Fashion month: Top 5 looks

What a couple of weeks it has been. Incredible shows. Breathtaking design. Endless hard work. Fast pace coordination. Nightmare cancellations due to the virus. Meanwhile, I’ve been sat at my desk struggling through my heap of coursework, indefinitely distracted by social media saturated with AW/20 content. I’m struggling to keep on top of posting whilstContinue reading “Fashion month: Top 5 looks”

Designing RED: Sustainable Collection No.1

As a member of UCL MODO fashion society, and having always been quite nifty when it comes to DIY: I decided to participate, as a designer, in the annual sustainability fashion show. It is no secret that the fashion industry is harmful to the environment, the show takes this into consideration and raises awareness ofContinue reading “Designing RED: Sustainable Collection No.1”

Power Suit Mode

Suits: representing superiority and attitude, whilst pushing the boundaries from work to everyday life. Challenging limitations of womenswear set by historical ideas about femininity. The trend covers all sort of cuts and styles, from oversized jackets and loose fitting trousers, to large shoulder pads and ankle sweeping cigarette trousers. Next on my list: a doubleContinue reading “Power Suit Mode”

Clothing’s emotional value

“The emotional power of clothing and of accessories is impossible to overestimate. Still, when I very rarely buy something new from a proper shop, I have to let it settle into my life before I can wear it. It has to hang around my bedroom, waiting to be introduced – like those rigid, crepe-soled, daisy-punchedContinue reading “Clothing’s emotional value”

Le Chiquito

Jacquemus’ Le Chiquito bag is at the pinnacle of societies most impractical micro trend. The bag comes in three sizes, identified by its trapezium-shaped silhouette and unmissable/ slightly disproportionate larger handle. The bag fits very little in, but wearers just don’t care (myself included). The bag represents Jacquemus’ iconic exaggerated approach to its accessory designs.Continue reading “Le Chiquito”