Tag: Style

Art & Culture: Soho Street Shoots Part 3: A fusion of history, revolution and modernity

Soho is about expression, poetry, evocation, style, diversity, rebellion, freedom… Her modernity is a fusion of history, revolution and tradition weaved together to create something new. We are not talking about modernity as a symbol of globalization; not the type that enslaves culture and commodifies the human spirit. Nor are we

Art & Culture: Soho street shoots part 2: An all encompassing affair

London is a unique city; and its people are an integral part of what renders it so distinctive. But even for someone whose mind, body and soul is weaved into the fabric of London’s multiple rhythms, its ebbs and flows, its neatly kept squares and picturesque parks, its concrete jungles

Fashion Speaks: 5 industry insiders share their thoughts on London Fashion Week debuting in Soho

During London Fashion Week, Madame Soho asked 5 industry insiders what they thought about the event leaving its former home at Somerset House and migrating to Soho, and how staging the occasion in Soho relates to the area’s social and creative significance. Soho has long been the cultural heartbeat of

Fashion: Day 5 at London Fashion Week: Ashish

Indian born designer, Ashish presented a playful, dreamy and energetic SS16 collection which reflected the innocence of youth fused with two historic, West Coast subcultures. Models entered the runway on skateboards wearing dresses and trainers shimmering with sequins and glitter. Other looks evoked a mixture of the psychedelic sixties meets contemporary

Fashion: Day 2 at London Fashion Week: Gareth Pugh Punk’s it up

Identity is purely a concept, socially constructed, and walking through the backstage area of Gareth Pugh’s SS16 show definitely reflected that notion. Models appeared like mannequins donning skintight white latex leggings, and tan-colored stockings covered their faces blurring the line between reality and fantasy. Stars were placed over their eyes and big

Fashion: Day 2 at London Fashion Week: Backstage at J.W. Anderson

As one might have expected, J.W. Anderson placed a strong emphasis on colour, prints and patterns for his SS16 collection. The Irish born designer, celebrated for his androgynous aesthetic, never failed to dazzle his guests as he presented a spectacular creation of looks. While Balenciaga’s influence on the designer is

Fashion: Day 2 at London Fashion Week: Julien Macdonald

There was something about the backstage space at Julien MacDonald’s SS16 show that conjured up a sense of Robert Palmer’s 80s rock-n-roll classic, Addicted to Love. This may have been due to the fact that the models, before changing into their runway looks, wore black and blue make-up and outfits expressing

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