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Posts Tagged ‘tailoring’

Alan Taylor, MAN: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

First up at the Fashion East MAN show was Alan Taylor, on Monday 6 January at the Old Sorting Office

Written by Matt Bramford


Alan Taylor S/S 2014 by Yelena Bryksenkova

London Collections: Men might be the clumsiest branding known to man, but the MAN show does you no favours either. Not only do you find yourself saying aloud 'I'm going to the MAN show', but check out #MAN on Instagram shortly after the collections and you'll get all sorts of unsavoury images mixed with Bobby Abley's pink fur or Craig Green's psychedelic prints.

I haven't seen either of the above nor Alan Taylor's actual catwalk presentations before, so I was pretty excited about this showcase of London's most innovative menswear designers. Irishman Alan Taylor was up first. Since starting his own label in 2011,… read more

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Eugene Lin: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Eugene Lin evoked Norse spirits with his Valkyrie collection, featuring mythological references and strong tailoring. Shown at Fashion Scout on Sunday 15 September.

Written by Kerry Flint

Eugene Lin S/S14 by Novemto Komo Eugene Lin’s interest in Mythology has not dwindled and neither has his talent: for his S/S 2014 collection he set out to create his […]

Krystof Strozyna SS 2014

Krystof Strozyna: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Krystof Strozyna presented his S/S 2014 collection on Saturday 14th September at Fashion Scout in Freemason's Hall. It was a clean and sophisticated affair.

Written by Kerry Flint

Krystof Strozyna S/S 2014 by Rosa and Carlotta Crepax There was a real buzz before the Krystof Strozyna show and this designer more than lived up to expectations on the […]

Xander Zhou: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Xander Zhou used cyberspace and the internet as inspiration for his S/S 2014 menswear, shown at the Old Sorting Office on Tuesday 18 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Xander Zhou S/S 2014 by Isher Dhiman Sometimes I look at fashion week press releases with the same disdain that I do art gallery captions. I have absolutely no idea […]

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. […]

Carlotta Actis Barone: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Carlotta Actis Barone showed at Freemasons' Hall for Fashion Scout on February 16th 2013

Written by Zaena Miller

Carlotta Actis Barone A/W 2013 by Isabelle Mattern Carlotta Actis Barone took a surprising new direction for her A/W 2013 show at London Fashion Week: last season she sent ballet […]

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PPQ: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

PPQ delivered a thrilling neon display of tailored coats and party frocks on the catwalk at the BFC Courtyard Showspace on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Alex Kessler

PPQ A/W 2013 by Jordan Wester We waited – for what felt like hours – in the notoriously inevitable ‘PP-Queue’, but as the gorgeous PPQ party girls of all decades […]

Free Range Graduate Shows 2012: Somerset College BA Fashion Design Review

A couple of standout colletions from the graduating fashion students at Somerset College - particularly loved Rocea Greenway, Sunniva Nybo, Jade O'Hanlon and Jennifer Riley.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rocea Greenway by Adam Pryce. And so the graduate shows return for business once again… starting with a burst of catwalk displays at the Truman Brewery as part of the […]

Oliver Spencer: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

Oliver Spencer is cool. Here's his A/W 2012 collection, presented at Somerset House on Wednesday 23 February. Oh, and it's my last post. Whoop!

Written by Matt Bramford

Oliver Spencer A/W 2012 by Gabriel Ayala I hadn’t spent much time this London Fashion Week at the main show space at Somerset House – the big tent they plonk […]

Ones to Watch Men: Tobefrank and Julian Zigerli: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

In the first of two reports from the Ones to Watch Men show, take a look at Julian Zigerli and Tobefrank, showing their collections at the Vauxhall Fashion Scout venue on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

Technical drawing from Julian Zigerli A/W 2012, courtesy of Julian Zigerli As if the blossoming on-schedule menswear day line-up wasn’t enough, Ones to Watch Men at Vauxhall Fashion Scout presents […]

Baartmans and Siegel: London Fashion Week Menswear Day Catwalk Review

After wowing at Ones to Watch last season, Baartmans & Siegel presented their debut solo outing on Menswear Day at Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

Baartmans & Siegel A/W 2012 by Warren Clarke Working for Amelia’s Magazine – proud pioneer of fresh talent – it’s always a delight to see a label progress through the […]

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, […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Wiola Wolczynska, Aleksandra Kmiecik, Michal Szulc

Polish designers Wiola Wolczynska, Aleksandra Kmiecik and Michal Szulc all showed their collections on Friday 28th October 2011. Featuring plenty of draped jersey and slouchy tailoring... with the odd bit of creative sparkle thrown in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wiola Wolczynska S/S 2012. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Wiola Wolczynska, Aleksandra Kmiecik and Michal Szulc showed on the main catwalk on Friday afternoon; here’s what I thought of each […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: James Small

James Small presented his exquisite menswear collection at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Wednesday 21 September, cheered on by celebrity pals Kate Moss, Jamie Hince, James Brown, Sadie Frost, Meg Matthews and more!

Written by Matt Bramford

James Small S/S 2012 by Milly Jackson I arrived at the James Small show pretty early – such is the bonkers London Fashion Week schedule that some shows overlap and […]

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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 […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Presentation Review: U.Mi-1

New menswear label U.M-1 showed their S/S 2012 collection on the upper floors of the Freemasons Hall on Wednesday 21 September, with sharp suits and Prince of Wales checks…

Written by Matt Buttell

U.Mi-1 S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins Walking through the hallowed halls of the Freemasons’ building, salve I couldn’t help but think I was actually appearing in an episode of […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Christopher Shannon

Christopher Shannon made a glorious return to Menswear Day at fashion week, with Hasidic hair-dos and covetable Madras patterns, showing once again in the BFC tent at Somerset House.

Written by Matt Bramford

Christopher Shannon S/S 2012 by Michelle Urvall Nyrén I’d received two standing tickets for Christopher Shannon‘s S/S 2012 show; the first show I would see on glorious menswear day. I […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Mary Katrantzou

One of the hottest tickets during London Fashion Week S/S 2012 is Mary Katrantzou, creating colourful collections like no other designer. I was there, bobbing up and down behind a standing block of hundreds desperately trying to take photographs, at the old Eurostar terminal at Waterloo on Tuesday 20 September. And I'm so glad I was.

Written by Matt Bramford

Mary Katrantzou S/S 2012 by Joana Faria I don’t usually do much during fashion week on Mondays and Tuesdays. That’s because I have a day job. But when Amelia offered […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Knitwear and Tailoring

Monochrome ruled for the new wave of womenswear graduates. Standout collections from award winner Rory Longdon, Ume Sacraine and Charlotte Waters. Fun stuff too, from the likes of Rachel Cogley.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlotte Waters by Claire Kearns. Now for the real meat of the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards show… the womenswear on show. Here are those designers who concentrated on tailoring, […]

Royal College of Art: Fashion Design Graduate Show 2011 review. Menswear.

Brilliant RCA menswear design from the likes of Aleksandra Domanevskaya, Sol Ahn, Calum Harvey, Bennet Loveday, Emily-Jane Murray, Stefan Orschel-Read and Fah Chakshuvej.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Calum Harvey by Sam Parr. Fine tailoring appears to be an RCA speciality, find and several students had collaborated with high end Italian brand Brioni to produce a series of […]