Antonio Marras pre-fall 17

Pre-fall 17: Call of the wild

If you can ignore all the bad things that are happening in the world (and there have been too many times in the past year that I’ve just wanted to bury my head in the sand), then it’s a great time to be alive… For those of us who love animal print, at least. Animal print…

Dolce & Gabbana, Red Valentino, Gucci SS17

SS17 print trend: Creature feature

When Fashion Month started it almost looked as if our fascination with print and pattern was on its way out. But a few shows don’t really make a trend and it was soon pretty clear that print was staying put. Let’s face it, in a world that contains Alessandro Michele, quirky patterns are always going…

Pringle of Scotland, Prada, Carolina Herrera, Versace SS17

SS17 runway trend: Check mates and gingham gangs

Small-scale checks are proving to be print and pattern favourites on at least three of the Big Four runways (and who knows what paris will bring?) Surprisingly versatile, these checks SS17-style, run through the full range of looks starting with Bardot-influenced ginghams for a sexy ingenue edge or a look that underlines the extremely simplicity…

Jonathan Saunders SS16

Jonathan Saunders goes to Diane von Furstenberg

Success in fashion isn’t necessarily dependent on talent and some of the most talented designers fail, especially when they’re UK-based. But now Jonathan Saunders is off to better financed climes with the news that he’s the new creative director at Diane von Furstenberg.

SS16 campaign: Marni communes with nature

In case you didn’t get the celebration of nature in Marni’s print story for SS16, the label’s new ad campaign really rams the point home. Tom Hunter has shot model Suvi Koponen against a woodland backdrop with one shot resembling nothing less than a leopard sleeping after a big meal.