How do you express the amount of waste we are producing through clothes? Through stories, paintings or films it’s quite obvious, but when a designer uses overconsumption as a starting point for a collection it may be a bit difficult to visualize the final result.
Taking a minimalist approach to life implies that we are going to get rid of things that we don’t actually need. But it’s not just about reducing the number of our possessions, it’s about being able to emotionally detach from objects. This however doesn’t mean you can’t value them or take care of them so … Continue reading Declutter in sync with the environment, not against it
Exploring the relationship between grace, movement, cloth and functionality. I believe a single piece of clothing should be used in as many ways as possible, therefore I played with three main looks by making slight changes to the outfits in order to experiment how the anatomy of the picture changes. It's a story about the … Continue reading The cloth & the body in harmony
It has been debated in many articles and talks, “Is being a minimalist a privilege?” Most of them concluded that “Yes, it is”. But could minimalist thinking, the privilege that it is, benefit both the poor and the rich? I am writing this sitting at a public table in Westfield (a huge mall in London). … Continue reading The privilege of being a minimalist
We take a look in the mirror everyday, but most of the time we don’t see ourselves. Through this editorial we’ve explored the idea of trying to get in touch with your inner self, but not being able to.
Editor's note I am delighted to introduce you to the first issue of Divest Magazine. In this day and age where overconsumption and overpopulation seem to be the new normal, we want to explore and promote living with less. Living with less objects, and less people. This issue talks about solitude, climate change, circular fashion … Continue reading Divest Magazine
Each season, Fashion Scout offers the opportunity for the emerging designers to win two awards that would boost their career to the next level. Today, the Fashion Scout Award Judging panel got together in East London in order to decide the winners for the Fall/Winter 2020 season. At the Old Turman Brewery, a hive of … Continue reading Fashion Scout awards F/W20
A few highlights shot by me during London Fashion Week at Fashion Scout. Haute Couture Spanning Continents A-Jane: A Fusion of Emotion and Art Romantic Tran Hung Closes Fashion Scout SS20
This year, during London Fashion Week I worked as a writer for Fashion Scout. Here are my insights about the SS20 collections and trends: 5 Key Beauty Trends for SS20 As we approach the end of Fashion Scout SS20 we are remembering the top beauty trends that have hit the catwalk or our presentation space, … Continue reading LFW SS20 at Fashion Scout
The top 10 students from Instituto Marangoni showed their collections in yesterday's New Era fashion show at The Lindley Hall, London. From bold to soft, the designers played with volumes, lines, geometry, fringes and colour in order to give life to their creations.
This article was written for The Bare Minium Magazine, the 4th print issue. We take, make and dispose. We like everything to be out of the box, quality still being associated with newness. A stain on a shirt means a new shirt, the old one being tossed in the garbage. We keep going in a … Continue reading Circular economy in fashion, the business model we need to see more often- TBM4
London Fashion Week is now over, and we are ready to move our attention to Milan Fashion Week. But, I am still processing everything that took place this week,