FASHION  

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...

January 18, 2020

Humans are complex beings shaped by society. At times we are giving, at times we are selfish. At times we are humble, at times we are lustful. Inside us lives both good and bad, making human lives dreadfully unpredictable.

Yushan Li and Jun Zhou, founders of PRONOU...

November 11, 2019

On a wet, chilly night in Kew Gardens, listeners eagerly attended Kingston University professor Jane Pavitt’s talk on fashion and design in the Cold War.

November 2, 2019

If you've noticed an abundance of shirring and over-sized puffed sleeves crowding your Instagram feed, you've likely come across Olivia Rose The Label.

October 11, 2019

Kultrab, a Russian oppositional brand, carries a burden of merging fashion and politics. It transformed ordinary clothes release into a political statement in the summer of political climate as Putin's coldness changed to the opposition's heat.

September 30, 2019

Similarly to Gayeon Lee, RCA graduate Alice Archer based her SS20 looks around works of fine art. Inspired by the paintings of Scottish artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Archer utilizes floral watercolour designs. Archer’s collection features long dresses and robes mad...

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