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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode, James Hillman

For this season menswear designer James Hillman looked to the stars for inspiration. Showing as part of Fashion Mode at Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th September 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

James Hillman SS12 by Gareth A Hopkins
James Hillman S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins.

I'll say it straight up front shall I? It's the second time I've seen a James Hillman catwalk show and I'm just not convinced by his choice of models. Models and styling are utterly intrinsic to my perception of a collection and unfortunately slightly cheesy 'n' sleek muscle men who strut with a stoop shouldered stride just don't do it for me, ask proving a distraction from the collection rather than an enhancement… For S/S 2012 James Hillman - who is one of the Fashion Mode designers - styled his men in dark shades, slightly quiffed hair and bitty lips in pastel shades, as if ski protection had been badly applied.

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University of Brighton Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review: the 80s

Illustration with an 80s flavour from Brighton illustration graduates Pat Bradbury, James Hines, Dan Woodger, Grace Coombes and Joseph Prince.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Detail from Dan Woodger. There was a certain 80s flavour going on at the Brighton Graphic Design and Illustration Graduate Show, story with strong playful graphics in a limited colour […]

Turn Le Page onto a New Vision of Femininity: Catherine Le Page.

Illustration , Canada

Written by Roisin Conway

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]