London Fashion Week SS10: Nicole Farhi

This show made me nervous, last season Nicole Farhi suddenly and dramatically reworked her standard style into something fresher, more cutting edge. It was exciting, and I wondered if she […]

London Fashion Week SS10: Maria Grachvogel

Think elegance, think sophistication, think class. They were the overruling themes at Maria Grachvogel’s Spring/Summer presentation. Held on Sloane Street yesterday, the collection was a far cry from the hot pants […]

London Fashion Week: Horace AW09

While waiting in a crowded reception room for the Horace show, I found myself standing next to a group that perfectly encapsulated the Horace spirit – rainbow haired, pierced and […]

London Fashion Week: Giles AW09

Is there nothing that Giles Deacon can’t do? He has produced yet another stellar catwalk collection. The inspiration behind the show was Giles’ days at Art School, which is why […]

London Fashion Week: PPQ AW09

You can always rely on PPQ to bring colour to Fashion Week. Their Autumn/Winter 09 palette is full of pistachios, oranges, royal blue and very bright reds. I think the […]

London Fashion Week: Victim AW09

Referencing Italian horror director Dario Argento’s ‘Phenomena’ (1985) in the pre text to ‘Victim Wonder’ designer Mei Hui Lei immediately gave us the impression that this was going to be a […]

London Fashion Week: Olanic AW09

Expectations rose as a packed-out audience sipped their Bacardi’s, looking on at the lengthy preparation for Olanic’s AW09 presentation at London Fashion Week. Designer Nicola Taylor was tipped by Vogue as […]

On|Off Exhibition: AW09

The On|Off exhibition made a new home for itself this year in London’s Science Museum, showcasing a selection of off schedule designers at London Fashion Week. The theme for the space […]

London Fashion Week: Luella AW09

Luella is one of those brands that are loved by all. With her wearable designs, that make everyone look stylish she is a fashion lover’s dream. She was therefore going […]

London Fashion Week: Louise Amstrup AW09

Danish born Louise Amstrup, showcased her third London Fashion Week show at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Sunday, and having recently been selected to open the season’s Copenhagen Fashion Week with her AW09 collection, expectations […]

London Fashion Week: Sado AW09

With some of the prettiest colour combinations I’ve seen, Carlotta Gherzi’s AW09 Sado collection featured simple silk pieces in grey, raspberry, orange and peach.  Prim puff sleeve blouses, boxy cropped jackets, and […]

London Fashion Week: Bernard Chandran AW09

Bernard Chandran’s AW09 collection was inspired by the ‘romance of the Far East’ which apparently translates as metallics, voluminous shapes, and graphic prints. Lame, glitter and studs in silver, gunmetal and gold reflected […]

London Fashion Week: Modernist AW09

Aptly named ‘Exotic’, Modernist’s new collection incorporates natural and man-made materials ranging from Crocodile to goat and silk to cashmere, contrasting in a way that produces sumptuous texture, whilst not detracting from […]