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”…

HOW TO GET BACK INTO THE SWING OF THINGS

For many people, September is about getting back into routine after a relaxing holiday abroad or after weeks of BBQ’s, day trips and drinking ice cold Pimms in the garden. But then there’s the reality of work and school life as soon as September looms around the corner. However, this is the time where many…

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…

WHY I WANT TO INVEST MORE INTO MY WARDROBE

It feels like a lifetime ago that I was binge ordering clothes from ASOS and lavishly spending on an array of breton stripe t-shirts but now I’m a typical student with less money to spend like I used to.  I took a gap year and worked full time with the luxury of not having to…

THE SUMMER BEAUTY EDIT

The British Summertime is now in full swing and we have been lucky enough to have countless days of sunshine so far, with *fingers crossed* many more to come. During the warmer months we all like to switch up our beauty routine, whether it’s digging out your summer glow tanning moisturiser or swapping your usual…

PLANT-BASED FOOD GUIDE: COPENHAGEN

Whilst Copenhagen (my new favourite city!) boarders Germany meaning there is a lot of meat foods and burger bars around, Copenhagen is an  open minded place and full of heathy options. You can tell by the abundance of raw food cafes and the fact that most people cycle around the city. So it was exciting…

POSTCARDS FROM COPENHAGEN

As I’ve mentioned before, Copenhagen has been a city on my list of places to travel to. So in January of this year my boyfriend and I decided to book the trip for my 20th birthday on April 14th-17th.  The more I read about the Danish city the more I knew I’d fall in love…

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,…