Linda Farrow: eyewear designer

Cheyenne Tulsa Contributor

By Cheyenne Tulsa in New Fashion on Wednesday 12 September 2012

Established in 1970, London-based Linda Farrow was one of the first brands to treat sunglasses as luxury wear in its own right. Her products quickly became ‘le must’ eyewear amongst stylish Euro jet-setters, pioneering many of the shapes and styles that are still regarded as fashion-forward. Today, the company collaborates with the likes of Yohji Yamamoto, Alexander Wang, Raf Simmons, Balenciaga, Dries Van Noten, The Row, Oscar De la Renta and Agent Provocateur but having recently opened a store in Hong Kong, Linda Farrow is set to re-assert her place in her own right at the top of the fashion food chain. 

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Y’oh: cool African-themed streetwear out of London

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By Sunil Pawar in New Fashion on Thursday 24 November 2011

I am absolutly in love with this new company who are putting a lot of streetwear brands to shame with their amazing attention to detail and unique aesthetic. With Y’oh, strong African prints sit next to wax cotton and military twill lining. The first range dropped recently and I am excited to see how this […]

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The Mobile Phone Dress

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Design on Wednesday 1 September 2010

Interactive fashion seems to be the latest trend in garment industry. After we covered the Colour In Dress earlier, we now present the M-Dress (Mobile Phone Dress), which promises to enable women to stay ‘connected’ while remaining stylish at the same time.

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Ivory Skies

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By Chris Nolan in New Fashion on Tuesday 1 September 2009

Ivory Skies is a small t shirt label fresh out of London offering a point of difference in the very over crowded printed tee market. All their shirts are based on rare ancient artwork printed on nicely fitting white tees. Co-founder and designer, Carlo Salanitri, describes the label as ‘a rare style representation of the mystical past blended with today’s indie street fashion’. Ivory Skies has made big inroads since its creation with agents across Europe and a lot of interest from Australia and America.

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London’s Digitaria

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By Sonya Rosendorff in New Fashion on Tuesday 12 May 2009

For many years, Sam Arkus was a well-known tailor at 60 Berwick St, Soho, in London. I’ve walked past this store many times and wondered to myself, ‘is it open? Is it derelict?’ There are stories of him still living there. To my surprise, a new designer boutique has recently opened there and transformed this […]

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Noi Wear

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By Francis Andrews in New Fashion on Friday 23 January 2009

London fashion collective Noi Wear are knocking out some seriously cool garments at the moment, with each range based on a tantalizingly bohemian theme. Check out their online promotion for the Carnival of Fear line, mixing performance arts with straight up fashion. Very tempting to the eyes.

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Nova Dando

Carolyn Dempsey Reader Find

By Carolyn Dempsey in New Fashion on Wednesday 28 May 2008

Highly unwearable but aesthetically riveting, Nova Dando is making killer waves in the notoriously hard to crack London fashion scene. Perhaps the reason she is so visible is that her collections are consistently outrageous, exceptional and innovative showstoppers.

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Lintcoat Reader Find

By Lintcoat in New Fashion on Wednesday 14 May 2008

Saltwater is a British clothing design label based in London and Cornwall who aim to bring a fresh approach to fashion with their use of beautiful colour, selected cloth, and close attention to detail. The store also has a great selection of carefully sourced accessories from around the world and a growing range of other […]

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Gareth Pugh

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By Stacey Howard in New Fashion on Wednesday 14 May 2008

Gareth Pugh is from England, is 25, and has been shaking up the fashion scene from London to New York since Fall 2006 when he sent his models down the runway in ruffles, Doc Martens and face paint.

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