For London-based designer Tarang Bharti, fashion is not a very different process to other art forms. Working around the body in layers, Tarang tries to find the balance through proportions between colliding ideas of structure and movement, strength and fragility.
This is a time of fashion blogalism, yet it is also a perfect time to remember the golden role model of all fashion journalists across the world. In whose blood fashion lived. With whom eccentric aesthetics conquered all creative fields. One who never didn’t see glamour, vanity and materialism in fashion; she simply embraced herself with fun, extremity and passion. Isabella Blow, the late British patron of fashion and art.
Anna-Karin Karlsson makes sunglasses. More precisely she makes sunglasses that rock. If Alain Mikli is the pope of avant-garde eyewear, Anna-Karin is the priestess that blows one’s mind about where the boundary of eyewear actually is.
The Jimmy Choo’s SS14 collection was mainly inspired by ‘Men in the City’, a photographic sequence by artist Marco Longo, which encouraged creative director Sandra Choi to explore the styles of people outside the traditional fashion capitals. At the same time, she decided to emphasize individuality and self-expression, reworking the classic Jimmy Choo’s shapes with new materials, colours and prints and creating an original and exciting collection. Continue reading →
After more than ten years of shows in Milan, this year Burberry Prorsum has finally came home to present its SS14 collection as part of LC:M . The brand has been supporting London Collections from the beginning, but its decision to move the show to London will have important consequences for the future of the event as well as for the role of British menswear in the international scene. Continue reading →
Exceptional designer and, let’s say it out loud, incredibly charming man, Tom Ford welcomed press and buyers in his London HQ during LC:M to personally talk them through his SS14 menswear collection. The old-style presentation, exclusive, discreet and charismatic at the same time, was quintessentially Tom Ford style and perfectly reflected the elegance of the brand founded by the modern-day gentleman par excellence. Continue reading →
Pringle is not only one of the most renowned heritage fashion brands in the world, but it is also believed to be one of the first to have specialized in luxury knitwear as early as during the 19th century. Luckily, the designs showcased at the SS14 presentation did not show the brand’s old age. On the contrary, they demonstrated how a skillful designer can combine tradition and innovation.