12th June, marks the close of the fifth anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s. It has been a stellar week, further establishing London as the home of menswear and attracting designers, media, retailers and business leaders from 45 countries.
The five year anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s will be celebrated 9th - 12th June. To mark this milestone iconic British artist Tracey Emin CBE RA, member of the BFC’s Menswear Committee, has lent her signature handwriting to the LFWM logo. The logo will be featured in a custom neon installation in the event’s central hub at The Store Studios, 180 Strand.
Founded in 2009, Northskull is a men’s jewellery and accessories brand based in London with a focus on creating contemporary pieces that add a stylish element to the attire of the modern man.
Marking the high point of three and four years’ work, final year students from Regent’s University London’s fashion and design courses showcased their talents at 148 Brick Lane in London on 11 May, 2017.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) today celebrates the fifteen emerging designers who will receive NEWGEN support for the year ahead. Following the announcement of a new format, NEWGEN sponsorship is now awarded annually to both menswear and womenswear designers who will show at either London Fashion Week Men’s or London Fashion Week.
For his Autumn/Winter 2017 collection show on the catwalk of London Fashion Week Men’s, E. Tautz designer Patrick Grant was inspired by men from the countryside. However, this “man” is of the intimate kind; in order to put a modern spin on his collection’s traditional silhouettes, Grant looked at the garb of scarecrows in the countryside of Leeds as depicted by photographer Peter Mitchell in his series “Some Thing Means Everything to Somebody.” The result was elegant wool coats, tailored anoraks, high-waisted belted trousers and open collars that were loosely layered to create the laid back, but fully modern look.
In partnership with The Woolmark Company, British label Agi & Sam presented a Merino wool-rich collection for the fall/winter 2017 season.
Burberry premiered its February 2017 collection for men and women tonight, at its Makers House show venue in London. Models including Burberry’s latest campaign cast Amber Witcomb, Elfie Reigate, Ella King, Myles Dominique, Nora Attal and Tom Fool previewed the looks on the runway, which was interspersed with bronze sculptures by Henry Moore, the iconic British artist that inspired the collection.
Lund and Lund's history begins in the late 1930?s when the two brother tailors Hans and Jesper Lund were sent abroad to learn the highest level of pattern cutting. Hans took off to America whilst Jesper underwent his education at the renowned tailors Anderson & Sheppard on Savile Row in London.
Today we are going to present you Ray Peck - a Visiting Tailor from Godfather Tailoring, London. Here is what he told us about himself and his work.
Vincenzo Grillo was born in Vibo Valentia, Calabria, in 1985. He begun to shoot since he was a child driven by his father’s love and experience. After graduating he moved to Milan where his brother, a photographer as well, engaged the world of fashion and beauty around the world.
This was Vivienne Westwood’s first-ever show on the London menswear schedule, and a co-ed show to boot. But as she observed, it was far from the first time she’s put both genders on the same runway.
Chester Barrie is a modern Savile Row menswear brand with a rich heritage. At its core is a tailoring offer that is designed for men who know that looking good is important. The highlight is a Red Carpet story that mixes glamour and sophistication to create an offer that looks fantastic from Hollywood to London's West End but throughout the collection there are pieces men will turn to when it matters most.
Pure Man features mid to high end menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories. Pure Man the menswear fashion trade show is co-located at Pure London providing an exciting environment and an easy cross-over for buyers who stock for both genders.
Originally from Chester in the North West of England, Daniel W. Fletcher moved to London to study and has also undertaken a number or roles and internships with brands in the capital including Victoria Beckham, Burberry, James Long and Hussein Chalayan. Daniel also spent a year in Paris learning his trade at the houses of Lanvin and Louis Vuitton, the latter of which he is currently designing leathergoods for and therefor splitting his time between London and Paris.
Tailor Made London combine traditional tailoring craftsmanship with the latest cutting edge 3D body scanning technology. We are the only men’s tailors in the UK pioneering this state of the art technology which is the worlds most accurate method of measurement. In just 10 seconds, our laser body scanner takes thousands of precise body measurements allowing us to precisely measure your body form and create a garment that fits perfectly. Our unique process is contact free and only relies on a single consultation without the need for numerous time consuming visits required by other men’s tailors.
We are going to present you the fairs that are coming during the next year. You will see the dates, the places and a brief description of the fair so you could choose which of them to visit. We will separate the fairs in two groups - Menswear Trade Fairs and Textile Trade Fairs.
From the moment you enter the shop on Shaftesbury Avenue, it is their job to ensure you are relaxed, comfortable and in the right frame of mind to make the right choices for you. Whether its cloth, style or fit, they will guide you in the right direction to ensure you end up with tailoring you are happy with.
