SARAH SUMFLETH talks Art Deco, lace and street style
Fashion designer Sarah Sumfleth fuses on-trend sportswear influences with intricate lacework to create understatedly chic clothing. Currently sold in French and Belgian indie boutiques, as well as in America, Australia and Asia, Sumfleth’s designs are currently available in the UK from über-cool online retailer THEN AND NOW. Sumfleth shares the secret of that certain je […]
TRENDS… Beautifully Damned
Beautifully Damned: As sugarcoated naivety and candy colours trend this season – much too soon before real summer – we hone in on the trend to inject it with a sullied new spirit, full of quiet revolt. Re-visiting Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides, this month’s shoot encapsulates a whimsical, unhinged innocence – an alternative to […]
Aino Vainio – I KNOW WHY NO
Aino Vainio is one Finland’s most promising young designers – her newest knitwear collection I Know Why No is a hand-coloured and delicate spring ensemble, inspired, she claims, by films Waterworld, Mad Max, Lost Boys and Andy Warhol’s artwork for the seminal Velvet Underground & Nico LP. Vainio was keen to pick through her techniques […]
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 […]
Obsessed with… Floral
This week the sunshine is out which makes us want to adorn ourselves with all things floral from SS12 – here are some of our favourites.
Charlie Casely-Hayford’s HEROES
To celebrate the launch of Casely-Hayford’s newest collection, we asked Charlie, one half of the father-son designing duo, to pin down five of his heroes. Charlie then took Wonderland through SS12’S Touch, which develops the pair‘s career-long fascination with unusual fabric hybrids, bold colour formats and dandy-in-the-details craftsmanship.
PAUL SMITH SS12
In a season dominated by sportswear, Paul Smith entered the running with a SS12 menswear collection of contrasting high tech work-wear. Interpreted for Wonderland, Joe Fleming models the tasteful ensemble. Congrats go out to Sir Paul, who pocketed an ‘Outstanding Lifetime Achievement’ at last week’s British Fashion Awards.