ASHLEY ISHAM | FASHION SCOUT SS19

Originally from Singapore, Ashley Isham moved his life to London to venture on a fashion career in 1996. He studied at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design before launching his first collection in November 2000. This season he incorporates 70’s inspired evening wear through glistening tinsel visors and metallic fringing. Inspired by tropical…

AGNE KUZMICKAITE | FASHION SCOUT SS19

Agne Kuzmickaite, one of the most famous fashion designers from Lithuania, often takes inspiration from everyday concepts for her collections. Agne is influenced by common objects and feminine roles within society. Her collections reflect popular culture and this concept is challenged beautifully through her use of her staple butterfly motif. For her SS19 collection Agne…

THE SWEDISH SCHOOL OF TEXTILES | FASHION SCOUT SS19

The Swedish School of Textiles within the University of Boråsaims aims to push the boundaries and explore the entire field of textiles including technology, design and management. With around 900 students attending, the school hopes to inspire and create talented young designers fuelled with expert knowledge and the skills to work with textiles in an innovative…

ANISSA AIDA | FASHION SCOUT SS19

After being raised between Tunis and Paris then moving to New York to study Fashion Design at Parsons, her contemporary brand ‘Anissa Aida’ was born. The brand’s name ‘Aida’ commemorates her older sister who passed away in 2010 and is strongly inspired by Tunisian and Japanese cultures. Anissa likes “to mix and match different references”…

International Designers at GFW 2018

The International Fashion Award Show 2018 saw a stimulating array of designs and incredible talent. The award show, sponsored by Swarovski, named the winner Danqi Chen from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology. Chen showcased a collection of animated pieces that displayed true craftsmanship and imagination. Bold yellow and scarlet red ankle-length trench coats were paired with matching accessories that projected…

SHOW INSIGHT: SIMON MO

Day Four Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week Central St Martins BA womenswear graduate and environmentalist, Simon Mo, has had an impressive career within fashion design and has explored a variety of nature inspired concepts within his collections. Simon has worked with Nathan Jenson’s ‘Mask’ womenswear label in Shanghai as well as the British Fashion…

SHOW INSIGHT: ILARIA LEPORE

Day Four Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week London based designer, Ilaria Lepore, explores notions of beauty and gender by creating minimalistic, androgynous collections. To create her contemporary styles, she uses cotton, wool and leather to challenge mainstream fashion norms. By using black exclusively in her designs accentuates the shape and the cut of the…

SHOW INSIGHT: SOE JAKARTA

Day Four Fashion Scout With SOE Jakarta’s designer, Monique Soeriaatmadja’s lust for innovative designs, it bodes well that she formulates her collections using cut fabrics developed after working closely with weavers from all over the country. Monique uses these delicate textiles to juxtapose more modern fabrics accompanied by inspiration from landscapes. She focuses on sleek,…

SHOW INSIGHT: LIMKOKWING UNIVERSITY

DAY THREE Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week Limkokwing University, based in Malaysia, is Asia’s most international university. It’s main campus hosts 30,000 students from over 160 countries, making it the premium yet competitive place to study. Limkokwing now operates in 14 different countries, and with a campus on Chancery Lane, London, they are the first…

SHOW INSIGHT: FASHION FOR CONSERVATION X RENÉ GARZA

DAY THREE Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week With a mission to use the power of fashion to raise awareness on the poaching crisis and fund Fashion for Conservation began the global tour of their exhibition all over the world, Canada, US, Spain and Europe have been subject to these profound collections that work so hard…