An international editorial photographer covering fashion, events and bespoke hand made luxury goods. Love being behind the camera and visually expressing myself. To help communicate and express ideas, stories and narratives through photography.
Oliver Spencer showcased their Spring Summer 17 collection at London Collections: Men on Friday 10 June. The collection has a strong 1950s Mediterranean influence, taking its inspiration from Oli's favourite house: Casa Malaparte on the island of Capri, Italy. A house famed for its imposing modernist Italian architecture, it is set atop a vertiginous coastline surrounded by sea. The natural, rugged coastline forms a harmonious contrast with the clean modernist lines of the architecture.
This exciting course, offered by London College of Fashion, is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring. A tailoring apprentice takes 7 years to perfect one's craft, so it's a good idea to have a taste before you commit.
Savile Row London is world known as the home of hand-crafted British bespoke suits. Recently international designer labels and tailors has opened their shops in the street offering also ready-to-wear and made-to-measure suiting.
Cad & The Dandy: It’s about making the best suits and creating a new destination shopping experience
Interview with James Sleater, one of our founders and co-directors of Cad & The Dandy.
Welsh and Jefferies is a small but neat shop situated at number 20 Savile Row offering bespoke suits and coats. The Cut and Fitting are done under the control of Head Cutter James Cottrell, whom I met in July 2016 and interviewed at his Savile Row shop.
Vivienne Westwood announces return of menswear to London. Men's and women's collection to be shown together at London Fashion Week Men's.
Based in Italy, Ottavio Nuccio Gala is an exclusive menswear label specializing in the highest quality suits, tuxedos, and formal wear. The beautifully tailored fashions are sold in Italy, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Russia and Greece as well as London.
Florin Dobre presented his eponymous label's SS17 men's collection in June during the London Collections: Men. It's called 'Floare de colt' (meaning 'Edelweiss') and offers well-fitting elegant men's suits and interesting accessories.
Quintessential British menswear brand Gibson has just presented its contemporary Spring-Summer 2017 collection in London, during the Jacket Required trade show.
The menswear trade show Jacket Required was held July 27-28, 2016 in London, UK. I visited this premium men's fashion event and now I'll present you exclusive pictures of some of the presented Spring-Summer 2017 collections, including by Gibson London, Farah, Gant Rugger, Hartfor, Mc Alson and Keen.
Named as one of the best graduating UK talents by the British Journal of Photography, Kyle Galvin is a fashion photographer based in London.
Tailored finesse meets technical craftsmanship in SUIT designs. Resting on team's ambition to create tailored yet flexible items, details inspired by sportswear and outdoor industries are incorporated alongside details from the classic tailoring industry.
Premium menswear show Jacket Required is a trade only event, open exclusively to buyers and members of the press. The presentation of the Spring-Summer 2017 collections will be held on July 27-28, 2016 at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
The notion of romance has a unique significance for Edward Sexton. Not only is our approach to bespoke clothing influenced primarily by a genuine love for the tailor’s art, but Edward’s influences are distinctly romantic and nostalgic; the Sexton aesthetic is has its origins in the understated and masculine gentleman’s dress of the Art Deco era
Timothy Everest’s eponymous tailoring company was established 25 years ago in the East End of London, catering to the bespoke needs, wants and desires of some of the worlds most stylish gentlemen and women – from artists to hedge fund managers to rock stars.
London Collections: Men June 2016 edition was held earlier this month in British capital. During the event Jermyn Street - in the heart of the West End - was transformed into an open air catwalk, as St James's hosted a series of men's fashion shows for the public.
'This course concentrates on fashion forecasting, teaching you about the cyclical nature of the fashion industry. You will discover where and why fashion forecasting is used by companies and how it can influence other areas of the fashion industry. You will also be taught the basics of fashion styling, including how to create a complete look according to a selected theme.'
Last Monday (June 6, 2016), London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA16 season with its annual catwalk show, featuring 17 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the Collection of the Year award.
The designer established a studio in 1970 making men's shirts, quickly attracting a loyal clientele who appreciated the quality fabrics and attention to detail.
A Baroque garden-inspired print adorns slick one-and-a-half breasted suits, bombers and windbreakers at the opening of the show, and bright bold stripes adorn blousons and wide leg trousers.
Topman Design is an in-house designed premium collection from Topman which is showcased during London Collections: Men.
'It is the ninth edition as London Collections: Men. As fashion weeks change and our businesses start showing to consumers, we need to open our doors to more consumer-facing content. Over the next six months, London Collections: Men will embrace London Fashion Week Men's as a title to better engage with a consumer audience'.
This season London Collections Men (10th - 13th June 2016) continues to showcase the very best creative and design talent from around the world through a packed schedule of shows, presentations, installations, dinners and parties.
