Month: June 2014

London Men’s Fashion Week

London Fashion week is naught but a distant memory. The BFC tent at Somerset House has long since been dismantled, the clothes are winging their way to the stores, and the models are finally back on solids. What has definitely stuck from our stint at Menswear Day however, is the knowledge that British men are dressing better than over. OK, fashion week was bound to throw forth a few experimental looks and avant garde garments, but the strongest looks demonstrated an engagement with style at its most fundamental, and there were plenty to choose from. In recognition, here is...

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The Modern British Man: Katie Eary and Agi&Sam

The arrival last year of the first devoted men’s fashion week in London emphasised the importance of the risk-taking British man to the fashion industry. In anticipation of London Collections: Men AW13 we talk to some of London’s most celebrated young designers, Katie Eary and Agi & Sam. Capturing the spirit of their idealised modern man is pro BMX rider Kenzo de Witte, who rides around North London in this short film wearing pieces from their latest...

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Crowd-funded, Crowd-designed

Getting Involved in the Design of Your Clothes If you’re like the average American, you buy more than one piece of clothing a week, but you don’t actually wear it–80% of what we own just sits in our closets, and we each toss out around 70 pounds of clothing each year. Meanwhile, clothing brands keep frenetically churning out new styles, using massive amounts of water and energy. Fast fashion is bad for the environment, and it’s not even making us happy. A new startup called Carte Blanche, now crowdfunding on Kickstarter, wants to reinvent the way women’s clothing gets...

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