Tag: AW11

SPOTLIGHT ON: Fashion East’s James Long

The focus this week is on a designer whose womenswear offerings bring us the most eye-catching facet of spring/summer 2012 fashion in high doses: luxe embellishment. Northampton-born, London-based fashion designer James Long is otherwise what they like to call a ‘hot ticket’ for London Fashion Week. Graduating in 2007 from […]

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The fetish trend: was it really so good being bad?

“It’s so good being bad,” said Rihanna in her mega hit S&M, and rightly so. They’re the lyrics some fashion designers swore by when translating their inspirations for AW11 onto the catwalk. Fashion’s eyes feasted on this season’s celebrated fetish trend: a voyeuristic welcoming of PVC and rubberised separates punctuated […]

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DAKS brings British Heritage back for AW11

If autumn makes you want to go back to what you know, you’ll find all the home comforts you need from British heritage brand Daks. Having delved into its recently-opened archive museum, the luxury label has reworked its traditional checks and tweeds into an altogether more contemporary collection for autumn, […]

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