Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY collaborates with Björn Borg

Swedish sports fashion brand Björn Borg drop their new collaboration – an underwear capsule created by Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY. Charles Jeffrey releases his first underwear collaboration, a limited edition collection of men’s printed underwear, with Björn Borg….

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Fashion goes BIG!

Roll on to the 00’s this dark side of the industry was exposed, models passing out on the catwalk, some dying. Finally, models started speaking out, modelling agencies along with designer themselves had to start taking responsibility along with making sure their models health was number one.

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Strip back in Nude

Written by Jordan Ellen Wood

 
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It wasn’t until the other week when fashion set a trend of saturated and told us to bring brighter colours into our wardrobes, but who are we kidding… When has fashion ever stuck to one trend? With the fashion month almost coming to a close, I have seen a lot of repetition from the colour nude, or how others might say.. Sand. This one is for the minimalists. The ones who like more muted tones and are happy to not have to invest in the pillar box red shoes you were told were a must. Stripping away all the prints and patterns, and going back to basics.

During the trend inspiring month, fashion brands such as Chloe and Jacquemus got us inspired with different shades of neutrals in their most recent collections. And of course, what happens on the catwalk floods onto the streets. Negin Mirsalehi and other fashion influencers had photographers at their feet with looks that we could dream to pull off.

As much as we would love to buy designer goods from coats to handbags, we know our bank balance wouldn’t agree.. And when in doubt for a cheaper alternative, the high street can be our best friend.

Wide linen trousers, £49.99,   HM

Wide linen trousers, £49.99, HM

Cotton frill midi skirt, £10,   Topshop

Cotton frill midi skirt, £10, Topshop

Pixie coat, £62,   I AM GIA

Pixie coat, £62, I AM GIA

Beige leather boots, £89.99,   ZARA

Beige leather boots, £89.99, ZARA

Clutch bag, £40,   DUNE

Clutch bag, £40, DUNE

 

 

Chasin’ Dreams with Amy Thomson's AW18 at London Fashion Week

 
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Eponymous label Amy Thomson launches her playful AW18 collection 'Chasin’ Dreams’, inspired by youthful aspirations. Each look in the collection presents a character based on a profession seen from a child’s perspective. Thomson poses the question - what does a Princess, Baker and Hairdresser look like through a child’s unaffected eyes? How are these career paths defined in the mind of a child without any preconceptions?

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From this conceptual beginning, Amy has created eight complete looks that embody a magical aesthetic, bringing to life the idea of focusing on your dreams. Thomson creates this magical feel with her larger-than-life hand rendered drawings that hold a distinctive and charming naivety, ensuring no two garments are the same. With dreamlike prints, motifs and illustrations referencing each character appear throughout the narrative of the collection.

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The tone of the season consists of a predominately and traditionally feminine colour palette, featuring fuchsias, baby pinks and vibrant rose contrasting with royal blues and lilacs. A thoughtful use of unusual textiles, seen in metallic leather, adds to the wonderfully playful, otherworldly feel, giving us as the viewer a sparkling performance. The womenswear designer used a range of fabrics and textures to create the collection including silks, faux fur and leathers. Amy adds a three dimensional element to the pieces by adorning the garments with bows, ribbon and frills.

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Thomson collaborates with Headwear Designer, Katie Hamlett from Sassy freak for this season’s complimentary pieces, whilst continuing to keep accessories a unique part of the range. AW18 sees printed scarves, motif tights and embellished handbags elevate the clothing beyond that of a collection, to the creation of an imaginary world reminiscent of a dreamscape.


Having graduated from Leeds College of Art, specialising in surface print and Illustration, Amy has established a brand recognised for it’s whimsical ingenuity and creativity. This is Thomsons’ second collection as a label, since showcasing her debut collection at Graduate Fashion Week, the worlds largest event for BA fashion talent.Amy Thomson says, “Telling a narrative and connecting with an audience is very important to myself as a designer. Chasin’ Dreams is based on real muses, real stories and my own and there is no story truer than the one you are living.”

 

WOULD LIKE TO THANK:
The Fashion Scout team Willow Dante, Jonny marks, Henrietta Seregi, Julie-Anne Pugh, Tara Pertwee, Joe Platt, Katie Hammnet - Sassy
Freak.
SHOW PRODUCTION: Fashion Scout Events
MAKE-UP: Paul Merchant and team using products by KRYOLAN
HAIR: Hair created by the TONI&GUY Session Team lead by Sophie Springett using label.m Professional Haircare Styling
SPECIAL THANKS TO: Martyn Roberts, The team at Fashion Scout, Kryolan and Toni & Guy.
PR BY
NICOLA HITCHENS
nicola@fashionscoutevents.com