International Designers

Bassike Resort 2015 Collection

 

 

Australian designers, Deborah Sams and Mary-Lou Ryan, together known as Bassike, present the light and urban collection for Resort 2015. The collection is perfectly set against the backdrop of the skate park, complimenting the tone and nature of the collection. The collection bares subtle hues with predominant colours of black, white and grey. There are loose silhouettes with the exaggerated  and elongated designs, stemming off from classic lines. Bassike have maintained the balance between highly structured designs with tasteful sporty-chic.

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Jan Jan Van Essche’s 5th Collection

 

Jan Jan Van Essche it a Belgium based designer and has brought out his fifth collection, “Inité.” The winner of the prestigious Dries Van Noten award has drawn from Haitian influences and has minimised seams in his garments and simplifying his patterns, on a spin of what he considers to be uniform.

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Not Tuesday by Rachel Wightman

 

 

Not Tuesday  is a line of necklaces by Sydney based designer, Rachel Wightman. She has created wearable art with her geometric shapes, vibrant colours and raw materials. “The imperfect shapes, matte texture, organic form and joyful color clashing merge to make little pieces of wearable art,” says the designer. Take a look and swoon

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Rachel Comey Resort 2015 Lookbook

New York based designer, Rachel Comey, has just released her latest lookbook and it’s something to look forward to. Her simple designs are versatile and her lookbook integrates a range of patterns and shapes. The collection has such a wide range that one could not find a matching outfit, and that’s the beauty of this collection. I love the box cuts and denim.

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V&A Museum set to host Alexander McQueen’s Savage Beauty Exhibition

The Victoria & Albert Museum have confirmed that they will be hosting Alexander McQueen’s exhibit: Savage Beauty. It is a retrospective exhibition charting the spectrum of McQueen’s career, from his 1992 MA show through to the collection left unfinished at the time of his untimely death – we revisit his fashion life through Vogue.

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adidas originals’ brazilian collaboration for ss14

It only makes sense for adidas Originals to collaborate with Brazilian brand, The Farm, for the Spring Summer 2014 collection, as the world’s focus will be turning to Brazil this year anticipating the FIFA World Cup! The collection is incredibly colourful and full of tropical prints. Take a look at the lookbook!

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Nike x Liberty London 2014 Collaboration

Although it isn’t Spring in the Southern Hemisphere we can still appreciate this collaboration. Liberty London has teamed up again with Nike to create a collection of sneakers with Liberty’s famous heritage prints. The heritage prints are Anoosha, ’30s print featuring blossom and bell flowers; Lora, a print based on a ’70s version of William Morris’s ‘Willow’ pattern; and Crown, a design based on various paisley block prints from Liberty’s Merton print works in the late 19th to early 20th century. Though they were dug from Liberty’s archives the prints carry a timeless appeal and give the ubiquitous trainers a wonderful spring makeover.

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Alexander Wang for H&M

Yes, this is really happening and the news kind of exploded all over the internet, which is exactly what would happen with news like this. It was announced over the weekend at an H&M event at Coachella that Alexander Wang will design the next capsule collection for H&M, which will hit stores 6 November. This is the first time the brand will collaborate with an American designer.

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Kate Moss’ New Collection for Topshop

Kate Moss has done another collection for Topshop but this time focusing on detail and fabrication to create more premium items. The model worked within four categories: Balearic, beachy island – inspired designs, Pyjama dressing done mostly with silk satins, Cocktail hour, which offers after dark ready tanks and dresses with beadwork and fringe, and finally Tailoring Noir, suiting and menswear details for Moss-acolytes.

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