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Posts Tagged ‘LCMSS14’

Xander Zhou: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Xander Zhou used cyberspace and the internet as inspiration for his S/S 2014 menswear, shown at the Old Sorting Office on Tuesday 18 June.

Written by Matt Bramford


Xander Zhou S/S 2014 by Isher Dhiman

Sometimes I look at fashion week press releases with the same disdain that I do art gallery captions. I have absolutely no idea where some of the designers (or press personnel) get their ideas from. I often stifle giggles as I read them, waiting for somebody to pop out and say 'we had you there, didn't we!' And so it was highly refreshing when I arrived at Xander Zhou, my final show of this London Collections: Men season, to find not a rigid press release but a selection of thought-provoking words. Words like 'personal' 'cosmetic' 'online' 'variety' and, erm, 'Thai boxing' flooded a sheet of purple card.

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Matthew Miller: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Matthew Miller continued his exploration of modern art with his S/S 2014 collection 'Radical Prototypes' at Victoria House on Tuesday 18 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Matthew Miller S/S 2014 – all photography by Matt Bramford ‘I AM NOT THE ARTIST. YOU ARE‘ declared Matthew Miller‘s press release, distributed along the white benches of the Victoria […]

Christopher Raeburn: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Desert uniform, military fabrics, satellite prints and lizards all featured in Christopher Raeburn's S/S 2014 show at Victoria House on Tuesday 18 June

Written by Matt Bramford

Christopher Raeburn S/S 2014 by Lilly Allen There’s no stopping Christopher Raeburn. In 2010, he was the first designer to be awarded the now lauded NEWGEN sponsorship; in 2011 he […]

Baartmans & Siegel: London Collections Men S/S 2013 Presentation Review

Baartmans and Siegel presented their 'South Pacific Aviation' S/S 2014 collection on Earlham Street on Tuesday 18 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Baartmans and Siegel S/S 2014 by Hannah Smith Bright and early on the last day of London Collections: Men, I raced to Covent Garden to catch Baartmans and Siegel‘s S/S […]

YMC: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

YMC bring their cool, laid-back attitude to London Collections: Men, presented at the Old Sorting Office on Monday 17 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

YMC S/S 2014 by Natasha Likes Tea Fraser Moss and Jimmy Collins borrowed legendary designer Raymond Loewy‘s slogan ‘you must create‘ to launch their label back in 1995. The brand […]

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 […]

SIBLING: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

West Side Story becomes 'East Side Story' for SIBLING's S/S 2014 collection of smiling boys…

Written by Matt Bramford

SIBLING S/S 2014 by Gareth A Hopkins Oh GOD I love SIBLING. Every season they manage to come up with an amazing theme that makes you wonder how they do […]

Fashion East: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Presentation Review, featuring Joseph Turvey, Kit Neale, Tom Ryling and Liam Hodges

Fashion East brings together five of London's freshest menswear designers, presented at Mercer Street Studios on Tuesday 18 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Tom Ryling S/S 2014 – all photography by Matt Bramford Fashion East has brought the freshest designers to the London fashion catwalks for the last 13 years. It nurtures our […]

Kay Kwok: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

With the backing of GQ China, Kay Kwok staged his first on-schedule menswear show at London Collections: Men on Sunday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Kay Kwok S/S 2014 by Gabriel Ayala Kay Kwok was actually my first show of the London Collections: Men S/S 2014 schedule. When I turned up on the Sunday morning, […]

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. […]

Topman Design: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

It was a hoedown at Topman Design on Sunday 16 June in the Old Sorting Office - those guys certainly know how to run with a theme…

Written by Matt Bramford

Topman Design S/S 2014 by Callum Russell When I browsed Topman Design‘s press release on Sunday, purveying the heading ‘This. Is. Techno. Cowboy‘, I stifled chuckles. Techno bloody cowboy? What. […]

Katie Eary: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Flamingos, leopard print and skateboards - Katie Eary knows how to hit summer hard with her S/S 2014 collection, shown at Victoria House on Monday 17 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Katie Eary S/S 2014 by Dom&Ink Katie Eary pretty much started the current leopard print menswear trend. Back in 2010, she had boxing models head-to-toe in it. Her love affair […]