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Posts Tagged ‘menswear’

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 rather tedious stint of jury service. For days I sat doing nowt, following the shows and presentations on my iPhone through the usual channels. Twitter, Facebook and Instagram went wild for the latest offerings and it was Joseph Turvey's incredible dalmatian-themed collection that I most enjoyed viewing at 640 pixels wide.


Joseph Turvey

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The 2013 FAD Awards: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

The FAD Awards closed London Fashion Week A/W 2013, once again celebrating the best undergraduate talent around a certain theme, which this year focussed on 'future optimism'…

Written by Matt Bramford

Stephanie Kitchen by Warren Clarke
The Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD) Awards are always an end-of-fashion-week treat. After five days of the freshest fashion talent dominating the catwalks at the Fashion Scout …

LCF MA Fashion Show 2013, Menswear: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

My London Fashion Week began with a great showing from LCF MA designers at the Royal Opera House on Friday 15th Febuary 2013. Introducing menswear graduates Na Di, Octo Cheung, Antonia Taylor and Xin Sun,

Written by Amelia Gregory

Na Di by Jane Young.
It says something about the current climate that four of ten designers at the much lauded LCF MA showcase at the Royal Opera House were showing …

Sorapol ‘Euphoria’ S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

On the 19th October 2012 Sorapol presented 'Euphoria' in a subterranean Soho carpark filled with fashionistas dressed up to the nines in their most ridiculous get-ups.

Written by Jenny Robins

Illustrations, sketches and first photograph by Jenny Robins, all other photos courtesy of Pop PR
Sorapol’s S/S 2013 show ‘Euphoria’ was an ecstatic exhibition of excess. Anything less would surely …

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 …

UCA Rochester: Graduate Fashion Week Catwalk Review

Visionary knitwear, digital prints and excellent menswear reigned at the UCA Rochester Graduate Fashion Week show, presented at Earls Court Two on Tuesday 12 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Elisabeth Boström
UCA Rochester is always a hot ticket at Graduate Fashion Week. It usually takes a late evening slot, so there’s always a more ritzy atmosphere. This …

Edinburgh College of Art: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review

Edinburgh College of Art's outing at Graduate Fashion Week 2012 didn't disappoint, with an anticipated selection of expert tailoring, future fashion innovation and skilled craftsmanship…

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Farah Saffari
Edinburgh College of Art always have much to offer at Graduate Fashion Week. Weird and wonderful, expert craftsmanship, innovative use of materials and new silhouettes, Edinburgh …

Northumbria University: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review Part 2

Here's our second round-up from the Northumbria University Graduate Fashion Week show from Sunday 10 June, featuring more incredible menswear and some treats for women, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Gary Wilson by Janneke de Jong
Here’s our second round-up of Northumbria’s incredible fashion line-up this year. It just kept on coming…
Kathryn Iddon

All photography by Matt Bramford
Kathryn’s Urbane Modification collection was …

Northumbria University: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review Part 1

In the first of two parts, here's our round-up of Northumbria University's latest fashion offering, shown at Graduate Fashion Week on Sunday 10 June. BOY it was good…

Written by Matt Bramford

Graduate collection by Emily Edge
It will be ten whole years in September since I started university at Northumbria University in Newcastle. Gulp. However old I may feel, I’m still incredibly …

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Good Fashion Show: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 18th February a new eco fashion exhibition took place at the London House. The Good Fashion Show was a brave attempt to bring ethical fashion to the masses, but failed to present some great ethical brands in the stylish context they deserve to be seen.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Good Fashion Show AW 2012 by Antonia Parker
Following on the footsteps of other London Fashion Week off-schedule showrooms which focus on ethical fashion, such as Ecoluxe London, The Good Fashion …

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 in …

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 in …

Ones to Watch Men: Joseph Turvey and Bodybound: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

In the second of our Ones to Watch Men reports, check out Joseph Turvey's wonderfully illustrated collection and Bodybound's buff blokes. Hubba hubba! It was a hive of talent at Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

Bodybound A/W 2012 by Tom Colmans
It’s funny – I woke up on London Fashion Week’s menswear day thinking ‘I would love to see a man in a gold lamé trenchcoat …

Ones to Watch Men: Tobefrank and Julian Zigerli: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

In the first of two reports from the Ones to Watch Men show, take a look at Julian Zigerli and Tobefrank, showing their collections at the Vauxhall Fashion Scout venue on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

Technical drawing from Julian Zigerli A/W 2012, courtesy of Julian Zigerli
As if the blossoming on-schedule menswear day line-up wasn’t enough, Ones to Watch Men at Vauxhall Fashion Scout presents four …

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 menswear …

Baartmans and Siegel: London Fashion Week Menswear Day Catwalk Review

After wowing at Ones to Watch last season, Baartmans & Siegel presented their debut solo outing on Menswear Day at Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

Baartmans & Siegel A/W 2012 by Warren Clarke
Working for Amelia’s Magazine – proud pioneer of fresh talent – it’s always a delight to see a label progress through the seasons. …

KTZ: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

My favourites - KTZ - made an impact on the last day of womenswear shows at Somerset House on Tuesday 21 February. This season: New Romantics, religious symbols, stars and constellations and tartan. LOTS of tartan.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2012 by Lorna Leigh Harrington
Regular readers of my London Fashion Week reviews (Hi mum, sorry I haven’t called, been busy) will know that I absolutely adore KTZ. If …

Prophetik: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Jeff Gardner and his label Prophetik made a welcomed return to fashion week on Sunday 19 February, with live music, courtly couture and, erm… Whitney Houston!

Written by Matt Bramford

Prophetik A/W 2012 by Faye West
My fashion week hadn’t got off to the best of starts this season. I skipped day one, and arrived on day two rather worse for …

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Showroom

The best of the stands, including some wonderful upcycled shoes from Kollana, fashion illustration from Maggie Piu, hand made owl bags and jewellery made from plastic bottles by Ekoista.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kollana Shoes by Celine Elliott.
Time for a quick round up of the best brands that I found in the Showroom at Fashion Week Poland. Held in the industrial sized factory …