Year: 2019

NAMES CAME AND UNBOXED SOME OF THE NEWEST INTERNATIONAL TALENTS IN FASHION

The striking colour palette of the Gayeon Lee SS20 collection is drawn from Milton Avery’s paintings, and the majority of the pieces feature playful placement of pleated panels that give a refined fluidity. Collages of geometric-cut patterns combine with a subtle, pastel-toned palette with hints of strong fuchsia, navy and yellow. Patchworks of textured denims and Gayeon Lee’s signature colour blocking and asymmetry …

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If there is a movement in fashion that has seen black women contributions overlooked, it is that of the “Pin-up”. Sadly, historically and presently, vintage glamour is mainly associated with white women although the impact and influences of black women have helped shaped pin-up as we know it today. From the likes of world-known sirens …

Lady Eccentrik: Black Women in Pin-up. Read More »

Looking for an event to attend this weekend? Then head over to the Freemasons’ Hall for the annual AFWL starting today and throughout the weekend. AFWL is the largest and longest-running, culturally diverse fashion and trade exhibition in Europe. Since its creation in 2011, AFWL has left a legacy showcasing 900 designers, in front of …

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  Mother’s day always there in March, just before the sweet smell of Spring in the air, a day to unite families together, to celebrate womankind, a day that should encapsulate everything you feel about your mum. For me, Mother’s day was never circled in my calendar as I had a very fractious relationship with …

Finding Mother (‘s) Day Read More »

The University of Westminster BA runway show on Friday 15th February 2019 marked the second time that the University of Westminster BA has shown on the London Fashion Week schedule. Professor Andrew Groves radical rethink of how fashion education is delivered has meant that the Westminster course is aligned with the international fashion calendar. All …

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Battlefield to Ballroom – Paul Costelloe A/W 2019-20 Paul Costelloe shows his mastery of tailoring. With striking, military-inspired coats in pure Italian wool, they lead a collection full of rich colour, reminiscent of the Tsars and homecoming from War, an escape from austerity and what is to come….Opulent, mill-engineered velvet corduroy with a lavish handle, …

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