On June 5, The Old Truman Brewery in the heart of East London hosted the annual Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion.
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London presents BA16 - a showcase of work celebrating the latest talent from its leading graduating students. Opening with the annual BA catwalk show on Monday 6 June, the season will continue with an exhibition from Tuesday 7 June.
GANDHUM introduces luxury fabrics which step away from the conventional - Silk / Cotton blend suiting and a Velvet / Corduroy contrast evening jacket are a couple of standout pieces.
Founded in 1992, Roderick Charles has grown to seven outlets located throughout the square mile, London’s West End and Battersea and, of course our website. From its roots in bespoke tailoring Roderick Charles now offers a full ready to wear collection.
There is one young, moustached and long-haired tailor who shakes the old school of London bespoke tailoring with what the street calls 'coolness'. He is definitely not what you would expect if you are familiar with the traditionally conservative scene of Savile Row.
Full Canvassed Construction is standard on all London Bespoke Club suits. A full-canvas garment lasts longer, breathes better, loses its wrinkles quickly, and allows for more natural movement and drape because its hand-sewn layers can move independently of one another.
The Fashion Design course has an outstanding reputation for developing highly talented and original fashion graduates. Westminster University specialises in enabling you to become an individual and creative designer, capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry.
Selfridges is a chain of high end department stores in the United Kingdom. The Body Studio is the largest department ever opened by the iconic Selfridges London. The Studio is a new holistic fashion and accessories destination created for women to promote and celebrate mind and body wellness.
We've teamed up with Creative Industry Hub to offer you a 10% discount on tickets for their upcoming 'Strictly Go Networking For Fashion Professionals' event, which is taking place on the 31st May at Sway Bar in Holborn.
Interview with Charlie Baker-Collingwood, the creator of Henry Herbert Tailors.
For London Collections Men Autumn/Winter 2016, Christian Louboutin joined forces with two of our favourite menswear brands: E. Tautz and James Long.
What is the face of London? And the face of Tokyo? New York? Milan? Berlin? Paris? In a brand new United Colors of Benetton global campaign, the face of each model is a partly analog, partly digital combination of all the features found in the six fashion capitals of the world.
ShoShown at London Collections: Men, the Casely-Hayford's lineup takes heavy cues from military uniforms.wn at London Collections: Men, the lineup takes heavy cues from military uniforms
Five days ago, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a two-piece skirt suit by Bulgarian designer Petar Petrov during a charity event in London. Petar is a tailor at EPONINE - a bespoke womenswear brand, famous for its elegant garments in the styles of 50s and 60s.
In 1966, after 9 years at Turnbull & Asser and a short period as John Steven's assistant, Michael Fish opened his own store called 'Mr. Fish'. The exclusiveness of the store is determined by the high prices - usually about £35 for a jacket, £100 - for a suit, and £8-20 - for a shirt - defined by the generously used expensive fabrics.
To commemorate Hackett's five year partnership with the prestigious EE British Academy Awards, they are proud to bring to you the Hackett ‘Five Golden Years’ Collection.
Bubble London - the UK's biggest baby and kids' tradeshow proved that children deserve to wear quality clothes
The Business Design Centre in Islington once again played host to Bubble London, where British and international brands were showcased under one roof to present their Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections. There were 235 collections at Bubble this season, 85 of which were new to Bubble and 53 were new to the UK.
As I've previously reported, London College of Fashion's annual MA Womenswear catwalk show will be held on February 18, 2016. So, let's spend a few minutes to know better these ten talented young designers, who are going to show their works during the event...
The show, which is part of LCF's MA16 graduate season, will feature collections by ten graduates from the MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear course - Pelin Isildak, Lauren Lake, Yiru Sui, Alexandru Tunsu, Zhixian Wang, Ning Xu, Ywaen Qian, Kirim Yun, Desiree Slabik and Ysabel Lee.
Every year, the designers from all over the world present their collections with spectacular fashion shows. We selected for you the schedule of the biggest and the most important fashion weeks.
Tiger of Sweden shows contemporary tailoring at its very best with inspiration of old Sweden craftsmanship and the moody winters of Dalarna, a region in northern Sweden. All to the sound of a crooner voice of old romantic melancholy.
This year's MA season showcases the wealth and diversity of postgraduate student talent. The #LCFMA16 exhibition reveals visions and pieces from the next generation of fashion designers, artists, business professionals and media makers.
This season there were 65 designers showing on schedule, and 65 designers in the Designer Showrooms in the January edition of the event.
Richard James by Toby Lamp 'Chains + Cranes' Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection was presented in the UK earlier this month during the LC:M. The key inspiration for the Savile Row tailor's design and brand director were the London's docks in the 1930s.
