Fashion Designers

Giles Deacon On Swapping Haute Couture For The High Street

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Style

Giles Deacon is down-to-earth, talented and he knows what women want. The 46-year-old designer has been a "fella in fashion" for quite some time no...

Global Fashion Battle Results in 'Kickstarter for Fashion': ModeForMe

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

There is an immense amount of data to be gained by understanding the preferences of customers for certain styles, colours, quantities, so there is a huge potential for industry "intelligence" with this platform too.

Plunder East London's Fashion Treasure This Weekend

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

A handful of London's most exciting mens and womenswear designers are throwing a bargain-laden bash in East London's Vyner Street this weekend for our fashion-loving pleasure.

Kevin Geddes Brings the Evel to London Fashion Week

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Kevin is bold. Immediately I get the sense he is telling me his story. The real one. Not the image-conscious one covered in a veneer of glossy hindsight bias. Kevin tells me straight - "I don't think the story behind the clothes has to be important". He doesn't feel the need to make anything up - verbally or sartorially.

Going Back to the Drawing Board

Christina Dean | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Style
Christina Dean

I often feel that fashion designers don't get the respect they deserve in revolutionising not just fashion's hemlines or hues - but also its very sustainability. Designers are incredibly important. It is estimated that designers influence 80-90% of the environmental and economic costs of a product.

Style Cheat Sheet: Swot Up On The Top British Designers At LFW

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Style

London Fashion Week showcases a variety of fashion designers displaying their upcoming collections, but what British designers have you spotted among ...

#LFW: Both Men And Women Will Sparkle In Spring 2016 Thanks To Julien Macdonald

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 19.09.2015 | UK Style

Julien Macdonald floored us at London Fashion Week with his dazzling Spring/Summer 2016 collection. And we weren't the only ones, as one of the cat...

#LFW Trends: Festival Headwear Will Take A Nautical Slant In 2016

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 19.09.2015 | UK Style

A hat is an essential item on your festival packing checklist and every year sees new trends emerging. This year's festivals brought out plenty of...

The Silver Lining Beneath Fashion's Dirty Supply Chains: Three Innovative Solutions to the Industry's Sustainability Problem

Kristie Wang | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Style
Kristie Wang

Yet, most likely, the clothes you're wearing come from a sweatshop. While a few brands like Patagonia have truly committed to ethical sourcing, today's apparel supply chains are largely no better than they were in the 90's, when sweatshop exposés triggered a wave of outrage among consumers.

Yves Saint Laurent Has Been Accused of Copying: Is the Role of Creative Director's Changing?

Tania Phipps-Rufus | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Style
Tania Phipps-Rufus

Are creative directors now just commodities? For luxury companies the identity of the owner or creative director of the company is critical in the success and creation of the brand's image.

Ruby Rose's Fiancée Phoebe Dahl Reveals Wedding Plans

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Style

Ruby Rose’s fiancée Phoebe Dahl has been speaking about her plans for their upcoming wedding. "We’re enjoying being engaged," Dahl told the Se...

5 Fascinating Things That We Just Learnt About Miuccia Prada

MyDaily UK | MyDaily Staff | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Style

When it comes to great fashion designers of our time Miuccia Prada comes pretty high on the list. An innovator whose work straddles contemporary art, ...

Nailing Your Fashion DNA

Julie Hurst | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Hurst

This 'between season' period of fashion limbo is the perfect time to work out who we are, sartorially speaking, so that we make sure we avoid those expensive mistakes we may have made in the past, both in terms of cost and style.

We've Sifted Out The Important Stuff From London Collections: Men

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If your head has been thrust deep into your coat over the past (freezing) week then you might have missed the gaggle of well-dressed men that embarked...

Elsa Schiaparelli: A Life Well Lived

Ben Mirza | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Described as being "modern and sleek as a skyscraper" Elsa Schiaparelli was a tour-de-force in her day. A fashion designer extraordinaire, who pioneered avant-garde fashion, from knitwear to couture, and collaborated with some of the greatest creative minds of the 20th century...

Man Of The Hour: Matthew Williamson On How He Made It

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Matthew Williamson is not like other male fashion designers. While that may sound like a back-handed stab at his peers, it isn't. The son of an op...

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

Michaela Jedinak | Posted 24.11.2014 | 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 24.11.2014 | 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 11.11.2014 | 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 10.11.2014 | 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 07.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

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 03.11.2014 | 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 12.10.2014 | UK
Michaela Jedinak

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

How to Become a Successful Fashion Designer?

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 07.10.2014 | 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.