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    London Fashion Week AW20 – Ashley Williams

    Ashley Williams showcased a strong and fun collection for AW20, with statement silhouettes and accessories. It looks so wrong in many ways, between cheap and extravaganza, with tacky airbrushed T-shirts, acid wash denim, diamante, oversized tulle gowns and bows, yet feels so good. The matching mohair separates knitted in neon with punk cliches and cutesy […] More

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    London Fashion Week SS20 – Roberta Einer

    Holiday dressing: it’s not necessarily always about the place we’re going, but about who we want to be once we’re there. Roberta Einer revisits her fondest holiday destinations and approaches her spring/summer 2020 collection with what encapsulates the romance of postcard-perfect dressing: circa the vintage vistas and holiday heydays of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. […] More

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    London Fashion Week SS20 – Katie Ann McGuigan

    Katie Ann McGuigan looks to the illustrious roller-disco scene of the early 70’s for her SS20 London Fashion Week collection, where fun was all the rage and worries and woes were nothing but an afterthought. Tampa, Florida, was the birthplace of this pastime – a safe space where anyone and everyone would strap on their blades […] More

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    London Fashion Week SS20 – Marta Jakubowski

    For Spring/Summer ’20 Marta Jakubowski’s woman has a new determination in her step. Initially inspired by heroines of contemporary and classic cinema including Marlene Dietrich and the character of Lola in Tom Tykwer’s Run Lola Run, the collection blends and twists the codes of power dressing from various eras. Considering these established archetypes in the […] More

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    London Fashion Week SS20 – Richard Malone

    Richard Malone’s SS20 collection was dedicated to his grandmother Nellie, who had an immeasurable influence on the designer’s career and creative process, and passed away a few months ago. The collection explores grief, honesty and change. The intricate illustrated prints visible underneath many of the looks are taken from scraps of paper and old till […] More

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    London Fashion Week SS20 – Erdem

    Erdem’s SS20 collection is a passionate tribute to Tina Modotti, and her metamorphosis from rural Italy to silent Hollywood star to photographer of communities in rural Mexico to communist agent and activist. Her evolving identity had an echo in her appearance, playing a crucial role in her mythology. Her story is not about fashion, but […] More

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    London Fashion Week SS20 – Victoria Beckham

    From VB “Lightness, easiness, freedom. Those are the ideas I was thinking of for this collection. It’s about dynamic women today, women in motion. We took a melting pot of references and inspiration from past decades, then looked to our brand DNA and put everything together into a blender, to make a new, modern mix. I […] More

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    London Fashion Week SS20 – House of Holland

    “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution” Emma Goldman, anarchist and feminist. Inspired by the 1970s Disco movement, and rave culture of the 1990s, House of Holland’s Spring Summer 2020 speaks to the pleasure seekers, the heavy hitters, and the dance floor fillers. The collection is an archetypal night […] More

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    Smythson's New Collection for Autumn Winter 2019

    The debut Smythson collection by creative director Luc Goidadin was presented during London Fashion Week at the Portico Rooms of Somerset House, in a series of exotic or bucolic still life scenes. Exploring the idea of an ‘emporium’, the Autumn Winter 2019 season celebrates eclecticism and introduces new shapes and finishes to the Smythson leather […] More

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    London Fashion Week – Zandra Rhodes AW19

    Entitled ‘The Golden Hour’, Zandra Rhodes’ AW collection is inspired by that time before sunset, when the sun is lowest in the sky and colours become warmer. During that time, the Zandra woman becomes even more empowered. The statement silhouettes remind of la Belle Epoque, with a delicate waistline, and extra froufrou via the Flamenco […] More

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    London Fashion Week – Burberry AW19

    Riccardo Tisci presented his Autumn/Winter 2019 collection for Burberry last week at a new show venue in-between two contrasting bespoke show environments within the Tate Modern Tanks. In alignment with the inspiration for the show, the venue evoked the idea of contrast and perspective, with one environment more structured, traditional and formal with angular, rigid […] More

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    London Fashion Week – Katie Ann McGuigan AW19

    For her on-schedule London Fashion Week debut, Katie Ann McGuigan drew inspiration from the Bosozoku or “Speed Tribe” biker subculture of Japan. Founded in the 50’s and at its highest in the 80’s and 90’s, this culture was associated with customised motorcycles, jumpsuits adorned with slogans, Japenese hachimaki headbands and surgical masks. It was also […] More

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