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Kate Lawson

Style & Pop Culture Writer

Kate Lawson is a Fashion & Pop Culture writer contributing to Interview Magazine, Wonderland Magazine, MTVStyle International, Dazed & Confused, Dazed Digital, Bullett Magazine, District MTV, Treats Magazine, Volt Magazine, 55 Pages and others.
She also writes daily content for her official website, discovering emerging talent and exploring her passions for art, photography, style and music.
A keen photographer, Kate has collated her visual musings, including some self-lensed work, on her official tumblr (Soul Surgery).

Kate has also appeared as a fashion commentator on broadcast radio, and was nominated in Marie Claire UK's 'Best Fashion Twitter Feed' in 2012. Having previously worked in-house for Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Michiko Koshino and Ghost - Kate also consults for emerging designers and brands on all aspects of social media, PR and digital marketing. Recent clients have included Blackscore, House of Hoxshore, Maison fin de Saison, Petits Bisous and Jack French London.

Francis Leon: Live the Lo-Fi Lifestyle

"I started Francis Leon because I wanted to create the ultimate wardrobe staple - the perfect leather jacket," says label founder Jo Turner. "Now I'm using the leather jacket and the material in general as the focus and foundation of a luxury lifestyle brand."
08/07/2014 14:50 BST

Book Review: Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton

From a series of constantly updated photographs with anecdotes beneath them, posted across his Tumblr and Facebook pages, as well as his official website, HumansOfNewYork - photographer Brandon Stanton is now as familiar to the visual landscape of the place they call "The Big Apple".
27/01/2014 12:38 GMT

The Art of Footwear: Finnish Brand FINSK

A graduate of London's Royal College of Art, Finnish-born Julia Lundsten is known for her experimental and avant-garde creative vision, most commonly associated with her high-end footwear brand, FINSK.
23/12/2013 12:26 GMT

The Rebellious Pop Artist: Ben Levy

Taking that aesthetic and fusing it with some of the world's most celebrated and iconic celebrities from politics, music, fashion and film, is London-based artist Ben Levy - a rising talent on the commercial art scene, presenting his vision of pop culture with an urban twist.
12/12/2013 14:22 GMT

Those Boots Were Never Made For Walking

When Oprah first endorsed the boot-to-be-seen-in back in 2000, as everyone from Paris Hilton (in her pink version), Britney (in her studded style), Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Gwyneth Paltrow and Sarah Jessica Parker were papped crossing the street in them - the Ugg became the ultimate 'power boot'.
11/11/2013 18:02 GMT

Art Meets Fashion: BLK DNM x Gardar Eide Einarsson SS14

The SS14 collection for women and men continues its modern interpretation of key basics - denim, leather, knitwear and tailoring - but this time with the introduction of print in the form of graphic word art by Einarsson.
23/10/2013 11:09 BST

Fashion in Motion: Step Into the World of Swedish Brand V Ave Shoe Repair

Inspired by the craftmanship, respect and quality in the work of Fifth Avenue Shoe Repairers in London's Goodge Street - a shop which has been bespoke restoring shoes and bags for men and women since 1936 - Swedish fashion label V Ave Shoe Repair was born in Stockholm in 2004, with a vision to create clothing and accessories built around those same core values.
09/09/2013 12:35 BST

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Stockholm SS14 - Round Up & Ones to Watch

Spring Summer 14 at MBFW Stockholm was dominated by the usual fashion heavyweights who continue to impress each season, but the three day event also continued to uncover an emerging generation of raw and fresh design talent casting their own vision over the ever-evolving Scandi fashion scene. 
05/09/2013 12:14 BST

A Skin Meets Style Statement: Horiyoshi the Third

From Chanel, Beyonce's House of Dereon and Betsey Johnson's temporary fashion tattoos, to Louis Vuitton's SS11 man-bag in collaboration with tattoo artist Scott Campbell, and Christian Audigier's collections featuring Ed Hardy's iconic tattoo designs - the fusion of body inking and fashion has long been making a powerful statement.
14/08/2013 15:04 BST

Christian Benner - Distressed and Dressed

Sustainability and ethical production has been a growing concern within the fashion industry in recent years, mainly as a response to the rise of fast throwaway fashion retailers - cheaply made garments which can't be recycled that pollute landfill as surplus textile waste.
09/07/2013 12:16 BST

Let Your Feet Do the Talking!

A day-to-night sandal is often a key factor when choosing Summer footwear - while trend and comfort are also important, making a style statement with your feet which can work across on or off duty ensembles, is ultimately what drives most women to shop in store or online.
08/07/2013 12:57 BST

Scandi Cool - DAY Birger Et Mikkelsen Collaborate With Columbine Smille

DAY is one of those labels we women love, because you can mix and match day and eveningwear as their designs work across both. DAY has become the go-to label for your perfect capsule wardrobe, which explains why celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Richie and Kate Middleton love it.
03/06/2013 13:25 BST

Somerset House Presents - Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

The exhibition of all exhibitions (in my humble opinion) is coming to Somerset House this autumn, in a celebration of the work of the late great Isabella Blow - the enigmatic fashion editor, consultant, muse, nurturer of young fashion talent and style icon.
20/05/2013 15:24 BST

A Review 'Old Sport': The Great Gatsby

Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby is like a fast-spinning glitterball of excess on the cinema screen.
16/05/2013 16:41 BST