10 reasons I love Gucci pre-fall 2016

The pre-fall collections moved into a higher gear today as Gucci released Alessandro Michele’s latest collection… and it’s a real ‘collection’. 78 looks, rather than the 20 or so many labels send out for pre-season. It continues the exuberant retro-boho-luxe-dressing up looks that Michele obviously loves (you can never accuse him of being a minimalist)…

H&M’s one to watch: Hannah Jinkins

Design awards are big news, especially when they’re created by some of the industry’s top names. Don’t forget 1954 when both Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld won the International Wool Secretariat’s prize – and look what happened to both of them. Anyway, yesterday in London, Hannah Jinkins became the latest name to be tipped…

Emma Cook, Alasdhair Willis to join Warehouse

Expect some big changes at Warehouse. It looks like Warehouse’s dynamic CEO Liz Evans has scored with the news that Emma Cook is joining design director and brand consultant Alasdhair Willis is taking a seat on the board. Cook and Willis have been tasked with delivering a completely new brand proposition which means changes to…

Pattern fest: Peter Pilotto at the V&A

Peter Pilotto was the subject of the V&A’s Fashion in Motion series on Friday, presenting a curated selection of designs that showed off label’s brilliant way with print and pattern. The runway show, which celebrated an undeniably future-thinking label, looked even better in the historic setting of the London museum’s Raphael Gallery featuring the 15th Century Altarpiece…