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.

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.

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.

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.

28 Oct 2019

Opinion

Learning to Live on a Sinking Ship

This is the story of being in fashion while battling serious depression.

Priska Morger, Institute of Fashion Design Basel

"There should be less design, but better design."

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

The strength found in slowness with Barbara Grispini

The D/ARK showroom founder discusses the importance of good behaviour, why young designers shouldn’t be given too much at once, and why greater importance should be placed on keeping things slow.

14 Oct 2019

Opinion

Wake up, fashion. Sustainability doesn’t mean anything

Another buzzword bites the dust

12 Oct 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?