Velveteen SS17

Velveteen SS17

This spring summer sees new pastures green for Velveteen SS17 with their first ever presentation of both ladies and childrenswear. Get your cowboy boots at the ready as the Californian inspired label takes us on a gauchoesque journey across the open plains. Feminine lace, earthy…

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The Clover House Kindergarten Okazaki: MAD architects

How fun and inviting does 'The Clover House' kindergarten in the small town of Okazaki, Japan look. It’s the first project in Japan by Beijing based studio MAD architects. The former building was becoming too small for the needs of it’s young users so a remodel was required. The…

21st edition of Playtime Paris AW17 : Show Report

Walking the aisles of Playtime Paris AW17 felt like a welcome escape to the noise of the current climate. It was very encouraging to take in the creative energy, exceptional design and celebrate a bit of diverse creative thinking. The 21st edition of Playtime Paris was special…

Marie-Chantal SS17

Marie-Chantal SS17

We adore the set design and styling of this shoot for Luxury label Marie-Chantal SS17 collection which takes it's inspiration from 70’s Hollywood and the classic glamour the period is renowned for. This retro-chic collection combines fresh tones with vintage vibes. The label…

Joanna Paterson for No Added Sugar SS17 “Kith & Kin”

Photographer Joanna Paterson sent us her most recent work for No Added Sugar "Kith & Kin" SS17 and we adore the fresh and free approach to the shoot. The clothes still punch through the image for our attention but in a non overly structured aesthetic. Poignant at times,…

Playtime New York Pirouette One to Watch winners

Pirouette One to Watch Winners: Playtime New York

Playtime New York had over 180 labels exhibiting this time round and what a fun and exciting show it was. Arriving from Europe it was really interesting to meet labels from the US, South America and Canada. Once again there were many labels manufacturing in their country of…

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Playtime New York: 180 collections under one roof

Playtime New York opens it's doors at 9am this Sunday 12 February at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building. With over a 180 collections, a seminar on social media storytelling and a celebration by three artists of the themes 'Shaman', 'Party time' and 'Daily' it's bound…

Mixing technology & fashion: Anchovy blends the two

Blurring the boundaries of technology and fashion,  Lithuanian label Anchovy create the patterns for their clothing though the Anchovy app . The app developed by Karolis Kosas and Giedre Kose takes words and translates them into colour gradients simply by typing. if you go to…

Dot to Dot London AW17

Dot to Dot London is a friendly environment for small independents to exhibit and buyers and press to visit. This edition visitors are reported to be up by 35% with a large increase in international buyers from Germany, Sweden, Korea, and Saudi Arabia to name a few.

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Pirouette One to Watch Winners: Playtime Paris

Playtime Paris had over 500 labels exhibiting this time round so finding the Pirouette One to Watch winners took a bit of footwork, but boy was it worth it. It's important to say how impressed we were with the brands in the 'New Now' space, the emerging talent in this section…

The Animals Observatory: SS17 fashion film

Amongst the present madness in the world and the hectic Aw17 shows we take time to stop, take a breath of fresh air and remember what it's all about. Please enjoy watching this beautiful escape of a fashion film directed by the creative director of The Animals Observatory, Laia…

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Pirouette One to Watch Winners: Dot to Dot London

There was so much emerging talent at Dot to Dot that it made our job of selecting The Ones to Watch very difficult but what a lovely day walking through the show talking with the exhibitors and looking through the collections. So many were producing at their country of origin…