The Idris Elba + Superdry Collection has landed! The collaboration between the British hero brand and the Golden Globe-winning actor is anticipated to reign as the definitive lead in premium style for men. esigned alongside Superdry Co-founders James Holder and Julian Dunkerton, the opportunity to collaborate appealed to Elba due to a natural bond with the brand.
Emmett's shirt are produced using the finest fabrics available and manufactured to the very highest standards. Each shirt range is made in a limited edition of 25 and new styles are available each week. The range of accessories offered by Emmett London includes: Ties, Pocket Squares, Cufflinks, Handkerchiefs, Collar stiffeners, Silk knots, Bow ties & dress studs, Scarves and much more.
The designer just announced that he'll be displaying his wares in a series of intimate presentations to be held at the end of New York Fashion Week in February.
Taylor & Lodge uses only the finest wool from around the world and works exclusively with some of these Merino sheep farms.
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The pocket square is an accessory that is steeped in history, and they pride themselves in keeping its traditional elements alive in the company today. They place a lot of emphasis on unique designs and quality craftsmanship when creating a Rampley & Co pocket square.
Among the wide variety of menswear clothing, Burton offers also some really stylish and classy men's suit accessories, including cufflinks, scarves and tie bars. You can find something for every taste, style and occasion, including pieces for sportsmen or grooms.
In September, Frances Corner OBE, Head of London College of Fashion (LCF) and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of the Arts London (UAL), was named in the Business of Fashion (BoF) 500 list of the most influential people shaping the global fashion industry in 2015.
Tom Ford will unveil his fall 2016 men’s collection at London Collections: Men in January for the first time in a show format.
Italian style will entwine with the finest Australian fibre when the International Woolmark Prize menswear final takes place as part of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence.
Savile Row Bespoke Association (SRBA) was founded in 2004 by an alliance of five fashion houses. Today the Association has 16 member houses, which main aim is 'to safeguard Savile Row's unique bespoke standards, to protect and champion this understanding of bespoke tailoring and to promote the ingenious craftsmen that comprise the community of Savile Row'.
Graduate Ximon Lee from Parsons School of Design, is the first menswear designer to win the H&M Design Award. The special eight-piece collection for H&M, that Ximon envisions being worn by both men and women, celebrates his passion for structure, fabric and volume. The collection will be available in selected H&M stores, as well as online at hm.com, from 22nd October 2015.
Much like Vivienne, the Red Label girl was born in the country and moved with her family to London when she was 17. She knows the names of all the trees and she's always been a reader. Since she's been in London she's gone to the museums all the time. She's an art lover and she really thinks culture is very, very important.
After successfully launching her brand in 2014 at Fashion Scout in London, this season saw Candice Cuoco take to the runway once more to present CCUOCO’s SS16 collection, Persephone.
British designer Julien Macdonald enters the world of menswear - later this month, he will show his women's ready-to-wear collection during the London Fashion Week, which will include a few men's looks, too. 'I have always been interested in designing menswear collection, but I've never really found the right time to do it until I was hit with inspiration when designing my current women's collection', said Macdonald.
Rising design star Anniesa Hasibuan will make her debut at Couture Fashion Week New York with the presentation of her latest collection at 4:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan in the heart of the city.
Just when you think you have seen everything there is within the fashion industry, something always seems to jump up and grab you unexpectedly. For Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht, her work not only does this from time to time, but just about every piece of fashion that she designs will leave you either totally awe inspired or incredibly freaked out. She is known within the fashion industry for taking things to a level previously unthought of, and within the 3D printing industry for exhibiting the potential the technology provides for the future.
Following on from launching the Spring-Summer 2016 Collection Persephone in London at Fashion Scout for London Fashion Week, CCUOCO will be heading to Paris to showcase their new collection at ZIPZONE Paris. Housed in the iconic Louvre Museum ZIPZONE is an exhibition run during Paris Fashion Week showcasing the best of international design. CCUOCO's collection will be able to be viewed from 2nd - 4th October.
Northern Irish designer Jonathan Anderson presented his label's collection for the hot season of the next year in June 2015 during the London Collections: Men. He said he wanted to show something 'laid-back, Zen-like', reminding an 'imaginary world that a child might create for himself' - and we think he did it.
After last season's dynamic debut, A Suit To Travel returned to LC:M as an evolved summer suit for SS16 that makes use of unlined and breathable cloth.
Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London is pleased to announce its latest exhibition Digital Disturbances. A group show curated by Leanne Wierzba and featuring designers: ANREALAGE, Bart Hess, Flora Miranda, POSTmatter, Simone C. Niquille and Alexander Porter, Tigran Avetisyan, Texturall. This new exhibition will examine the influence of digital concepts and tools on fashion.
