CO: TE: Hot design talent… from Milan?
London’s the only place to spot hot new talent, right? Wrong. Meet Milanese designer pair, Tomaso Anfossi and Francesco Ferrari, who’re behind the young label CO|TE.
Promising young graduate Lulu Liu is barely out of London College of Fashion and has already understudied at McQueen and Giles Deacon. Inspired by a striking fusion of surrealism and clown attire, her very own AW12 collection showcases vibrant colour, hallucegenic patterns, and her signature playful pleats. All of her garments are created with a […]
Wonderkind: Confezioni Crosby
Benedetta Antonelli and Jonathan Joory are not your average couple. Following a jaunt to Detroit and Chicago, the pair sparked a connection between traditional American workwear and the femininity of Italian style, and so Confezioni Crosby was born. With a DNA of washed-out canvas dresses and bright yellow Fisherman’s jackets, the twosome have transformed utilitarian […]
PFW: Paul & Joe and Junko Shimada
Check out the front and behind-the-scenes action from Paul and Joe and Junko Shimada’s shows from last week…
London Fashion Week – CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS
The eagerly anticipated Central St Martins MA show brought the first day of London Fashion Week to a close, announcing Luke Brooks and Craig Green as the joint winners of L’Oreal’s Professional Creative Award. After defeating the queue, which rivalled that of a high street-designer collaboration’s first morning, you instantly became aware of the buzzing […]
WONDERKIND: Leutton Postle
As designing duo Sam Leutton and Jenny Postle, better known as Leutton Postle, work on their A/W12 collection, we sit down with them to discuss their preternatural, lovingly-composed knitwear brand. The girls, who met at Central Saint Martins last year, will continue to contort traditional uses of yarn, and fantasise-out-loud to us about designing for […]
NYFW Trends: Sheer
New York Fashion Week is in full swing: we look at (and through) the latest sheer pieces.
Hat Chap: J Smith Esquire
J Smith Esquire’s owner and founder discusses his newest exhibition launching during London Fashion Week. Here we discuss his creative process as well as his new collaboration with the Guoman Hotel Group.
Dior Homme – The Wanderer + Kris Van Assche
Willy Vanderperre’s new short for Dior Homme is an entrancing, surreal showcase of the brand’s autumn/winter 2011 collection. Here Dior Homme’s designer Kris Van Assche explains it all.
New York Calling: Mandy Coon
Katharine Zarrella sits down with Mandy Coon and talks collections, expansion and her plan to take over London while keeping it real and having a laugh.
Thom Browne × Moncler
Thom Browne wants men to get the best from his clothes and to thrill crowds with their presentation. Yale Breslin questions him over his latest collaboration with Moncler and finds out how he brought fashion and alpine sport together.
Pro’s of the tracksuit, Juicy Couture, are flexing their wings with their new vintage inspired collection.
Jean Paul Gaultier
Jean Paul Gaultier has come a long way since his schooldays as a granny’s boy with no friends and a penchant for ladies in fish-nets. Ben Cobb does lunch with the king of French fashion and asks him how he first fell in love with la mode…
As the Calvin Klein label turns forty, Wonderland catches up with womenswear designer Francisco Costa to talk Brooke Shields, bell-bottoms and filling Calvin’s big shoes.
Viktor & Rolf
Morecombe and Wise, Gilbert and George, Bert and Ernie… Double-acts do it better. Just look at fashion’s dynamic duo Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren. Since joining forces in the early 90s, Viktor & Rolf have created a world all of their own. Models painted black. Male-on-male ballroom dancers. Mushroom-cloud gowns stuffed with balloons. And a […]
Margaret Howell Spring 2009
Flair without fuss. Chic without chi-chi. Style without showing off. Margaret Howell, British fashion scion and understated style queen, tells Wonderland the tricks of her trade.