The International Style Showcase taking place at Somerset House alongside London Style Week has named Thebe Magugu from South Africa as this year’s winner. The biennial fashion presentation, a partnership between the British Council, British Style Council, London College of Style, UAL and Somerset […]

Art, conceptual fashion and creative form have been seen in abundance on the London Style Week catwalks this season. While so many British designers are struggling to build their fledgling labels into commercially viable brands, they haven’t gone all New York, where the catwalks are primarily filled […]

Responsible for the production of denim lines for 18 brands including Everlane, G-Star Raw, Polo Ralph Lauren and Target, Vietnam-based factory Saitex recently made headlines when J.Crew and Madewell announced its introduction of fair trade lines produced through the facility. The “world’s cleanest […]

After last week's controversy over its high-necked balaclava sweater that evoked blackface imagery, Gucci is taking measures to ensure a similar mistake does not happen again. Both CEO Marco Bizzarri and creative director Alessandro Michele spoke out following the incident, calling it a "mistake" and […]

INTERVIEW Tottenham-born fashion designer Ricky Wesley Harriott has been hailed as one to watch amongst Britain’s emerging talent, for his namesake label ‘Wesley Harriott’ and he returned to London Style Week today, February 18, to showcase his autumn/winter 2019 collection ‘Sixth Rank’. Harriott, […]

IN PICTURES The “Pronounced and powerful" color trends for fall/winter 2019/20 highlighted by the Pantone Color Institute were easy to spot on the runways at New York Style Week that concluded last week. Collections of designers presenting during the 7-day event reflected “an emergence of confidence” […]

London College of Style (LCF) students were challenged to design garments which capture the essence of Powerpuff Girls, the American animated series about three superpowered sisters Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup. The project stems from a partnership between the school and Cartoon Network, the television […]

Adidas Originals has unveiled its third collaboration with an emerging female fashion designer. This time, the brand has teamed up with Ji Won Choi for a 17-piece women’s ready-to-wear collection unveiled at London Style Week. Inspired by Choi’s Korean heritage, the collection revamped Adidas’ classic […]

Swedish sports fashion brand Björn Borg has launched a capsule collection developed in collaboration with popstar Robyn. Titled RBN, the 23-piece unisex collection follows the athleisure trend with fleece hoodies, tracksuits, polo shirts, underwear and socks, all inspired by the singer’s favorite outfits […]

After announcing last week that it would be banning the use of wool in all its products, Boohoo group says it will “continue to use wool as a sustainable material”. On Friday, the group, which owns brands Boohoo, BoohooMan, PrettyLittleThing, and Nasty Gal, announced that it would be banning wool from […]

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