We presented for you the Handbags trends for Fall-Winter 2015-2016. Now it is the time to show you, the most strange handbags presented during the Fashion Weeks in Paris, Milan, New York and London.
We can not skip the current winter season jewelry, presented during the Fashion Weeks in London, Paris, New York and Milan. Designers' spectacular and extraordinary jewelry - earrings, neck ornaments and bracelets. We have selected for you the most interesting proposals of the runway shows.
A chance encounter between British Fashion Award-winning designer Patrick Grant and Christian Louboutin led to collaboration, and this Monday, for the fifth consecutive season, Patrick Grant’s E. Tautz’s walked the LCM catwalks in custom Red Soled creations.
Going ultra casual for spring-summer 2016, designer Patrick Grant presented his latest collection for E. Tautz during London Collections: Men. A morning slot on the last day of LCM frames the show as a palette cleanser, especially with its soft tailoring and clean lines, but the heritage label dating back to 1867 has a lot more to show for it.
During the past weekend (June 14-15, 2015) Jermyn Street, in the heart of the West End, was transformed into an open air catwalk as St James's hosted a series of men's fashion shows open to the public as part of London Collections: Men (LCM). This was the first time the general public have been invited to share the front row of a catwalk show during London Collections: Men with fashion leaders, press and celebrities attending from around the world.
As you know, on Monday (June 8th), London College of Fashion announced its Collection of the year Award Winners. Now, we are going to present you an interview with the awarded students, which they gave for LCF News and which we believe can be useful for everyone who wants to study Fashion design.
Last night (Monday, 8th June 2015) London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA15 season with its now iconic catwalk show, featuring 20 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the coveted Collection of the Year award and the winning collection is a collaboration between: Kate Donald, Sian O'Neill, Tanaporn Wongsa, Kate Cheung Wing Ki and Rosemary Lambert.
See Designer Collections, Costume, Illustration, Photography, Journalism, Business, Beauty, Styling, Accessories, Jewellery, Footwear, Special Effects… new visions and ideas for the future of fashion. Tuesday 9 - Saturday 13 June 2015, 12:00 to 19:00, 3-10 Shoreditch High Street, London, UK.
Paris is all about chic, Milan about elegance and New York can be characterised by its luxurious diversity. London, however, is all about unique and slightly extravagant ideas interpreted by the famous names in the industry as well as the new upcoming designers. People come to London to be inspired and to get this creative energy! Take a look at the trends that caught my attention at the latest fashion week shows…
Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, is delighted to announce Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up, the first ever exhibition to explore McQueen's catwalk make-up.
As gentlemen get more and more rigorous about their wardrobe, many of the world's fashion capitals dedicate Fashion weeks especially to menswear. They are held twice a year: in January (presenting the Autumn/Winter collections) and in June (presenting the Spring/Summer collections for the next year). Many fashion fairs and trade shows also have sections, dedicated to men's fashion. The schedule for 2015 includes...
Peckham Rye finely tailored clothes and accessories - exceptional finish, high quality materials and enduring style
If you are looking for true British style and finely tailored clothes and accessories you should not miss visiting the House of Peckham Rye, located in Newburgh Street, just off London's famous Carnaby Street, which has long been the home of bespoke British tailoring.
Continuing his tradition of working with both new and established designers around the globe, Christian Louboutin returned to London Fashion Week, pairing his styles with the Autumn/Winter 2015 collections of Holly Fulton, Jonathan Saunders, and Michael van der Ham.
In the old factory building Old Sorting Office in the industrial area of New Oxford street – the Tiger models marched along a rough catwalk to the strains of futuristic synth music. For Tiger of Sweden’s Autumn Winter ’15 collection, the understated post punk look from the German synth band Kraftwerk has served as a great inspiration.
With wide variety of cuts and styles and extra customization services available and prices between £1,445 to £5,000, the John Varvatos Made-To-Measure event runs until March 1, 2015, at John Varvatos, 13 Conduit Street, London W1.
This season GILES takes us on a hallucinatory journey into a wild walled garden. Imagine it’s the witching hour in a long lost apothecaries’ playground where, in centuries past, aristocratic revellers indulged in potent tinctures and run amok through its yew tree tunnels and stony cloisters. Now a gang of ghostly girls and phantom queens wander among waist-high weeds in A/W 15’s intoxicating prints and ribbon-strewn gowns.
The absorbing depiction of the Parisian apartment of a fictional art collector created by Robin Brown for Helly Nahmad Gallery’s Frieze Masters The Collector, acted as the conceptual impetus for Autumn Winter 2015. A masterful study of character through environment, the notion of building a narrative around a muse captured Erdem’s imagination.
