Month: June 2014

Opaki

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 […]

H&M Sport

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 […]

GFW 2014

West to East: Graduate Fashion Week Relocates

Our pick of the top stands at Graduate Fashion Week 2014 Previously holding an established slot at West London’s Earls Court, this year Graduate Fashion Week made a bold move East to The Truman Brewery. Just a stones throw from our studio and promising the […]