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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, …

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LFW Preview: 5 of the old and 5 of the new

We’ve just had our mani-pedi’s, concocted a new avocado + swan-tear face mask, been on a juice diet for the last month, stocked up on Pro-Plus and are getting fashion tingles in our bones which can only mean one thing – London Fashion Week SS14 is almost upon us. Hooray!…

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LFW on Twitter: Top 10

We’ve barely seen the last model exit the runway for New York Fashion Week but we’re all ready gearing up for London Fashion Week. What used to be a very exclusive event is now covered in every detail from what the FROWers are wearing to the antics at the after-show …

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SKY FERREIRA at PFW SS13

October 2012, it’s the SS13 shows in Paris and I’m outside no doubt one of the most coveted shows this season- Maison Martin Margiela. The entrance to the show venue opens out onto the street and passers by are trying to understand why there is more than fifty photographers taking …

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Report: Paris Menswear AW13

Header image (left-right): KRISVANASSCHE, Dior Homme, Wooyoungmi (all images: Catwalking.com)

Whether you’re a (srsly) dedicated follower of fashion or a mere dabbler in the medium, there’s one city that is the centre of Fashion with a capital ‘F’: Paris. While London’s creative’s might be first with the ideas, the French

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Spotted at PFW: Reflective Sunglasses

It seems that just wearing sunglasses to show how famous you are is no longer cutting it- your sunglasses need to be reflective too. The whole world is reflected in your lenses (mainly so that in each street style photograph, everyone can see just how many photographers are taking your …

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Jitrois SS13 at PFW

Ever representing ­leather mastery, this season Jean Claude Jitrois was inspired by the stained glass in great churches and managed to give leather a lightness and motion which no one else can.

We managed to pop backstage at the SS13 show to have an up-close look at the clothes …

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PFW: Yohji Yamamoto AW12

The show begins with oversized coats, falling loosely in true Yamamoto form. Charcoals and hints of red are prominent, but as the show progresses we begin to see more colour play. Neon pink, aqua, and yellow ties are complimented by purple and green boots which accent dark and brooding woollen …

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PFW: Street Style Sketched

Caroline Lee is back again with her distractably vibrant illustrations straight from Paris Fashion Week. Her whimsical interpretation of the super stylish is positively mesmerising and we simply cannot resist swooning over her intricate detailing. I think you’ll all agree this striking visual feast is exactly what you need to

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PFW: Street Style Sketched

The smashing artist Caroline Lee has been tracking down Paris Fashion Week’s most super stylish and morphing them into these dreamy images. This superb selection of visual treats were based on dapper characters at Tuileries. And if you love her ace sketches as much as we do then keep your

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