Kate Moss honoured at 2013 British Fashion Awards

The British Fashion Council has announced that Kate Moss will receive a Special Recognition Award at this year’s British Fashion Awards for her 25-year modelling career and continued influence on the fashion industry. Moss’s career began in 1988 when she was discovered in New York by Sarah Doukas, founder of...

Suzy Menkes to be honoured at British Fashion Awards

The British Fashion Council has announced that fashion writer Suzy Menkes will receive a Special Recognition Award for her 25 year-long career. The award will be presented at the 2013 British Fashion Awards ceremony on 2 December in London. A graduate of Cambridge University, where she was the university newspaper’s...

Alexa Chung is face of Longchamp Spring 2014 campaign

French leather goods company Longchamp has unveiled images of its Spring 2014 promotional campaign, featuring British model and TV presenter Alexa Chung. Set in the French seaside resort of St Tropez, the campaign also marks the 20th anniversary of Longchamp’s Le Pliage bag. The full print campaign (photographed by Max...

Stööki x Topman exclusive jewellery range

London-based independent lifestyle brand Stööki has unveiled its first collaborative jewellery project with Topman. Comprising 11 pieces made from 18-carat gold plate, the ‘Geodesic’ collection is described as focussing on form, layering and innovation by exploring the qualities allowed by geometric shapes. The result is a range of items ranging...

Phillip Lim opens new London store

New York-based fashion designer Phillip Lim has unveiled the first UK store for his label 3.1 Phillip Lim. Located at 91 Pelham Street in South Kensington, London, the 3,200 square-foot shop makes the label’s men’s, women’s and accessories collections available in the same standalone retail space for the first time...

Lady Gaga is face of Versace’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign

Italian fashion brand Versace has unveiled the first campaign images for its Spring/Summer 2014 ready-to-wear and accessories collections for women featuring Lady Gaga. The singer (who is appearing in fashion advertising images for the first time in her career) was shot by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott in London in...

GANT Rugger Spring/Summer 2014

According to the guys in the GANT Rugger creative team, the current conceptual focus in menswear is the adaptation of Swedish design to American style in a combination of Scandinavian midsummer bucolicism with Ivy League sportswear and preppiness. As such, their Spring/Summer 2014 collection is all about ‘Stockholm meets New...

LVMH Launches Young Fashion Designers Prize

French multinational luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton has today announced a new international initiative to support and reward talented emerging designers. The LVMH Young Fashion Designers Prize will offer one designer under the age of 40 (who has presented or sold two collections of men’s or women’s...