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Paul Smith AW16 at London Fashion Week

Paul Smith AW16 at London Fashion Week

Paisley, florals and powder puff pink at the label that’s set to streamline its designs

February 24, 2016 ×
Night at the Museum: Molly Goddard AW16

Night at the Museum: Molly Goddard AW16

To present her third on-schedule collection since a much applauded autumn winter 2015 debut, Central Saint Martins Knitwear graduate invited guests to an opulent slumber party. But instead […]

February 23, 2016 ×
Fashion East AW16: New Kids On the Block

Fashion East AW16: New Kids On the Block

AV Robertson – Dreams of Embellishment You wouldn’t know it but this collection is inspired by aliens, or rather the fairytale stories Manchester-born designer Amie Robertson conjured up […]

February 22, 2016 ×
The Female Voice: A Word with J JS Lee about AW16

The Female Voice:
A Word with J JS Lee about AW16

For her AW16 collection J JS Lee championed the tenets of modern day feminism through specific historical markers. First, a reinterpretation of Victorian architecture and menswear tailoring, reflecting […]

February 21, 2016 ×
Le Kilt AW16

Le Kilt AW16

Samantha McCoach’s latest collection celebrates the original Le Kilt Club, the famous nighclub on London’s Greek Street that was a stomping ground for the New Romantics of the […]

February 21, 2016 ×
AW16 Fyodor Golan: Pin-Ups, Botticelli & Furs Inspired by a Certain Turner Prize Winner

AW16 Fyodor Golan: Pin-Ups, Botticelli & Furs Inspired by a Certain Turner Prize Winner

So here’s the thing: when Fyodor Podgorny and Golan Frydman draw influence from art and popular culture for their designs, they go to town with their literal references. Subtlety is not […]

February 21, 2016 ×
LWF AW16: Edeline Lee Wants to Live a Simpler Life

LWF AW16: Edeline Lee Wants to Live a Simpler Life

The checkerboard backdrop and the heaps of shredded paper on the floor set the scene for Edeline Lee’s minimalist aW16 collection. Fittingly, there was no title. The designer […]

February 20, 2016 ×
Steventai AW16: Advanced Style

Steventai AW16: Advanced Style

Steventai’s show title ‘Freaky Friday’ was somewhat misleading. We half expected some sort of highbrow Lindsay Lohan tribute, but instead this was a celebration of the girl we […]

February 20, 2016 ×
Faustine Steinmetz: Reconstruction after Deconstruction AW16 LFW

Faustine Steinmetz: Reconstruction after Deconstruction AW16 LFW

Faustine Steinmetz is known for her deconstructed denim, but this season she was all about structure and form inspired by the work of minimalist 20th century architect and […]

February 20, 2016 ×
His Dark Materials: Marc Jacobs Goes Goth AW16

His Dark Materials: Marc Jacobs Goes Goth AW16

In just one season Marc Jacobs has jumped from Old Hollywood glamour (see our article) to Addams Family complete with a Little Monster in the form of Lady […]

February 19, 2016 ×
Naomi Kawase’s New Film Seed for Miu Miu

Naomi Kawase’s New Film Seed for Miu Miu

Miu Miu’s 11th commissioned film – part of its Women’s Tale initiative – is by award-winning Japanese director Naomi Kawase. The nine minute video has very little spoken word, and instead uses powerful […]

February 18, 2016 ×
Boundary Breaking Slogans at New York Fashion Week

Boundary Breaking Slogans at New York Fashion Week

It’s generally accepted that the use of politicised messages in fashion was pioneered by Katherine Hamnett and Vivienne Westwood in the early 80s. In 1983, Hamnett famously met […]

February 18, 2016 ×
Fitbit’s ‘Street Edge’ Union with Public School

Fitbit’s ‘Street Edge’ Union with Public School

Design duo Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow of Public School have announced they are collaborating with Fitbit on a collection of Alta wearables, that will be unveiled at […]

February 11, 2016 ×
Neurocouture: Wearable Fashion with Brains

Neurocouture: Wearable Fashion with Brains

Keep your eyes out for Nayana Malhotra this year’s first wearable tech winner at VFiles in New York. Malhotra works as a creative technologist and science researcher, and […]

February 11, 2016 ×
13 Students and Graduates Chosen to Show at NYFW

13 Students and Graduates Chosen to Show at NYFW

It is generally accepted that of all the Fashion Weeks in February, New York plays it the safest with the highest proportion of commercially angled collections over Paris, […]

February 11, 2016 ×
Paul Smith is a Proper French Legend

Paul Smith is a Proper French Legend

He’s already a Sir, but now the French have claimed Paul Smith for themselves by honouring him with the Légion d’honneur, France’s highest distinction. Past recipients of the […]

February 1, 2016 ×
Louis Vuitton: Menswear Pre Fall 2016 Lookbook

Louis Vuitton: Menswear Pre Fall 2016 Lookbook

All the looks from the label’s pre-collection for AW16/17

February 1, 2016 ×
Paul Smith Men’s AW16: A Bowie Finale

Paul Smith Men’s AW16: A Bowie Finale

Paul Smith’s AW16 menswear show was set to thumping soundtrack honouring the big guns of 70s and 80s Brit rock. The designer paid tribute to his late friend […]

January 25, 2016 ×