DESIGNER PROFILE

Meet the woman behind Alice+Olivia

  Most little girls enjoy dressing up, putting on their mother’s heels and an oversized dress. Now, those girls, who are now women, can continue to dress up in Alice+Olivia’s collections. Alice+Olivia was created by Stacey Bendet. Stacey loves trousers, from skinny to bell bottoms. She studied at the University of Pennsylvania and created a...
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Meet Hasan Hejazi

Madonna once said, “I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, then okay.” She appropriately serves as one of the strong, vivacious heroines that inspire designer, Hasan Hejazi to create beautiful, titillating and tantalising pieces that would’nt look out of place in Madonna’s “Erotica” video. Mancunian born...
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Meet The Label| A Détacher

Détacher is French for the verb meaning to detach, unbind or untie. A Détacher does precisely that, it detaches itself from current trends and styles to create its own distinct style. The creator of the label,Mona Kowalska, orginiates from Warsaw in Poland. She started her career designing for a number of Italian labels and at...
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Meet the woman behind the Label|Meli Melo

Seasons, trends and pieces change to adapt to their environment. It is amongst these variables that unusual, eccentric pieces are born and a wave of something different graces society. However, occasionally there exist designers that instead of looking to be different, look to just be true. London based bag designer Melissa Del Bono of Meli...
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Meet Kirsty Ward

It’s not often you see pieces of jewellery that make a statement but that is precisely what you see when you look at Kirsty Ward’s collection. The singer, Diana Vickers, is a fan and recently posted a tweet about designer Kirsty Ward, whose pieces are more like works of art than pieces of jewellery. Kirsty Ward originally...
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Meet The Designer Hermoine De Paula

    There is always something intriguing about “that girl”. The free spirited, leftfield, odd-ball girl that doesnt quite fit in anywhere; a square peg in a circular hole, if you will. She posses a certain allure and mysticism that is enchanting and almost difficult to ignore. “That girl” is precisely the character that designer, Hermoine De...
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Meet the designers|Peter Pilotto

With political and economic upheaval across the world, fashion shows and new collections by many, are perceived as somewhat trivial, however it is true to say fashion like most culture is a product of our time, unable to exist in a vacuum. An interesting stance has been taken by Peter Pilotto in the incorporation of...
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Meet the Fashion Designer|Eudon Choi

Virginia Woolfe once said, ‘It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly’ and this concept of androgyny and ambidexterity is the philosophy embedded within Eudon Choi’s eponymous 2009 label. Korean born Choi has merged his experiences to create a label that...
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Meet Michael van der Ham

It is an absolute fact of life that Central Saint Martins is a smouldering hot bed of creative talent. Each and every year they produce bright, young things that go on to set the world on fire; Michael van der Ham is no exception. The 26 year old from Giessenberg, Netherlands graduated in 2009 from...
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Meet the Sisters|Dannijo

by Helen C When it comes to Jewellery,Dannijo a.k.a. Danielle and Jodie Snyder are grabbing the attention of every celebrity, and fashion lover, alike with their combined eclectic personalities, their designs translate well into statement pieces that seem to be everywhere we turn. Considering this New York based Sister Act only started up their jewellery...
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