Fresh view of effortless but confident dressing in Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2015 during London Fashion Week
With tailoring a strong focus of the collection, a more muted palette than usual predominates. Khaki and charcoal grey sit alongside midnight black but with punctuation points of vibrant colour never far away; whether in a dusty pink woollen suit jacket or a baggy mustard yellow shearling duffle.
From Friday 20 to Sunday 22 March, 2015, Harrods' formalwear sector will offer an impressively selection of the world's finest tailoring, during the Harrods Made-to-measure weekend, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knighstbrige, London SW1.
From industry newcomers to established fashion houses, Christian Louboutin has always enjoyed collaborating with talented designers from the world’s fashion capitals. With the return of the men’s fashion season, the brand opened the Autumn/Winter 2015 season with our very first appearance at London Collections: Men alongside a couple of favorites: designers Todd Lynn and E. Tautz’s Patrick Grant.
For drop one, Thomas Pink was inspired by Sir Michael Caine - one of the sharpest dressers in 1960s London. He avoided the era's peacock style in favour of the kind of restrained but energetic style, which is entirely relevant today, a truly timeless look.
During the London Collections: Men, Paul Smith presented a new suit with an incredible flexibility - 'A suit to travel in'. It was shown by a troop of acrobats and gymnasts from the National Centre for Circus Acts, led by English Olympic medalist Max Whitlock.
MAN is the joint initiative between Topman and Fashion East. MAN spearheaded London Fashion Week's menswear schedule in 2005 and proudly champions emerging menswear talent. Designers are selected by a panel of buyers, stylists and journalists.
Danish designer Astrid Andersen is a true innovator with a global following for her genre leading approach to premium sportswear. She presented her Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection on Saturday (January 10, 2015) during the London Collections: Men.
The young modern gentlemen love shopping online. And many of the biggest menswear brand enable their customers to order label's newest designs online right after watching the live-streaming of the fashion show.
Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, with the help of the Museum of London and Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons - has designed a gray with accents of blue and gold running through it, Sherlock Holmes inspired, three-piece tweed bespoke suit to wear at the bi-annual menswear shows that start this Friday (January 9, 2015).
I visited London in the end of November and as a fashionista I wanted to do some shopping. My friend recommended me Oxford Street, where I spent only about 5 hours. I will never forget this experience because I felt like being in a fashion fairy tale.
Last night (November 27th 2014) four of the UK's best designers were recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) at an award ceremony held at the RSA.
COLLEGE SHOP, London College of Fashion's pop-up retail space, returns for a fourth year to a brand new location: 33 Marshall Street, right in the heart of Carnaby - London's most exciting shopping destination, where over 150 brands of quality and distinction can be found across 13 streets.
Yesterday (November 10, 2014) was the world premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One' at Leicester Square in London, UK. The movie, which is expected to generate over £ 100 m, will be released in the theatres on November 20.
Tom Smarte of London is a contemporary hat company, adapting classic styles with premium textiles and subtle detailing for the modern gent. A new luxury menswear brand born of a rich heritage and dedicated to preserving true craftsmanship – a Tom Smarte hat is style personified.
Today the brand is constantly engaged in research for ever finer and more luxurious fibres and fabric qualities - sourcing the finest natural fibres, ranging from super 200's with cashmere to pure worsted Vicuña.
As we previously reported London College of Fashion is among the Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe.
House of Holland Girl is cool, confident and savvy and wear labels without letting them wear her.
Fashion Matters, London College of Fashion's annual gala event which raises money for scholarships and bursaries has this year smashed its target, raising in excess of £85,000.
Harrods Made To Measure Weekend runs from 3-5 October 2014 (Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1, UK, on the ground floor).
Unusual but original clothing collection was shown on another day of London Fashion Week.
he British fashion house KTZ show the trends for Spring/Summer 2015. The designers used the East Asian motifs
Savile Row (originally named Savile Street) is a street in Mayfair, central London, built between 1731 and 1735.
The street is mainly famous for its handmade bespoke men's suits - each of them created to perfectly fit its owner. Tailors started opening their businesses on Savile Row in the late 18th century.
Burberry Prorsum Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection is named 'Book Cover' and it's inspired by the nomadic spirit of the novelist and travel writer Bruce Chatwin (a man who split his life between writing about Britain, and writing about places like Australia and Patagonia).
Iconic British brand Superdry is teaming up with the British Fashion Council to celebrate the start of London Collections: Men on Saturday 14th June by co-hosting an exclusive party on the eve of the three-day fashion event.
TOPMAN and Fashion East’s leading designer support scheme MAN returns to London Collections Men in June 2014 to showcase the most exciting new menswear talent. Established in 2005, MAN continues to champion and launch the brightest emerging designers in an unmissable group catwalk show.
