Fashion wunderkind J.W. Anderson was born in 1984 and has achieved both critical and commercial success since launching his own label in 2008. The Irish-born designer has gone on to design for the likes of Topshop and now Versace – in between designing 2 menswear and 2 womenswear collections for his own label. The commercial [...]
It may come as a surprise to fashion advocates that minimalism has been around since the 60′s, when architects, artists and designers created things that had multiple functions to cohere to ideals of extreme functionality and simplicity. Minimalism started as we understand it in fashion today – as a trend – before becoming an art [...]
With Lanvin staging its first-ever show in Bei Jing and Alexander Wang opening his flagship stores in the populous city, is it safe to say that the capital city of the country with the world’s largest population (and soon-to-be largest economy) is where the future of fashion is headed? Speaking to people from China, I [...]
The Royal College of Art MA Fashion Design show was such a thrill. 1 hour went by really quickly and the works on display were some of the most spectacular the college had to offer. I hope that we may all one day be able to witness the creations of these fashion stars on an [...]
Backstage at the Alexander McQueen A/W 13 Show. All images from DAZEDDigital.
‘A New Space Around The Body’, Korean Cultural Centre, Grand Buildings, 1–3 Strand, WC2N 5BW, 1st – 28th February 2012 The British Fashion Council (BFC) organised an International Fashion Showcase to coincide with London Fashion Week February 2012 for the first time here. It was part of a bid – I think anyway – to attract more international buyers [...]
IMAGES FROM LE GUN MAGAZINE CHECK DOGEAR’S OUT HERE. Some new magazines I pounced on recently featured some really cool illustrations. These page layouts are absolutely lovely and simple. KALEIDOSCOPE
Simon Foxton, British menswear stylist (who also recently took over SHOWstudio’s Tumblr) is a genius at sourcing for cool photos. He introduced me to Gerard Malanga, whose portrait photography I absolutely love. Check out Simon Foxton’s work: http://www.ampersandson.com/blog/ and Gerard Malanga’s here: http://www.gerardmalanga.com/stock_frame.htm This cover photo is credited to Nick Knight.
Marilyn at Getty Image Gallery February 5th March – 23rd May 2012 Recently I attended an exhibition called ‘Marilyn’ showcasing costumes Marilyn Monroe wore for her films as well as some exclusive images of the starlet, tracing visions of her during younger days into a riper self. I was particularly impressed by the generosity of [...]
I have always wanted to interview and write on interesting people who I felt have a lot of experiences to share. This usually means people with ambition, pride and aspiration – above all other qualities – people who have already found what they love and are doing it for the love of it more than [...]