In its fifth season now, more than 50 brands showed their Spring 2018 collections. Unlike Milan and Paris, New York fashion week has become known for its eclectic mix and emphasis of brands from all over the world. Established names showing again this year were Todd Snyder, Robert Geller and Raf Simons. But the must see’s were Willy Chavarria, Dyne, Jahnhoy, Raun Larose, You As, … Continue reading Men’s New York Fashion Week 2017
The latest exhibition by Nick Knight, Fashion Flora, at SHOWstudio is an explorative look at the use of flowers in fashion as motifs through the decades. Seen through the eyes of 40 of the worlds contemporary fashion illustrators and dating back to the 1880s. Curated by Flora Starkey, the exhibition features pieces by Alexandra McQueen, Dries Van Noten and John Galliano and many others. … Continue reading Fashion Flora Exhibition 2017
A selection of Men’s fashion week Spring/Summer 2018 videos are now up and ready to view in the video menu. To name just a few, there are collections from Dior Homme, Versace, Kenzo, Valentino and Fendi. I really enjoyed viewing Kenzo’s show, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon brought a futuristic feel, with throw backs to previous decades. Distinctive Sixties references included paisley prints, retro American baseball-style … Continue reading Men’s Fashion Week Videos
Now in its 26th year, Graduate Fashion Week is a charity organisation founded in 1991 by Jeff Banks CBE, Vanessa Denza MBE and John Walford, Graduate Fashion Week was formed to unify both UK and International universities and to also create a stronghold for the creative industries Work of over 1,000 of the best students from the most influential and inspiring universities around the world … Continue reading Graduate Fashion Week 2017
The first UK exhibition to explore the work and legacy of the Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga. The Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition showcases over 100 garments and hats crafted by Balenciaga, his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today. Split into two sections the exhibition looks at the later stage of Balenciaga’s career, focusing on Balenciaga’s work during the 1950s and 60s, the second … Continue reading Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion Exhibition
Commissioned by Ligaya Salazar, Fashion Space Gallery and presented in collaboration with Centre for Fashion Curation, the exhibition is a thought-provoking play on putting fashion on display. It focuses on apparel which is damaged, worn-out or perished and was inspired by a conversation between exhibition-maker Jeffrey Horsley and curator Amy de la Haye. Present represents: Disorderly apparel reconfigured, while Imperfect represents: A playful project that … Continue reading Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Disconfigured Exhibition
I started this blog because I would like to engage with fashion more. When I left school, many moons ago, I went to the London College of Fashion and it was there that I gained a further appreciation for what goes on in and around fashion.