Reason/Passion: The place of politics in fashion according to Julien David

Born in romantic Paris and trained at Parsons among the cold, spread-sheet towers of Lower Manhattan, designer Julien David established his fashion company in...

Thomas Lenthal on translating a designer’s vision into images

  "It takes as much time to do a bad job as to do a good job." Words are a funny thing, aren’t they? Say a...

On the transformative nature of dress: Fashion in Film Festival

Fashion and time are at the heart of this year’s Fashion in Film Festival (11th- 26th of March). From Alain Resnais’ Last Year in...

From the atelier to the big screen

Fashion is never timeless - it is marked and torn by time. And time, in return, can be revealed or manipulated by fashion. Celebrating...

Cecilia Dean: The woman behind art’s unrivalled publication, Visionaire

From a set of five 12-inch double-sided vinyl and a package of plastic toy figures to a crate of conceptual perfumes, artist-created breath strips...

“Is cool really relevant?” An intimate meeting with Alber Elbaz

While going through education, we learn a deceptively simple lesson: trust. Not just in the opinion of a tutor which is supported by their...

McQueen: Inside the spaces that house fashion

Considering the various challenges posed by the industry, it’s one thing to establish a fashion brand and run it successfully; it is a whole other ballgame...

CSM designers come together for Zaha Hadid’s final exhibition

Zaha Hadid once said: “If I wanted to do clothes or if I wanted to make a building or design a choreography, I would...

Noa Raviv: Humanising computer-led fashion design

Noa Raviv’s designs, which incorporate 3D-printing to create otherworldly beauty, have earned her numerous accolades - including Fashion Designer of The Year Award at...

Halloween’s hottest CSM set designers

After assisting Gary Card for over a year, I have gained a new respect for the powerful but modest role of set design. It...

A guide to getting your collection into boutiques

L’Eclaireur sure is a shop with a history and longevity in the Paris retail scene. Started by Armand Hadida 36 years ago, the boutique...

Première Vision’s Pascaline Wilhelm on what young textiles designers should master

Want to know what the next Céline collection might look like? Stalk Phoebe Philo at Première Vision -- the most renowned textiles and fabric...