CMA CGM Tower in Marseille by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid once summed up the qualities that she was planning for the CMA CGM Tower that her practice was designing in Marseille as ‘simplicity, efficiency, and modernity’. After four years, the end result for the world headquarters of CMA CGM (the French container transportation and shipping company) provides evidence...

Introducing Menswear Designer Matteo Molinari

One of the aspects of London Fashion Week that most visitors find useful (and often generates words of praise) is the fact that, in addition to the numerous runway shows, buyers and press have the opportunity to see live exhibits of the work produced by dozens of designers. On most...

Oliver Spencer Menswear Autumn/Winter 2012

Oliver Spencer’s runway show for the eponymous label’s Autumn/Winter 2012 collection was undoubtedly (and unsurprisingly) one of the most popular events on London Fashion Week’s menswear day. The long-anticipated show (which came with highly sought-after tickets) revealed yet another successful range of garments that will certainly please the numerous followers...

Pumping Sex Back into Fashion: Bodybound Menswear Autumn/Winter 2012

Bodybound’s menswear collection for Autumn/Winter 2012 stood out amongst the four menswear labels that showed as part of Vauxhall Fashion Scout’s ‘Ones To Watch Men’ initiative during London Fashion Week. The label was founded in 2009 by Kim Choong Wilkins, who studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art...

Paul Smith Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2012

British designer Paul Smith showcased his womenswear Autumn/Winter 2012 collection as part of London Fashion Week a few weeks ago. Eschewing the main runway space that the British Fashion Council reserved for most designers, Smith chose (for the second consecutive season) the vast and sumptuous surroundings of the Royal Horticultural...

S.N.S. Herning Autumn/Winter 2012 Men’s Knitwear

We recently came across the men’s knitwear by Danish brand S.N.S. Herning and became immediately seduced by its practical and elegant designs. S.N.S. Herning was founded in 1931 in Herning, Denmark, by Søren Nielsen Skyt who, while he was a young man, started making a living by selling knitted garments...

Introducing the New Menswear Label Mark Thomas Taylor

Mark Thomas Taylor is the new eponymous menswear label that has just been launched with a vibrant and uplifting campaign for Spring/Summer 2012. The collection includes basic jeans, t-shirts, shirts and accessories in bright colours that we suspect will garner much attention by male consumers. The fabrics are comfortably light,...