Posts Tagged ‘Russia!’
This season Pam Hogg was prompted by Amnesty International to show a collection dedicated to Pussy Riot, exploring themes of gay rights and protest. Showing at Fashion Scout on Friday 14th February.
Written by Maria Papadimitriou
Pam Hogg A/W 2014 by Marina Muun
I thoroughly enjoyed the Pam Hogg S/S 2014 catwalk show last September, bathed as it was in a joyous theatrical atmosphere. So I was a little surprised to find that this season the Pam Hogg A/W 2014 show felt like a deflated repetition of last year, with a couple of the outfits seemingly almost identical to those shown for S/S 2014. However, it all made much more sense when, afterwards, I found out more about how and why this collection was created. In fact, Pam Hogg had opted not to show this season, but had a change of heart after a last minute personal request from Amnesty International to give a nod to Russian punk band Pussy Riot during London Fashion Week, especially as the event coincided with the Winter Olympics… read more