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Posts Tagged ‘The Show Space’

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Spijkers en Spijkers

Dutch sister act Spijkers en Spijkers brought a touch of old glamour to the BFC Show Space in Grosvenor Place on Saturday 17th September. The collection was a beautiful blend of luxurious silks, tassels and some very striking stars.

Written by Miranda Williams

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2012 by Emmi Ojala

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2012 by Emmi Ojala

I'd found myself in unfamiliar surroundings for this show, drug over in West London at the Show Space on Grosvenor Place. The queue outside had been pleasantly short, and I was ushered smoothly into the building, with none of the usual cattle herding behaviour experienced at other London Fashion Week shows. The room was grand, with decorative white walls and high ceilings. I read from the press release that the inspiration was the Middle Eastern tale One Thousand and One Nights – a story about a young girl who uses her wits to enchant and win over a King. I wasn’t overly familiar with the Spijkers sister’s work, but had previously read Sally Mumby-Croft's read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Bernard Chandran (by Matt)

Bernard Chandran warmed our cold, damp hearts on day two of fashion week, with neons and feathers, at the Show Space - fabulously illustrated bu Lesley Barnes and Katie Walters!

Written by Matt Bramford

This screen print by Franz Vesolt accompanies the release of Wild Nothing’s ‘Evertide’ EP. Tell me the premise behind the idea of the Warmest Chord Record label. The label was […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Clements Ribeiro

Clements Ribeiro: ethical fashion meets the catwalk, bringing original prints and vintage features and longer, leaner sillouhettes - with illustrations by Avril Kelly and Jenny Robins!

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Illustration by Avril Kelly Finally escaping the intermittent drizzle, pilule I find myself standing in a beautiful hall within the restored Northumberland House in Trafalgar Square. The ornate ceiling is […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jean Pierre Braganza (by Matt)

Jean Pierre Braganza took to the catwalk at a new venue: The Show Space, with his fashionable vision of the future. I LOVED this. With illustrations by Joana Faria and Krister Selin!

Written by Matt Bramford

After the safety of school, stuff facing the real world can make artists feel a bit lost – this is why the working artists at the Core Gallery started ‘DIY […]