May, 2014

Trapeze

Micro trend: resort 2015, trapeze

  We’ve been monitoring this silhouette for several seasons and Resort 2015 sees the voluminous trapeze line incorporated into coat and dress styles. USP:…

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Fendi Resort 2015: Need to Know

Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi (daughter of Anna Fendi – baguette – and mother of Delfina) continue their contemporary evolution of luxury and…

Sportmax

Sportmax resort 2015: Need to Know

A refined collection of  relaxed, slouchy tailoring combined with ladylike nipped-in waists and A-line skirt silhouettes Inky blues and black offset with bold red…

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Virtually fitted footwear

High quality increasingly means high-tech to luxury consumers. Finnish bespoke footwear brand The Left Shoe Company is using high-tech 3D scanning to ensure the…

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See this: Colour Play

Expressing a playful approach to design, Itay Ohaly‘s installation at Israel’s Design Museum Holon is part of the ‘Playing at Design’ exhibition that runs till June 7th….

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Studio Toogood collaborates with Hostem

Studio Toogood has taken up a 6-month residency in Shoreditch’s Hostem boutique, turning it into an artist’s atelier – selling furniture, concrete bowls, books…

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Second life materials

Exploring the beauty to be found in the everyday and the overlooked, Sophie Rowley (soon to graduate from Materials Futures MA at Central St Martins) brings…

Burbery

Burberry Prorsum Resort 2015: need to know

Citing his inspiration as British handcrafts, watercolours, village greens and the books he’s been finding in flea markets, Christopher Bailey’s resort collection featured countryside-inspired…

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Colour Provenance

Colour Provenance is a visual investigation celebrating colour as more than something we see daily and take for granted, or simply as a Pantone…

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Anonymous Online sharing

Sharing one’s personal life with complete strangers via curated feeds of Instagram and Facebook has become the norm, as have the endless blogs sharing what we have eaten…

Biocouture

See this: The Next Black

“Fashion is concerned with what’s happening in the next five minutes,” says Suzanne Lee, founder of Biocouture, a pioneering design consultancy focused on bringing living and…

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Deconstructed silk cocoon

Inspired by the beauty of silk and its inherent properties such as a natural stiffness and shine, German designers Nicole Goymann and Christoph John, have designed a…

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Louis Vuitton Resort 2015: Need to Know

Nicolas Ghesquière’s second collection for Louis Vuitton featured an eclectic combination of 70s-inspired shapes, embellished fabrics, delicate details and OTT mismatched prints. Referencing the Oceanographic…

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See This: Horst P Horst

This autumn, the V&A will hold a retrospective of the work of Horst P. Horst (1906-99), one of the 20th century’s greatest fashion photographers….