Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary Report

Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary Report

It was ten years of design passion and heartfelt artistry that set the foundations of our Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary event on Tuesday 3rd December. Since its beginnings, Fashion Fringe has helped launched a host of designers into the industry, and through their hard work and natural eye for design, wholeheartedly left their mark on [...]

Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary: An Interview with Corrie Nielsen

Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary: An Interview with Corrie Nielsen

It’s been three years since Corrie Nielsen was hailed winner of Fashion Fringe after bringing her creativity to the catwalk in 2013. Choosing to combine pure design talent with rich historical inspiration, Nielsen’s work is bold, dramatic and innovative. In an interview with Fashion Fringe only days before the Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary big reveal, she [...]

Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary: An Interview with FYODOR GOLAN

Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary: An Interview with FYODOR GOLAN

It’s Fyodor Podgomy and Golan Frydman who make up the creative force behind FYODOR GOLAN. Awarded the Fashion Fringe crown in 2011, the duo work with shape, texture and intricacies to produce collections that although fashion-forward in their delivery, are grounded in artistic foundations. Since their win, they’ve been embraced by the industry and with [...]

Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary: An Interview with Haizhen Wang

Fashion Fringe 10th Anniversary: An Interview with Haizhen Wang

An individual who seems to capture the relationship between architecture and fashion beautifully in his work, Haizhen Wang is the most recent winner of Fashion Fringe. Putting a refreshing edge on womenswear, his work seems to embrace the tribal along with the futuristic. Despite it being just over a year since he won, he’s certainly [...]

Haizhen Wang AW13 Catwalk Show Report

Haizhen Wang AW13 Catwalk Show Report

Presenting at Somerset House on the closing day of London Fashion Week, Haizhen Wang’s debut solo show since being named Fashion Fringe winner was nothing short of impressive. Offering an array of beautiful pieces that stayed true to the Wang aesthetic, his AW13 collection married architecture with fashion and style with sophistication. Using again a [...]

The Final Show

The Final Show

As the lights went down around the catwalk at Somerset House, the months of hard work, passion and determination of the three finalists came down to the next hour. Three collections were about to walk the runway in front of an audience including Burberry‘s Chief Creative Officer and Fashion Fringe’s chair, Christopher Bailey, who would [...]

Behind the Collection: An Interview With Teija Eilola

Behind the Collection: An Interview With Teija Eilola

With only a matter of days before the London Fashion Week show, Teija talks through her Fashion Fringe collection, from it’s challenges, right to it’s heart. What inspired the collection? When I started with the idea of having my own label, I loved having great clothes. So rather than starting from a conceptual perspective, I [...]

Behind the Collections: An Interview With Vita Gottlieb

Behind the Collections: An Interview With Vita Gottlieb

With her collection showcasing on the Fashion Fringe catwalk at London Fashion Week show in less than a week, Vita tells the story and inspirations behind her pieces. What’s the story behind your collection? I started off looking at this image of Paul Poiret‘s wife at the 1002nd Night party he had in 1911. It [...]

Behind the Collections: An Interview With Haizhen Wang

Behind the Collections: An Interview With Haizhen Wang

In a conversation involving architecture and Daphne Guinness, Haizhen delves into the inspirations behind his collection, just days before it’s set to bring the catwalk to life. What inspired your collection? The starting point was architecture and the Spanish born architect Santiago Calatrava. The garments are based on his structures, the clean lines, the shadows, [...]

Caught on Camera: The Look Book Shoot

Caught on Camera: The Look Book Shoot

Throw three Finalists into a room with hair stylists and make-up artists, three models and a photographer, and you really see a collection come to life. With a minimum of 36 looks to shoot in just one afternoon, the Academy of Freelance Make-up (AOFM) Soho studio was transformed into a hive of hustle and bustle [...]