Marit Fujiwara’s art is exquisite. It is delicate, intricate, handmade, visually appealing, and it is wearable. This incredibly original designer comes from a mixed heritage of Brazilian, Norwegian and Japanese cultures; she moved to London age 19, where she lived and worked for the last ten years before recently returning to Brazil. In the UK, she [...]
Hannah Duckworth Written by Guest Blogger Adrien Book Rome wasn’t built in a day. Likewise, Stella McCartney and Christopher Bailey didn’t become big successes overnight. Similarly to many aspiring designers, they earned their stripes during Britain’s Graduate Fashion Week, which is celebrating its 21st birthday this year.
Ukranian designer Masha Reva is an artist, using fashion as her present medium. This recent collection Merging, is an homage to overkill, pattern on pattern, nature vs nurture. These images resonate a modern Renaissance, as we are constantly bombarded with images, stuff, ideas, we try to compartmentalize and organize. Here, Reva’s very successful attempt at materializing, [...]
When theatrical temperament and fashion design get together, creative explosion takes place. Igor Dewe comes to confirm that with his extravagant shoes. Made out of every material possible and in every shape possible, the designer-slash-performer apparently didn’t have in mind everyday footwear and thank god for that; a dose of boldness (along with insane [...]
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 [...]
Gareth Pugh’s S/S 09 collection, his first since winning the ANDAM prize, gave the first great jolt to Paris Fashion Week with a show that retained his precise point of view but stunned naysayers with the slickness of its presentation. An industrial space at the Palais De Tokyo with light filtering through the glass ceiling and emanating from fluoresecent…