A fictional feature: Sinners wear Couture


A fictional feature written by myself, one outcome among others of my ongoing fashion studies in creative London. A think piece about theatre in fashion and Couture’s meanings in present society.  

MODE SUISSE, Edition 9 / Keeping it cool


‘Robe à la française‘, a well-established term of the fashion dictionary, as sure as door frames have now lost all of their past magnificent width. ‘En MODE SUISSE’ has potential for being next on the list.     Officially presenting its first edition

Utopias & potatoes at Somerset House


There is a light to be found in Thomas Moore 500 years old envisioned Utopia. What regards fashion at least. Sad reality is that it is barely impossible for the following countries – Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia –

Liberty, ‘the chosen resort of the artistic shopper’


Until February 28th 2016 the London Fashion and Textile Museum is hosting over 150 garments, textiles and objects paying homage to the British established retailer and originator of key trends in fashion history for now 140 years: Liberty London. Meant

Les Ballets Russes to Fashion: ‘Astonish me!’


YSL’s fashion built a significant relationship to art, particularly through the homage collections to Mondrian and Serge Poliakoff (1965), later to Picasso (1979). The Mondrian print “block[ed] out the new proportions“, unveiling much more leg. Picasso and cubism represented “the

Rebellious renewal of Romanticism

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Saint Laurent SS16 collection gave a new twist to romanticism: women are moody, girls with attitude will blossom down the streets next spring, no matter if strange, tough or glamorously punk. Named ‘Romantic Rebellion’, this trend is all about “material