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Partnering with the British Fashion Council, Paul Smith is delighted to support emerging menswear designers Agi & Sam, Craig Green and Lee Roach, with a day of business development and promotion. Throughout his career, Paul has been a consistent patron of... read more

"Where is he? Where's Paul Smith?" I asked my Public Relations guy. "I don't know, he might be in there." He pointed to a room opposite where a line of journalists were waiting. "Look, go in and tell Paul I'm ready for him", I said. "Don't behave like a dickhead... read more

Recently I’ve been spending a lot of time with Dirk Bikkembergs, encountering different people in different environments and circles wearing his sport jackets and more stylish blazers. I was familiar with this fashion brand, but his current popularity sparked my... read more

The Savile Row tailor has reinterpreted the traditional 11th century knights uniform by Affligem’s founders into a modern-day Savile Row suit which blends the modern fashion trends, technology and of-the-moment materials to form tailoring fit for the... read more

"This is a man's world," like the late great James Brown let it be known. But it would be (absolutely) nothing without a woman. I'm paraphrasing but the lyrics ring true. Fashion is one of the only industries where male and female designers get equal footing. Men don't dominate the... read more

A few weeks ago, while drawing at the Society of Illustrators in New York during a fashion night, a friend told me about Barry Wishnow, whom she considered a great menswear designer. Immediately my interest was sparked, so I quickly looked him up and his brand. Bash by Barry Wishnow,... read more

The 21st century metrosexual knows no bounds when it comes to fashion and general upkeep. Your beard is your pride and joy, and there’s nothing you love more than fashioning your new brogues with your latest vintage find. Of course, we’re stereotyping the modern day male, but there’s a metrosexual... read more

I believe that when one has an artistic talent, chances are that if this individual feels like undertaking another artistic discipline, nine times out of ten he or she would probably succeed. It is no surprise then to look at Alexander Olch’s work and see how effortlessly he moves from... read more

It’s pretty hard not to be jealous of Tom Ford, he’s good looking, well read, classier than Roger Moore and David Bowie put together, and to top all that he’s a sartorial genius. In the ten years he spent as creative director at Gucci and YSL, he perfected his skills... read more

Trends are moving faster than ever and designers are reshaping their aesthetics in ways that come as a surprise to us onlookers. It leaves the expert voices and the industry champions constantly analysing and predicting what the future has in store for fashion. We’re seeing prints, silhouettes and muses behind... read more

The London Collections wrapped up their Autumn Winter 2014/2015 season last week and provided not only the perfect stage for designers such as Lou Dalton, Christopher Raeburn and Jonathon Saunders to showcase their creations, but to tell their story using one of the oldest and most versatile fabrics: wool.... read more

Selfridges & Co recently hosted Bright Young Things 2013 event at The Concept Store, showcasing and celebrating the success of young up-and-coming designers. ‘Bright Young Things’ is a platform for selected young creative talent to show and talk about their work. It is a change to discover the very best... read more

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