In the age of fast fashion, the demand for one-of-a-kind showpiece garments is as precious as ever. One of the most wearable options for this kind of investment is knitwear. Joining the likes of Mark Fast, Craig Lawrence, and Sandra Backlund, Eleanor Amoroso is the latest novelty knitwear designer pushing boundaries when it comes to [...]
When art meets fashion: for the Issue 07 of Volt Magazine, Swedish photographer Frederik Lieberath shot this awesome editorial entitled Artwear, featuring Top UK fashion designers including Charlie Le Mindu, Sandra Backlund, Iris Van Herpen, Hannah Marshall and Gemma Slack.
Season after season Sandra Backlund proves to be knitwear’s bright and shinning star. Pushing the barometer for knitwear possibilities and achieving innovative wearability more and more as she paves the path for an extremely niche market that is gaining increasingly more attention in the fashion world.
With 10 self-titled collections under her belt its safe to say that Sandra Backlund is one of the fashion industries largest wells of inspirations. Each season she succeeds in pushing boundaries of conventional design and knitwear techniques
I discovered Swedish photographer Peter Gehrke when I was reviewing the FW 2009 Sandra Backlund collection awhile back. There was a magic present in those pictures that sparked my intrigue. It seemed as though the the clothing and the models were shot in different light and then merged together, but
Each of these intricately smocked and hand manipulated garments are all the works of the talented Swedish designer Helena Hörstedt. I fell in love with her garments as soon as I set eyes on them. she is definitely another insanely creative designer to come from Beckmans School of design which also gave us the likes [...]
I have always been a fan of big exaggerated and unpractical fashion, for example Sandra Backlund or Gareth Pugh creations. The crazier the better. Iris Van Herpen’s work is just outstanding and insane. It seems as if she picks a technique or a certain look and just times it by a thousand to create these magnificent highly detailed garments….
To celebrate London Fashion Week, Selfridges have teamed up with AnOther Magazine for a very special installation at the London store. As a salute to British talent, beautiful actress du jour Tilda Swinton will grace the cover of AnOther, wearing dresses made exclusively by British designers; Peter Pilotto, Craig Lawrence, Louise Goldin and Mary Katrantzou. (she wears also one of [...]
As always its our utter pleasure at Trendland to bring you The Sandra Backlund Spring/Summer 2009 Collection entitled “Pool Position”. The brilliant conception of her hand knitted and crocheted collection reiterates over and over that Backlund must