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Posts Tagged ‘Fashion Scout’

Little Shilpa: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Presentation Review

On Monday 16th September Little Shilpa treated us to her first ornate presentation for London Fashion Week... and there was nothing 'little' about it.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Little Shilpa S/S 2014 by Slowly The Eggs

Little Shilpa S/S 2014 by Slowly The Eggs

Little Shilpa is the eponymous label of Mumbai born milliner and accessory designer Shilpa Chavan, and this was her first ever Fashion Scout showcase during London Fashion Week. I have recently been rather obsessed with eastern religions’ goddess iconography and images of Green Tara, Shakti merging into Shiva or Hathor crowd my desktop, so attending Little Shilpa’s ‘Grey Matter’ presentation was a welcome gift indeed. The five figures standing in front of us looked like five fantastical deities, delightfully adorned with dramatic headpieces and jewellery whose forms had obvious eastern influences. Their bodies were clothed with equally theatrical textile assemblages, some of them referencing the sari and including tulle, brocade, silk and lace. In both her accessories and garments, Shilpa Chavan holds… read more

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Hellen Van Rees: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Presentation Review

Woven textiles specialist Hellen Van Rees presented Fuzzlayerglossbox at Freemasons' Hall with Fashion Scout on Saturday 14th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hellen van Rees S/S 2014 by Alexa Coe. Within the space of a year this former Ones to Watch designer has gone from crazy conceptual creations to fairly ordinary. When […]

Ashley Isham: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Ashley Isham's S/S 2014 red carpet ready collection, presented at Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 14 September, was massively oversubscribed. Here's why…

Written by Matt Bramford

Ashley Isham S/S 2014 by Laura Hickman I brandished a ‘priority’ ticket at Ashley Isham‘s show on Saturday, shamefully secure as I stood in the queue that I was assured […]

Krystof Strozyna SS 2014

Krystof Strozyna: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Krystof Strozyna presented his S/S 2014 collection on Saturday 14th September at Fashion Scout in Freemason's Hall. It was a clean and sophisticated affair.

Written by Kerry Flint

Krystof Strozyna S/S 2014 by Rosa and Carlotta Crepax There was a real buzz before the Krystof Strozyna show and this designer more than lived up to expectations on the […]

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Lug Von Siga: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 14th September Turkish brand Lug Von Siga presented a S/S 2014 collection at Fashion Scout, and it came with hidden political undertones.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Lug Von Siga S/S 2014 by Karolina Burdon Turkish designer Gül Ağış presented her brand Lug Von Siga S/S 2014 collection in the upper halls of Freemasons’ Hall at Fashion […]

Liz Black: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Presentation Review

Sculptural specialist Liz Black put on a strong presentation at Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 14th September 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Liz Black S/S 2014 by Karolina Burdon. This season Liz Black presented Perceive/Deceive in the upper halls of Freemasons’ Hall. The walls were lined with a series of mannequins bearing […]

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Basharatyan V: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Basharatyan V showed her Spring/Summer 2014 collection as part of Fashion Scout at Freemason's Hall on Saturday 14th September.

Written by Kerry Flint

Basharatyan V by Claire Kearns Basharatyan V definitely provoked some raised eyebrows with her latest collection. This show was a bold affair, with models sporting short modish twenties style wigs […]

Renli Su: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch, London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Renli Su was last to show as part of Fashion Scout's Ones to Watch on Friday 13th September at Freemasons' Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Renli Su S/S 2014 by Claire Kearns. Coming up last but by no means least, Chinese designer Renli Su took a very different approach to fashion as one of Ones […]

Hannah Williams: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch, London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Hannah Williams showed her silicone collection as one of Fashion Scout's Ones to Watch at Freemasons' Hall on Friday 13th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hannah Williams S/S 2014 by Naisya Suherman. Following on from Helen Lawrence, Graduate Fashion Week innovation award winner Hannah Williams put together an exciting collection that drew gasps from the […]

