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Brand Spotlight

15/03/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Vivienne Westwood

When someone asks you to describe British fashion in one word, you have to apologise and offer them two: Vivienne Westwood. She rose to fame in the late 1970s, cementing her name as an architect of punk fashion and her reputation for her statement designs, and has since become an industry giant, respected and revered throughout the world. Nowadays, Westwood continues to make sure her fashion delivers a message. She often links her designs to causes close to her heart, the most poignant example being the iconic Vivienne Westwood Orb... Read More

02/03/2019
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Brand Spotlight: Givenchy

When the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was announced, the fashion world waited with baited breath to see who the new Duchess-to-be would choose to design her wedding dress. Being American, the jury was out as to who it would be; for English rose Kate Middleton, McQueen was an obvious choice, her elegant lace gown representing a celebration of British fashion. Meghan, it seemed, could choose practically anyone. When the day arrived and the bride stepped out in front of a wall of the world’s media, her simple,... Read More

20/02/2019
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Brand Spotlight: DSquared2

Perhaps Dean and Dan Caten were destined to be fashion legends. It’s unsurprising, given how many parallels can be drawn between them and the late, great Gianni Versace. Both are famous for innovative and bold designs, and both heavily feature nods to their childhoods throughout their work. Versace grew up in Italy playing amongst ancient ruins, whereas the Caten twins grew up in Canada, but you probably already knew that! Another striking similarity is the understanding of the power of music in promoting and growing a fashion brand. As Versace... Read More