London’s Leading Names Now
By Jessica Bumpus
We’ve started the year with a lot of questions. These are uncertain times, after all. And among...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
We’ve started the year with a lot of questions. These are uncertain times, after all. And among those in question is the fashion landscape right now, and beyond. What is a dead cert? That London can still lay claim to some of the most exciting menswear designers. Here are London’s leading names...
We’ve started the year with a lot of questions. These are uncertain times, after all. And among those in question is the fashion landscape right now, and beyond. What is a dead cert? That London can still lay claim to some of the most exciting menswear designers. Here are London’s leading names right now.    ​ JW Anderson Fashion Show Menswear Collection Fall Winter 2017 in London (by...
Always Look On The Bright Side of Life: Here's How
By Jessica Bumpus
“We live in pessimistic times, but we can be optimistic,” reasoned Matthew Miller, one of...
By Jessica Bumpus
“We live in pessimistic times, but we can be optimistic,” reasoned Matthew Miller, one of London’s leading menswear names, backstage after his Autumn/Winter 2017 show. “Last year was full of suppression; it’s a generation of fear,” he continued, elaborating upon what followed in the footsteps of...
“We live in pessimistic times, but we can be optimistic,” reasoned Matthew Miller, one of London’s leading menswear names, backstage after his Autumn/Winter 2017 show. “Last year was full of suppression; it’s a generation of fear,” he continued, elaborating upon what followed in the footsteps of Liam Hodges yesterday, and Christopher Shannon earlier in the day also, as being another...
Our friends in the North: locating British menswear at LFWM
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
When we say British menswear, we mean London; we mean Savile Row tailoring, Carnaby Street Mod...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
When we say British menswear, we mean London; we mean Savile Row tailoring, Carnaby Street Mod gear, the ever-changing rainbow of East End style tribes. But if there's one thing that last year's referendum proved, it's that London ISN'T Britain – and vice versa.    ​ Christopher Shannon...
When we say British menswear, we mean London; we mean Savile Row tailoring, Carnaby Street Mod gear, the ever-changing rainbow of East End style tribes. But if there's one thing that last year's referendum proved, it's that London ISN'T Britain – and vice versa.    ​ Christopher Shannon Fashion Show Menswear Collection Fall Winter 2017 in London (by Gio Staiano for...
BRAND NEW YOU: Hitting the Restart Button at London’s Menswear Shows
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Another season starts in London. In lots of ways, it’s the same as ever – bleary-eyed audiences,...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Another season starts in London. In lots of ways, it’s the same as ever – bleary-eyed audiences, still sleepwalking from Christmas hibernation and propped up by caffeine and beer; shop windows crammed with festive lights and FINAL DISCOUNT signs; suited-up men taking important phone calls in...
Another season starts in London. In lots of ways, it’s the same as ever – bleary-eyed audiences, still sleepwalking from Christmas hibernation and propped up by caffeine and beer; shop windows crammed with festive lights and FINAL DISCOUNT signs; suited-up men taking important phone calls in front of photogenic backdrops. And bitter cold. And rain. Inevitably, rain.  But this time out,...
Politics & Power Rangers: Welcome to 2017!
By Jessica Bumpus
When the world is falling down around us (which it is, by the way), there’s only ever one of two...
By Jessica Bumpus
When the world is falling down around us (which it is, by the way), there’s only ever one of two things to do: protest and take a stand about it, or wish yourself away to a fictitious fantasy land where the idea of goodies and baddies seems straightforward and solvable enough. Luckily, fashion...
When the world is falling down around us (which it is, by the way), there’s only ever one of two things to do: protest and take a stand about it, or wish yourself away to a fictitious fantasy land where the idea of goodies and baddies seems straightforward and solvable enough. Luckily, fashion facilitates both such options. And on the first day of the newly crowned London Fashion Week Men’s...
Do men really wear the clothes we see on the catwalk?
