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V&A Praises 'Made in Italy' with The Glamour of Italian Fashion

The Glamour of Italian Fashion at London's V&A showcases exactly what it says on the tin. Fashion's most sensual capital has a long history, beginning in WW2 to present day Dolce & Gabbana. The fabric factories, Italian cinema and Pitti Palace have all played their part, now go from tailoring to Taylor as the Bulgari sponsored exhibition runs through to July 27. Giulia Carri embarks on a luxurious escape to Rome, Florence, Pitti and Milan....

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The Rise of Harajuku Fashion in the West

As Gwen Stefani proclaimed in 2004, 'You Harajuku girls, Damn, you've got some wicked style'. Japan's style craze has taken on a life of its own, spawning numerous street style blogs and photography books, including Thomas Card's latest tome 'Tokyo A...

guest | 20. April 2014

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Designer x High-Street Collaborations: Who Benefits Most?

H&M's designer collaborations have had flocks of fashion enthusiasts on their proverbial knees in joy for ten years now, starting with Karl Lagerfeld in 2004 to the most recently announced Alexander Wang collection, due to launch in November. But, as...

guest | 19. April 2014

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Beauty Around The World

Beauty trends like tanned skin and long hair are certainly not the norm, whatever our Western ideals may be. Beauty varies wildly across the globe, from Maori women tattooing their lips to Thai tribes wearing neck rings to push down their shoulders. ...

guest | 19. April 2014

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When Fashion Meets Technology

A sweater that changes colour with your mood, or a dress that becomes transparent when you feel aroused? Fashion and technology are working together in innovative and exciting ways, with 3D printing now the norm for forward-thinking designers. Amber ...

guest | 18. April 2014

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BFW Spotlight: Batson

For many designers, a collection is about more than the cut and colour of the fabric. Months of research and design culminate in a collection that represents a theme and tells a story, making people think. This is never more true than with Bianca Bat...

guest | 18. April 2014

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Jewellery Awaiting the Spotlight

It can be all too easy to head to the high street to refresh your jewellery collection, but stop for a second and consider these four fresh young talents in the accessories industry. Anna Byers, Christiana Christoforou, Phoebe Jewellery and Annabelle...

guest | 15. April 2014

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London Hot Spots: Individual Design

London is home to so much emerging design talent, with clothing, footwear and accessories designers and craftspeople bursting out of every market and independent boutique. To narrow down the choice, Talina Naviede selects five key destinations for yo...

guest | 14. April 2014

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BFW Spotlight: ASAP54

Spotted a fleeting fashion must-have on a sartorially savvy passer by? Grab your phone and snap a picture - ASAP54 is here to take fashion technology to the masses. The app searches their already impressive retailer database for matching or similar s...

guest | 13. April 2014

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Met Ball: White Tie & Decorations

'White Tie & Decorations' is the formal dress code for this year's Met Ball, requiring men to don white bow ties and waistcoats while women dress to the nines ballgowns and elegant eveningwear. The 'Decorations' part of the theme is very much open to...

guest | 11. April 2014

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BFW Spotlight: Hayley Grundmann

The launderette - a place for airing dirty laundry, or your latest fashion inspiration? Checked laundry bags inspire oversized prints on knit dresses, while grey, red and aqua colour schemes play out on full skirts and sheer panelling. Frederica Wats...

guest | 09. April 2014
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