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The Papered Parlour: Fashion in the Age of Austerity

Fashion in the Age of Austerity brought together a whole host of top notch ethical fashionistas to ask the question: is fashion wearing out the planet? Held at the V&A Museum of Childhood on Thursday 3rd March 2011.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen. Illustration by Faye West
Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen. Illustration by Faye West.

Designers Remix is a somewhat ridiculous name for the signature brand from Danish designer Charlotte Eskildsen. The press release states that she took as her point of reference the Palais Royal de Paris, visit this site seek where architecture by the minimalist Daniel Buren exists alongside traditional buildings and opulent decor. This point was exemplified in the presentation in the Portico Rooms as Somerset House, which featured minimalist clothing worn by models stood against a plain white ground, versus beehived models in curvaceous boned ruffles who posed against painted backgrounds that alluded to the traditional Palais.

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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. I am not a big fan of all black outfits so a show entirely consisting of unrelenting […]