Sustainability is a mindset

Bibi Blangsted on why she makes shirts that are made to last and don't cost the earth.

Shaun Harris Prioritises Backstory Over the Pressures of Originality

The RCA graduate discusses the return of the muse, working with history, and the importance of backstory.

13 Nov 2019

Designers

Recipe For a Show: Paula Canovas del Vas SS20

A fashion presentation without the clothes present? Not quite, but Paula Canovas del Vas's virtual reality presentation comes close.

12 Nov 2019

Opinion

Imagining a Digital Fashion Week

From avatars and AR changing rooms to e-sports couture and eco-conscious analytics, how could technology shape the future of fashion?

Fabrice Desvaux de Marigny: When Businessman Meets Beauty Queen

The CSM graduate’s BA collection, featuring tight leather trousers, glitz and tailoring, was inspired by an affair his father had ten years ago.

25 Oct 2019

Opinion

Andrew Groves: “Menswear is about finding individuality within uniformity”

The University of Westminster’s new show, ‘Invisible Men’, is the biggest exhibition of menswear ever to be staged in the UK

Polly Brown: "I work best when I’m bored"

Photographer Polly Brown explores the damaging role of airport security in her upcoming exhibition, Airportals

Chloé Nardin: "I really struggle with what the term ‘fashion designer’ implies."

The CSM BA Womenswear graduate discusses her fixation on precision over performance, and the subtle ergonomics of medieval women's clothing.

14 Oct 2019

Opinion

Wake up, fashion. Sustainability doesn’t mean anything

Another buzzword bites the dust

Krystal Paniagua: Exposing the hidden charm of Puerto Rico’s decay

Meet the RCA graduate making garments that document the beautiful imperfections of life in her homeland.

Brigitte Chartrand: (R)e-tailing young talent

SSENSE’s Senior Director of Womenswear Buying discusses how the multichannel retailer engages with talent, why e-commerce trumps brick-and-mortar for young designers, and what you need to have in check before you can start selling.

Fashion finstas or worthwhile watchdogs?

Anonymous Instagram accounts like Diet Prada have more followers than ELLE and Harper’s Bazaar, but none of the accountability. What does the rise of anonymous commentators mean for the fashion industry?