British Fashion

Britain: It's in the Making

Eleanor O'Neill | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Style
Eleanor O'Neill

When you hear the words 'British fashion', what does it conjure up in your mind? London? Burberry? Central Saint Martins perhaps? In other words, a big city, a global lifestyle brand and world-renowned fashion education.

The Indispensables: #2 Breton Stripes

Eleanor O'Neill | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Style
Eleanor O'Neill

When I first started to put together The Indispensables series, I thought it would be difficult to decide which items to feature. But it turned out to be fairly simple. They're the pieces with fraying hems and cuffs that spend more time on the drying rack then in a draw.

London Fashion Serves up Films, Fraying and Fizz

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Bags don't necessarily demand a live show or presentation, I guess, and a presenting a film is a chance to carefully control the branding of the erm, brand. Already stocked at Net-a-porter, Harrods, Selfridges amongst others, I bet they'll sell bags of bags!

Stacey Manière: A Visionary Pioneer for Fashion

Eleanor O'Neill | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Style
Eleanor O'Neill

When I read that this year's Bright New Things at Selfridges were going to be some of the earliest pioneers of responsible fashion, I couldn't wait to take a look. Buried deep in the heart of the esteemed labyrinth, they were scattered, their innovation tightly controlled in neatly compact displays.

Fashion Today: Mourning the Individual

Eleanor O'Neill | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK Style
Eleanor O'Neill

To my teenage self, the fashion industry represented originality, diversity and passion. A world I could only dream of. A degree, several jobs later and working in the thick of it, I found myself wondering what exactly had caught my imagination so much?

Freyia Lillian and the Magic of 'Kiss Me Under Flimsymoon': A Lingerie Collection for Your Fairytales

Marie Southard Ospina | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marie Southard Ospina

I could see myself strutting around the house in nothing but the Undine knickers and sequined collar, paired with my glittery Steve Madden marble flats.

Fashion IS (Great) Britain! The Longest Poster in the WORLD!

Zandra Rhodes | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Zandra Rhodes

I am working like mad to finish the details for the American Hear Association's Go Red for Women event February 14, 2014 - and since much of 2013 emphasised grey, black and white designs (and my wild flower sketchbook pieces) ... I need to put the finishing touches on some new designs emphasizing red...

London Fashion Week

Claire Ashcroft | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Style
Claire Ashcroft

As New York Fashion Week is closing and the London fashionistas are eagerly awaiting their five minutes of fame on the fashion stage, there has never been a better time to take an interest in the direction our fashion industry is taking.

Fashioning a Future

Eric Musgrave | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Style
Eric Musgrave

The publicity created by Mary Portas reminded both consumers and indeed fashion industry buyers that products are still made in the UK despite the severe reduction in the manufacturing sector in the past three decades.

Cracking the Fashion Industry and the Things That Matter Most

Claire Watt-Smith | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Watt-Smith

I wanted to create something from scratch that I could be proud of. My dream had always been to build a British luxury lifestyle brand that was the antithesis of the prevailing fast fashion trend at the time and I felt that then was my opportunity.

Monochrome Revolution

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Style
Eleanor Doughty

For the last few seasons, designers have dipped and dabbed in their primary coloured paint pots and mixed around with hues and shades until their collections became bright, bubbling specimens of vibrant colour. But now, the Crayola boxes have been stacked away, paint palettes washed and prepped for a new age; the age of the return of monochrome.

Brooke Roberts: Knitting Brains Into Fashion

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Tech

At first glance, it's just a pretty pattern. Swirls and curves follow the sway of the female form. But when London knitwear designer Brooke Roberts ex...

Burberry: More Than The Trench Coat, It's Leading British Digital Innovation

Melanie Hick | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Tech

The first fashion brand to livestream its runway shows, the first to sell live from the catwalk online and in-store via iPad, the one and only brand t...