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YARN: Coming to UK Cinema’s Soon

Compass Films in co-production with 2M Film Studio are thrilled to announce that their theatrical documentary film YARN will be released in UK cinemas from 7th October 2016…   Directed by Una Lorenzen (Iceland) and Co-Directed and Produced by Heather Millard (UK) and Thordur Jonsson (Iceland), YARN...

Portraits of the World’s Most Stylish Women

“Everything happens when it should,” illustrator David Downton states with conviction, and he should know - one phone call changed his career beyond recognition… Fondly referred to as “an elder statesman for fashion illustration” celebrating his 20th year at the forefront of what is considered a...

Slave To Fashion - Join the Campaign

What does modern slavery look like in fashion? And what can we do to eradicate it? The 'Slave to Fashion' project aims to show how… 'Slave To Fashion' book and campaign aims to raise awareness of modern slavery in the fashion industry and show how it can be eradicated by business and us as...

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Open to the public until the 22nd May 2016 – Vogue 100: A Century of Style at the National Portrait Gallery, London, takes you on a reverse order journey from its modern day guise right back to its initial origins. JoJo Iles reports from the press view Anyone remotely interested in fashion will...

Gareth Pugh – In Conversation with Mandi Lennard

Who would have thought that in amongst the crinolines and Georgian finery at Bath’s Fashion Museum would sit the creative genius that is Gareth Pugh. In conversation with PR guru Mandi Lennard, the intimate basement space was filled with attentive students, press and fashion fans all wanting to...

Meeting Manolo AKA Mr Blahnik

He may be the creative genius behind his globally renowned luxury footwear brand but Mr Blahnik, as he likes to be fondly known, is rather dismissive of modern technology. FashionCapital editor JoJo Iles meets the man behind the shoes and gains a glimpse into Mr Blahnik’s world. Mr Blahnik is...

Industry Interview: Trend Forecaster Dawn C L Pedersen

Now more than ever before trend forecasting has become pivotal to the success of businesses in the fast-paced fashion and design arena. JoJo Iles talks to Dawn C L Pedersen – Creative Director/Editor-in-Chief of TRENDZINE.net about the role of a trend forecaster and the service her unique company...

Fashion Creator & International Designer Awards Announced

The British Fashion Council have announced that Nick Knight OBE will receive the Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator, while the International Designer Award will be presented to Creative Director at Gucci, Alessandro Michele.   Nick Knight OBE will be honoured at this year’s ceremony for his...

Fashion Scout Applications Now Open

The application process is now open for designers to be considered for the next AW 16/17 installment of Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week.   Designers are be able to apply for Catwalk Shows, Presentations, Installations, London Exhibition, Paris Showroom alongside Fashion Scout’s coveted...

Conscious To The Core – Novel Beings

JoJo Iles talks to the founders, Khandiz and Alice, of ethical artist agency ‘Novel Beings’ on setting up a conscious company, keeping production local and breaking into the notoriously tough fashion industry…   JoJo: Please tell us what Novel Beings is all about? Novel Beings is the first artist...

Latest Press Releases

LC: MEN APPOINTS FIRST INTERNATIONAL MENSWEAR AMBASSADOR

March 9th 2015

The British Fashion Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Hu Bing; Actor, Model, Singer and Philanthropist, Bing will be the first...

Scotland Re:Designed

October 14th 2014

Scotland Re:Designed - Now in its 3rd successful year Scotland Re:Designed (SR:D) is returning to Glasgow for its annual showcase taking...