April 15th London, UK THE VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW crosses the Pond when it films in London for the first time, for broadcast this fall on the CBS Television Network. Announced today at the Victoria’s Secret Bond Street store by Angels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel, the show merges fashion, fantasy and entertainment into a runway spectacle.
Today we're going to present you four top trends in menswear for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 presented in Great Britain during the London Fashion Week (6-8 January 2014).
Vivienne Westwood Red Label woman is a rebel with a cause! She feels important, she is artistic and adventurous. She is engaged with the world and cares about it. Just like Vivienne Westwood Fall-Winter 2014/2015 Menswear collection, this one brings the same message of saving Mother Earth by not fracking it.
Fashion weeks have record history of bringing the stunning collections on the ramps and stealing the shows. The designs always have covered massive target-markets which included traditional collections, vintage patterns, modernistic skirts and tops, wedding dresses, mother of the bride suits and much more.
On January 8, 2014 during the London Fashion Week, Marjan Pejoski presented his occult collection full of runic graffiti. He said that his latest outing was born under the sign of the Four Aitches: Hindu, Himalaya, Holy, Hockey - Spiritual and secular, something old and something modern.
Following the success of Marjan Pejoski's self-titled label, KTZ began as the in-house brand of his and Sasko Bezovski's 'Kokon To Zai' boutiques and has quickly developed outspoken garments that feature symbols inspired by music and traveling.
KTZ presented a remarkable east-meets-west bold and loud womenswear Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection yesterday (18 February 2014) at Somerset House BFC Showspace during the London Fashion Week.
Christopher Bailey (the Chief Creative Officer of Burberry) presented his womenswear collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 yesterday (17 February, 2014) at the London Fashion Week.
Bailey's inspiration for his work was the Charleston Farmhouse in Sussex, England - the place was home to artists like Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant.
British fashion label Temperley London presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection yesterday (February 16, 2014) during the London Fashion Week.
It's a monumental collection that features every texture, shape, length, cut and layer that you could imagine. There is truly something for everyone.
Irish designer Simone Rocha - daughter of designer John Rocha - presented her Spring-Summer 2014 collection yesterday (September 17, 2013) during the London Fashion Week.
The key elements of this collection are lace, embroidery, tulle and pearls!
It's a combination between the hard and the soft and includes plasticized lace skirt suits, embroidered plastic dresses, stark white coats with pearl-encrusted collars and broderie anglaise corset dresses. Ladylike and elegant!
Jonathan Anderson creates totally different collections for J.W. Anderson fashion house every season. 'It's very difficult to find new all the time. We have to take a snippet of the dialogue onto the next one, so it's a running kind of story', the designer said.
He presented his collection for the hot season of 2014 in Britain during London Fashion Week.
The key ingredients of his Spring-Summer 2014 menswear collection were an oversize trouser with a kind of tunic top, often in silk-lined sponge.
Condé Nast College of Fashion and Design was opened in London. The students who are going to study in it in the first year are from 23 countries. With two courses on offer, a year-long 'Vogue Fashion Foundation Diploma' and a ten-week 'Fashion Certificate', students are promised an overview of the fashion world, designed to help set them up for jobs in the industry.
One of the most popular Bulgarian models Kremena Otashliyska, marched in the four fashion cities – New York, Paris, Milan and London – this year. She made the incredible 52 shows for top designers such as: Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavali, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Iris Van Herpen, Elie Saab, Armani, Fendi, Max Mara, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lavin, Kenzo, Louis Vutton, Carven, Roberto Cavalli, Just Cavalli, Giambattista Valli, Viktor & Rolf, Prabal Gurung and many others, said the fashion agency 'Inter Models'.
AlexandAlexa, the global online style destination for kids is delighted to announce the first ever Global Kids’ Fashion Week (GKFW) launching in London this spring. The event will run for two days from 19th – 20th March 2013 and will take place at the Freemason’s Hall, Holborn, London.
The schedule includes two main shows – an exclusive media event showcasing the latest AW13 trends from leading labels worldwide on Tuesday 19th March.
The pop star Rihanna will unveil her River Island collection during London Fashion Week. The catwalk show will be held on Saturday, February 16.
"Launching at London Fashion Week is a dream come true for me," said Rihanna. " I have wanted to design my own collection for a long time and to present my collection for River Island alongside all of the other great design talent at LFW is a real privilege.
The shoe retailer United Nude created a special model of shoes, inspired by the ad campaign where Lady Gaga is presented as naked colossus with an army of tiny good looking menfolk scaling her body.
The shoes have 12 inch high heels. They are available for purchase at the United Nude flagship stores in Paris, London and Amsterdam.
As London Fashion Week is over, we can now point some key fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2013 in the designer collections.