Helen Lawrence: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch, London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Knitwear designer Helen Lawrence put together a strong collection for Ones to Watch this season at Fashion Scout, showing as one of three on Friday 13th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Helen Lawrence SS 2014 by Slowly The Eggs. For Spring/Summer 2014 Ones to Watch at Fashion Scout presented three wildly diverse prospects: first up Helen Lawrence, a textiles graduate of […]

Nian by Nihan Buruk: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

This was the second show at Fashion Scout from Yeditepe University fashion and textiles graduate Nihan Buruk, held on Friday 13th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nian S/S 2014 by Gaarte. Nian was one of a slew of Turkish designers at Fashion Scout this season, showcasing a commercial collection that featured both womens and menswear, the […]

Yeashin: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

On Friday 13th September Korean born Yeashin showcased a collection titled Summer Afternoon Party as part of Fashion Scout at Freemasons' Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yeashin S/S 2014 by Slowly The Eggs. Last season Yeashin‘s Woodland collection trod a narrow line between dressing up and playing dress up (kid style) so I was intrigued to […]

Zeynep Tosun: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Preview Interview

Zeynep Tosun shows with Fashion Scout this London Fashion Week: here's a sneak peak of what to expect from S/S 2014, beautifully illustrated by Laura Hickman.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zeynep Tosun S/S 2014 preview by Laura Hickman. Last season I was blown away by the discovery of Zeynep Tosun, an ambitious Turkish designer with a penchant for beautiful embellishment. […]

Ong-Oaj Pairam: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Preview Interview

Exciting new designer Ong-Oaj Pairam shares his inspiration and work ethics in advance of his Fashion Scout show this season. Plus an exclusive sneak peak at one of his looks, inspired by Drew Barrymore's character in ET.

Written by Amelia Gregory

ONG-OAJ PAIRAM S/S 2014 preview by Gaarte. Thai born designer Ong-Oaj Pairam takes to the catwalk this season as part of Fashion Scout at the Freemasons’ Hall. Having trained with […]

Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days at Fashion Scout: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Ukrainian designers Anna October, Paskal, Yasya Minochkina and Anna Kolomoets showcased their work at Fashion Scout on Sunday 17th February. Photography by Amelia Gregory, illustrations by Jenny Robins.

Written by Jenny Robins

For this catwalk show I found myself sat one person apart from the infamous London Fashion Week performance artist Pandemonia. I’m not very good at spotting fashion celebrities (I can […]

Zeynep Tosun: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Turkish designer Zeynep Tosun put on a polished and brilliant show at Fashion Scout on Saturday 16th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zeynep Tosun A/W 2013 by Chloe Douglass. There was one designer who made a unanimously good impression on the massed guests of Fashion Scout, and the one who had us […]

Fam Irvoll: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

A feisty show from Norwegian designer Fam Irvoll; You Only Live Once was shown at Fashion Scout on Monday 18th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fam Irvoll A/W 2013 by Dom & Ink. It’s always fun when a designer shakes up the usual catwalk routine, and that is exactly what Fam Irvoll did with You […]

Ekaterina Kukhareva: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Seventies wallpaper glitz at Freemasons' Hall with Fashion Scout from Ekaterina Kukhareva on Tuesday 19th February 2013

Written by Jenny Robins

If you’d been with me and Amelia earlier in the weekend when she hastily gave me a beginners 101 in handling an SLR camera (kindly lent to me by Frances […]

Yulia Kondranina: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Yulia Kondranina showed with Ones to Watch at Fashion Scout on Saturday 16th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yulia Kondranina A/W 2013 by youdesignme. Russian designer and Central Saint Martins graduate Yulia Kondranina was last to show at Ones to Watch, with a small collection of immaculate construction: […]

Yeashin: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Korean designer and LCF graduate Yeashin showed with Ones to Watch on Saturday 16th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yeashin A/W 2013 by Sylwia Szyszka. South Korean designer Yeashin Kim‘s Woodland collection juxtaposed traditional Korean dress with inspiration from the swinging 60s. The colourful results built on the look […]