset House on Wednesday 23 February. Oh, and it's my last post. Whoop!

Written by Matt Bramford

Oliver Spencer A/W 2012 by Gabriel Ayala I hadn’t spent much time this London Fashion Week at the main show space at Somerset House – the big tent they plonk […]

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 […]

Fashion East and NEWGEN Menswear Installations: London Fashion Week A/W Presentation Review

One of my favourite elements of London Fashion Week is sprinting around the Fashion East and NEWGEN menswear installations - so many incredible menswear designers in one place! Starring: Sibling, William Richard Green, Christopher Shannon, Kit Neale, Noki, T.Lipop, Sebastian Tarek and Christopher O'Brien…

Written by Matt Bramford

Sibling A/W 2012 by Gabriel Ayala The Fashion East and NEWGEN installations were a riot of colour, innovation and design again this season. I always have the best intentions on […]

Fashion on Film: L’Amour Fou

Pierre Thoretton's L'Amour Fou is a biographical documentary exploring Yves Saint Laurent's illustrious life, narrated by his partner of fifty years, Pierre Berge. There's fashion, art and feuds aplenty…

Written by Matt Bramford

Yves Saint Laurent by Krister Selin The relationship between a fashion designer and his business manager-cum-lover isn’t a new concept to cinema. Anybody who has seen Valentino: The Last Emperor […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: KTZ

Could one of my favourite labels top their A/W 2011 outing? KTZ sought inspiration from Africa this season, showing as part of the Menswear line-up at Somerset House on Wednesday 21 September.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ S/S 2012 by Krister Selin So this is my final fashion week post, more about for this season at least. If you’ve read all my others (of course you […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Cassette Playa

The nu-rave couturier Cassette Playa returned to London Fashion Week on Menswear Day and I thought I was hallucinating. Look at these gold heads! Illustrations by Gabriel Alaya, Gareth A Hopkins, Gemma Milly, Antonia Parker and Krister Selin!

Written by Matt Bramford

A La Disposition A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory A La Disposition A/W 2011 by Zarina Liew. Biggest surprise of London Fashion Week? À La Disposition, search about which I […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Christopher Shannon

King of the Luxe-Chavs Christopher Shannon made me squeal during London Fashion Week's Menswear Day this season - for all the right reasons. Rihanna? Check! Frou-frou sportswear? Check! Illustrations courtesy of Maria Papadimitriou, Oscar Rubio, Krister Selin and Michelle Urvall Nyrén!

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory. KTZ A/W 2011 by Andrea Peterson, aka Artist Andrea. I wasn’t going to go into Somerset House on Wednesday, I really wasn’t. But […]

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

Jean Pierre Braganza took to the catwalk at a new venue: The Show Space, with his fashionable vision of the future. I LOVED this. With illustrations by Joana Faria and Krister Selin!

Written by Matt Bramford

After the safety of school, stuff facing the real world can make artists feel a bit lost – this is why the working artists at the Core Gallery started ‘DIY […]