Monthly Archives: June 2010

Spotted! Monogram Tattoo

Following Kaiser Karl’s Spring Summer 2010 lead, Louis Vuitton’s models are stamped and branded with the house’s signature monogram. Temporary tattoos featuring the iconic and instantly recognizable logo scale from chest to neck in an ironic indication of logomania as … Continue reading

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Spotted! Cropped layers

Italo Zucchelli’s preoccupation with all-American sportswear manifests itself in loose cropped layers, silks and gray marl t-shirts. Luxe fabrications avoid overt sportswear connotations, the geometric and boxy silhouette punctuating the body with an almost Gridiron-like precision. The silk blousons are … Continue reading

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Spotted! Bulletproof Barbarian

Retaining an edge of expected traditionalism whilst pushing and evolving a brand every season is no mean feat, but one that Christopher Bailey excels at. Burberry Prorsum’s Spring Summer 2011 collection balances the expected gentlemanly attire, including trenches and cozy … Continue reading

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Spotted! Zip-off Wetsuit

A continuation of the surf and scuba ideals reiterated at Balenciaga and Proenza Schouler, the idea transitions to menswear for Spring Summer 2011, Frankie Morello’s focus on athleticism inspires a collection that encompasses wetsuits printed with mechanical floral motifs, a … Continue reading

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Spotted! Tribal Cartoon Knit

The undisputed Mistress of Yarn, Angela Missoni, presents a Spring Summer 2011 collection centered around a peasant shirt. Acting as a foundation piece, it is the perfect backdrop for a clash of print and pattern. Mulitple layers retain a polished … Continue reading

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Spotted! Scrub T-shirt

Armed with an intention to simplify, Miuccia Prada’s Spring Summer 2011 treatise on pared down fabrication, construction and silhouette led to a subtle riff on workwear from sailors to doctors. A homage to doctors is manifested in oversized cotton hospital … Continue reading

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Westminster Graduates 2010 Catwalk Show

(Tamzin Lillywhite, left, Eleanor Amoroso, right) Although our attention has now turned to the mens shows in Milan (make sure you download our free trendtracker mobile app to keep up to date on all the latest happenings) Graduate Fashion Week … Continue reading

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Jessica Albarn book launch

Last night we popped along to the launch of ‘The Boy in the Oak’, a beautifully illustrated fairytale story by Jessica Albarn. Telling the haunting tale of a young boy who discovers an ancient oak tree in the garden of … Continue reading

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Westminster Graduates 2010

(Sophie McKay, left, Hannah Menzies, right) To say that this year’s Westminster graduates have upped the expected ante is something of an understatement. The annual Westminster Fashion magazine is a glossy showcase that captures the essence of the collections in … Continue reading

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It’s Playtime!

Last week saw the official launch of PLAYTIME, an exciting new bar concept combining art, performance and music. Situated in Angel’s Islington Green, PLAYTIME stands out as an alternative destination for the culturally-inclined design set. Every four months, the ground … Continue reading

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