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Bethnals Opens First Store in East London

After just one year since its initial launch British-based denim brand Bethnals opens its debut store in East London's Spitafields. Last year we reported on the launch of a new unisex denim brand Bethnals by designer and self confessed denim addict Melissa Clement. Initially kickstarted via crowd funding, Bethnals is now smooth sailing into its second season for S/S 15 and ...
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LONDON: What is Luxury Exhibition Opens

This summer exhibition now open at the V&A aims to explore how luxury is created and understood in a physical, conceptual, and cultural capacity, with its exhibition What is Luxury? featuring over 100 objects.
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LONDON: Craft London Opens

Bringing culinary innovation to the Greenwich Peninsula is Stevie Parle’s new venture Craft London.
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Zara opens record fifth store on Oxford Street

Spanish retail giant Zara has opened a new flagship store at the eastern end of Oxford Street, bringing its total number of stores on the street to a record-breaking five. At 4,500sq m, it's also one of the largest Zara stores in the UK and carries the complete men's, women's and kidswear collections across four floors. The store design of ...
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LONDON: Hermès Opens Wanderland Exhibition

Hermès has opened an exhibition titled Wanderland at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea, due to run until May 2 and then moving onto Paris, Turin and China next year.
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LONDON: Alexander McQueen, Savage Beauty

The V&A presents its major exhibition for 2015, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, the largest retrospective of the designer’s work to be showcased in Europe featuring his visionary designs.
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Selfridges breaks down gender barriers with new shopping concept Agender

Selfridges is breaking down the sartorial barriers between the sexes with a new multichannel campaign centered on genderless fashion, which launched store-wide yesterday. Called “Agender”, the aim of the project is to allow customers to choose how they shop and dress “without limitations or sterotypes." Three floors of the retailer’s Oxford Circus flagship have been transformed into gender-neutral shopping areas, with ...
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Denim Dudes Book Launch London

Last Friday 27th February saw the official London launch party of Denim Dudes, the recent book release by Amy Leverton that features over 80 industry names from the world of denim. Shortly after the initial release at Rin Tanaka's Inspiration LA, Amy Leverton continues her global book launches for the highly celebrated Denim Dudes book. As the hometown of the author, ...
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LONDON: Christopher Kane Opens Debut Flagship Store

London-based designer Christopher Kane has opened his debut flagship store in Mayfair’s luxury retail destination Mount Street, where stores for Balenciaga, Roksanda Ilincic and Céline also reside.
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Trend Alert – 1960s Psychedelia

1960s pop psychedelia hits the catwalk with hypnotic swirls and fluid abstract forms, moving on last season's retro floral trend. Prints are amplified to oversized proportions and adorn head-to-toe looks for graphic impact. Unexpected colour combinations feel new set against undulating black and white.
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Pattern, Patchwork and Print for Burberry

London: Burberry’s Autumn/Winter collection opened to a live performance from Clare Maguire singing “Will you love me tomorrow” – the title so apt! There was not one piece in this lineup that one would not love today! Christopher Bailey said “ It started with the idea of folk art and craftsmanship – and people who learn to do things with their ...
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Decadent Constraint at Osman

London: A stripped back colour palette of head-to-toe white, red and black allowed Osman Yousefzada to hone his creative energy on texture, proportion and fabric. The models glided down the colossal hallway of the Tate Britain in a mix of fluid and architectural silhouettes. Cut outs added a modern edge to matching separates whilst more languid shapes such as flowerpot flares ...
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A Nomadic Winter at Amanda Wakeley

London: For Autumn Winter, Amanda Wakeley drew influence from the Antarctic suburbs of Mongolia- “ I was inspired by the textural layering of the Nomadic tribespeople and the prevalence of extreme light and dark in the region.” This translated into a gorgeously tactile and textured collection- luxurious cashmere brushed and felted into ribbed merino wools, draped around the body asymmetrically creating ...
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Graphic, geometric, crafted and futuristic at Peter Pilotto

London: Crown Princes of Print, and current recipients of the Vogue Fashion Fund – Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos – were in a playful mood with colour cleverness as a game of snakes and ladders led their board game inspiration in this collection. With lace appliqué, embroidery and bonded velvet, their prowess in modern fabric innovation combined with love ...
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Bold colorful swirls of Print at Roksanda Illincic

London: Colour and conviction are what define the Roksanda woman. Bold swirls of print and colour combinations that might, if mixed by anyone else, look like a psychedelic meltdown, in Roksanda’s exacting eye become feminine, modern, romantic and strong.  Understanding a woman, and being a woman that listens to her client is what has strengthened the signature of this brand. This ...
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