August 3, 2020

While knockoffs are illegal in the eyes of the Guatemalan government, they are fully accepted by the locals. They are inferior in quality and pricing to the originals. Everyone knows they’re knockoffs. It’s clearly visible. This, however, doesn’t matter in Guatemala be...

July 17, 2020

 Image: Flaunter

During lockdown, our lives were stripped back to the basics. We left the house only when necessary. We stockpiled food and barricaded ourselves inside, ready to weather the storm. Survival became our sole focus. When a deadly disease could come knocking...

July 8, 2020

The British Fashion Council has transformed the iconic London Fashion Week into a digital platform. Hill & Friends – a British luxury accessories brand by Emma Hill and Georgia Fendley – has adapted by showcasing their AW20 collection as a virtual presentation called ‘...

July 4, 2020

XU ZHI revealed its latest Autumn/Winter 2020 collection called ‘Prelude’ in a video presentation that captured a series of modern and glamorous looks.

June 3, 2020

A self-proclaimed 'Syrian spice'—fashion designer Lorin Mai—doesn't only have good taste in metaphors but also has an understanding of how influential a sense of national belonging can be. Being half Russian, half Syrian Kurdish, she is a child of two cultu...

May 13, 2020

Like many UK residents, Korean fashion designer Jackie JS Lee watched in horror as COVID19 swept through China, South Korea and Italy in early February. With the pandemic worsening as time passed, Jackie turned to masks to protect herself and others from exposure to th...

February 24, 2020

The AW20 collection displayed Katie Ann McGuigan’s inspiration from Tom Woods – an Irish-born photographer who records the ordinary lives of North London in the late 1970s and 1980s, with a focus on the domestic life and people’s occasional excursion around town. This...

February 24, 2020

Set in airport scenery ('AVIOPOLIS'), EFTYCHIA AW20 collection was accompanied by faint noises that one might typically encounter in a real-life airport: the sound of announcements, the low humming of engines, and the soft blows of air conditioners. The models...

February 7, 2020

Fashion should challenge the conventional and merge materials, whilst creating a space for multi-cultural experimentation.

For me, combining traditional Indian pieces with a modern twist is deeply personal. I grew up watching my grandmother drape vibrant sarees (a tradi...

January 18, 2020

Photo: Celine Antal

I could faintly hear music booming as I stepped inside the unusual venue of 1X1 Studio’s London Fashion Week Men’s AW20 presentation, the night club Fabric London. It was strange seeing the place during the day – there were no bubbly university stude...

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