ONES TO WATCH: 10 Questions with Spanish Fashion Designer Enric Marti

Why are we so desperate to turn men into gods? Our interview with young fashion designer ENRIC MARTI, the man behind ‘The Worship’ collection, reveals insights towards society’s obsession with celebrity culture and Friedrich Nietzsche’s death-of-God decree.

This article is published at part of Issue 1: BELIEF

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ONES TO WATCH: Laura Kinsella Creates Spectacular Bespoke Millinery

  One of Ireland’s most exciting young fashion designer, LAURA KINSELLA weaves love into her exquisite and abstract collection of hand crafted hats and headpieces.   A Philip Treacy protégé and the only milliner to represent Ireland at Unfold in the ‘International Fashion Showcase’ at London Fashion Week 2015, Kinsella’s creations had us enchanted for the iconic usage of…

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Unfamiliar Familiarity: A Discourse on the Surgically-Perfect with Mexican Artist Gildo Medina

Mexican artist Gildo Medina creates a new dialogue for the world of surgically-perfect by making the familiar unfamiliar and unfamiliar familiar Considered as one of the most successful and important illustrators from around the globe by TASCHEN in the last edition of 100 illustrators, Mexico-born Gildo Medina is an international award-winning artist and photographer whose…

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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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A Conversation with Professor Tom Inns on the Learning Curves of Design at the Glasgow School of Art Singapore Graduation Show 2015

  Nothing can stop the second cohort of graduating students from the Glasgow School Art Singapore, and their director Professor Tom Inns can attest to that. The Glasgow School of Art Singapore was initially conceived in 2012 as a partnership between the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Temasek Polytechnic (TP), delivering years 3 and…

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Erin O’Conner: A Model’s Perspective on Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2001 (SHOWstudio Film)

  It has been four years since Alexander McQueen has passed on yet his legacy is brimming with life in the current fashion world. This interesting dialogue conversation (watch film at bottom of article) between Nick Knight of SHOWstudio and English supermodel Erin O’Connor explores Erin’s thoughts and experience through her perspective as a model in the…

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INTERVIEW: UK Designer Amber-Louise Snow Gives Couture a New Perspective with Eco-friendly Approach

  IT’S TRUE: The Haute Couture world has been sharply affected by the inflation of luxury and the severe lack of consumer’s appreciation for the “magic” of this specialised craft. For several years, the global fashion industry has been facing an ongoing debate on the value of couture, where some industry players pointed out that couture has…

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Interview: French Couturier Stephane Rolland Goes Spanish with Shades of Black at FIDé Fashion Weeks 2013

Known widely as the Prince of Couture, the French couturier Stephane Rolland is a stickler for details but does not fancy overly-embellished details. His span of designing career is one that is admirable and inspirational, and his grand vision for fashion is crystal clear; directional and revolutionary. You see his Haute Couture dresses at some…

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INTERVIEW with London’s hottest fashion label Ground Zero’s Philip Chu on their A/W 2013 at Paris Fashion Week

If there is anything, London-based fashion label Ground Zero by designer duo and brothers, Philip and Eri Chu have clearly conjured up magic in their latest collection at Paris Fashion Week AW 2013-14, making the sci-fi genre that has so often been associated as geeky and nerdy into something really fashion-forward and avant garde.

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