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Posts Tagged ‘tailoring’

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. 80s.

There's still no getting away from 80s influences: great stuff from Eilish Macintosh and Holly Skousbo. Plus Jie Bai, Sarah Hall, Justyna Korzynska, Emma Rose James and Jaeyeon Lee.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Eilish Macintosh by Sarah Ushurhe.

The 80s are still big all over fashion. Whether as a reference for shape or pattern or colour there's always something new to delve into and explore… and I'm really not complaining.

Jie Bai created oddly protuberant shapes in monochrome optical designs combined with curtains of draped velvet.

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Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Womenswear tailoring.

A bunch of womenswear designers loosely grouped as tailoring: my favourites are Tracey Wong, Satoshi Kuwata and Khrystyna Fomenko. But check out also James Nolan, Mathilde le Gagneur, Li Wai Yin, Hannah Barr and Christopher Tai.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tracey Wong by Laura Frame. Womenswear tailoring at Central Saint Martins centred around a classical monochrome base exemplified by James Nolan, malady who opened the whole show with a high […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Paprocki and Brzozowski

Paprocki and Brzozowski showed the final catwalk collection on Saturday 7th May to much fanfare. But did they live up to the hype? Love LOVE the illustration by Gemma Milly.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Paprocki Brzozowski A/W 2011 by Gemma Milly. Paprocki and Brzozowski are the golden boys of Polish fashion who have previously won the coveted Golden Thread Awards, viagra sale and so […]

British Fashion Designers at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia A/W 2011: Marios Schwab

The headlining catwalk show of Sunday 3rd April at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia was from British Fashion East designer Marios Schwab, a very talented fellow and utterly charming to boot.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Marios Schwab A/W 2011 by Gareth A Hopkins. Marios Schwab was definitely the most friendly of the three Fashion East designers who came to Moscow with us: never underestimate the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ones to Watch Men

The first ever menswear dedicated Ones to Watch kicked off in Freemasons Hall on Wednesday 23rd February 2011. Featuring designs from Asger Juel Larson, Mr Lipop, A.Hallucination and my favourite, Norwegian lady designer C/Bruerberg.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gemma Milly I’m reading Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen at the moment. It’s a book about the train travelling circus, visit order set in prohibition era America. […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Presentation Review: Mr Start

Mr Start showed his sartorial style at One Aldwych during Menswear Day at London Fashion Week… fab suits, shame you could barely see them… with illustrations by June Chanpoomidole, Joana Faria and Maria Papadimitriou!

Written by Nick Bain

Cakes for Japan Illustration by June Chanpoomidole To those of you that have been to any of the Start boutiques in Shoreditch you’ll know they represent a relaxed luxury that […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: D.GNAK by KANG.D

Korean-based label D.GNAK (from designer Dong Jun Kang) return after an exciting debut last season. If it's good enough for Paul Weller, it's good enough for me. Illustrations by Joana Faria, Oliver John Quinn and Rob Wallace!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Romain Lambert-Louis It’s good thing it’s starting to feel like spring outside, rx as listening to Lulu and the Lampshades in the dead of winter strikes me as […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Eudon Choi (by Helen)

The previous senior designer at All Saints and Twenty8Twelve, Eudon Choi likes fabrics associated with men's tailoring and plenty of leather; ultimately creating feminine, sleek designs. Urban pow!

Written by Helen Martin

Corrie Nielsen LFW A/W 2011 Collection, cheap buy more about illustration by Abby Wright The BFC Tent is massive. Or a lot bigger than the other show spaces. But the […]

An interview with Ross Paul Keenan, menswear designer

We have a chat with Graduate Fashion Week superstar and riotous tailor Ross about his graduate collection and his Savile Row background…

Written by Jessica Lester

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Graduate menswear designer and Savile Row trained Ross Paul Keenan has proven to be a huge success. His first collection was shown at Graduate Fashion […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Carolyn Massey

