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Tautz time: Patrick Grant (Classic Dialogues)

In just a few short years at the helm of a Savile Row tailoring establishment, PATRICK GRANT has carved himself a niche as the figurehead for a new approach to suiting. SEB LAW meets him to discuss craftsmanship, the art of bespoke and perfectly-blended whisky.

Patrick Grant is a man …


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Chats: Michael van der Ham (Classic Dialogues)

One of the leading lights in the new vanguard of British designers, Michael Van der Ham lets SEB LAW into his exquisitely-crafted world and penchant for dressing strong, independent women.

I sit down at Michael van der Ham’s show at lunchtime on the fourth day of London Fashion Week. I’m …



Lou Dalton Chats (Classic Dialogues)

THE CRAFT: John-Michael O’Sullivan meets LOU DALTON at her studio on the edge of Spitalfields, finding her perfectly at ease with her place in the location’s rich tailoring lineage.

Lou Dalton’s workspace is tucked into the middle of a nineteenth-century furrier’s workshop on Spelman Street, at the point where the …



In Focus: Dragão Fashion Brasil

Brazil is, as you might expect, a paradise. Hundreds of miles of golden beaches, jawdropping mountains and jungle, a Latin atmosphere in a tropical climate and of course, the most beautiful people in the world. But what if its growing fashion industry? If you’re a regular reader of industry insider’s …


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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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News: Farfetch x Muuse Exclusive Collection

Set on their mission to find the buried treasures of the designer world and bring them out for the global audience to admire, Farfetch x Muuse excitedly presented this spring’s exclusive multifaceted collection that features the freshest ideas from the worlds’ new talents.

With its soft colours, clean and slick …



#DIESELVENICE FW14 Nicola Formichetti

Venice is where Nicola Formichetti to launched his first collection as Artistic Director of Diesel. The city’s rich cultural heritage, as well as it’s picturesque setting seemed the most fitting place to host the event, as Formichetti celebrated his first anniversary with the brand and his working relationship with Diesel …



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



In Focus: Chanel and the Society of the Spectacle

You may have spotted from breathless Instagram posts yesterday, Chanel’s catwalk show was – inevitably – the talk of #PFW. There’s been much debate amongst the fashion press and attendees about whether this was a hilarious comment on the nature of fast-fashion, or merely the death of the catwalk.

First, …



News: Linda Farrow x Selfridges

Linda Farrow have announced an expanded boutique on Selfridges’ ground floor. The space features a Linda Farrow showcase (of course), but also pop-up spaces and installations created in collaboration with the British Fashion Council to celebrate London Fashion Week A/W 2014. For the first time there will be a live-stream …