Monthly Archives: April 2010

CCKUO Fall Winter 2010-11

Providing a bright accent to our Friday morning, CC Kuo’s debut womenswear collection is imbued with an incredible vibrancy. Revolving around the concept of ‘Mirrored’, each garment comes in two versions, one created through real draping, the other a digital … Continue reading

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The Pattern Sourcebook

 (Anonymous, 1940′s, Kim Barnett, 2006) This week the team has been somewhat inspired by ‘The Pattern Sourcebook’, a collection of diverse surface pattern designs, which pay particular attention to color, surface, texture, and concept. The attention to detail extends to … Continue reading


Jean Paul Thurlow, Sketchbook Magazine

Yesterday we found time to ‘pop’ into Sketchbook’s pop-up shop, just off Carnaby Street. The space currently houses an exhibition of Jean Paul Thurlow’s exquisite covers, which represents an attempt to remake cover art for every magazine the artist owns, … Continue reading

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Itsa Bitsa, Arth Daniels

Drawing influence from an eclectic mix of fine, traditional and street art Arth Daniels‘ work is visually arresting. Demanding a second, if not third viewing, it reveals constantly reveals new details and perspectives. A fresh take on the oft staid … Continue reading

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Pick Me Up

(Rob Ryan, Pick Me Up) Last night we went along to the opening of Pick Me Up, the first contemporary graphic art fair in the UK. Over 20 up and coming artists, hand picked by industryinsiders. Described by its curators … Continue reading

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Print and Pattern Trends 2011

Join at the Fashion and Textile Museum to discuss ‘Print and Pattern Trends 2011′. Jaana Jätyri (CEO of will present a professional trend analysis for spring/summer 2011, discussing trend prediction themes that relate to the FTM’s Very Sanderson exhibition. … Continue reading

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LD Tuttle Fall Winter 2010-11

Launched in 2005 by Tiffany Tuttle, a former ballet dancer, LD Tuttle’s chunky, sculptural footwear is rather desirable. For Fall Winter 2010-11 wedge platform boots come with hand-knitted leather overlay, that adds a subtle femininity. The same shape appears in … Continue reading

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Draw In Light Fall Winter 2010

Discovered at the Liberty press day last week, we were immediately enamoured with new label Draw In Light. Designed by long-time friends Harriet Barford and Polly Wilkinson, their debut collection (entitled Open Screen), charts an experimentation with ink, dye and … Continue reading

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Bolongaro Trevor Fall Winter 2010-11

 The brainchild of British designers Kait Bolongaro and Stuart Trevor (founders of cult retail store All Saints) the ethos behind the label fuses originality with a unique commercial emphasis. Inspired by vintage finds, amassed over 20 years the Bolongaro Trevor … Continue reading

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100 New Fashion Designers

(Hall Ohara and Romina Karamanea) It will not come as a surprise to learn that at Trendstop we constantly look for new ideas, actively seeking innovative design talent from across the globe. Hywel Davies (a well-respected writer and lecturer who … Continue reading