Copenhagen: City of Design

Copenhagen is a city bursting with the very best in design, be it fashion, homewares or incredible architecture. Its faultless Scandinavian core is evident in each and every store. These are our top 5 retail highlights: Hay House You’ll find this store in every Copenhagen shopping […]

Trend Overview: Painterly Prints

To reference fashion’s irreverent relationship to art is not only clichéd but also a complete given. There has, of course been an eternal dialogue between the two and now, in this age of mass content sharing and upcycled inspirations; there is a greater reciprocal influence. […]

In Homage at The Skarstedt Gallery

The Skarstedt Gallery on Old Bond Street is currently displaying a succinct exhibition of works from contemporary and modern heavyweights. As the title suggests, the arrangement and curation is based around the influence and inspiration of artists’ counterpart muses. Each of the selected works is […]

Jacket Required

Premium Leisurewear Rules at Jacket Required

We all know the sports-luxe trend has dominated collections both on the catwalks and the high street for the past few seasons. As the top menswear brands gathered for the seventh edition of Jacket Required this week, there appeared to be no sign of slowing […]

Jimmie Durham: Traces and Shiny Objects at The Parasol Unit

Jimmie Durham’s ‘Traces and Shiny Evidence’ is currently on show at The Parasol Unit’s foundation for contemporary art. Spread over the space’s two floors and thus completely filling it, there is a dichotic relationship between the works shown on the ground and first floor levels. […]

Digital Revolution Barbican

Digital Revolution at the Barbican

The Barbican Centre’s sprawling technological celebration that is its 2014 summer exhibition is possibly one of the most exciting exhibitions London currently has to offer. The diversity in content is in part responsible but it is really the almost wholly interactive nature of the display […]

Berlin Retail Highlights

BDA London’s Berlin store highlights for July 2014 Type Hype A new destination store for type and stationary fanatics, Type Hype offers a collection of premium paper and homeware products, each designed around the alphabet and manufactured in Germany. The concept store has a beautiful […]

Berlin Show Highlights

BDA London’s Highlights from the SS15 Berlin Shows Boxfresh 80/9 at Seek Following on from the success of its 25th anniversary range, Boxfresh revealed it’s latest collection ‘80/9’ at Seek. Minimal sportswear in super clean silhouettes were realised in minty neoprene and super soft sweats, […]

B&B Barcelona

Big News for Bread & Butter

Bread & Butter tradeshow announces move to Barcelona Last week saw the fashion industry once again descend on Berlin for what has become an increasingly packed week of shows, events and timely pop-ups. That is however, until Bread and Butter announced their plans to return […]

Texprint 2014

Textrpint showcases emerging talent from the best of British textile University students, providing a vital link between the industry and emerging designers. The 2 day exhibition was shown in the prestigious grounds of Chelsea college of Art & Design. An inspiring selection of work was […]

Sneakersnstuff

Sneakersnstuff Shoreditch

Swedish sportswear retailer Sneakersnstuff recently opened up their first shop outside home territory in one of Shoreditch’s hottest locations, right next door to the Ace Hotel. The new opening marks the companies 3rd store, perfectly timed to coincide with their 15th anniversary. Well known by […]

ROA at stolenspace gallery

ROA at Stolenspace Gallery

In a string of recent exhibitions around the world that have seen street artists work brought inside, Brick Lane gallery Stolenspace has taken artist ROA off the streets to create one very unique onsite installation. Even if you’re not aware of ROA, you’ll definitely have […]

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Luxury handbag brand Okapi pops up in London’s Percy Street

South African accessories brand Okapi recently popped up at Percy Street’s ‘Different Gallery’. Okapi is named after the elusive antelope known as the ‘African Unicorn’ and focuses on producing handbags and small accessories in a variety of exotic skins. Every aspect of the products from […]

KK Outlet First Eleven

First Eleven at the KK Outlet

KK outlet Celebrates Football Fever KesselsKramer’s London space, KK Outlet in Hoxton Square, has put together a stylish celebration of the football festivities. World Cup fever has been sartorially realised in the re-imagination of the classic football shirt by 11 designers, graphic artists, animators and […]

LC:M

Assorted Originality at LC:M

This week’s offering at LC:M truly expounded the limitless creativity (sometimes spurned through saturation in womenswear) that is continuously developing with vehement velocity for men. This was realised not only in the volume of presenters but also in the diversity in aesthetic that was scattered […]

London Collections: Men SS15 – The Highlights

As London Collections: Men finishes for another season and the industry departs for Florence, we take a look back at the finest moments from the past three days of London’s SS15 menswear showcase. LOU DALTON For the second collection of the season, Lou Dalton stripped […]

Return of the rudeboy

Return of the Rudeboy at Somerset House

The latest exhibition to hit Somerset House was perfectly timed to coincide with the opening of London Collections: Men, with a contagious buzz already building the capital’s reputation as a global hub for menswear. Return of the Rudeboy explores the cultural heritage of the “Rudeboy […]

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The Athletic Aesthetic: Activewear’s New Role

It all started with the sports-luxe of yore and a general Western societal trend shift towards fitness and healthy living. Active wear, having been recently cited by Li Edelkoort as the current ‘bright spot’ in apparel, has quite rapidly permeated independently into the overall breakdown […]

Social Media Meditation

A summary of the latest developments in social media for fashion and retail It was only a matter of minutes (well maybe years) ago when we understood social media to be this pioneering mechanism for the marketing and democratization of fashion. Now, it seems the […]