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Posts Tagged ‘Silk’

Topman Design: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

It was a hoedown at Topman Design on Sunday 16 June in the Old Sorting Office - those guys certainly know how to run with a theme…

Written by Matt Bramford


Topman Design S/S 2014 by Callum Russell

When I browsed Topman Design's press release on Sunday, purveying the heading 'This. Is. Techno. Cowboy', I stifled chuckles. Techno bloody cowboy? What. Is. That?


All photography by Matt Bramford

I was soon to find out. read more

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Spijkers en Spijkers AW 2012 by Cristian Grossi

Spijkers en Spijkers: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Spijkers en Spijkers hark back to fallen 'Birds of Paradise' for their A/W 2012 collection, shown at The Freemasons' Hall with Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday the 18th February, 2012 for London Fashion Week.

Written by Alia Gargum

Spijkers en Spijkers A/W 2012 by Cristian Grossi From the looks of the feminine and pretty invite (which was beautifully illustrated by Dutch artist Martine Johanna) I didn’t expect anything […]

Jean-Pierre Braganza AW 2012 by Catherine Meadows

Jean-Pierre Braganza: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Jean-Pierre Braganza's darkly sensual A/W 2012 Chandelierium collection referenced Victorian regality at the Embankment Gallery Space, shown on Friday the 17th February 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jean-Pierre Braganza A/W 2012 by Catherine Meadows Although Chandelierium was inspired by ‘the sensuality of being covered’ and Victorian women driven to madness by the repression of their concealing clothes, […]

Charini lingerie S-S 2012 illustration by Mitika Chohan. thumbnail

Charini Eco Lingerie Fashion: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

Sri Lankan eco-lingerie designer Charini Suriyage discusses her budding brand Charini, lost heritage crafts, well-being, Issey Miyake...and the exciting next step ahead!

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Charini S/S 2012 by Mitika Chohan The luxurious, handcrafted eco-lingerie brand Charini was launched during Colombo Fashion Week in 2009 – since then designer Charini Suriyage has caught the attention […]

An interview with textile designer Emma J Shipley

Emma J Shipley is a rising star in the world of textile design, earning recognition with an extraordinary collection of scarves featuring her pencil drawings of nature's finest creations.

Written by Miranda Williams

Emma J Shipley S/S 2012 by Natalia Stuyk It was Liberty of London’s Best of British open day, and I can remember quite clearly the moment that Emma Shipley pulled […]

Introducing Pocket Full O’Posies, the new S/S 2012 collection by Kelly Love

The new S/S 2012 collection from Australian designer Kelly Love is romantically retro and beautifully desirable.

Written by Amelia Gregory

We first encountered the new collection by Kelly Love at the Fashion Capital Profile event in November last year, where the beautiful floral print sandwashed silk lounge wear designed by […]

Lako Bukia SS 2012 London Fashion Week by Hannah Hope

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia

Lako Bukia's S/S 2012 collection took to the catwalk at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th of September, painting the runway in swathes of black, red, white and grey.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Lako Bukia S/S 2012 by Joana Faria Being ushered past the growing queues for Lakio Bukia and presented with the offer to take a seat, approved I’m suddenly transported back […]

Lako Bukia: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

Georgian designer Lako Bukia explains the inspiration behind her upcoming S/S 2012 collection, to be shown on the catwalk at Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th September 2011. With sneak previews as interpreted by illustrators!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lako Bukia S/S 2012 by Natasha Nicole Waddon. In the second of my London Fashion Week previews meet Georgian designer Lako Bukia, and who wowed us with her distinctive style […]

Beautiful Soul collaborates with ACOFI illustrator Faye West for A/W 2011: Painting by Numbers

English Rose meets Japanese style in the new collection from Nicola Woods, which features heritage tailored coats made from British wool and some delightful printed silk dresses featuring designs from ACOFI illustrator Faye West.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Swallow and Dog Rose print design for Beautiful Soul by Faye West. Painting by Numbers is the A/W 2011 collection from Beautiful Soul, click featuring gorgeous textile prints put together […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Natalia Jaroszewska

Natalia Jaroszewska showed as part of Designers' Avenue at the Expo venue on Friday 6th May 2011. I wasn't so impressed by her commercial collection, but I love Bianca Hamilton's beautiful illustrations!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Natalia Jaroszewska A/W 2011 by Bianca Hamilton. Having been driven into town in a Jaguar courtesy of a rather enthusiastic James Bond alike (and owner of the firm that was […]

R/H Label, fashion design from Finland: meet Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi

R/H Label are a new Finnish design label from Helsinki whom I met on my trip to Moscow. I was instantly impressed by their playful, colourful, girly aesthetic with an edge. Here's what I discovered about the lovely duo behind the brand.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label. I met Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label on my trip to Moscow, click where they came by train (very […]

Find Your Feet’s We Are What We Wear Ethical Fashion Show

Zoe Robinson styled this lovely ethical fashion show for Find Your Feet, featuring the likes of ACOFI favourites Junky Styling, People Tree, From Somewhere, Nina Dolcetti, Joanna Cave, Ada Zanditon and By Stamo. Held at Mint Leaf restaurant on Sunday 13th March 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Just off Brick Lane, page past the curry houses and down a side street, rx is where Hinshelwood de Borman have set up their newest pop-up shop. My only complaint […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jena.Theo (by Matt)

Jenny Holmes and Dimitris Theocharidis, aka Jena.Theo, showed their bold collection at the new On|Off venue on Friday - will illustrations by Antonia Parker!

Written by Matt Bramford

Les Chiffoniers by Abby Wright Slinky t-shirts, and seriously sprayed on leggings and rocky accessories have defined Les Chiffoniers for the last four years. With a winning formula, they like […]