Monthly Archives: November 2013

‘Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!’: A passionate life nurturing British eccentricity and sartorial talent

‘Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!’: A passionate life nurturing British eccentricity and sartorial talent

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On 20 November 2013, London’s Somerset House unveiled ‘Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!’, a major exhibition that celebrates the life of the late patron of fashion, Isabella Blow, by showcasing personal memorabilia and over a hundred pieces from her own fashion collection…

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Kate Moss honoured at 2013 British Fashion Awards

Kate Moss honoured at 2013 British Fashion Awards

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The British Fashion Council has announced that Kate Moss will receive a Special Recognition Award at this year’s British Fashion Awards for her 25-year modelling career and continued influence on the fashion industry…

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Suzy Menkes to be honoured at British Fashion Awards

Suzy Menkes to be honoured at British Fashion Awards

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The British Fashion Council has announced that fashion writer Suzy Menkes will receive a Special Recognition Award for her 25 year-long career. The award will be presented at the 2013 British Fashion Awards ceremony on 2 December in London

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Alexa Chung is face of Longchamp Spring 2014 campaign

Alexa Chung is face of Longchamp Spring 2014 campaign

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French leather goods company Longchamp has unveiled images of its Spring 2014promotional campaign, featuring British model and TV presenter Alexa Chung. Set in the French seaside resort of St Tropez, the campaign also marks the 20th anniversary of Longchamp’s Le Pliage bag…

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Phillip Lim opens new London store

Phillip Lim opens new London store

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New York-based fashion designer Phillip Lim has unveiled the first UK store for his label 3.1 Phillip Lim…

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Stööki x Topman exclusive jewellery range

Stööki x Topman exclusive jewellery range

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London-based independent lifestyle brand Stööki has unveiled its first collaborative jewellery project with Topman. Comprising 11 pieces made from 18-carat gold plate, the ‘Geodesic’ collection is described as focussing on form, layering and innovation by exploring the qualities allowed by geometric shapes…

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Lady Gaga is face of Versace’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign

Lady Gaga is face of Versace’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign

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Italian fashion brand Versace has unveiled the first campaign images for its Spring/Summer 2014 ready-to-wear and accessories collections for women featuring Lady Gaga…

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For all it’s worth: On quantifying the influence and value of emotions, culture and critical thinking

For all it’s worth: On quantifying the influence and value of emotions, culture and critical thinking

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The truth is that there is a more important value in manifestations of artistic and critical thinking than dreamt in the philosophy of financial profit. Quantifying the worth of education and culture is a redundant exercise as they are subjectively enriching and uplifting processes that make the lives of individuals better…

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GANT Rugger Spring/Summer 2014

GANT Rugger Spring/Summer 2014

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According to the guys in the GANT Rugger creative team, the current conceptual focus in menswear is the adaptation of Swedish design to American style in a combination of Scandinavian midsummer bucolicism with Ivy League sportswear and preppiness…

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LVMH Launches Young Fashion Designers Prize

LVMH Launches Young Fashion Designers Prize

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French multinational luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton has today announced a new international initiative to support and reward talented emerging designers. The LVMH Young Fashion Designers Prize will offer one designer under the age of 40 (who has presented or sold two collections of men’s or women’s ready-to-wear) a grant of €300,000 as well as business mentoring for a year…

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