Fashions Finest

Thursday, 06 September 2018 13:06

Dressathon

Dressathon Lagos is an Emerging Nigerian Fashion label launched by Lagos based Nigerian designer Ugochi Agoreyo in May 2018. She focuses on creating edgy Afrocentric pieces for the modern woman through the use of a variety of African print textures fused with recognizable patterns and fabric from around the world.

www.dressathon.com

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 13:56

Wanted Creative Graphic Designer

Do you have graphic design skills? Fashion Enter is looking for a Graphic Designer to join their sales and marketing team.

Thursday, 30 August 2018 12:47

A Star Is Born

At Samaya UK, pomp and circumstance are conjoined in the highest expression of haute couture with the excellence of a tradition that inextricably interweaves refinement (with a capital R) and a very contemporary desire to delight.

The luxury of time, first of all, since thousands of hours of devoted labour goes into the making of a A STAR IS BORN dress.

The luxury of the exclusive comes next because of all the handmade embroidery, not to mention the fabrics, the patterns and the colours are all specially thought through and designed: the special prerogative of pure inspiration, the inspiration of A STAR IS BORN, resolutely, uniquely, singular.

The creators of this exclusive brand Sheetal and Suchi were born in India, home of the lavish and opulent design culture, an upbringing surrounded by the beauty of its culture, architecture, history and daring, elegant designs.

Suchi and Sheetal, raised in Mumbai, cultivated their vast knowledge of textiles and embroidery under the watchful eyes of their mother and mentor who was well known in India for embellishing intricate work on silk fabrics for Oscar De La Renta and many other such prestigious brands.

As children, Sheetal and Suchi was mesmerized by the handiwork, colour and cuts produced in their workshops and they always knew they wanted to be a part of this intensely visual, medium.

Suchi moved to the United Kingdom where she absorbed the ethos of modern restraint and the closely guarded secrets of draping, cutting and embellishing fabric to a create clean, elegant and timeless silhouettes for women who understand fashion and get what they want.

Between the equally opulent but aesthetically opposite worlds of India and the UK their style was nurtured. Remarking on the excitement being generated by the designs, renowned for her exquisite style, consistent originality and breath-taking designs, a vision of elegance rooted in the here and now, the forever and the incomparable, A STAR IS BORN.

www.asibuk.com

Whether we were watching stars walk the red carpet or filming famous scenes for the big and small screen, we’ve seen a raft of amazing fashion styles being showcased over the past few decades.

Sunday, 19 August 2018 18:40

Maddy Stringer

Maddy Stringer, born in Somerset, UK, is a recent fashion design graduate from Edinburgh College of Art. Her specialism lies in textile and material development, exploring tactility and three dimensional surfaces for fashion. Her graduate collection took inspiration from beauty in the mundane and the human desire to collect, focusing on her own childhood collections. Juxtaposing the traditional ornate patterns found in the miniature Persian rugs of her childhood doll's house with the bright, structured plastics of her hotel soap packet collection allowed Maddy to create unusual and unexpected surfaces that then informed her packet like silhouettes.

Saturday, 18 August 2018 13:11

Rose Connor

A recent fashion design graduate from the University of Central Lancashire, Rose Connor's collection focusses on the beauty and importance of up-cycling and minimizing waste within the fashion industry. Rose demonstrates this by taking a common household item, the 'shower scrunchie' and changes the structural property with intense heat, in order to make a new sustainable fabric.

Monday, 13 August 2018 11:30

5 Tips to Dressing in Cosplay

Cosplay is a popular trend globally. A few years back, only children would get costumes of their favorite character.

One of the most important fashion items that a woman should take the time to decide on is a handbag.

Monday, 13 August 2018 08:42

Louise Clarke

Louise Clark's final collection has the name ‘Abstract Romanticism’ and combined two very different themes. One research theme inspired her print and the other her silhouette. Her previous trip to China where she completed her internship really inspired her prints as she fell in love with the Chinese Calligraphy and the expressive, abstract mark making which these line drawings captured. She then used this inspiration to create her own prints and experimented using flocking on sheer fabric which was a continuous running theme throughout her collection.

The silhouette came from looking at 19th Century Clothing, as she has always loved the high necks and large gathered sleeves. However, she always wanted to re-create this silhouette in a more contemporary style by using brighter pops of colour and layering up her prints to create an impact on the catwalk. She combined two very different research themes as she wanted to create a very unique collection that had never been done before.

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 15:12

Yawn: Compatibility Mode

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We all work so hard to find, that one moment in the day where we can just relax, but the more demanding life becomes the less time we have to just relax. And it is those demands and stresses in life that entitles us to some well-deserved relaxation.

So, take that time for yourself, whether it is lounging on the sofa or staying in bed till midday but do it in style, in Yawn sleep and loungewear. Cut for comfort with 100% bespoke cotton, this is a warm-hearted, feel good range of sleep and loungewear with understated style.

Each item is beautifully made and imaginatively designed with hidden messages and illustrations and colourful prints. With each detail bringing joy, love and light to the wearer.

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We all love their classic PJ sets, retailing from £89 (RRP) and available in a wide range of colours carefully chosen to complement each other and the wearer.

And if you are already a big fan of the brand like we are, you will love what they have instore for the New Season.

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For your “me time” luxury they are introducing three new delightful, luxurious and enticing prints, and a showstopper that you do not want to miss out on. All available in September 2018.

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Eve, in the garden of Eden, is a hand-drawn Eden of fine lines and bold botanicals to transport you to a lush green Ethiopia.

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Who does not like a break away to the seaside, well now you can, in their Uncharted collection, a playful watercolour take on the Breton stripe, inspired by a seaside escape. For nights of listening to the waves and finding peace and calm at the sea. Relaxation Bliss!!

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Hideaway is a hunt for hidden details among the blossoms, perfect to escape and hideaway from the world for a day.

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And the delight does not stop there, following on the success of the Pink Chambray pyjama set they are introducing a new chambray Robe, coming in September, made of the softest of softest fabric for a super luxurious feel and look.

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From their Mix & Match collection, now available online, is the luxurious, lightweight cotton-modal jersey. Super soft on the skin for sweet dreams, available in a vest, nightie, t-shirt and long sleeved top to mix and match with the Yawn collection.

And the joy just keeps on coming with the #showstopper for the AW18 season the Dreamcoat retailing at £195. This is luxury personified, with its soft touch to the skin,the Dreamcoat is comfy and stylish, and a must have for rainy days of chilling out on the sofa.

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Now close your eyes and imagine yourself sitting on a comfy sofa, in your Dreamcoat Yawning away, as you sink deeper into that cosy sofa, dreamily nodding off into a deep slumber.

 

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