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London Fashion Week Catwalk Review: Swedish School of Textiles 2010 Graduate Show

An astonishing graduate catwalk show from the Swedish School of Textiles, showing for the first time as part of LFW at the Freemasons' Hall on Tuesday 21st September 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abby Wright

It's always a treat at Fashion Week to find that the show you are about to see, website starting in the next few minutes, is at a totally different venue to the one you had in your head and are currently standing at. I found myself in this marvellous situation as Tim Soar's show approached. God knows why I thought it was at Somerset House and not at the Freemason's Hall. Menswear day brought these kind of surprises all day - with many designers scaling down their presence. I had seen Tim's show a year ago in the BFC tent, so how dare they move its location?!

I need not have worried as I legged it up Drury Lane, for, true to form, the show was running late and hadn't even been seated when I showed up. I was right at the back of the queue, though - AGAIN - so decided to perch by the photographer's pit in the hope of getting a better shot than I would have positioned on one of the back rows.

This show saw Soar draw inspiration from the 1970s, and in particular David Bowie's character 'Mr Newton' in Nicholas Roeg's… read more

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An interview with fashion film maker Marnie Hollande

Lauren Smith chats to Marnie Hollande, an up and coming fashion film maker, about making fashion work on the big screen.

Written by Lauren Smith

Marnie Holland, recipe illustrated by Lana Hughes Fashion and film have long been bedfellows, here but with the roaring success of Nick Knight’s SHOWstudio video blog, find and luxury brands […]