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Posts Tagged ‘S/S 2013’

Bernard Chandran: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Bernard Chandran took his collection to the catwalk on Saturday 15th February 2014 at the Freemasons' Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bernard Chandran A/W 2014 by Gaarte

Bernard Chandran A/W 2014 by Gaarte.

I didn’t have a brilliant view of the Bernard Chandran show, due to the fact that it was madly over-subscribed and I didn’t get into the venue quickly enough because I had Snarfle with me. Bernard Chandran can normally be relied upon to pull off a stunning show but I felt that he was somewhat resting on his laurels this season, revisiting similar shapes and fabrics from his stunning S/S 2013 show. Cinch waisted suits, draped dresses and asymmetric silhouettes in rich autumnal shades were presented in a sexy combination of glittery metallics and leather - all sure to please his legion of fans but it would be good to see a different direction explored next season.

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Style Passport: An interview with fashion retail website entrepreneur Sarah Walter

Retail entrepreneur Sarah Walter has gone from fashion editorial to internet guru. Here she shares the story of her success.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Walter by Gemma Cotterell. Style Passport is the brainchild of Sarah Walter, formally a fashion director at Marie Claire, now retail entrepreneur. Realised as a one stop shop for […]

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 […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Martina Spetlova

Fashion designer Martina Spetlova introduces her current S/S 2013 collection, her Kickstarter funding plans, and explains why she is a both a maximalist and a minimalist.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Martina Spetlova S/S 2013 by Sharon Farrow. Innovative fashion designer Martina Spetlova introduces her new S/S 2013 collection and explains why you should help fund the movie to showcase her […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Fanny & Jessy present Uscopia

Sexy tomboys are given the Sci-Fi treatment in the new S/S 2013 collection from friends and business partners Fanny & Jessy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fanny & Jessy by Rebecca Higgins. A year ago I was blown away by the S/S 2012 catwalk collection by design duo Fanny & Jessy. This season the androgynous style […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Michelle Urvall Nyrén of Ever Rêve

Michelle Urvall Nyrén talks us through her gorgeous debut collection, which features watercolour prints inspired by fashion illustrations she created for my second book ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ever Reve by Sine Skau. Readers of my second book Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration will recognise the name Michelle Urvall Nyrén: in those pages you can find wonderful examples […]

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 […]

Sunglasses Trends: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A quick peek at some of the more outrageous trends in sunglasses for S/S 2013, including designs by Tatty Devine for Louise Gray and Leutton Postle.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chanel Sunglasses S/S 2013 by Isher Dhiman. According to trends analysts designer sunglasses are getting smaller and rounder: with edgier designers such as Ashish showing the kind of sunnies that […]

Ekaterina Kukhareva: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Ekaterina Kukhareva presented her Brigitte Bardot inspired Goddess in St. Tropez collection on Sunday 16th September at Freemasons' Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ekaterina Kukhareva by S/S 2013 by Sheilagh Tighe aka Shy Illustrations. Ukranian born Ekaterina Kukhareva is a Central Saint Martins knitwear graduate, about whom I knew nothing before this show, […]

Sabina Bryntesson: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Sabina Bryntesson showcased an astonishing collection at Freemasons' Hall on Tuesday 18th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sabina Bryntesson S/S 2013 by Elsabe Milandri. Building on the extravagant tall hoods of last season Sabina Bryntesson‘s models wore peaked black hats: part witch’s hat, part baseball cap. Wide […]

Ashish: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Ashish chose a downbeat colour palette for his S/S 2013 offering... put together on the catwalk at the BFC showspace on Tuesday 18th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashish S/S 2013 by Charlie Rallings. This season Ashish decided to buck the trend for extravagant prints and steer clear of his usual riot of colour and pattern to produce […]

Nova Chiu: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Design duo Nova Chiu and Jeff Archer showcased their Bon Voyage collection on Tuesday 18th September at Freemasons' Hall with Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nova Chiu S/S 2013 by Sharon Farrow. It’s always difficult to follow up a much feted graduation collection: so I had to admire the spunk of Nova Chiu… who seemed […]

Leutton Postle: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

For S/S 2013 knitwear duo Leutton Postle showcased a new direction: intriguing lightweight separates teamed with fabric shirts and floaty trousers. All in their inimitable bold style.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Leutton Postle S/S 2013 by Sine Skau. On the last day of London Fashion Week I just managed to catch the Leutton Postle presentation at Fashion Scout. Well, I say […]

Tata Naka: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Presentation Review

The Tata Naka sisters showcased their new collection in the Portico Rooms of Somerset House on Tuesday 18th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tata Naka S/S 2013 by Jamie Wignall. I always look forward to the Tata Naka presentation and this season was no exception: this time the twin sisters had chosen to […]

Spijkers en Spijkers: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Spijkers en Spijkers showcased their S/S 2013 collection - La Femme Paysage - at Fashion Scout on Saturday 15th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2013 by Faye West. Spijkers en Spijkers named their S/S 2013 collection La Femme Paysage (meaning Female Landscape) in homage to 20s artist Sonia Delaunay, a […]

Osman: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Who loves bright colours? Osman loves bright colours! Perhaps the worst subtitle ever, but I can't think of anything else at this stage. I did very much enjoy his show in the BFC tent on the evening of Tuesday 18 September, though…

Written by Matt Bramford

Osman S/S 2013 by Krister Selin And so it was to Osman to ‘close’ my fashion week, as it were. It was getting late on the Tuesday and, frankly, I […]

Pam Hogg: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Pam Hogg held her inimitable catwalk show on Monday 17th September: featuring famous people, catsuits and naked bits. Plus the occasional flash of genius.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pam Hogg S/S 2013 by Faye West. Pam Hogg was, as ever, a hot ticket this season – ensuring that the likes of Bobby Gillespie, Nick Cave, and Nick Rhodes […]

Kinder Aggugini: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review

Milanese fashion designer Kinder Aggugini opened the BFC tent on Saturday 14 September with a girly gingham-fest and a poptastic soundtrack…

Written by Matt Bramford

Kinder Aggugini S/S 2013 by Emma Reynolds After salivating and sweating at the Sister by Sibling salon show, I headed to the main tent to catch Kinder Aggugini‘s S/S 2013 […]

Bernhard Chandran: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Bernhard Chandran showed his S/S 2013 collection at Fashion Scout on Saturday 15th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bernard Chandran S/S 2013 by Claire Kearns. Bernhard Chandran showed his S/S 2013 collection in the upper rooms of Freemasons’ Hall: my least favourite catwalk venue as the lighting can […]

Hellen van Rees: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Dutch designer and CSM graduate Hellen van Rees showcased Square2: Exploring Excitement at Ones to Watch on Saturday 15th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hellen Van Rees S/S 2013 by Kristina Vasiljeva. I was most delighted to read that Dutch designer Hellen van Rees uses recycled materials to create her innovative tweeds, which are […]