LEE ROACH FW15

For his FW15 collection, Lee Roach took an approach perhaps not too familiar at present-day to the industry at large. Whereas some shows were thrown on bare runways with the odd hiphop tune, Lee worked with artist collective The Butchers and composer/DJ Alexi Delano, to explore ideas of the ‘inverse’ together. Surprising part about this — and admirable — is that each creative aspect of the collaboration had as much importance in the project as the other.

CRAIG GREEN FW15

Craig Green can't seem to do anything wrong. We sneaked backstage after the show earlier and found out about his desires to do something more 'wintery', and heard about the collection he has named as his most 'mensweary'.

GREEN CULT

Craig Green is showing his FW15 collection today! To celebrate this, we wanted to share an extract from our second issue with you: a...

Christopher Shannon AW 15

Are you often fuming about the financial struggles of (young) fashion designers? You're not the only one: Christopher Shannon's FW15 collection featured sweaters with cheap plastic bags saying 'Broke' instead of coke, 'Thanks 4 nothing' and 'Save me'. We hope these small messages trickle down in the industry's subconscious, brew a great master plan for change, and indeed save the talent that's making do with next to nothing.

London Collections Men(swear History and Theory)

As menswear is still a bit more mystery to us than womenswear, we wanted to get a better inside-scoop to understand its origins and icons. Why did it take so long before Menswear got its own Fashion week in London, for example, and can the UK menswear industry rival its womenswear counterpart? We spoke with Fashion History and Theory tutor Cally Blackman -- who wrote 100 Years of Menswear -- and found out.

Protected: Backstage with Richard Quinn at Liberty

  "This season it’s going to almost be like a parody of my MA, so everything with be floral. Sometimes you have to embrace the...

Helen Bullock illustrates the ‘Look at Me’ people of Somerset House

"I guess in a way I am being a little mean, and it's hard not to sit there and laugh at people. I realise...

Putting On A Show: thoughts on Gareth Pugh’s ‘immersive performance’ for...

The catwalk used to be the way in which designers showcased their collections. Now it’s all about the performance. In a memoir in 1954, Vogue...

The hardship of toiling in fiberglass: Serena Gili’s CSM journey

With Nick Knight working on a shoot of this year's MA graduate collections for our second issue, we thought we'd revisit the Class of 2014, and dig...

Central Saint Martins BA Fashion Graduate Show 2014

"One of Louise’s famous quotations – or rather, her ‘quotable quotations’ – was something like, “Students can be a real pain, but it’s always...

Backstage at the Central Saint Martins BA Graduate Fashion Show 2014

Key words that were overheard among the crowd after last night's BA Fashion press show: 'sparkle! sparkle!', ‘a lot of Galliano...’, '- raw beauty!'. A...

The Fashion Architect: Second year womenswear student Ernesto Naranjo shows at...

“Originally, I was going to study architecture instead of fashion, I think it still influences me in some ways.” Ernesto Naranjo, a second year...