By Jessica Bumpus
  As any woman who has male friends that orbit the non-fashion world or who are generally...
By Jessica Bumpus
  As any woman who has male friends that orbit the non-fashion world or who are generally rather disinterested by it will know, anything vaguely interesting or a little “conceptual” on the catwalk tends to seem like an entirely alien idea. So here’s a crazy – if not obvious but overlooked -...
  As any woman who has male friends that orbit the non-fashion world or who are generally rather disinterested by it will know, anything vaguely interesting or a little “conceptual” on the catwalk tends to seem like an entirely alien idea. So here’s a crazy – if not obvious but overlooked - question: do men actually want to wear the clothes they see on the catwalk and do they wear...
The Year in Fashion - Looking Back & Looking Forward
By Jessica Bumpus
As one year ends and a new one waits in the wings of December, we asked some of our favourite...
By Jessica Bumpus
As one year ends and a new one waits in the wings of December, we asked some of our favourite fashion folk to share with us their highlights of 2016 and what they’re looking forward to most as 2017 dawns.   Aalto Fashion Show Ready to Wear Collection Spring Summer 2017 in Paris (by...
As one year ends and a new one waits in the wings of December, we asked some of our favourite fashion folk to share with us their highlights of 2016 and what they’re looking forward to most as 2017 dawns.   Aalto Fashion Show Ready to Wear Collection Spring Summer 2017 in Paris (by Guillaume Roujas for NOWFASHION)   Wanda Nylon’s Johanna Senyk  “This has been one of the most...
THE INTERVIEW | Versace - Donatella Versace
By Stefano Roncato - MFFashion
Like breathing in a whiff of perfume with your eyes closed: evocative, intriguing, magnetic. It...
By Stefano Roncato - MFFashion
By Stefano Roncato - MFFashion
Like breathing in a whiff of perfume with your eyes closed: evocative, intriguing, magnetic. It must be her surname, the Olympus of fashion. It must be her first name, instantly recognizable even when uttered on its own. She could incite a little bit of terror but she’s the one who dispels doubt...
Like breathing in a whiff of perfume with your eyes closed: evocative, intriguing, magnetic. It must be her surname, the Olympus of fashion. It must be her first name, instantly recognizable even when uttered on its own. She could incite a little bit of terror but she’s the one who dispels doubt and breaks down barriers because Donatella Versace has one great gift, she’s really nice. Engaging...
FASHION EDITORIAL | Look at me
Photos by Valerio Mezzanotti
Fake money, real plastic Stupid cupid, fantastic Queer thinking, straight talking What you see...
Photos by Valerio Mezzanotti
Photos by Valerio Mezzanotti
Fake money, real plastic Stupid cupid, fantastic Queer thinking, straight talking What you see ain't what you are getting Fast loving, slow moving No rhythm, but I'm grooving Old feeling, new beginning Superficial expectations - Look at me GERI HALLIWELL   from left to right:...
Fake money, real plastic Stupid cupid, fantastic Queer thinking, straight talking What you see ain't what you are getting Fast loving, slow moving No rhythm, but I'm grooving Old feeling, new beginning Superficial expectations - Look at me GERI HALLIWELL   from left to right: Ezra Couture, Said Mahrouf, Michael Cinco, Hussein Bazaza   from left to right: Ezra Couture,...
Victoria's Secret: What Kind of Angel Are You?
By Elisabeta Tudor
    'Tis this time of the year again – time for the world's sexiest TV event show. The...
By Elisabeta Tudor
    'Tis this time of the year again – time for the world's sexiest TV event show. The Victoria's Secret Angels landed in the City of Love to spread their wings over the runway set in the Grand Palais in Paris. According to Victoria's Secret officials, the 2016 fashion show has raised...
