Fashion Designers

I am a MISFIT- and I am Finally Ok With It!

Michaela Jedinak | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michaela Jedinak

It took 47 years to come to terms that I will be always a MISFIT - professionally and socially and finally I am OK with it. I never fitted anywhere in my life in any stereotype groups in the past, neither in my current life, so I take it as a certainty it won't change in the future as I grow older.

Is Blending in the New Black?

Julie Hurst | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Hurst

"To be irreplaceable, one must always be different", said Coco Chanel. But with the current vogue for 'reality dressing' being played out on the streets and down the catwalks, it seems that it's 'indifference' which is the order of the day.

ADI Delivers This Season's Must-Have for Fashion Victims

Jan Creamer | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Creamer

As London Fashion Week opens, Animal Defenders International has launched the ultimate accessory for those looking to put compassion at the heart of fashion.

Fashion Week: A Private or Public Affair?

Julie Hurst | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Hurst

It's September, which in the world of high fashion heralds the start of spring! Yes, it's that time of the year when the industry's great and good embark on their whirlwind tour of the four fashion capitals, to witness first hand what designers have in store for us next season.

Lulu Guinness's Top Ten Fashion-Meets-Art Moments

Tate | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tate

The British accessories fashion designer Lulu Guinness OBE shares her top ten moments where the worlds of art and fashion collide following a recent visit to Mondrian and his Studios at Tate Liverpool...

Not So Fast Fashion

Julie Hurst | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Hurst

Treasuring our clothes doesn't have to mean an end to shopping. Far from it! But what it does mean is not settling for second best. So next time you find yourself heading for a fast fashion fix, why not take a step back from the rail and simply ask yourself, is this item truly worthy of my wardrobe?

Entrepreneurs need like minded friends!

Michaela Jedinak | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK
Michaela Jedinak

I am co founder of leading personal style site www.joyofclothes.com and my own fashion label www.michaelajedinak.com I have been now an entrepreneu...

How to Become a Successful Fashion Designer?

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

Fashion is a fascinating business, one so versatile that it can collaborate with any type of industry. In the past I worked with Suzuki cars to create a colour psychology car test to help their clients identify the car that suited them best based on their colour preferences.

The Power Dressing Code For Women With Authority!

Michaela Jedinak | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michaela Jedinak

I believe every woman is different and has her own personal style DNA and therefore needs individual, personalised advice on how to create visual balance. I have always been passionate about giving women the relevant advice and the tools to dress themselves in the best way, to create a streamlined look using a woman's individual body shape and colouring.

How to Dress For Success

Michaela Jedinak | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michaela Jedinak

My mission is to empower all women to dress for success by encouraging them to dress towards their body strengths rather than weaknesses and stop comparing themselves to others and playing the daily guessing game " does that look good on me".

Betty Noire Hosts Maddest Mad Hatter Tea Party of All Time

Anne Look | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anne Look

Susan has a way of speaking poetically, everything is to be understood and appreciated. So it's with little wonder her many years of life in fashion PR, has, amongst many other things, amounted to a comprehensive list of colleagues just like myself who are on call to personally vouch for her character, and natural ability.

The Feminine Touch: Do Women Make Better Bosses?

Savannah Miller | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK
Savannah Miller

You need a bit of steel to go with the creativity but it is important to be a good boss as well as a good designer. Having Sienna in the business was obviously an amazing help because of the profile she has. We made a good team as she has incredible style and we share a fashion sensibility.

Is Fashion Criticism Dying Out?

Ashley Clarke | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley Clarke

Blanks has said that "fashion is full of people with very thin skins and fragile egos." His sentiment was proven by Gaultier's outburst, and the fashion industry waited with hot anticipation for Blanks' review this season. Funnily enough, it never came.

Being Jean Paul Gaultier

Iain R Webb | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Iain R Webb

At the opening reception for the The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaulter: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the designer related how he and his team had been working on the exhibition for over a year. It shows.

Must See: Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Exhibition at The Barbican

Sarah McGiven | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk does exactly what it says on the designer label - it's a retrospective showing the accomplished style journey of the French, avant-garde couturier and his many inspirations. And it is HUGE. From start to finish this show is all killer, no filler.

How YouTube Will Change and the Future of Video

Thomas Church | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Tech
Thomas Church

Since YouTube was founded in 2005, the videos hosted on and created for it have undergone super fast change: From blurry Motorola captured happy slap snaps, to professionally scripted and edited high definition videos.

The End of 2013 and a Preview of 2014...

Zandra Rhodes | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Zandra Rhodes

My exhibition Zandra Unseen at the Fashion and Textile Museum closed 31 August, 2013 to make way for the gorgeous Belville-Sassoon exhibit. Featuring the work of my dear friend David Sassoon (including dresses made for not only our beloved Princess Di but also Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, two beautiful women of impeccable taste).

Autumn Must Haves

Kelly Simpkin | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Simpkin

It's that time of year again when we wake up and just don't know what to wear, the sun is shining but it has just poured like a monsoon. Winter is around the corner but summer just can't quite let go...

Interview with Fashion Fringe Finalist Teija Eilola as She Shows Off at BCC Prague Gala

Erica Crompton | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Erica Crompton

Teija Eilola takes the business of fashion, like many of her peers, very seriously. And why shouldn't she - she boasts a background studying at the Royal College of Art. She also appeared on Fashion Fringe, as a finalist, in 2012. After, she spent summer being mentored by Burberry's Christopher Bailey.

Club to Catwalk - 80s Fashion, Just Not as I Remember It

Mik Scarlet | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

When our mate Sarah suggested a night out at the V&A at their retrospective of 80s fashion Club To Catwalk my wife and I jumped at the chance, especially when we all agreed to dress up in a New Romantic/80's style-e.

Here's Why I Designed That Royal Baby T-Shirt and the Importance of Not being Fashioned By Fashion!

Madame Allsorts | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Style
Madame Allsorts

There seemed to be so many people jumping on the Royal bandwagon without offering anything different or remotely imaginative. That's when the idea struck me, everyone seemed to be milking the Royal birth so why not provide exactly that as a visual, that's how the concept for my Royal Breastfeeding T-Shirt materialised. 

Like a Celebrity: The Beverly Hills Experience

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

The grass grows greener, the sun, it shines brighter and the sky is bluer in Beverly Hills." scoffs a resident Angeleno. Yet as the iconic gold and chestnut Beverly Hills shield comes into view, the derisive attitude towards the Golden Triangle city drifts a little, for lo and behold, the sky is suddenly a serene ceiling of cerulean blue.

Edinburgh College of Art Reigns Supreme at Graduate Fashion Week

Jennifer Morris | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Style
Jennifer Morris

I was lucky enough to attend the Edinburgh College of Art catwalk show on Sunday where 17 graduating students showed off a culmination of three years of very hard-work. As an alumnus of the college it is an event I look forward to every year.

Weekend Shopping: Four Fashion Brands to Watch

Sarah McGiven | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

More shopping intel on an NYC-tip for you, although these new fashion brands I was introduced to in the States are actually from all over the world, all the better for your easier-to-shop pleasure.

Common Traits of Successful Fashion Designers

Kiyan Foroughi | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Style
Kiyan Foroughi

I'm blessed to be able to see many successful, talented designers at various stages of their lifecycle: whether it is at conception, their initial design, their first or second collection, or even when they've made quite a name for themselves after a few years in the business.