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June 2015

RCA 2015: In Colour
RCA 2015: In Colour

Have they invented the ability to be able to split one's body in two and be in multiple places at one time yet?  No?  That's my pressing question for Silicon Valley peeps to ponder over in the near future.  Seeing graduate collections, more so than established designers, takes a fair amount of in-person...

Insulation Inspiration
Insulation Inspiration

>> Another short trip notched up in New York meant another trip to Paintbox, not with palm trees, pineapples or other emoji-esque motifs that are so de rigueur of summer manicures.  Instead, pastel speckled foam came to mind - sometimes called compressed or recycled foam - and normally used as furniture stuffing or flooring underlay.  Its...

Yii’s Kiddyland
Yii’s Kiddyland

Trudging around the Pitti Uomo tradeshow, I often feel like an errant five year old being let loose in the grown-up's area as I take in a blur of ties, suits, brogues and yet more suits.  There are limitations to the ways in which I admire a three piece suit, a lovely...

Pleated Dreams
Pleated Dreams

At Graduate Fashion Week, I came across a stand for Ciment Pleating.  They claim to be the oldest pleating firm (established in 1925) and one of the few remaining in the UK and they just so happen to be based in Potters Bar, not ten miles from where I grew...