London Fashion Week

From The Front Lines: LFW

Hannah Rogers | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Rogers

Fashion Week, unlike the fashion industry in many respects, is absolutely as mad as you think - especially for those of us not sitting front row, or being shuffled around by a driver. Egos are vast, photographers rife and the sartorial sights scaling between painfully cool and shamefully peacock-esque.

London Fashion Week is Not Just About Fashion

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

For me and many women and men, the fashion industry is an addiction. Its constant reinvention keeps us captivated and eager for more. Looking beyond the glitter, the flashing lights and the clinking glasses of champagne, London Fashion Week is more than just fashion.

Transgender Model Makes Debut As Woman On LFW Catwalk

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender model, Andreja Pejic made her debut appearance as a woman on the catwalk in yet another fashion first earlier this week. The model, who...

Fashion School Dropouts

Victoria Drysdale | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Drysdale

In the wake of London Fashion Week it is important to think about why it is that students are frequently too worried to study fashion. Look around fashion is everywhere and it is a big deal.

Pregnant Models Steal The Show At London Fashion Week

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Everybody knows that when it comes to model diversity, the world of fashion remains stuck in the Middle Ages. But Temperley London clearly have ot...

It's Pricey As You've Never Seen Her Before

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Katie Price experimented with a brand new look during a London Fashion Week show on Thursday night, throwing on a tuxedo and strutting her stuff on th...

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Hannah Rogers | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Rogers

What I'm talking about, is my vulnerability to Seasonal Affective Disorder: a shortcoming rooted in a magpie like attraction to trends ill-fitting of the current season, leading to regular sartorial dissatisfaction throughout the year. Yes, you heard correctly. The cycle begins over fashion month.

Life as a FAD finalist

Katarina Lindell | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Katarina Lindell

When our course leader presented this year's FAD brief to us, I didn't hesitate to enter as I know what a great opportunity it can be for fashion students to show their work - as finalists, we get to showcase our mini collections at London Fashion Week in February. That's also when I'll find out if I've won!

Performers in Paris, Upstaged by a Niqab

Yasmin Khatun | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Politics
Yasmin Khatun

Intolerance breeds intolerance and laws that allow bigotry and racism as though they were a part and parcel of society are exactly the thing that encourages such attitudes. When we look at injustices far and wide it's so easy to express distaste but we must look closer to home and deal with the injustices and attitudes that are being imposed.

High Street vs. Designer: Seven Items for Your Autumn-Winter Wardrobe

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

As a fashion stylist, I have styled many beautiful women with different body shapes, different complexions, different style personalities, and most importantly, different budgets. Through my bespoke styling sessions, I teach people that looking stylish isn't defined by the amount of money you can spend on an item but by how well you wear it.

Nude for Fall

Charlotte Cave | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Cave

Looking through the magazines for Autumn Winter 2014 you would be right in thinking there is a sense of 'anything goes' this season. The catwalk was awash with so many different looks, textures and silhouettes

Why Should You Not Miss the Next London Fashion Week?

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

London is a trendy city. We get that. Twice a year, all of the designers, fashion journalists, bloggers, stylists, photographers, models and fashion enthusiasts descend on the great city for a week for one reason, and one reason alone: London Fashion Week.

Forgotten Something, Cara?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Being one of the most famous models in the world, the world’s eyes are always on Cara Delevingne’s wardrobe, particularly when she heads to a fash...

Daisy Steals The Show At LFW

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

We’ve heard of celebrities making a bra-less fashion statement, but Daisy Lowe took things to a whole new level when she opted to ditch a top comple...

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.

How to Recycle Your Wardrobe for This Autumn/Winter?

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

Ahh, the freshness of the air, the last days of sun, and the leaves on the trees will soon start to turn brown, and lose hints of their green. This can only mean one thing: autumn and winter are on the way. Don't be depressed, this is an open door for your style transformation!

The Ups and Downs of Being a Fashion Intern

Victoria Drysdale | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Victoria Drysdale

The days were long, tedious and rather tiring and I quickly learnt that everything I had heard about being a fashion intern was frighteningly true. The lows are lower than low, but the highs are pretty darn great... "If I can do this and still love this industry, than this is the industry for me."

Three Reasons Why Londoners Dress Better Than Parisians

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

Fashion consistently reinvents itself. Fashion is about individuality, creativity and pushing the boundaries. This is why London is still the fashion capital and the Parisian street fashion of this century has become boring.

Seven Things That Fashion School Can't Teach You

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

The world is filled with young talented people who dream of making it in fashion. They want to be the next star designer like Alexander McQueen or the next star stylist such as Micaela Erlanger and dress fabulous celebrities. With the best will in the world, fashion school cannot teach you all the skills you need to be successful. Here is what you won't learn....but what you will need.

A Brief History of British Luxury

Penelope Sacorafou | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK
Penelope Sacorafou

The word luxury is brandished about a little too frequently these days. As a result the definition of luxury has been watered down too much, steering away from the skills and traditions that it relied upon, and moving towards implying a more "bling" lifestyle that can be considered often rather vacuous.

Fashion Week Recap: Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Beauty Trends

Vogue.fr | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

From New York to Paris, via London and Milan, Fashion Week has been making its path for the past four weeks, and as designers presented beautiful collections full of covetable pieces, new style directions appeared on the horizon for Fall/Winter 2014-2015.

Watch Out, Ladies! Harry Is On The Hunt For Cougars Again

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Fresh from a fling with Kendall Jenner, One Direction’s Harry Styles has reportedly returned to his cougar-chasing ways by getting cosy with The Kil...

Four Seasons in One Day

Baukjen de Swaan Arons | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Baukjen de Swaan Arons

Next up is next spring because SS15 waits for no man! Working on the brief for the design team is hugely important. It includes my thoughts and inspiration for colour palettes, fabric groups and key shapes and once this is done, they can start their creative process in earnest.

The Essence of Estethica: London Fashion Week's Platform for Emerging Sustainable Talent

Veronica Crespi | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Veronica Crespi

When it comes to the core concept of launching, nurturing and mentoring new brands, that's when the new concept really reveals its new, winning formula. With the tag 'Fashion For A Sustainable Future', it is clear the mission for the new 'Estethica: Emerging Talents' is to forge a new and stronger generation of sustainable forces.

Fashion and Feminism - How Do They Fit Together?

Sara McCorquodale | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara McCorquodale

Fashion and feminism - they're like two people who only hang out together because they have a mutual friend. It's awkward, it's prickly - neither wants to be left alone together. In some ways this discomfort is understandable - the fashion industry, at times, seems to do its best to isolate its target demographic.