    'Tis this time of the year again – time for the world's sexiest TV event show. The Victoria's Secret Angels landed in the City of Love to spread their wings over the runway set in the Grand Palais in Paris. According to Victoria's Secret officials, the 2016 fashion show has raised $3 million USD for charity through ticket sales – and the lingerie brand might just raise another 3...
EDITORIAL | São Paulo: Beyond the City
When it comes to Brazil, there’s so much more than the bikini or the colourful carnival. Welcome,...
When it comes to Brazil, there’s so much more than the bikini or the colourful carnival. Welcome, then, to Sao Paulo and its 42nd fashion week, where designers fully embraced the see-now-buy-now concept. To celebrate, we’ve selected our favourite looks from the catwalk for an editorial dedicated...
When it comes to Brazil, there’s so much more than the bikini or the colourful carnival. Welcome, then, to Sao Paulo and its 42nd fashion week, where designers fully embraced the see-now-buy-now concept. To celebrate, we’ve selected our favourite looks from the catwalk for an editorial dedicated to the 24-hour city: urban and full of texture. From the architecture of its building to the...
The latest from the world of fashion: Portugal Fashion Week
Portugal is fashionable, both as a sought-after tourist destination and thanks to the...
Portugal is fashionable, both as a sought-after tourist destination and thanks to the increasing excitement around Portugal Fashion Week, one of the most important fashion events in the Iberian Peninsula, which demonstrates the strength of Portugal's creative and production capability. For its...
Portugal is fashionable, both as a sought-after tourist destination and thanks to the increasing excitement around Portugal Fashion Week, one of the most important fashion events in the Iberian Peninsula, which demonstrates the strength of Portugal's creative and production capability. For its 39th edition, the catwalks of Lisbon and Porto welcome established designers and brands as well...
What Is Frenchness In 2016?
By Elisabeta Tudor
Frenchness. La Francité, for the proud ones. La Franchouillardise, for its detractors. Ou à la...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
Frenchness. La Francité, for the proud ones. La Franchouillardise, for its detractors. Ou à la bonne franquette for those who don't really care for anything else but food. And what better way is there to express this particular Frenchness than through the French savoir-vivre, which implies good...
Frenchness. La Francité, for the proud ones. La Franchouillardise, for its detractors. Ou à la bonne franquette for those who don't really care for anything else but food. And what better way is there to express this particular Frenchness than through the French savoir-vivre, which implies good food, good wine, good art, and good books – and last but certainly not least, exquisite fashion and...
Meet Dubai's Darling: Furne One of Amato
By Elisabeta Tudor
His name might not ring a bell to some – but if you haven't heard of him yet, you better start...
By Elisabeta Tudor
His name might not ring a bell to some – but if you haven't heard of him yet, you better start keeping an eye on his surreal and extravagant womenswear collections! The Filipino designer Furne One has made a name for himself in Dubai for the past decade, dressing an exclusive private clientele...
His name might not ring a bell to some – but if you haven't heard of him yet, you better start keeping an eye on his surreal and extravagant womenswear collections! The Filipino designer Furne One has made a name for himself in Dubai for the past decade, dressing an exclusive private clientele with his creations, with most of them residing in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar, and others gracing...
SPFW: Dispelling The Bikini Myth
By Jessica Bumpus
Whenever I say I’m heading off to São Paulo for fashion week, I receive the same response from...
By Jessica Bumpus
Whenever I say I’m heading off to São Paulo for fashion week, I receive the same response from those I tell. “Lots of swimwear?” – but it's the wrong answer.      Top Model Gisele Bundchen at the Colcci Ready-to-Wear Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion show, Sao Paulo Fashion Week (by Gio Staiano...
Whenever I say I’m heading off to São Paulo for fashion week, I receive the same response from those I tell. “Lots of swimwear?” – but it's the wrong answer.      Top Model Gisele Bundchen at the Colcci Ready-to-Wear Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion show, Sao Paulo Fashion Week (by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION)   “It’s a stigma. For decades, Brazil has always had this image of the body and...