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…

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: 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…