The Roundup: LFW Day Two

Catwalk Day 25

Photography by Words by Elizabeth Pollard Art as fashion returned to the catwalk with graphic hand portraits in block colours and art-deco inspired prints at Holly Fulton’s (particularly un-wintery) AW14 presentation. Fulton brought femininity to the clothes with soft shapes in the form of box pleat skirts with fine knit sweaters and light figure […]

The Roundup: LFW Day One

Catwalk Day 14

Photography by Words by Elizabeth Pollard   The honour of opening the AW14 shows at London Fashion Week was given to one of my favourite emerging designers, J JS Lee, and she sure didn’t disappoint. Her modern take on minimalism is born out of a passion for the structure of a garment, (she did […]

The New Underground – Girls On Top


Photography by Hedi Slimane Words by Elizabeth Pollard In the last few years, pop music has seen an uprising of young women storming air time and rebelling against the manufactured, Britney-style pop princess. Super cool twenty-something’s who started writing music before they could walk, befriending fashion heavy-weights and dominating the blogosphere are demanding creativity back […]

The Print Debate: Porter Magazine


Words by Elizabeth Pollard The highly anticipated launch of Porter magazine has left many in both the fashion and editorial industries a little confused. With such a successful digital enterprise what compelled founder of Net-a-Porter, Natalie Massenett to compete in an already struggling and saturated market? Massenet talked to Business of Fashion; “We’ve talked about how the Net-a-Porter […]

NYFW: Queen (V)B


Photography Words by Elizabeth Pollard Victoria Beckham’s A/W 2014 collection will mark itself as an especially significant moment in her career. Perhaps it’s the return to the world’s fashion capital, but Beckham seems to have matured somewhat as a designer to create a flawless collection of soft silhouettes and conceptual prints. The dropped waists and graphic, pop […]