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London Collections: Men S/S 2014: Day One Presentations featuring Nicholas Kirkwood, Hentsch Man, Mr Start, Mr Hare and Ada + Nik

Here's the lowdown on the menswear presentations staged on Sunday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford


Mr Start / Mr Hare S/S 2014 by Dom&Ink

Presentations are MEGA. You turn up, the PR staff are much calmer and more friendly and they give you a beer. You get to see collections up close, finger a few posh tops, chat to your pals, take a few photographs and then jog on.

There were loads on day one of London Collections: Men. I zipped between them by bike, trying to cover the ones that were staged specifically on that day. There are showrooms dotted all over the city with hundreds of designers showcasing their wares, but I can't cover bloody everything. I ended up breezing past some of my favourite designers in the official showrooms, but hopefully there'll be some interviews with them coming up soon. For now, here's the lowdown on Sunday's exhibits:

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Allcast Leather Duck Boots, Kew Gardens and David Nash Sculptures in the Snow

My new pair of Crocs were perfect for our recent snowy weather: keeping me perfectly cosy on a trip to Kew Gardens to admire the David Nash sculptures.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago, as you may have noticed, it snowed. And like everyone else I did my best to enjoy our short lived winter wonderland, getting out and about […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Grande Dame collaborates with Terry de Havilland on his S/S 2013 footwear collection

Multi-disciplinary artist Tiff McGinnis has created super colourful surface patterns for the new S/S 2013 Terry de Havilland shoe collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Terry de Havilland S/S 2013 collaboration with Grande Dame by Adam Pryce. After over five decades in the business iconic shoe designer Terry de Havilland is still creating fantasy footwear […]

UGG Australia launches the I Do Wedding Collection and Piccadilly Flagship Store

Think you know Australian footwear brand UGG? Think again: they have some cracking new products for S/S 2012, and a new flagship store opens in London today!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Remember UGG? that much derided maker of *comfortable* booties worn by many a D-list celeb? Well, slowly and quietly UGG has undertaken a design transformation and grown up… I had […]

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 […]

Outsider Ecoluxe London LFW SS12 by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs THUMB

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Showroom Review: EcoLuxe London

On the 18th and 19th of September during London Fashion Week the EcoLuxe London exhibition at the Kingsway Hall Hotel proved once more that ethical fashion is becoming more and more concerned with becoming part of the mainstream good design.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

‘Ecolooks’ by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs I was hugely excited that during this London Fashion Week I had the opportunity not only to go and see but also […]

Hetty Rose: how to create beautiful shoes from old kimonos

Shoe designer Henrietta Samuels makes beautiful bespoke shoes from kimono remnants. Here's an excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Esthetica Review

Some of the finest at Esthetica for S/S 2011. Including Nina Dolcetti, Sägen Butik, Little Glass Clementine, Martina Spetlova, Oria, Michelle Lowe-Holder, From Somewhere, Partimi and Joanna Cave.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Annejkh Carson Partimi by Joana Faria. I probably shouldn’t do this because I actually don’t believe the ghettoisation of ethical designers is a particularly good thing, more about […]

Vivienne Westwood Shoes, An Exhibition 1973 – 2010, at Selfridges

London's most iconic fashion superstore, Selfridges, presents a whistlestop tour through the archives of Britain's most iconic shoe designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, charting the history of her fabulous footwear over four decades…

Written by Matt Bramford

Naomi Campbell wears Vivienne Westwood (1993), viagra sale illustrated by Krister Selin It isn’t very often that a specific fashion designer is singularly celebrated for their contributions to fashion; when […]

Happy Birthday Dr. Martens

The iconic footwear brand celebrates its 50th birthday by going back to its boots…

Written by Matt Bramford

Happy Birthday to you Happy Birthday to you Happy Biiiiiirthday Dr. Martens Happy Birthday to you! Today iconic footwear brand Dr. Martens celebrates its 50th birthday! From humble beginnings in […]

Rumble in the Jumble

Jumble Sale, London

Written by Melodie Ash

Monday 16th. Name The Pet and Micron63 supply full-frontal, this remedy hard-hitting electro vogueing tunage at Madame Jojos in Soho, cialis 40mg London. Madame Jojo’s, Brewer Street, Soho, London. Name […]

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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