Posts tagged "Tailoring"
There was a whimsical undercurrent at several of the LCM shows this season, with Matthew Miller and Craig Green leading the way in sombre romanticism. Miller is no stranger to collections with a political agenda, but this season the designer's "Anti War", "Anti Social" and "Anti You" collection departed from the angry skinheads we saw at AW14 and channeled a subtler message to his audience. The theme for SS15 was... ...READ MORE
I am a wee bit obsessed with drop-crotch pants. The spacious trouser shape should be so wrong, and yet looking like you've pooped your pants has never looked so right. For ages, the crotch-camp has been owned by the Ninja Warriors of the East. You know the ones, Japanese by origin and swathed in layer upon layer of Comme des Garcons fabrics and armed with yet to be released Samsung... ...READ MORE
I stumbled across Eastie Empire, when a friend of mine sent me an image of an impeccably dressed lady with the lines "You will love this". She was right, love I did. Said photograph was of Eastie Empire founder Sara Weston wearing pieces from the brands recently launched womenswear collection. Originally a menswear brand specialising in tailoring, Eastie Empire expanded into womenswear as a result of a female clientele buying from... ...READ MORE
You will have most likely seen the Medusa like woolen constructions of Rei Kawakubo's AW14 MONSTER collection for Comme des Garçons, but perhaps have yet to glimpse the more wearable garments of the fashion houses Comme Comme line. Showing to an intimate audience at Paris Fashion Week, this was a show that shied away from PR frenzy in favour of presenting exclusively to buyers and a handful of photographers and... ...READ MORE