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Style Passport: An interview with fashion retail website entrepreneur Sarah Walter

Retail entrepreneur Sarah Walter has gone from fashion editorial to internet guru. Here she shares the story of her success.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Sarah Walter by Gemma Cotterell.

Style Passport is the brainchild of Sarah Walter, formally a fashion director at Marie Claire, now retail entrepreneur. Realised as a one stop shop for the ultimate holiday wardrobe, Style Passport champions many smaller designers and artisan makers. I caught up with Sarah to find out how she got into the internet business, how her previous career has impacted her work and what she recommends for the ultimate vacation look this season.

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Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Gala Awards Ceremony Part Two: Menswear, Womenswear and the Gold Award

Here's the second part of our Gala Show review - featuring the most coveted prizes and the show's climax - the Gold Award!

Written by Matt Bramford

Chloe Jones by Joseph Larkowsky
…And so with the rest of the awards presented and the crowds cheering at maximum volume, it was time for the most coveted awards of the …

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Gala Awards Ceremony: Part One

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 came to a stylish climax with a celeb-filled Gala Awards Show on Wednesday 13 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Matthew Williamson by Ruth Joyce
Twelve hundred students descend on Earls Court Two for Graduate Fashion Week every year. About a quarter of them get the opportunity to showcase their collections …

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Nova Chiu: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Ones to Watch Preview

We review Nova Chiu's colourful London College of Fashion graduate collection in anticipation of her debut at London Fashion Week for A/W 2012 at Ones to Watch today, Friday 17th February.

Written by Alia Gargum

Nova Chiu S/S 2012 by Dana Bocai
Nova Chiu’s creations look like they’ve leapt straight off the pages of ancient fairytales. Strong, architecturally inspired silhouettes burst with colour, texture, beads …

An interview with fashion designer Ramil Makinano

A chat with Central Saint Martins graduate Ramil Makinano about his Philippines heritage, his weird and wonderful graduate collection, MTV, National Trust and much more…

Written by Matt Bramford

Ramil Makinano’s Graduate Collection illustrated by Milly Jackson
I first saw the weird and wonderful work of Ramil Makinano at the Toni&Guy Hair Show during London Fashion Week last month. The …

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Christopher Beales

Newcomer Christopher Beales presented When The Crystal Crack'd at the Rag Factory just off Brick Lane on Friday 18th February. Well, he may be new to the madness of showing during LFW, but this first class designer has certainly paid his dues. Very promising.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Christopher Beales A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou.
Christopher Beales has been working at the coal face of fashion for his entire career thus far, in places as diverse as Voyage (the …

An interview with jewellery designer Daisy Knights

Ethical jewellery designer Daisy Knights tells us a bit more about her collection and her pursuit of ethically mined silver, plus what she thinks about Alexa Chung and Daisy Lowe wearing her creations…

Written by Siobhan Fagan

Illustration by Emma Block
From student life to Vogue fame in one action packed year, Daisy Knights’ creations have already been snapped up by our most loved style icons and proved …

Matthew Williamson Exhibition at Somerset House

A review of the Matthew Williamson exhibition currently taking place in the Courtyard Rooms at Somerset House

Written by Lauren Smith and Florence Massey

Illustration by Mina Bach
When Flo and I waltzed into Somerset House on a sunny Saturday afternoon, we were shivering with excitement. An entire exhibition devoted to Matthew Williamson, the King …

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: Triumph International Awards

Pre-Fashion Week kick-off, Triumph held their International Awards for lingerie design with a 'Shape Sensation' theme. Florence Massey reviews the event, with illustrations from Katie Harnett.

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration of Justin Singh’s entry by Katie Harnett
The calm before the storm, the eve of London Fashion Week (16th September) was the night of the Triumph International Awards at The …

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London Fashion Week begins with the Triumph Inspiration Award

Drumroll please….. London Fashion Week has started. The bombastic Triumph Inspiration Award got the celeb count off to a flying start as designers from 27 countries took to the catwalk to win a prize for designing the best bra.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory.
So, you’re a sports celebrity, but your sporting career has long since ended. What to do to keep in the spotlight? Why, turn up to a …

London’s ELEPHANT PARADE!

The Elephant Parade comes to London Town in a glorious parade of art, fashion and awareness, to benefit the Elephant Family charity's work to prevent the extinction of the Asian elephant. Some of our wonderful illustrators take on some of our favourites…

Written by Matt Bramford

A selection of elephants by Paul Shinn
Allow me to introduce you to Marjorie, pictured below. She’s one of 258 fibreglass elephants in and around London decorated by some of the …