September 22, 2015

The fashion moment: It’s a colourful life

Christopher Kane’s collections always have an autobiographical element. For SS16, this manifested itself in the form of outsider art – something Kane and his sister Tammy experienced first-hand at a younger age when they did art therapy.  Read more »


Just Williams

Ashley Williams’ diamanté-studded star is rising fast. Injected with a vibrant energy, her irresistible street logos and talking-point prints are a hit with buyers, editors and ‘It’ girls alike – and her SS16 collection makes her LFW’s girl most likely Read more »


24 hours in pictures

Photography by Sean Cunningham Read more »



Hot to trot

Louise Trotter, Creative Director of Joseph, is the woman who refines and modernises our everyday wardrobe: the trouser, shirt and jacket, all in cool, understated cuts. For the SS16 catwalk, those staples come charged with both softness and attitude »


Hill’s heritage

Emma Hill, the Creative Director who brought mega success to Mulberry, has kept her new brand, Hill & Friends, firmly under wraps ahead of today’s LFW launch. From handbags onwards, witness a modern heritage label in the making »

The art of craft

As befitting a Parisian who lives in east London, Faustine Steinmetz takes a cool artisan approach to fashion. Everyday pieces are handcrafted with couture precision – and for SS16, she also brings a bigger production to the mix »

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A vote for women

If there is one thing this LFW has taught us, it is that femininity abounds, in a glorious move away from both the pared back, and from the costume drama of last season.  »

Now trending

What a week! Where to start? London designers, renowned for their individuality and verve, delivered an upbeat, joyful and explorative mood for SS16. On the whole it was more relaxed, romantic, feminine, frilly and far less conceptual – and certainly less androgynous – than last season. »

That undone feeling

Antonio Berardi’s show notes yesterday spoke of “an undone feeling”, pinpointing a trend we’ve seen – off and on the LFW catwalk – all week. »

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