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Carlotta Actis Barone: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

A typically theatrical catwalk show from Carlotta Actis Barone, who chose the Holocaust as her muse. Shown at Fashion Scout on Saturday 18th February 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carlotta Actis Barone A/W 2012 by Lo Parkin
Carlotta Actis Barone A/W 2012 by Lo Parkin.

Given Carlotta Actis Barone's propensity for the theatrical I knew we could expect something interesting for her A/W 2012 presentation at Fashion Scout. This season she chose something even more controversial than seal clubbing and prostitution - taking inspiration from the Shoa, otherwise known as the Holocaust. This was translated into a moody catwalk production where models moved at a slow pace through thick reams of dry ice. Their faces were pallid, eyes mere black holes lolling in the middle of distressed hair halos as the… read more

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Bernard Chandran: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Beautifully tailored, sexy womenswear from Bernhard Chandran at Fashion Scout, showing on Saturday 18th February 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bernard Chandran A/W 2012 by Scott Nellis. Normally Matt Bramford insists on covering Bernard Chandran so I was a bit of a newbie to his catwalk show, attended by such […]

Fashion on Film: L’Amour Fou

Pierre Thoretton's L'Amour Fou is a biographical documentary exploring Yves Saint Laurent's illustrious life, narrated by his partner of fifty years, Pierre Berge. There's fashion, art and feuds aplenty…

Written by Matt Bramford

Yves Saint Laurent by Krister Selin The relationship between a fashion designer and his business manager-cum-lover isn’t a new concept to cinema. Anybody who has seen Valentino: The Last Emperor […]

Fashion Capital Profile Fashion Event 2011 Review

Thursday 10th November saw the unveiling of Fashion Capital’s Profile event, promoting a wide range of emerging fashion designers and their new collections for S/S 2012.

Written by Sarah Deane

Kelly Love by Cruz. Online fashion portal Fashion Capital has been showcasing their very own catwalk show since 2001. Now in their 10th season, the online trend forecasters have successfully […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule S/S 2012 in Łódź: Paulina Plizga

Eco designer extraordinaire Paulina Plizga showed Flesh & Bone on Friday 28th October 2011 as part of the Off Out Of Schedule. Inspired by the darker side of dance.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Paulina Plizga S/S 2012 by Cruz. For her S/S 2012 collection Paulina Plizga was inspired by dance, so leading the Flesh & Bone collection down the catwalk was contemporary dancer […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule S/S 2012 in Łódź: Martyna Czerwinska

The elegance of formal dance was a major inspiration at Martyna Czerwinska's show on Friday 28th October 2011. That and patchwork.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Martyna Czerwinska S/S 2012 by Cruz. Martyna Czerwinska was first to show on the Off Out Of Schedule catwalk on Friday morning bright and early. Her show was set to […]

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 […]