DESIGNER PROFILE

Meet the ‘controversial’ Carlotta Actis Barone

“This is my message, this is my fashion.” These are the powerful words used by the Italian bred Carlotta Actis Barone. A woman who is not just a fashion designer, but an exceptional artist who has created a brand that doesn’t just bear beautiful clothing – it is also a proud exhibition of her strong...
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Meet the Amazing Ada Zanditon

  Ada Zanditon was  five years old when she first spotted a magazine called Vogue on a supermarket shelf , she picked it up and has not been able to put it back down since then. She realised very early how much she wanted to become a designer. So its no surprise that by the age...
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Meet The Designer Akira Isogawa

Soft draping, neutral tones contrasted with bolder colour palettes and simple silhouettes perhaps best describe designer Akira Isogawa’s signature Autumn 12 looks. The Australian based designer has been making his mark on the world of fashion since 1993 when he opened the doors of his first solo clothing boutique. Since then the rest is all...
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Meet The Intriguing Designer| Felicity Brown

The restless Felicity Brown does not want to be stuck in one place, constantly moving and changing things is very important to her. The same rule applies to her designs,“ I remember standing in front of a mirror. I must have been 6 or 7 at the time and we were in in my friend’s...
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Meet the Designer John Rocha

Some fashion outsiders may only attribute this name to clothing, home and accessories collections that fill the UK’s chain department store, Debenhams. But he is more than just high street. Every year,Fashion Designer John Rocha’s refreshingly clean cut creations grace the catwalks of fashion shows all over the world. His unique pieces have always stemmed from his...
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Meet The ‘Non-Conformist’ Designer Roberto Capucci

The fashion world brings many eminent designers, who go through the same strenuous process of discovering something new about their work . The most intensive ones, may give birth to unexpected and innovative designs. But in the world of fast fashion, how are unique ideas born? I was looking for a Fashion figure that could...
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Meet the Designer Lu Flux

Lu Flux studied fashion at Edinburgh School of Art and is contrary to fast fashion commercialism with her quant studio in London Fields, and her kettle whistling on the hob. In 2009 Lu Flux was amongst the first selection of designers to be showcased in Vauxhall Fashion Scout’s ‘Ones to Watch’ which launched her business...
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Meet the Designer Claudia Ligari

Dressed head to toe in black, Italian avant-garde minimalistic designer Claudia Ligari met with me in Covent Garden on a moody smog of an English evening. Claudia, who studied at Instituto Marangoni in Milan moved to this ol’ town having struggled at job interviews due to her western European taste. For someone so Italian at...
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Meet the Beautiful British Success – Emma Cook

Graduating from Central St Martin’s in 1993 alongside Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen, Emma Cook is unavoidable when it comes to British fashion. Born to Manchester in 1975, Emma, made her way onto the CSM masters degree after completing her BA in fashion, textiles and business studies from Brighton University. With the designs of her...
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