Monthly Archives: October 2010

Viking Wong Spring Summer 2011

Having highlighted the potential of emerging designer Viking Wong before London Fasion Week, it was nothing short of a pleasure to view his Spring Summer collection at the On|Off exhibition. Entitled ‘work in progress II’, the collection represents a continuation … Continue reading

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Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion

The Barbican’s much-anticipated ‘Future Beauty: 30 years of Japanese Fashion’ is now in situ, and as the first exhibition in Europe to examine the role of avant-garde Japanese fashion, it’s most certainly worth a visit. Featuring work from leading visionaries … Continue reading

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Draw In Light Spring Summer 2011

More eagle-eyed readers will no doubt recall the discovery of Draw In Light, a new label start-up stocked at Liberty…so it was nothing but a pleasure to view the design duo’s second collection at the On|Off exhibition. Entitled ‘Open Air’ … Continue reading

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Martine Rose Spring Summer 2011

An impressive highlight of the MAN day (hands up, who else expected a shirting extravaganza?) Martine Rose’ Spring Summer 2011 collection saw the designer move on from her established signature. Entitled Cut and Paste, the designer followed her self-penned métier … Continue reading

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Willow Whips It….

Jay-Z ft. Willow Smith – Whip My Hair (Official Music Video)Uploaded by ChaOko_01. – Explore more music videos. Latest child prodigy on the block Willow Smith has debuted the video to her first song, entitled Whip My Hair. Will and … Continue reading

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J.JS Lee Spring Summer 2011

If it’s at all possible to cast our minds back to London Fashion Week, there are a few shining examples of London-centricity that are yet to be shared. J.JS Lee is one such designer, whose pared down and elegant simplicity … Continue reading

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Spotted! Summer Glove Update

Proving that gloves are not just for Winter, Karl Lagerfeld presented a series of oh-so-covetable gloves for Spring Summer. Zip-up mini versions paired tweed with nappa soft leather, but it was the fingerless update that caught our discerning eye. Metal … Continue reading

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Spotted! Multiple Time Pieces

Jean Charles de Castelbajac has a handy, time-saving technique he wants to share. Eschew Alice in Wonderland like exclamations of lateness by wearing not just one or even two watches, but at least ten…and where better to wear them than … Continue reading

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Tom Wesselmann: Works 1958 – 2004

Still Life #35, 1963 One of London’s surprisingly consistent galleries, Haunch of Venison is tucked away behind the Royal Academy – rendering it suitable for post-gallery Bond Street perusing (windows only we’re afraid). With three main exhibitions currently in residence, … Continue reading

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Spotted! Paint Splattered Beauty

For Fall Winter Vivienne Westwood painted-on moustaches, igniting the gender-blurring conceit, yet Spring Summer 2011 saw the designer in a decidedly feminine, almost whimsical mood. Smearing faces and ears with thick white paint, so thick that it resembled plaster, the … Continue reading

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