For Edward Chan the future of fashion is to come about by revisiting and re-imagining the past. For his final menswear collection, New Old World, Chan explored and responded to the technologically advanced and increasingly fast paced world of the modern fashion industry by re-interpreting some of the traditional fabrics and techniques commonly used by our ancestors
Fashion has always been the calling of recent Omsk Fashion Design School graduate Grigoriy Korobeynikov. In fact, a career that does not involve fashion never held any attraction for him. On the last year of his course, with this clear goal in mind, he channelled both his love for fashion and intense interest in unconventional materials to create a fascinating womenswear collection, Holy Mermaids
Josiah Chua’s graduate menswear collection, Revelation, is the product of an inquisitive cross-examination of a very present moment in fashion. Bold, brash but undeniably beautiful, Chua’s garments are a celebratory comment on the ever more daring street styles which have become as important to fashion as designer and couture garments.
Dutch fashion is receiving international recognition this month at Basic Instincts: Dutch Fashion in Context, an exhibition by Premsela (The Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion). The exhibition, which opened on 2nd June at the Museum of Modern Art Arnhem, features the work of five of the Netherlands best known designers: Iris van Herpen, Oda Pausma, Monique van Heist, Klavers van Engelen and Anne de Grijff.