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Preview: Alan Paine AW13

The forerunners in fashion for traditional values and extremely high quality for over 100 years, Alan Paine have released a preview for their Autumn/Winter 2013 collection of Treswell Long Sleeve Polo shirts

Made using only the very best Geelong wool, the garments weight 12g and house the classic three-button style. …


Gloverall and Clarks collaborate on AW13 duffle coat

Two of the UK’s most recognisable and iconic brands, Gloverall and Clarks, have teamed up to create an extra special and limited edition duffle coat.

Inspiration from Clarks’ historical Desert Boot can be clearly seen in the duffle’s design, with the coat’s toggles also incorporating the original laces of the …


Preview: Raf Simons x Fred Perry AW13

Following their hugely successful SS13 collaboration, Raf Simons and Fred Perry have teamed up once again to give us a preview of their Autumn Winter 13 collection.

Designed in warm and deep colours, the pieces see Mod-inspired styles coming together with warm Americana undertones, encouraging inspiring twists on menswear …



News: Up and coming brand SOPOPULAR

Loosely drawing inspiration from Marlon Brando in The Wild One and Walter Hills, SOPOPULAR delves into the world of subcultures and visualising this through fashion. The collection of layered shirts, fitted trousers and blazers focuses around a muted palette of blacks, greys, forest greens and slices of deep purple. SOPOPULAR …



New from London Fashion Week- Larisa Guzova

Introducing a new 2012 Russian born artist and designer Larisa Guzova, whose work was shown 19th February in London’s Fashion week. The textile designer, who was awarded ‘The best design project’ Woolman’s award, working with wool following her MA degree, is based in Scotland, Edinburgh since 2001. Her design …



LFW: Mark Fast

Rumours fluttered around the courtyard queues on entry to Mark Fast and it wasn’t long before the press lounge was hyped on the unconfirmed, Kanyay FROW hysteria. We can confirm, he was there, sitting pretty, alongside pop-starlet (and one-time, Notion cover girl) Nicola Roberts, in all his Fast-fan, fashion. We



LFW: Mr Start

After the urban and street styles that dominated menswear day’s morning catwalks, the Mr Start presentation provided a beautifully tasteful midday palate cleanser.

A simple white room at One Aldwich hotel- which played host to the event-proved to be an appropriately minimalist space to exhibit Mr Start’s (the brain child …



LFW: Fashion East- James Long

Kicking off the Fashion east was much-admired menswear designer James Long’s first foray into womenswear. It was an assured, confident collection,
showcasing some of the loveliest knitted dresses outside of Craig Lawrence’s
atelier. Soft, loose, long crocheted pieces mixed with shorter, tighter
pieces, and the craftsmanship and quality of the …



LFW: Mulberry

Mulberry, the champions of all things British, served up a suitably patriotic feast for their A/W11 collection.

The venue- Claridges ballroom- was transformed into an English country landscape. The walls draped in green foliage, the little red toadstool cup-cakes on offer and a background sound of birds tweeting all helped …



LFW: Vivienne Westwood

Handling a fashion crowd as eccentric as the grande Dame herself, the metal detectors at the Royal Courts of Justice were overwhelmed by the deluge of steel knuckle-duster rings and studded headdresses, yet somehow Boy George’s escort in a bottom-baring leather harness was deemed non-threatening.

Against the spectacular backdrop of …