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Posts Tagged ‘medieval’

Alexandra Groover: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Presentation Review

On the first day of London Fashion Week designer Alexandra Groover unveiled her A/W 2012 collection through the screening of a short film titled DEATH inside the devotional atmosphere of St Giles In The Fields.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Alexandra Groover AW 2012 by Dana Bocai

Alexandra Groover A/W 2012 by Dana Bocai

On the evening of Friday 17th February at London Fashion Week, I went to St Giles In The Fields Church in Holborn to watch Alexandra Groover's A/W 2012 collection presented through a short film called DEATH. Since I attended Show Studio's exhibition Fashion Revolution at Somerset House in 2009 I have developed a keen interest in fashion films and the way in which more and more fashion designers choose to show their work via this medium. DEATH was the final instalment in Groover's trilogy of short films, following two previous ones titled BIRTH and read more

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Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule S/S 2012 in Łódź: Maldoror

Maldoror was inspired by medieval depictions of the Virgin Mary for his S/S 2012 collection, shown as part of the Off Out Of Schedule shows on Saturday 29th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Maldoror S/S 2012 by Melissa Angelik. Maldoror is an off schedule favourite who cuts a dashing figure with wiry red hair in a ponytail. Shrouded in medieval-esque garments, he’s a […]

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. […]

Paul Costelloe by Amber Cassidy, London Fashion Week, SS 2012

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Paul Costelloe

Paul Costelloe once again opened London Fashion Week at the BFC showspace, showcasing his Spring/Summer 2012 collection which was inspired by the 1962 Hollywood classic What Happened to Baby Jane.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Paul Costelloe S/S 2012 by Gilly Rochester Butterflies doing cartwheels in my tummy and the feeling that my consciousness has surreptitiously tiptoed away, wanting to take in everything… right now; […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule A/W 2011 in Łódź: Konrad Parol

Black was where it was at for Konrad Parol's A/W 2011 collection during the Off Out Of Schedule shows at Fashion Week Poland on Saturday 7th May. Edgy with a desirable touch that's bound to appeal to a certain kind of fashionista.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Konrad Parol A/W 2011 by Victoria Haynes. Konrad Parol had a slot upstairs in the beautiful old power plant hall, with colourful vaulted windows more suited to a church than […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: À La Disposition

American label À La Disposition presented The Utopian Aviary at Fashion Scout, featuring fabulous faux fur and jewel coloured taffeta tailoring. Showing on Monday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A La Disposition A/W 2011 by Zarina Liew. Biggest surprise of London Fashion Week? À La Disposition, about which I knew nothing prior to their show at Fashion Scout. It’s […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Maria Francesca Pepe (by Amelia)

With the Fortuna collection Maria Francesca Pepe straddles high end conceptual showpiece fashion and the world of commercial jewellery. Shown at Fashion Scout on Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Maria Francesca Pepe by Karla Pérez Manrique. At the entrance there stood a horned model, arms crossed and lycra-ed legs askance. Face masked. Model or mannequin? It wasn’t immediately obvious. […]

Bright Lights from the Dark Ages

Idler launch / New Economics Forum seminar

Written by Tom Russell

Black’s Club in Soho isn’t the fortress of hostile posh/cool superiority the words ‘private members’ summon up – that’s a prejudice entirely based on my watching London-based police drama, no […]