Monthly Archives: November 2011

Size isn’t everything

By |November 26th, 2011|

Staying small as a fashion label is not a bad thing, sometimes it has its advantages. Maria Cornejo has been in business since the 80’s and her business, now, based in the US is a small label which is happy being small and independent.

“It’s important for me, for my own […]

Gentleman designer and avid cyclist

By |November 24th, 2011|

Am unable to withhold my excitement at the release of the docu-film. Watch Mr Smith in all his glory talk you through how a collection is formed, what his inspiration is and why he still rummages around in vintage shops. It’s a joyous experience.

“What would McQueen do?”

By |November 24th, 2011|

Great mini-view with Sarah Burton, on, inside the atelier in Paris where the Alexander McQueen line is created. Some great close-ups on materials and textures of the last collection, plus  insights into the thought process of how they work.

Happiness is a clear structure and so says Raf.

By |November 3rd, 2011|



“What I’ve learned about working with a big company like Jil Sander is how important the structure is. You can have ideas and you can have money, but if the structure isn’t right, if everybody at design and management and marketing and sales isn’t in the same key, it’s not […]