There is something very new and special about Martina Spetlova’s work. Her signature patchwork woven style is quite classic but it’s the fabrics and colour choices that make it feel so bold and fresh. Martina, originally from the Czech Republic is now based in London. After graduating 2010 from Central Saint Martins she launched herContinue reading
I was really looking forward to this year’s WGSN Global Fashion Awards Short List 2013 party at the St Martin’s Lane Hotel as Kate Nash and Event Director Lauretta Roberts were co-hosting the event! It’s was quite an exciting evening as there is lots of anticipation about who will be on the short list. WGSNContinue reading
I love the V&A – I think it’s such a romantic place. I attended Fashion in Motion – celebrating 25 years of Jenny Packham. It was the perfect place to see some of the most romantic dresses. After graduating from Central St Martins with a first class honors degree in fashion, Jenny Packham went onContinue reading
I love wearing pyjamas so I was quite delighted when William Tempest told me he was doing a collaboration with the W London to design a limited edition, reversible pyjama set. The British-produced pyjamas are meant to express the duality of the British personality – buttoned up by day and let loose by night. ToContinue reading
I have been featuring garments from Leutton Postle since I first saw Jenny Postle’s MA graduate collection a few years ago. I just loved all the textures – the crazyness and the colours. Knitwear really has had a resurgence over the past few yeasr – it’s not only taken more seriously it’s become more fashionable.Continue reading
I met Corrie Nielsen a few seasons ago and I knew that I wanted to work with her and be part of her team. This season Corrie collaborated with the Royal Botanic Gardens and was able to see Kew’s seed libraries, original documentation of Charles Darwin, galleries and a vast catalogue of images. The moodboardContinue reading
I’ve been a fan of Olivia Rubin for quite some time, and I’ve got quite a few of her dresses in my wardrobe, so I was quite happy to find out that she’s designed a collection entitled ‘Postcards From‘ for Dorothy Perkins. She’s previously done collaborations with ASOS, Oli.co.uk, Very.co.uk and Dune. Olivia is knownContinue reading
Corrie Nielsen’s Autumn/Winter 2012, entitled “Vestiarium Scoticum” was one of my favourite shows. I love all the tartan and polka dot looks and her jackets with her signature shoulders and nipped in at the waist. She used Royal Stewart tartan, MacLellan tartan and Burns Check, monochrome tartan, Duchess satin and silk grosgrain with laceContinue reading
This story was Inspired by Queen Boudicca haunting Kings Cross St Pancreas. I styled this story a while back but couldn’t show you the images until now. It was shot by Elisabeth Hoff at The St Pancras Renaissance Hotel for a charity project titled ‘Hidden Gems’ in aid of the children’s charity The Variety Club.Continue reading
I really like patterned tights. These tights are from Phanntiq by Anna Skodbo – they are part of her first collection. I’m quite excited for Anna as her first collection has done quite well and received quite a bit of press coverage. She graduated in June 2010 with a First Class Honours degree from HertfordshireContinue reading
I love a good hat, and it’s a delight to wear a Stephen Jones hat! Are you a budding hat designer? If you are visit Vogue.co.uk as Stephen Jones and Dolly Jones, Editor of Vogue.com will choose the budding hat designer. The winning hat will be displayed at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery for theContinue reading
This is the second year of trend-forecasting giant WGSN’s Global Fashion Awards. It’s been a big success and has had nominees from all over the world. E-map (owner of WGSN) gives out many fashion awards and the Global Fashion Awards has become their most popular event. The short list was announced at a party atContinue reading
Elizabeth Dunn is a graduate of Cordwainers and she designs bespoke shoes. She working on her next collection and a few moments to tell us about it! What inspired you to become a shoe design? I have always been a creative person, My father has to be my biggest inspiration, as he is a designContinue reading
The average British woman is a size 16-18. I’ve styled plus size shoots where the model is a size 12-14 (most designer samples are a size 8).We are starting to see quite a few changes since All Walks Beyond the Catwalk did it’s first catwalk show for Spring Summer 2010. This weekend there was anContinue reading
The London College of Fashion celebrated the launch of The Body Shop’s new collection ‘Brush With Fashion‘ cruelty-free make-up for Spring 2011. William Tempest and JENA.THEO (both LCF graduates) provided the garments for the fashion show at The London College of Fashion yesterday …and naturally, there were cupcakes (and champagne) to be had! Illustrator andContinue reading
Elizabeth Lau is one of the sweetest designers you’ll ever meet and you see this in her collection. The collection is so pretty and wearable that you just want everything! Elizabeth has lots of cute dresses with big beads, whimsical prints and nautical stripes for spring. Several dresses feature these delightful prints! Check out Elizabeth’sContinue reading
An interview with designer Nicola Woods of Beautiful Soul. What is your fashion background? I have had an unusual route into the fashion industry. As a young girl, I wanted to be a fashion designer, but life has twists and turns and I found myself caught up in the rat race for 11 years (IContinue reading
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