A look at Carolyn Massey's breathtaking S/S 2011 collection presented in style in the Portico Rooms during London Fashion Week's Menswear Day, will illustrations by her pal, shoe designer Annejkh Carson…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustrations by Izzy Lee Now showing in his fifth season at London Fashion Week, patient pills Mark Fast showed his debut on-schedule show on the British Fashion Council space. For […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: The Ozwald Boateng Extravaganza

Closing London Fashion Week, Ozwald Boateng celebrated 25 years in fashion with an all singin' all dancin' display at the Odeon, Leicester Square - with illustrations by Stéphanie Thieullent

Written by Matt Bramford

Bolshie AKA Baby-Leg Girl, shop by Antonia Parker. Over at Fashion Scout there is yet another array of amazing new designers to trawl through. As I entered the upstairs room […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: D.GNAK by KANG.D

A look at Korean-based label D.GNAK by KANG.D's debut London Fashion Week show on Menswear Day - a mix of traditional tailoring with exotic twists - illustrated by Joana Faria!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustrations by Faye West As I approach the North London pub where I’ve agreed to meet Lupen Crook, cheap more about I’m surprised to find that he’s already there, about […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: Best of the Fashion East Menswear Installations

From Katie Eary to Christopher Raeburn, Morgan Allen Oliver to Matthew Miller - the menswear designers were out in force in the white sheds behind Somerset House on Menswear Day. Here's a little round up of my favourites…

Written by Matt Bramford

Lupen Crook Interview By Rob Harris As I approach the North London pub where I’ve agreed to meet Lupen Crook, troche I’m surprised to find that he’s already there, rx […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Orschel-Read

Stefan Orschel-Read presented his third collection, 'The Spy Who Becomes Me', during London Fashion Week's Menswear Day - with illustrations by Yuann Shen

Written by Naomi Law

Illustrations by Jamie O’Callaghan I’m a fan of small, help independent festivals and I’d pick one over Glastonbury any day. I’m not sure I can include Southsea Fest in that […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Preview: Menswear Day

As the womenswear section of the circus draws to a close and the press move over to Milan, there's still lots to be seen at Menswear Day. Here's a little preview, with some rather brilliant illustrations…

Written by Matt Bramford

Wintle, viagra order A/W 2010, illustrated by Antonia Parker So it’s the last day of womenswear today, which means no more frocks and no more tits and arse. This is […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Eugene Lin

In the run up to London Fashion Week, we have a chat with fashion designer Eugene Lin about how he's preparing, what inspires him, and what British fashion means to him…

Written by Colin Dawidziuk

“It was when we were awarded a giant golden penis at the Erotic Awards, prostate malady that has to be my best moment here so far. It was a fashion […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: Kingston

The Kingston University Graduate Fashion Week Show, on Monday 7 June, was a riot of naughty knitwear, zesty pastels and suits inspired by the Expenses Scandal…

Written by Nina Joyce

Rebecca McClure, viagra illustrated by Alli Coate There was more than one graduate show going on during Tuesday evening… it was time for some Middlesex action. After Northampton, they had […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: a review of Day 5

Day 5 at Alternative Fashion Week got off to a flying start with very different collections from Kim Seoghee, Laura Panter and Laura Fox. Followed by theatrical costume from Sarina Hosking and dandy wear from Viveka Goyanes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. Kim Seoghee may not be Flemish (I’m gonna bet he isn’t) but his work sure as hell feels the touch of Belgium. With a team […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: a review of Day 4

By day four of Alternative Fashion Week things started to get a little confusing. Highlights from the first half include Nicole Gill, Alex Seroge, George Strood and Gemma Maher.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. By Day 4 at Alternative Fashion Week things start to go a little hazy – and the other bloggers who were so keen earlier in […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Omar Kashoura

New(ish) designer Omar Kashoura presents his take on the Modern Gentleman at the Bedford & Strand Bistro, during London Fashion Week's Menswear Day, 24 February 2010

Written by Matt Bramford

When I was a zit-ridden teenager fingering fashion magazines, website like this what attracted me most was weird and wacky shows presented in strange environments. While the cavernous BFC tent […]