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”…

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: INIFD LST (GROUP 1)

DAY TWO Fashion Scout at London Fashion Week Returning for a 4th season, The Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD), based in India, is a prestigious design academy that specialises in fashion and interior design. With 25,000 ambitious and creative students attending each year, the institution is associated with The London School of Trends (LST)…