It’s important to be inspired so I was quite delighted to visit the medieval city of Wells in Somerset. It’s the smallest city in England and the 2nd smallest in the UK, with just over 11,000 people. In England you have to have a cathedral to be called a city. Parts of the cathedral date backContinue reading
The UK Fashion & Textile Association is a British network for fashion and textile companies. Last night they had their awards show celebrating the best of the UK fashion and textile business. I was backstage styling the UKFT Awards show at the Tobacco Docks. The show opened with a selection of amazing garments that will beContinue reading
British Asian Fashion Week Preview took place May 15th at the Alchemy Festival at Southbank Centre and it was all about celebrating ‘double identity’. If in every British Asian’s household there are two types of dress, a western one and an eastern more traditional wardrobe over the past few decades these looks have slowly mergingContinue reading
Jay Briggs is a fashion designer and headpiece designer who graduated in 2013 with a BA Honours in Fashion Design from University of Salford Manchester and showed last year at Graduate Fashion Week How did you know you wanted to study fashion design? Fashion and making clothes is something that has always been with me for asContinue reading
I had been looking forward to styling this show for months. There were so many people involved as the clothes were original Biba pieces belonging to different collectors and one of the main collectors had worked with Barbara Hulanicki at Biba. It was such a privilege to work with people’s personal archives. What was interestingContinue reading
I love staying in hotels and it’s not just because I like little soaps and white towels. I live in my own world of fashion debris. There are always suitcases and rails of clothes constantly being packed and unpacked. It’s an endless cycle – of course I’m happy to always be working but a hotelContinue reading
This year Graduate Fashion Week will take place May 31st – June 3rd at the Truman Breweries on Brick Lane. On May 1st Graduate Fashion Week held a reception with a catwalk show at the Houses of Parliament. It was my first visit to the Houses of Parliament – it’s an amazing building and thereContinue reading
David Longshaw recently published his first E-book. Mildred is “a fashionable children’s tale for grown ups” introducing the already well loved characters Maude, Mildred and Doris. I first met David at Fashion Scout as he was one of the One to Watch winners. He graduated from Central Saint Martins where he first created Maude andContinue reading
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