The combination of black and white is still favourite to most of the designers, but in some collections they combine also with the trendy blue and gray. The combinations are in geometric forms, for example in the models of Antonio Berardi and Peter Pilotto or florals in the collection of the brand Unique.
Christopher Ciccone, the younger brother of the pop star Madonna, who is an artist, has launched his first shoe collection.
The collection features rubber, canvas and leather footwear and has been designed for ‘anybody who likes to wear shoes, and where God made weather’, says the 51-year-old designer.
London fashion week began today with a fashion show of the British duo Antony and Alison, which presented a colorful collection of dresses from painted silk in celebration of the label's 25 year anniversary.
The dresses, which were initially in dark colors - black, ecru, were enriched throughout the show with blue, violet and turned to watercolors with pink and green, then in expressionism paintings in yellow and orange shades.
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Adidas and Stella McCartney officially launching The Kit - exclusive Olympic collection designed specially for Team GB. The collection design is inspired by the British flag. “The first place to start on a project like this is to look at the Union flag. For me it’s one of the most beautiful flags in the world and it was important for me to stay true to that iconic design but also to modernise it and present it in a contemporary way", says Stella. She has accounted for everything, right down to the smallest of details.
Celia Kritharioti is the highly acclaimed, internationally recognized couture designer from Greece. She has become a firm fixture on the fashion scene in Athens, thanks to her extraordinary design prowess and couture know-how, making House Tsouhlou very much her own - the highly esteemed salon established in 1906. Her distinctive style of femininity and air of seduction has revamped the house, namely her savvy innovation with embellishing and fabulous fearless creativity.
Today is the last day of the London Fashion Week - one of the "Big Four" fashion weeks, along with Paris Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. . It is twice each year - in February, where fashion trades present Autumn-Winter collections and September - for Spring-Summer.
During the six-day fashion week their new seasonal trends for Autumn-Winter 2012-2013 presented many famous fashion houses and designers like Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Simone Rocha, Mulberry, Burberry, J. W. Anderson, Jonathan Saunders, Matthew Williamson, Christofer Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Meadham Kirchhoff and others.
Today their collections will present Matthew Miller, Christopher Shannon, James Long, Oliver Spencer and others.
This evening in London took place the contest Miss World 2011, which had a record number of participants - 122. The crown of Miss World 2011 won the 21-year old beauty from Venezuela Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares, 179 cm. Her runner-ups are from the Philippines - Gwendoline RUAIS (2nd place) and Puerto Rico - Amanda PEREZ (3rd place). The top seven finalists were from Korea, Venezuela, England, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Africa and Scotland.
The story of the beauty from Venezuela Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares is like a fairy tale. At the age of 8 years she became an orphan, when her parents died. Ivian was raised by the nuns in a convent in Tachira and was named Sora Ivian.
Last night, on the eve of London Fashion Week, at the iconic London landmark Battersea Power Station, the cream of the fashion world and London’s most stylish elite gathered to celebrate 10 years of Kate Moss and Rimmel. Arriving at the venue by helicopter (replicating Kate's dramatic closing scene in her new TV commercial for Rimmel where she is seen escaping the paparazzi), Kate Moss was then driven to the entrance in a Rimmel branded London black cab to make her electrifying appearance. Dressed in a vintage black dress and her personally designed Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick Collection in Red (shade no.1) Kate looked the epitome of London cool.
London has overtaken New York as the world's fashion capital for 2011, fueled by media interest in late British designer Alexander McQueen and Kate Middleton, according to a survey by the Global Language Monitor. London moved up from third to first place in 2011, ousting New York from the top spot it had held in the survey for several years.
The former Kate Middleton has become an international fashion icon following her engagement and marriage in April to Britain's Prince William.
Summer is the time when many fashion shows around the world take place and present Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 fashion trends and even Summer 2012 fashion trends, so we decided to publish a calendar of future fashion shows and fashion weeks around the world - New York, Paris, Milan, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, Tokyo and other cities.
Prince William and Kate Middleton married at Westminster Abbey today (29 April). The ceremony was attended by more than 200 official guests and watched also by a huge global audience on TV or online.
Kate Middleton wore a stunning but simple ivory dress created by the designer Sarah Burton from Alexander McQueen fashion house. The dress featured a long train and hand-made lace applique over an ivory-coloured bodice and skirt, made of silk and satin. Kate had a tiara on loan from her new grandmother-in-law Queen Elizabeth.
Black and white
The crisp contrast of this classic combination is always in style, it’s classic, simple and very sexy. Monochrome is one of the simplest, most chic of looks and never fails to gain attention when done well. If you are unsure about a color combination, you can always rely on black and white, because it is easy for creating a fairly effortless wardrobe.