Celia Pym is mending the human heart through knit

The human experience carries a vulnerable weight. Sometimes it is easier to speak through an object, and Celia Pym is making art that heals...

The Masters: Laura Lowena and Emma Chopova

Meeting Laura Lowena and Emma Chopova for the first time is a remarkably calming experience. There is a striking balance between the two -...

Draping for social unity: Anne Karine Thorbjørnsen

Since graduating from MA Womenswear at Central Saint Martins in 2012, Anne Karine Thorbjørnsen has struggled with the concept of sitting still. When she’s not...

Deciphering the poetry of Kozaburo Akasaka

In times when individuality is equally celebrated as banned, young talents such as Kozaburo Akasaka emerge to embrace authenticity and differentiation. The young Japanese designer graduated last...

Ryohei Kawanishi: turning research into business with LANDLORD

Ryohei Kawanishi is not conventional but he is pragmatic. The New York-based Japanese designer graduated from the Fashion Knitwear BA at Central Saint Martins...

Meet me in the bathroom: Sirloin by Mao Usami and Alve...

Time spent as a student is not regularly considered to be the most romantic. With little money in our pockets and a workload that...

Dries van Noten: how to pull off creating 100 shows

“Please get out of that system: I have to do a fashion show, Anna Wintour has to be on the first row, Tim Blanks...

WAVELENGTH: A critique of pop culture

“MY HEART BIEBS 4 U” reads the neon text overlaying a Justin Bieber / Jesus Christ hybrid figure. And no, I’m not describing my...

The Masters: Stefan Cooke

The uncanny is that subjective sensation triggered by something which is at once familiar yet alien. It is the unsettling evocation of the past...

Jahnkoy: The Displaced, a collection seeping with political weight

Growing up in Siberia, Maria Kazakova was obsessed with sewing from her elementary school days onwards. The day she first saw John Galliano’s explosively...

Masters of NYC: Anna-Marie Grüber

"The clothes are there to feel good, to perform a task but also to celebrate a woman's body," says Anna-Marie Grüber of her Parsons...

New Waves: Susang Hwang

'Masculinity' is one of those slippery topics within the fashion industry: how to define it? One possible start could be by trying to not...