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Talent Emerging: Deepa Gurnani

We all (us girls) like a sparkly bit of embellishment at somepoint, so when I discovered accessories label Deepa Gurnani – think statement headbands, earrings and necklaces – I was grateful to see a unique idea come into fruition. The duo behind the label, Deepa and her husband Jay

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Talent Emerging: Charlie May

Charlie May is the epitome of a modern day designer. Fully engaged with social media – check her Instagram out as soon as you finish reading this – May’s approach to design is one not-so-behind-the-scenes and that’s what I love about her. Business savvy – she launched her own E-commerce

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Kris Van Assche (Classic Dialogues)

Perhaps better known for captaining Dior Homme post-Slimane, Paris-based designer Kris van Assche’s own brand has quietly become the go-to brand for understated simplicity with a masterful finish. SEB LAW talks to a designer at the top of his game.

We caught up with Kris just after his AW12 Paris …

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James Long (Classic Dialogues)

Just why is London at the forefront of menswear? SEB LAW meets menswear designer JAMES LONG to find out 

“I Love London!” James Long tells me, halfway through our meeting. “My team is in London, my inspiration is in London, why would I go to Paris or Milan?” He’s got …

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Christopher Shannon (Classic Dialogues)

Rebellious, resourceful and restless: SEB LAW talks to CHRISTOPHER SHANNON, the menswear designer who’s made a career out of doing things differently.

Words: Seb Law
Photography: Laura Lewis

It’s always been hard to quantify Christopher Shannon’s collections. A contemporary of the new wave of London designers (James Long, Martine Rose, …

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Talent Emerging: Alfie Douglas

As cyclical as fashion is, there is always a time for firsts. For instance, this is the first time I have interviewed an entire family behind a fashion brand, ever. Introducing to you the Hadden’s – the blood-related group of creatives behind the increasingly successful British leather goods label, Alfie

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Talent Emerging: The Lacquer Lab

Over the recent years, the ‘look-at-me’ mani (a term coined by yours truly) has only grown in popularity – even your favourite minimalist can’t say no to a bit of nail art, be it an all-white look with a subtle black dot or a flat out Andy Warhol piece on

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Talent Emerging: Victate

Recently, a lot of people have been throwing around the expression, ‘You have as many hours in the day as Beyoncé,’ and even I jumped on the #trend. However, after speaking to creative director Edd Li, the man behind London-based label Victate, I started to think, ‘I have as

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Designer Profile: Charlie Le Mindu

More than just a commercial commodity, the fashion industry is also a hub of creativity and a perfect vehicle for escapism. From the impossibly lavish worlds of Donatella through to the war-torn sets of Galliano, the runway has always been a place for fashion-lovers to glimpse into the mind of …

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Talent Emerging: Senhor Prudencio

Hailing from a coastal village in Portugal, Senhor PRUDÊNCIO is the brainchild of João Pedro Filipe – a designer with conceptual flair and ability to create considered yet beautiful designs. The men’s footwear and accessories label debuted at LFW SS13, presenting Filipe’s offerings of exceptionally crafted, leather shoes for the

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