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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Showroom Review: EcoLuxe

Eco Luxe is a luxury ethical fashion showcase which occurs twice a year and corresponds nicely with London Fashion Week. It has doubled in size since last year with an impressive collection of talented, ambitious designers all slightly squished under one roof. With illustrations by Andrea Kearney, Faye West and Fritha Strickland.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Samantha Cole A/W 2011 by Madi
Samantha Cole A/W 2011 by Avril Kelly
Samantha Cole A/W 2011 by Avril Kelly.

I am not a big fan of all black outfits so a show entirely consisting of unrelenting black is unlikely to be a winner with me. The Samantha Cole A/W 2011 collection Above and Beneath the Definitive Structure was all about black, illness black, price black. Black in differing fabrics with differing reactions to light, but nevertheless black.

A succession of models - sporting futuristic up-dos and violent black eye make-up that stretched from lash to eyebrow - slowly filtered past us in the upstairs salon of Freemasons Hall. This might not have been so noticeable had the majority of us not just come from the Bunmi Koko show, where models had been sent down the catwalk at breakneck speed. People could be seen… read more

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Written by Becky Cope and Sally Mumby-Croft

Putting the words Sustainable Fashion together can appear to produce an oxymoron, malady doctor how can an industry synonymous with the fast free consumerism mimicked in high fashion magazines pages […]