Interviews

Words of Wisdom byStudio 54 Party Girl Pat Cleveland  

Words of Wisdom by
Studio 54 Party Girl Pat Cleveland  

Pat Cleveland released her autobiography earlier this year called Walking With The Muses, a highly entertaining and revelatory look back at her whirlwind career as a model in […]

May 11, 2017 ×
Anna Sui comes to London

Anna Sui comes to London

ui’s style has always drawn from colourful cultural sources – every show is a mishmash of a multitude of influences: from Pre-Raphaelite art and Texan cowgirls to Courtney Love and most recently the 20th century interior designer Elsie de Wolfe for AW17. The Detroit born designer loves old movies, books and the heroes of modern design. Her catwalks reflect her story-telling tendencies, especially through pattern which also borrows from idols such as Zandra Rhodes (who set up the Bermondsey museum) and Thea Porter.

May 10, 2017 ×
Author Victoria Scott Interview

Author Victoria Scott Interview

When I first started writing, social media was a tool to network with other writers, and to research agents and publishers. But for the most part, authors could hide behind their laptops and write quietly. Today, having a strong social media presence is an enormous part of an author’s job. We have to be available to readers and fans, or we risk losing their loyalty.

March 27, 2017 ×
Interview: Tom Cridland Sustainable British Brand

Interview: Tom Cridland Sustainable British Brand

Get used to the name Tom Cridland. The young entrepreneur’s online menswear brand is built on a simple promise: to make high standard classic pieces at a reasonable […]

March 16, 2017 ×
Orlebar Brown Roger Frampton Interview

Orlebar Brown Roger Frampton Interview

To celebrate it’s tenth anniversary, Orlebar Brown has added the Jack short to its evocatively canine named classics (think Springer, Setter, Bulldog and Dane). The new design is named after the Jack Russel Terrier, and in keeping with this particular dog breed’s high energy nature, this latest addition is designed for peak athlectic performance. To illustrate the point, Orlebar Brown has cast model, TED speaker and exercise coach Roger Frampton.

March 13, 2017 ×
Interview with Alexandre Mattiussi of AMI

Interview with Alexandre Mattiussi of AMI

“I love my city,” says Alexandre Mattiussi, creative director of AMI, who has lived in Paris for 18 years. “It’s so inspirational. The French dress in a very […]

February 8, 2017 ×
La Luz Interview On Tour in California

La Luz Interview On Tour in California

  La Luz Interview: America’s Pacific Northwest is famed for its musical output, be that Portland’s wealth of indie-rock (think Modest Mouse or The Dandy Warhols),Olympia’s riot grrrl in […]

January 30, 2017 ×
Paul Smith Interview and his new modern tailoring AW17

Paul Smith Interview and his new modern tailoring AW17

“These are the fabrics that I used to use when I first started my company, you know. Then, they would be double the weight, now they are sort […]

January 24, 2017 ×
Kris Van Assche and Dior Homme's new tailoring

Hardior Dior Homme AW17 Interview with Kris Van Assche

Dior Homme and Kris Van Assche’s new tailoring “I feel the world needs dreaming right now”, stated Kris Van Assche immediately after his Dior Homme show (Jan 2017). […]

January 22, 2017 ×
Rankin Interview  Triumph with Jessica Hart

Rankin Interview
Triumph with Jessica Hart

Rankin Interview : For its Spring/ Summer 2017 campaign, Swiss lingerie brand Triumph has teamed up with Rankin. The London based photographer captures Australian model – and one […]

January 20, 2017 ×
Zegna AW17: Alessandro Sartori Interview

Zegna AW17: Alessandro Sartori Interview

Zegna AW17 by Alessandro Sartori: Milan Fashion Week opened last night with a debut – and homecoming – of sorts. “It’s different because the house is different to when I left”, Alessandro Sartori told us after his first show as Artistic Director for Zegna. “It’s much younger. More resources, more laboratories, more workshops”.

January 14, 2017 ×
Oliver Spencer and Dumi Oburota Talk Fashion, Tinie Tempah and Music

Oliver Spencer and Dumi Oburota Talk Fashion, Tinie Tempah and Music

Oliver Spencer and Dumi Oburota of Disturbing London Designer Oliver Spencer and his friend the music manager Dumi Oburota are kindred spirits. Both share a love of music, fashion and […]

January 13, 2017 ×
The Best Fashion Exhibitions of 2017 in the UK covered

The Best Fashion Exhibitions of 2017 in the UK covered

Here’s a rundown of the best fashion exhibitions for 2017 – many of the tickets are already on sale so be quick to book. North: Identity, Photography, Fashion […]

January 8, 2017 ×
CMMN SWDN Studio Interview

CMMN SWDN Studio Interview

CMMN SWDN is at the helm of a new group of young Scandinavian brands and designers. CMMN SWDN: The making of a Scandi fashion brand Safir Bakir and Emma Headlund, the design duo behind the brand CMMN SWDN shared experiences at many international brands – from London’s House of Holland and Swede COS to Seoul / Paris fashion force Wooyoungmi before working with Virgil Abloh for Kayne West. It was while setting up West’s label that they decided to launch CMMN SWDN in 2012 in Sweden.

January 3, 2017 ×
Casio G Shock’s Mr Ibe Interviewed

Casio G Shock’s Mr Ibe Interviewed

Casio G Shock Inventor Kikuo Ibe Kikuo Ibe is one of Japan’s foremost inventors and also the creator of the renowned Casio G Shock series. The Casio G Shock, the […]

December 29, 2016 ×
PS by Paul Smith AW16

PS by Paul Smith 2016

PS by Paul Smith – best in class of 2016. During the last days of the year, Something About looks back at favourite collections and stories of 2016. Our shoot and essay celebrating PS by Paul Smith AW16 and Sir Paul Smith’s use of prints, first published in Something About AW16 print issue is definitely a stand out! PS by Paul Smith is set for another year of prints, sportswear inspired shapes and riots of colour, as the London based brand is on schedule for Pitti Uomo in Florence.

December 28, 2016 ×
Wataru Tominaga All You Need to Know 2016 Interview

Wataru Tominaga All You Need to Know 2016 Interview

Wataru Tominaga: All you need to know about the Central Saint Martins graduate and Hyères Fashion Festival 2016 Grand prix winner. Wataru Tominaga is shy and unassuming; when designing […]

December 22, 2016 ×
Conrad Gamble  ‘For the love of London’: Interview and Film

Conrad Gamble
‘For the love of London’: Interview and Film

  Who Is Conrad Gamble Conrad Gamble is a London writer and performance poet. Gamble formerly worked as a copywriter, he is now focusing on promoting his book about London […]

December 20, 2016 ×