We spoke with Billie Jacobina, the young designer focused upon creating fun and playful clothing, to hear how her bakery themed SS18 showcase went. From paint splattered accessories to hello kitty skateboards, the presentation embodied the pink party atmosphere, even serving Freya cocktails. Find out which unusual place the designer found her inspiration, and how collaborating with other creatives keeps the collections fresh.
Fashion Scout partnered up with The Fashion Conversation for SS18 to create our Pioneer magazine, debuting to give the audiences of Fashion Scout an insight into our emerging talent and designers. Pioneer, deriving from Fashion Scout’s mission to discover new talent in the fashion industry was created to allow the audience to find out more behind the innovative artists that they only see a glimpse of on the catwalk.
Making a debut to Fashion Scout, Sue Dray our artist in residence was on site for all of our SS18 shows, creating unique illustrations depicting the true essence of the reactive nature of showcasing collections on a catwalk, each of her designs is a personal impression as seen through her eyes.
From slogan sweatshirts, to clashing prints and bold faux furs, Fashion Scout saw a broad array of intriguing street style outside of Freemasons Hall this season. In an era of influential bloggers and Fashionistas making statements through their chosen outfits, individual and personal styling has become a popular feature of London Fashion Week.
Originating from Berlin, Kryolan has been providing the worlds theatre, film and television industries with high quality make up for over 70 years, making them one of the first professional make-up brands. Their diverse products make Kryolan the perfect brand for Fashion Scout to work with during SS18, allowing each designer to create their ideal looks on the catwalk.
We caught up with Rocky Star, the innovative Indian designer, known for altering perceptions of fashion in his home country. After an awe inspiring show for spring summer 18 we caught up with the creative to hear about his inspirations and thoughts on the show.
Fashion Scout were delighted to welcome back Toni & Guy for our SS18 season, celebrating their 27th season as official hair sponsors of London Fashion Week. Starting in London, the now global business has over 485 salons across 48 different countries.
FREYA is the first in a new line of sustainable, natural alcoholic beverages from Pure Wild Spirits Ltd. The foraged birch sap comes the wild untamed depths of Northern European Forests, where this special elixir is harvested once a year during early spring, FREYA is made from only the most sustainable methods.
To bring awareness to the poaching crisis, with a particular focus on African elephants, Fashion for Conservation (FFC) got in touch with twenty-one designers from across the world, to create a collection based on each designers interpretation of ‘the elephant’.
Fashion Scout is proud to celebrate an international fashion community, providing a platform for emerging and established design talent to showcase during London Fashion Week. Fashion Scout in renowned for championing, nurturing and showcasing creative design talent from across the globe and being the launchpad for hundreds of designers.
This year at Fashion Scout, Swedish designer Louise Linderoth brought us her SS18 collection, “Have a Seat”. After recently coming to terms with her spinal cord injury, Louise Linderoth became inspired by not only her personal struggles, but the approach fashion designers today take towards model diversity and acceptance.
While we have anticipated the shows over the past five days, we have had the opportunity to witness some amazing outfits worn by our guests. Interesting combinations, styling, and creativity was shown by all of the creatives that have come to Fashion Scout this SS18.
Sue Dray, the artist and course leader of London College of Fashion BA (Hons) Fashion Illustration, has been Fashion Scout’s first artist in residence this season! Creating illustrations and paintings live from the catwalk, Dray pursued art that reflects the reactive nature of showcasing collections on a catwalk.
Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week hosted Elephantasia, a catwalk focusing on couture and conservation. Elephantasia, from Fashion for Conservation is a campaign that raises funds and awareness for the poaching crisis and features international designers for each of their seasons. In 2016 Elephantasia started a global tour of their exhibition and campaign across the US, Canada, Spain and Europe, leading up to their final show for Fashion Scout SS18.
As the last day of Fashion Scout is upon us, we have two shows packed with designers who will be displaying their collections for our final day. Starting with INIFD-LST: The New Rashtra, this show features the India based Inter-National Institute of Fashion Design, in association with The London School of Trends.