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Posts Tagged ‘Womenswear’

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: KTZ

Could one of my favourite labels top their A/W 2011 outing? KTZ sought inspiration from Africa this season, showing as part of the Menswear line-up at Somerset House on Wednesday 21 September.

Written by Matt Bramford


KTZ S/S 2012 by Krister Selin

So this is my final fashion week post, more about for this season at least. If you've read all my others (of course you have) you might have picked up that I'm no big fan of monstrous queues and the hoo-hah that is mandatory before any show can start. Well there were plenty of both at this KTZ show. Christ, thumb the queue was dreadful - so many coloured dots and so many 'do-you-know-who-I-ams'. I'm pretty certain that some attendees do a Ryman raid a week before and smuggle as many options in their oversized handbags as possible.

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Presentation Review: SIBLING

After last season's triumphant boozer themed collection, this time around SIBLING take us on a rollercoaster tour of fairgrounds… presented in the NEWGEN space at Somerset House on Menswear Day, Wednesday 21 September

Written by Matt Bramford

Sibling S/S 2012 by Antonia Parker I had raced around the Fashion East installations in record time to ensure that I had the opportunity to have enough time to look […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Craig Lawrence

For S/S 2012, Craig Lawrence was apparently inspired by the cultural phenomenon of vajazzling, and presented a new selection of his finest knits that shimmered and sparkled under the lights of the Portico Rooms at Somerset House on Saturday 17th September.

Written by Miranda Williams

Craig Lawrence S/S 2012 by Meagan Morrison I’m quite partial to a knitted design – one of my favourite designers is Mark Fast, order whose spun creations I yearn for, […]

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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 […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Aminaka Wilmont

Rounding off the womenswear main schedule for SS 2012 London Fashion Week on the 20th of September in the main BFC tent at Somerset House, designer duo Aminaka Wilmont treated us to a little bit of stylish, well cut fantasy...

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Aminaka Wilmont S/S 2012 by Gemma Sheldrake The title Changeling on the poster-sized invitation to Aminaka Wilmont’s show – the last womenswear show in the BFC show space at Somerset […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Jayne Pierson (featuring Pierson Lawlor)

Jayne Pierson and The Royal Ballet dancers wowed the crowd at the haunting LSO venue on Old Street on Sunday 18 September with a unique S/S 2012 show…

Written by Matt Bramford

Jayne Pierson S/S 2012, order illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins Oof, visit this site I love a new fashion week site. I took a Boris from the action at Somerset […]

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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, generic art deco. […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012: Catwalk Review: Jasper Garvida

Jasper Garvida, a designer known for creating strong yet luxuriously feminine fashion unveiled a monochromatic Spring/Summer collection with a dash of heavy-duty sparkle on the penultimate day of London Fashion Week at the Bloomsbury Hotel.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jasper Garvida SS 2012 illustrated by Emma Block Some may think that having previewed this Spring/Summer 2012 collection in my recent London Fashion Week interview with Jasper Garvida would have […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Swedish School of Textiles BA

21 graduates from the BA and MA programmes at the Swedish School of Textiles came to London during fashion week to show their wares at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday 17 September. But is 21 designers in the same show too much…?

Written by Matt Bramford

Isabella Falkirk (BA) Graduate Collection, mind by Faye West On Saturday evening a selection of students from the Swedish School of Textiles transported their graduate collections to our fair city […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Mark Fast

Mark Fast showed off his vision for this season to an eager crowd including Elisa Doolittle, Tallulah Harlech and Liberty Ross at the BFC Tent on Monday 19th September 2011. S/S 2012 was inspired by the force and movement of a sandstorm.

Written by Alia Gargum

Mark Fast S/S 2012 by Marcus Reed Mark Fast is a designer that sticks in peoples minds for a multitude of reasons. For some it’s his way of turning knitwear […]

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, pharm 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 […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: J. JS Lee

A rather quiet crowd in the Portico Rooms at Somerset House saw Jackie JS Lee's debut salon show on the morning of Sunday 18 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

J. JS Lee S/S 2012, this web illustrated by Claire Kearns Korean born J. JS Lee (first J for Jackie) hosted a salon show on the sunny Sunday morning of […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Bernard Chandran

I never miss Bernard Chandran's shows, even if they are a schlep to get to - and I wasn't disappointed this time on Friday 16 September at Il Bottaccio.

Written by Matt Bramford

Bernard Chandran S/S 2012, capsule illustrated by Gabriel Ayala I feel like myself and Bernard Chandran are good pals. He’d probably see it differently, but the first show I ever […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Jean-Pierre Braganza

Jean-Pierre Braganza showed his Spring/Summer 2012 collection Praxis in the BFC tents at LFW. In the crowd were fashion writing legends Colin McDowell and Hilary Alexander, who was spotted scribbling away over sculptural lines paired with some very high heels.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jean Pierre Braganza S/S 2012 illustration by t.reidy This show was definitely a bit of a calmer affair from the start, pharmacy which can’t be said for every show at […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Teatum Jones

You can't help but get all emotional when designers get a presentation right in this miserable financial climate. Teatum Jones did just that: putting on a great show at the RSA on Friday 16th September 2011.

Written by Matt Bramford

Teatum Jones S/S 2012 by Faye West On Friday afternoon I took myself up the Strand to the RSA‘s grand London venue, viagra 60mg a little past the Savoy. It’s […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Corrie Nielsen

Corrie Nielsen returned with her inimitable (and wonderfully bonkers) shapes, showing in the Old Sorting Office on Friday 16 September. Fabulous illustrations courtesy of Joana Faria and Claire Kearns!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Joana Faria The My Beautiful Fashion venue is once again this season at the Old Sorting Office – a cavernous venue with an eery feeling of days gone […]

Jasper Garvida: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview, part two

The second part of the Jasper Garvida London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012 preview interview! Jasper talks about his inspiration for the new collection.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jasper Garvida illustration from the S/S 2012 collection A main inspiration for the S/S 2012 collection is the painting Autour d’un Point by Frantisek Kupka, visit this which gave the […]

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Charlotte Taylor: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview

Charlotte Taylor has become known as a print virtuoso – using weird but wonderful designs such as penguins, ants, lobsters and robots to adorn her work. She will be showing her new S/S 2012 collection at London Fashion Week from this Friday.

Written by Miranda Williams

Charlotte Taylor S/S 2012 Wide Leg Trousers by Gilly Rochester It was last year that a good friend introduced me to the brilliant and uplifting work of Charlotte Taylor. As […]

Jasper Garvida: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview, part one

An interview with the talented, warm and hospitable womenswear designer Jasper Garvida over a cup of tea, just before he reveals his upcoming Spring/Summer 2012 collection.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jasper Garvida S/S 2012 illustration by Aliyah Hussain There is nothing I love more than a designer that approaches their creations like an artist about to create a masterpiece that’s […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Jean Paul Gaultier Bourgeoises Sans Age

Festival Mode et Design Montreal kicked off on Wednesday 3rd August 2011 with an exclusive retrospective catwalk show put together by Jean Paul Gaultier to celebrate his exhibition at the Musee de Beaux-Arts de Montreal. It was amazing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jean Paul Gaultier by Becky Smout. Festival Mode et Design Montreal kicked off properly for both myself and the public with the final late night catwalk show on Wednesday evening. […]