Fashion

Weekend Watching:  Sergio Rossi Fairytale  SS17 Sneak Peak

Weekend Watching:
Sergio Rossi Fairytale
SS17 Sneak Peak

Sergio Rossi, the Milan based shoe brand founded by the son of a master shoemaker in the late 1960s, is set for a fresh start come […]

 

Art & Design

“Every place I go inspires me – there is always something interesting to see” Richard Haines Collaborates With Orlebar Brown

“Every place I go inspires me – there is always something interesting to see”
Richard Haines Collaborates With Orlebar Brown

For his new collaboration with Orlebar Brown, released as part of the swimwear – and leisurewear brand’s Cruise 2017 collection, Haines found inspiration in the great outdoors. Capturing the bountiful nature of Canada with his signature quick brushstrokes, Haines’ colourful illustrations now grace Orlebar Brown’s cotton T-shirts and tailored swimming shorts.

 

Music

First Look:  Why Les Benjamins Has Collaborated With Alpha Industries

First Look:
Why Les Benjamins Has Collaborated With Alpha Industries

Les Benjamins, the Istanbul based streetwear brand headed by designer Bunyamin Aydin, has collaborated with Alpha Industries. Since 1959, Alpha Industries has produced many an American classic, specialising […]

 

Other News

Something About Advent Calendar  December 1st  Win Something About For Two Years  And Starbucks

Something About Advent Calendar
December 1st
Win Something About For Two Years
And Starbucks

Welcome to our advent calendar! We know you’re familiar with the mechanics of this much-loved festive giveaway, but just to make sure you don’t miss […]

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London Fashion Week 2013 schedule

London Fashion Week 2013 schedule

The London Fashion Week 2013 schedule unveiled not just household names but also up-and-coming foreign-born fashion creatives. There were a range of specific events in […]

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London Fashion Week 2014 schedule

London Fashion Week 2014 schedule

The schedule for London Fashion Week 2014 was a step in a different direction with lots of online access and interaction on social media platforms. […]

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London Fashion Week 2015 schedule

London Fashion Week 2015 schedule

There was another packed schedule for fashionistas attending the London Fashion Week 2015 with lots to do and see. There was the usual slew of household designer names staging catwalk shows for their latest collections and they once again proved popular for the live streaming of events to a worldwide audience in 190 countries. Among those who used the streaming service were Alexander McQueen, Zoe Jordan and Hunter. The live streaming service also offered celebrity interviews and daily highlights along with the first of London Fashion Week’s talk.

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London Fashion Week designers 2013

London Fashion Week designers 2013

One of the big attractions for designers at London Fashion Week is the ability to unveil a collection to fashion lovers, buyers and media from around the world. Among those who unveiled their collections in the first few days were Bora Aksu from Turkey who had been inspired by his homeland for an inspirational outing for a slick show held at Somerset House. Bora had scarf tassles and table cloth lace mixed elegantly with white ‘ticking’ stripes along with shades of a yolk yellow and vibrant pink. The skirts were also ethnically inspired along with peasant dresses and blouses; fashion watchers praised a collection that had charm and had the feel of a sun filled holiday in Turkey.

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London Fashion Week designers 2014

London Fashion Week designers 2014

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Household name designers were out in strength for London fashion week 2014 with the likes of Dolce & Gabbana and Alexander McQueen staging impressive catwalk shows.
Indeed, there were more than 100 British designers attending the fashion event to showcase their latest collections including Amanda Wakeley, Vivienne Westwood, Burberry and Marios Schwab.
Among the designers grabbing the attention of fashion editors for the creations that stood out from the crowd included Simone Rocha, the daughter of John.
This was also the year that Julien Macdonald hit the headlines with a diamond embroidered wedding dress which was valued at more than £4 million. The British fashion designer staged a popular show featuring the great looking outfits as well as baby doll shift dresses.

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London Fashion Week designers 2015

London Fashion Week designers 2015

The first show to take off at London Fashion Week 2015 were the German twin designers Felder Felder with their feminine rock ‘n’ roll aesthetic. The label is becoming increasingly popular with actresses and singers alike for the bold designs which suit the styles of the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Rhiannon, for instance. The first day also featured Fydor Golan who are always popular during fashion week with lots of bright colour blocking, childish references and playful imagery to make them a hit with fashion watchers everywhere. Other designers that featured over the coming days included Faustine Steinmetz and Holly Futon with shows that lots of fashion week regulars always look forward to.

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Round up of London Fashion Week 2015

Round up of London Fashion Week 2015

The London Fashion Week 2015 was another year of success and pushing the event into new arenas – literally since the base has left Somerset House to Soho’s Brewer Street Car Park.
In addition, many of the capital’s big stores have pledged their support to fashion week by helping to promote it and hold promotions and special events in the stores and on their websites too.
It was not just stores that made the effort, more shows and interactivity took place in bars and restaurants as well as in hotels in the capital.

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