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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Samantha Cole

Above and Beneath the Definitive Structure was all about black black black. And structure and shaping. But it was the figure hugging knitwear and velvets which won me over. Shown on Monday 21st February at Freemasons Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bunmi Koko A/W 2011 by Liam McMahon
Bunmi Koko A/W 2011 by Toni Bowater
Bunmi Koko A/W 2011 by Toni Bowater.

Bunmi Koko was undoubtedly one of my best chance discoveries of last season, this web so it was with great anticipation that I sat down for this show, right, as it happened, next to Lucy Jones - director of Fashion Textiles at the University of East London - who I recognised from the FAD awards last year. Designer Bunmi Olaye is one of her star pupils and in fact still operates out of a studio that the university provides for her. Definitely a big boon for a young designer.

Bunmi Koko A/W 2011 by Andy Bumpus
Bunmi Koko A/W 2011 by Andy Bumpus.

Bunmi prides herself on her business acumen, which was thoroughly present and correct with the large fabric goodie bag stashed under front row seats.… read more

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An interview with British fashion designer Samantha Cole

Colin Dawidziuk chats to Samantha Cole...

Written by Colin Dawidziuk

Illustration by Gabriel Ayala British fashion is normally typified by its quirky features, this web but Samantha Cole of Samantha Cole London is a stand out star in her own […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: On|Off Presents…

The team at On|Off showcase the future of British design, including Mister + Mister, Samantha Cole, Derek Lawlor and Txell Miras

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Gemma Milly The shows at On|Off this year have so far been outstanding. While most of the designers rightfully deserve a place on the BFC stage, pharmacy the […]