Virtues of Venus: Interview with UK Fashion Designer Amber Louise Snow

  Known for her couture-driven sewing techniques and a pastel-friendly colour palette, Nottingham-based, UK independent womenswear designer Amber Louise Snow is back at the peak of her creative career, after having created two successful collections through her label’s eponymous line. In her previous collections, she has explored interesting topics such as the human perception through the elements of…

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Irina Dzhus taps into the notion of archetype for Spring/Summer 2014

Known for structured silhouettes and a subtle sense of avant garde, Ukrainian designer Irina Dzhus presents another collection worthy to be called a marriage between fashion and architecture. This Spring/Summer 2014 sees the emergence of visual concepts that are influenced by the orthodox Christian iconographic canons, coded universally by characters and graphics in a spiritual…

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Ukrainian designer DZHUS creates architectural fashion in her Autumn / Winter 13 collection

The occurrences of fashion and art may seem dim-a-plenty these days, but what about fashion and architecture? You see, architecture in itself has always been a source of inspiration for fashion designers since the heydays, with similar foundation formulas being the main reason behind it. In architecture, the rule is always: ‘form follows function’, and likewise in…

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The Audi Star Creation 2013 Singapore is back again with record number of entries

If you aren’t familiar with the Star Creation Competition, well, you should be! Created in 2010 by Textile & Fashion Federation (Singapore) as part of the Asia Fashion Exchange (AFX), the country’s top fashion design competition is crafted to uncover and hone the creativity of young Asian talents, grooming them into tomorrow’s top fashion designers. For three years…

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Fréj clinched CLEO’s Most Promising Accessories Brand Award at Jakarta Fashion Week 2013

It is most astounding to see how talented the designers of Jakarta fashion jewellery label fréj are, especially with their latest win of ‘The Most Promising Accessories Brand” Award at the prestigious CLEO Fashion Awards Show, held at the recently-concluded Jakarta Fashion Week 2013. When we first saw the collections of the label for ourselves,…

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