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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
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 I first discovered Hellen Van Rees on the catwalk last September she wowed me with her sculptured designs, which were covered with her trademark woven textiles. Back then I questioned how this could be translated into something more saleable, and the answer is - by making very simple halter neck column dresses without a boxy embellishment in sight. Still present and correct were the delicate multicoloured threads on a base of either black or white, but it felt as though the crucial element of wow factor was missing from the Fuzzlayerglossbox collection. The best bit of this show was undoubtedly the beautiful matching shoes and bags: now those have wings.

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Hellen Van Rees: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

New writer Jessica Cook chats to designer Hellen van Rees prior to the launch of her A/W 2013 collection at LFW this weekend.

Written by Jessica Cook

Helen Van Rees A/W 2013 by Claire Kearns Up-and-coming Dutch fashion and textile designer Hellen van Rees is presenting her independent collection SQUARE3 ANGLE: THE TRANSFORMATION at London Fashion Week […]

Hellen van Rees: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Dutch designer and CSM graduate Hellen van Rees showcased Square2: Exploring Excitement at Ones to Watch on Saturday 15th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hellen Van Rees S/S 2013 by Kristina Vasiljeva. I was most delighted to read that Dutch designer Hellen van Rees uses recycled materials to create her innovative tweeds, which are […]