October 1, 2013 Claudia 3Comment

The top was produced in London in early 1980’s. Before 1920’s swastika was known as a good luck symbol in Western culture . In India,apparently, the swastika continues to be the most widely used  symbol of Hindus, Jainas , and  Buddhists and that is completely understandable that some people are using that  symbol to show their beliefs or emotions(in India…)  but… should the swastika top from 80’s be shown in a public (and very popular) exhibition? Since it became Nazi Symbol in 1920’s and ,whether we like it or not, IT IS related to the Second World War and many people just…

September 29, 2013 Claudia

Catherine Wales is London based designer who designed the DNA project- the three-dimensional accessories collection. This apparently was inspired by identity and the visual structure of human chromosomes.The DNA  was produced using white nylon with a 3D printer, the eight-piece collection includes  corset, a  feathered shoulder piece and a waist bracelet plus four transformative headpieces.Catherine’s futuristic collection is completely unique and can be used both editorially to stimulate conceptual thinking and scientifically to develop the capabilities of luxury fashion prototyping within the 3D space. The designer has been in the fashion industry for the past 15 years but this is the…

September 28, 2013 Claudia 2Comment

Starting 10th July through 16th February, the Victoria and Albert Museum will feature its newest fashion exhibit Club to Catwalk: Fashion in the 1980s, showcasing more than 90 outfits by both high-end runway designers and the groups responsible for the club wear of the decade.  ‘Each group of people, whether they were fashion designers, musicians or dancers, filmmakers, living together and going out together had a passion for creating something new that was almost infectious’. At night, young designers’ imaginations were sparked by a vibrant London club scene. John Galliano recalled, ‘Thursday and Friday at St Martin’s, the college was…

September 21, 2013 Claudia

I went to the Trend Catwalk Vodafone Weekend show in Somerset House this weekend.  It was basically the show divided into for sections – four different key trends for the season ahead -style advice on what  to buy. The show was styled by Pandora Lennard , an amazing stylist! She was just great and very comfortable talking. The first key trend is called ‘Pretty in Pink’ which is the 1980’s inspired from sheer to wool trend. This is a mixture of everything but that everything has its one main feature – it has to be very pink . From Barbies…

September 16, 2013 Claudia

As for the Fashion Week – it’s amazing as always with lots of new fantastic pieces. Julien Macdonald’s gowns , Holly Fulton and her amazing fish prints, bomber jackets!!!! , David Koma and his amazing skater dress(one of my favs!!!) , Mary Katrantzou and her shoes , embellishment and PRINTS PRINTS PRINTS!! Can’t wait to see the rest of the shows. Meanwhile , I’ve got some pictures of the coolest people who were hanging around the Somerset House today (and the weather was like the worst you can imagine!). (more…)