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UNMISSABLE EVENTS DURING LONDON FASHION WEEK

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UNMISSABLE EVENTS DURING LONDON FASHION WEEK

The highly anticipated, London Fashion Week is nearly upon us and whilst members of the fashion industry are busy with their final preparations it is down to the rest of us to organise our week’s schedule. London Fashion Week captures the finest creative talent and whether you are there in person or not, a lot can be gained from the inspirational events ahead.

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STARSICA ON BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF

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STARSICA ON BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF

Originally from Seoul, Ike Seungik Lee, studied MA Fashion at Kingston University, graduating in 2016. Since then, Ike has taken his label Starsica, and the experimental designs to new heights. After being named a One to Watch for SS18, Starsica has shown his innovative collections in London many times. 

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THE LIFE AQUATIC AND SUSTAINABILITY WITH SIMON MO

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THE LIFE AQUATIC AND SUSTAINABILITY WITH SIMON MO

Born in Taiwan, raised in Malaysia, Simon Mo’s unique background has honed in his work, an extraordinary and inimitable perspective. After graduating with a BA in Womenswear from Central Saint Martins in 2012, Simon went on to work at Alexander McQueen and Nathan Jenden’s ‘Mask’ in Shanghai. 

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"DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY- NOT TOKENISM" WITH ADA ZANDITON

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"DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY- NOT TOKENISM" WITH ADA ZANDITON

Ada Zanditon is the couture brand loved and worn by Ariana Grande, Mariah Carey, Aisling Bea and many more, for it's luxurious tendencies and socially conscious individuality. Upon learning that pink has recently been discovered as the worlds oldest colour, with pigments found behind the Sahara desert, Zanditon is creating a collection that explores ancient environmental history, and the journey that the earth has taken from pre-humanity and into the imagined future, for SS19.

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POST-MODERNIST INFLUENCE WITH CASSEY GAN

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POST-MODERNIST INFLUENCE WITH CASSEY GAN

Cassey Gan, the Malaysian designer with an eye for geometry, maximalism and vibrant palettes, is returning to Fashion Scout for Spring Summer 2019. In reaction to Malaysia's altering political scene, comes a collection is bold in prints, colourful and embodies a hopeful and optimistic spirit. We caught up with the designer ahead of her show at Freemasons' Hall, to hear more about her primary inspiration David Hockney, whose pop art of the sixties and confident use of colours created an aesthetic basis for Cassey's work

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DAVID BOWIE, STUDIO 54 AND FRENCH CINEMA WITH JIRI KALFAR

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DAVID BOWIE, STUDIO 54 AND FRENCH CINEMA WITH JIRI KALFAR

Jiri Kalfar, hailing from the Czech Republic, made his international debut in London last year, showcasing a glamorous and intricate collection dominated by feminine silhouettes and a depth of detail not often seen on the contemporary scene. Selected as one of Nylon's emerging designers to watch in 2015, Jiri possesses a unique understanding of sophistication and luxury. When paired with his ability to harness history, politics and art into fabrics, textures and patterns, pieces, Jiri makes magic. 

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EDDA NAMED NORWEGIAN DESIGNER OF THE YEAR- COSTUME NORGE AWARDS

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EDDA NAMED NORWEGIAN DESIGNER OF THE YEAR- COSTUME NORGE AWARDS

Fashion Scout is proud to congratulate Edda Gimnes, the Norwegian Womenswear designer, with her label “EDDA” on her win at the Costume Norge Awards last night, hosted at Oslo, Norway.  EDDA won the Costume Award for Norwegian Designer of the Year. It comes as no surprise that she won, with her larger-than-life aesthetic and fascination for colour and texture.

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POST SS18 INTERVIEW: N&S GAIA

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POST SS18 INTERVIEW: N&S GAIA

N&S Gaia represented by Sidharth Sinha, is a contemporary womenswear label based in New Delhi. Ahead of N&S Gaia's spring summer 18 catwalk show, the beauty looks backstage were pushing boundaries as the artistic potential of make up was explored.  

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POST SS18 INTERVIEW: ROCKY STAR

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POST SS18 INTERVIEW: ROCKY STAR

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. 

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WE INTERVIEW MELISSA HILLAS FROM ELEPHANTASIA

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WE INTERVIEW MELISSA HILLAS FROM ELEPHANTASIA

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’.

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WE INTERVIEW LOUISE LINDEROTH 'HAVE A SEAT'

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WE INTERVIEW LOUISE LINDEROTH 'HAVE A SEAT'

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.

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