• Plants and plastics: Vin + Omi open London fashion week with sustainable set

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    Clothes woven from cow parsley and discarded bottles feature in St Pancras show Of all the things you might expect to see on the London fashion week catwalk, cow parsley is probably not one of them. But that's exactly what designer duo Vin + Omi delivered as they opened the six-day event with their spring/summer 2019 collection. More commonly seen decorating a bowl of soup, cow parsley had been blended with flax and woven into an eco-fabric, called Flaxley, by attendees of a Gloucestershire employment programme to create the clothes seen on the catwalk. On Thursday night, it starred...
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  • We love. six fashion fixes from London fashion week - in pictures

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    Victoria Beckham's mind-bending jewellery, designer looks on the high street and Nicholas Kirkwood's floral combat boots... these are some of our picks this week
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  • LFW Preview: Left-Field Creatives Bring Commercial Zing to London Fashion Week

    11 days ago - By WWD

    LONDON - London may be known for its top design schools and avant-garde flair, but some of its fastest-growing businesses have nothing to do with traditional training or even cutting-edge design. Founded and run by creative or financial types with no B.A. or M.A. from Central Saint Martins or another school, a new wave of brands is bringing a healthy dose of commercial appeal to the city's fashion scene.
    The brands range from the modern eveningwear label Galvan to the contemporary handbag company Tara Zadeh and print aficionados Borgo De Nor. Their founders are socialites, fashion editors...
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  • LFW Preview: Victoria Beckham Set to Light Up Piccadilly Circus With London Show

    11 days ago - By WWD

    LONDON - All the world's a stage for Victoria Beckham, who plans to connect with her public like never before, during - and after - her first London Fashion Week show on Sunday morning.
    The show, at Ropac Gallery near Beckham's Dover Street flagship, will mark her 10 years in business and will be live-streamed on the big 4K LED digital screen in Piccadilly Circus, known as Piccadilly Lights. Beckham is also planning an array of one-on-one meetings with customers, including a trunk show at the private club Annabel's, and even a stint behind the cash register at her Dover Street store on...
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