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LONDON: Pop Brixton Opens

Having earned a reputation as London’s edgy food destination and boasting rapid creative growth, Brixton boasts a new initiative: a unique, modern space created to help local innovation flourish: Pop Brixton.
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London Collections Men Spring/Summer 2016 – Top 10 Denim Looks

London kicked off the Spring/Summer 2016 Men’s Fashion Week season last week with a full 5 day schedule packed with tons of indigo inspiration. Denim is always a guarantee on the catwalks of London Collections: Men and this season proved no different with many of the local labels, both established and emerging designers using jeanswear in new and exciting ways for summer. Here ...
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Christopher Kane and L’affaire d’amour

London: Christopher Kane presented a feminine collection with a single heart as his leitmotif – appearing as lace lapels, embroidery, shoes, and long red leather gloves as well as buttons for closures. Lace, the perfect partner, was transformed into a transparent duster coat backed with plastic, or cut in slim skirts, and pretty dresses, and also worked into thick soled brogues ...
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Christopher Kane

Peter Pilotto x Ancient Greek Sandals for Pre-Summer 2016

London: Following on from their Fall/Winter collection inspired by board games, Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos showcased a strong trans-seasonal collection with an ancient whimsical feel, shot against Neolithic Avebury Stone Circle. There were pieces to take on an early spring holiday, like maritime poplin dresses with cloqué sleeves and an off-shoulder peasant blouse underlining Aegean summer ease. Embroidery ...
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Peter Pilotto

Coach presents a knockout collection of 60s-meets-90s Cali’ skater

London: The Lindley Hall was transformed into a colourful skate park for Coach’s first ever men’s runway show, which made show-goers all the more excited to see what Stuart Vevers would be putting forward as his vision for the brand. He did not disappoint, and controversially defied all common perceptions of the brand’s traditional colour choices and refined leather pieces. ...
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Burberry – Straight-Lace, Sartorial Cuts, the new Chelsea fit and an English Spring day in Kensington Gardens

London: A perfect Spring day, sun shining, white shirted waiters holding trays of Champagne and Pims, plus, a 24-piece orchestra – all set in Kensington gardens. In this surreal ambiance, Christopher Bailey presented Burberry’s ‘Straight-laced’ menswear collection for S/S 16. Introducing the new sartorial cut of The Chelsea, a tailored slim fit silhouette that appeared in double-faced cashmere topcoats, suits, ...
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Margaret Howell continues with exquisitely cut, refined classics

London: Refined classics, exquisitely cut, this was the simple message put forward by Howell’s latest collection, which celebrated – as always – beautiful menswear pieces in their own right. The designer’s signature minimalist styling allowed each item’s beauty to shine through individually – among them came a pair of high-waisted pleated trousers, a boxy linen t-shirt, a crisp revere-collared resort ...
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Alexander McQueen spins a sailor’s tale with a modern twist!

London: Refined nautical references with an off-kilter edge were all on show at Alexander McQueen – the tale of a Victorian sailor at sea but with a very modern twist. Sharp tailoring with contemporary silhouettes stole the show – a double-breasted captain’s coat sat just below the knee, cinched at the waist, as were the slim-fitting dinner jackets. The sharpness eventually ...
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Alexander McQueen

LONDON: Ride Republic & Tanya’s Cafe Opens

As the lifestyle trend for wellness, health and fitness continues to boom alongside the popularity of athleisure, London’s latest workout hotspot is Chelsea-based Ride Republic, with raw plant-based food business Tanya’s Cafe also open on the premises, complementing the all-round healthy offering.
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J.W. Anderson bridges the gap between a futuristic space odyssey and the occult

London: J.W. Anderson’s signature abstract aesthetic was executed with full force this season, as the designer looked to a daring yet playful clash of references. A futuristic space theme was defined through eclectic print and graphics; patches which read “orbital” and “flight” decorated astronaut-like zip-through jackets, which sat alongside sleeveless nude-coloured tees streaked with silver metallic paint. For silhouette, Anderson looked to the East, ...
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JW Anderson

Watch the Burberry Menswear SS16 show live here

Burberry brings a ray of golden sunshine to London’s Kensington Gardens with it’s much anticipated presentation of the Burberry Menswear 2016 collection. With an air of mystery, Burberry’s quintessential style will be accompanied by the great British musician Rhodes and a 24-piece orchestra. Join us and discover what the new Spring Collection will offer with a front row seat to ...
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Matthew Miller reworks contemporary tailoring

London: Conform, Control, Constrict were the three words used to describe the S/S 16 theme at Matthew Miller. His frustrations with red tape and the systems that enforce this restraint resulted in a collection focused around the uniform of those constraints – the banker coat, suits – single and double breasted styles, white shirts, the tailored drainpipe trouser and ties from ...
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Matthew Miller

Christopher Raeburn’s Borneo jungle survival kit

London: Borneo and the maverick anthropologist Tom Harrison – who devoted his life to preserving the country's environment and culture – was on the mind of Christopher Raeburn for S/S 16. The clothes were the survival kit needed for Borneo’s jungle, all executed with technical precision. His signature deconstructed and remade design style was seen across all categories – made from ...
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Christopher Raeburn

James Long’s creative free-form

  London: Individuality and freedom of expression were the key messages at James Long's S/S 16 bohemian parade of decorative but wearable patchwork clothing, energised by the free-form, multi-coloured ensemble attitude. “I was looking at people who are so natural in their clothing, they think they’are blending in, but they’re totally not” said James. The clothes had a 90’s feel with ...
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Marbella foam party sportswear at Christopher Shannon

London: High-cut running shorts, mesh fabrics and discarded neon bikinis as styling items were the hints that pointed to the 90s Marbella foam party inspiration behind Christopher Shannon’s latest collection of modern, deconstructed sportswear. Voluminous pleated chinos were topped with trucker jackets, sometimes with their backs cut out, and there was a real focus on Shannon’s core item, the shirt. ...
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Christopher Shannon