Womenswear

Ladies: What to Wear This Summer

Zahra Razavi | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Summer is well and truly here, as well as a little sunshine, and with the new season comes a series of delectable new collections from your favourite quirky boutiques, high-street brands and upscale labels. Stuck for style this August? Check out my top summer fashion picks below...

Getcha Street On

Sarah McGiven | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

These three collections take street influences, from classic 90's hip hop style, Kawaii and the gritty London realness that is the Tube, and turn them into super cool, easy to wear, edgy fashion for men and women, that references London, New York and Tokyo style.

Mark Powell and the Ibiza Connection: Time to Modernise

Jason Holmes | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It's modernism in its purist form and the distilled vision of Mark Powell, a stylist and tailor whose sartorial individualism of thirty years standing has made itself known in places as far flung as New York City, Tokyo and Firenze.

Tarun Tahiliani at Aashni & Co

Ben Mirza | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Giving guests a chance to view his latest collection up, close and personal, it was clear he satisfied a craving for exquisite and detailed design. Draping was a key feature for this collection.

Dragão Fashion Brasil: 15 Years Celebrating Creativity as a Regenerative Social Force

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

Organised every year since 1999 in Fortaleza (the capital city of the north-eastern Brazilian state of Ceará), Dragão Fashion Brasil is a platform for new and established fashion designers to show their creations...

Paula Raia Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014/15

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

On a sunny and warm morning in early April 2014 a van carrying me and about a dozen other international journalists arrives at a wide and leafy street in São Paulo's exclusive and affluent neighbourhood of Jardim Europa.

Weekend Shopping: Sporty Spice

Sarah McGiven | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Sports luxe looks - the kind that embraces fine fabrics you definitely don't want to sweat in - have been around for a while now and this season is no exception. The appeal of gorgeous, wearable and, most phenomenally, genuinely comfortable clothing is just too much for this trend to die any time soon.

Suneet Varma: All Things Bright and Beautiful

Ben Mirza | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Whoever said that fashion is not an art form clearly hasn't seen the work of Indian designer Suneet Varma. For over 25 years Suneet has been the driving force behind Indian fashions rise on the world stage.

Nordic Poetry: Turning Old into Gold

Ben Mirza | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Nordic Poetry, a vintage brand launching their first flagship store in Boxpark this month, takes the concept of vintage and fashions it into an art form. The story of Nordic Poetry began with one simple idea, as its founder Ameli explains...

Meadham Kirchhoff Spring/Summer 2014: A Magical Palimpsest of Staggering Sartorial Genius

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

I feel that I should start this review with a warning: I openly admit that, at the end of watching Meadham Kirchhoff's Spring/Summer 2014 women's wear fashion show... I joined those who stood up to fervently and emotionally applaud what we had just witnessed.

London Fashion Week - My Take

Ravi Grewal | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

Now London Fashion Week is all about womenswear. We gents finally, and deservedly, got our own shows - London Collections: Men - a few years back but, invariably, some of what starts off in womenswear makes its way over to the clothes we guys end up sporting.

Jasper Conran Spring/Summer 2014: Of Songs of Innocence and of Experience

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

The decision to unveil the label's Spring/Summer 2014 collection in a unique and distinctive venue far from the hectic halls and corridors of Somerset House allowed a richer display of Jasper Conran's creative potential and influence.

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

Kate Lawson | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

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.

Bhane: A Design Brand for the New Generation

Ben Mirza | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Style
Ben Mirza

In the digital age, the design business has exploded, whether it is traditional brands making their mark online, or off the wall concept stores promot...

My Shopping Obsession

Harriet Williamson | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Harriet Williamson

I browse for clothes online every day and go into town to look for new items twice a week. I have at least sixty dresses. I'm also a student. If there's a rehab for clothes addicts, I'm definitely checking in.

Graduate Fashion Week 2013

Zoe Yates | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Style
Zoe Yates

Graduate Fashion Week is one of my favorite events of the year and this year's event was no different. Graduate Fashion Week continues to be the place for students to show their creativity and for fashion brands and retailers to identify their future design talent.

Fashion Week Tunis 2013 or the Clamouring Whispers of a Revolutionary Spring

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

If one is to take the latest edition of Fashion Week Tunis as a micro-scaled representation of the relationship between the political and the social, it is clear that the creativity revealed during this event owed much to the dialogues established not only between designers and artists in the Maghreb but also between creative voices located worldwide.

A City of Two Tales: São Paulo Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

Despite the pervading criticism, the organisers behind São Paulo Fashion Week should be congratulated for, and feel proud of having produced a successful Spring/Summer 2014 showcase that confirmed Brazilian fashion's creative and commercial influence on the global arena.

Abraham & Thakore: The Eternal Experimenters

Ben Mirza | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Style
Ben Mirza

Fresh from Delhi and Mumbai fashion week, Abraham & Thakore have amazed everyone with their latest collections, which seamlessly meld the old with the new. Indian fashion is at an exciting crossroads at the moment, with designers being inspired by Indian culture and global culture at large.

Aashni & Co: A Slice of India in Notting Hill

Ben Mirza | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Style
Ben Mirza

ince its opening in 2012 Aashni & Co. has emerged as one of London's most sought after destinations for luxury Indian fashion.

Look Back in Wonder: The Best of London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2013

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

As far as London Fashion Week was concerned, there is little doubt that a feeling of pride in British heritage and a look back into its sartorial history were undoubtedly at the root of the extremely accomplished womenswear collections.

Forum Autumn/Winter 2013: Narrating Brazilian Cultural Heritage and National Identity Through Fashion

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

Quite often, the decision to imbue a fashion collection with tropes of national identity can lead to unconvincing (and, in many cases, disastrous) res...

Elie Saab: A Man For All Seasons

Ben Mirza | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Style
Ben Mirza

Elie has clarified the fact that fashion is an art form, and when it comes to womenswear, he explores the hinterland of sartorial elegance, melding together myriad themes and inspirations, from nature to fine art.

New Year wishlist with Fabergé

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Style
Katerina Zherebtsova

Fabergé has always been the pride of the Russian cultural empire and a gem of its heritage crown. An evening at the Grafton Street boutique is an insightful way to discover why.

'Hartnell to Amies: Couture by Royal Appointment': Learning from British Couture Lessons in South London

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

Maybe because of its relative seclusion away from London's traditional cultural centres of Trafalgar Square or South Kensington, and despite the fact ...