MY FIRST EXPERIENCE AS A FASHION WRITER

London: crowded public transport, inflated price tags and the grey, polluted sky that looms over the city. A place I always knew I would have to move to but not necessarily find suitable. I would have to swap the comfort of my quaint home-town to the daunting fashion capital where all my career aspirations would come…

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…

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…

SHOW INSIGHT: APU JAN

DAY THREE Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week With an array of astrological inspired prints with a colour palette of blue hues and cream accents. We saw intricate white stitching imitating constellations on sky blue, loose-fitting garments, as mellow beats from DJ Questionmark played in the background. Chiffon, navy, pleated skirts that skimmed the body created…

SHOW INSIGHT: INIFD LST (GROUP 2)

DAY THREE Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week After a long day filled with amazing shows and innovative designs, INIFD LST added even more vibrancy and colour on to the catwalk. As Nadia Essex sang along to the 70’s mix tape and Olivia Buckland bopped her head to the music, we saw an array of jacquard…

SHOW INSIGHT: ZEYNEP KARTAL

DAY TWO Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week Manchester based designer Zeynep launched her brand in 2013 after years of experience in the fashion industry. Glitter, sequins and all aspects of luxe red-carpet wear can be seen within her collections. This season we saw a collection of oversized rich navy velvet suits, and shoulder padded wide-leg…

SHOW INSIGHT: MIMI TRAN

DAY TWO Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week The glamorous Mimi Tran has built an equally gorgeous brand with her artistic talents and lust for elegant design. Mimi has continued to expand her brand from red-carpet wear with her latest bridal collection, featuring delicate lacing and intricate beading. The growth and hard work that has been…

SHOW INSIGHT: ONES TO WATCH – SUSAN FANG

DAY TWO Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week Beaded headwear that looked like chandeliers dazzled the crowd as Ones To Watch designer, Susan Fang showcased her AIRWAVE Autumn/Winter 18 collection. Drifting down the runway were light, lilac tulle overlay skirts while caged colour blocked skirts created a striking contrast. Susan explores the interaction of the body…

SHOW INSIGHT: CASSEY GAN

DAY TWO Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week Cassey Gan, born in Malaysia, previously completed a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in Melbourne. She took a complete 180 when she swapped test tubes for sketch books and moved to England to study fashion design and technology: womenswear at London College of Fashion. Cassey’s geometric and stylish…