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Posts Tagged ‘Versace’

NKOYO Silk Scarves: an interview with illustrator and print designer Alice Nyong

Illustrator, print designer and writer Alice Nyong tells us about her beautiful new collection of printed silk scarves: available to buy in Luna & Curious.

Written by Amelia Gregory

NKOYO by Alice Nyong
NKOYO by Alice Nyong.

When contributing illustrator Alice Nyong got in touch to tell me about her beautiful new printed scarf range, I had to know more... here she offers invaluable advice about setting up a label, keeping production in the UK, and best ways to wear your scarf.

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NKOYO Scarves
What is the inspiration behind your new NKOYO silk scarf collection and how or where did you research the imagery?
I'd say the inspiration for the scarves is twofold, firstly, I love the traditional format of silk scarves, which I've always been drawn to. I love the configuration used by classic designers such as… read more

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University of Central Lancashire: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review

Out-there crazy colours and pattern work from University of Central Lancashire got the first day of graduate fashion week going at Earls Court.

Written by Alia Gargum

Hayley Harrison by Alice Hair
Before attending my first Graduate Fashion Week show, I had a little look around the stands to see what would jump out at me without the …

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Photography Book Review: Jim Lee, Arrested

We review the book accompanying a recent exhibition of Fashion Photographer legend Jim Lee at Somerset House

Written by Alia Gargum

‘Aeroplane’ photograph courtesy of Jo Reeder PR, all other photography by Alia Gargum
If there is one thing I could easily spend all my money on, it’s art books. Beautifully printed, …

Jasper Garvida: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Jasper Garvida returned to the Bloomsbury Hotel to showcase his sexy tailoring and feminine silhouettes on Tuesday 21 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

Jasper Garvida A/W 2012 by Amy Smith
After seeing KTZ at the main show space at Somerset House I froze on the spot for longer than was necessary. My camera battery …

KTZ: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

My favourites - KTZ - made an impact on the last day of womenswear shows at Somerset House on Tuesday 21 February. This season: New Romantics, religious symbols, stars and constellations and tartan. LOTS of tartan.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2012 by Lorna Leigh Harrington
Regular readers of my London Fashion Week reviews (Hi mum, sorry I haven’t called, been busy) will know that I absolutely adore KTZ. If …

Mary Katrantzou: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Standing ticket? Pft. Never mind; I'd do a handstand for an hour if forced, if it meant I got to see the wondrous Mary Katrantzou dazzle the crowds - as I did on Tuesday 21 February at the Old Billingsgate Newgen venue…

Written by Matt Bramford

Mary Katrantzou A/W 2012 by Janneke de Jong
Allow me to depict the glamour of fashion week for you. My friends go green with envy when I say I’m ‘doing’ fashion …

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012: Catwalk Review: Holly Fulton

RCA graduate and art deco enthusiast, Holly Fulton, showed her S/S 2012 collection at the BFC tent on Sunday 18th September. It was the usual eye-feast – reminiscent of early Versace, statement dresses and brimming with lust worthy accessories.

Written by Miranda Williams

Holly Fulton S/S 2012 by Megan Thomas
I was blown away by Holly’s debut in A/W 2009 – a collection of designs influenced by my favourite movement, art deco. Mix that …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: PPQ

Hmm, how best to finish a back-to-back day of shows on day one of fashion week? With a PPQ party, of course! It was all about the 1990s at their catwalk show at Somerset House on Friday 16 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

PPQ S/S 2012, illustrated by Tina Reidy
What a difference a season makes. This time six months ago I was still moaning to my insufferable friends about how I had waited …