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LCFMA18 Womenswear: Creatures of the Starry Welkin

SEEN never ceases to be amazed by the sheer inventiveness of the designers currently studying at the London College of Fashion. Just when you think you’ve seen everything, along comes a design, garment, detail or accessory that is fresh, playful, tailored or cut. This year’s MA Womenswear show did not disappoint. With recent graduates now …

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Kris Van Assche & Dior Homme: A/W18

As Dior Homme reinvents itself for the younger generation, it has fallen to Kris Van Assche to continue his daring recombining of utilitarian materials with the skills of Dior’s master tailors. With an esteemed archive upon which the designer can draw, he reimagined the famous Dior ‘New Look’ silhouette for his last menswear collection.

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Kim Jones in Iconic Fashion Farewell with Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss

As the phrase goes, ‘in my ending is my beginning’, and it’s certainly intriguing to see how supermodels Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell escorted Kim Jones down the catwalk at his final menswear collection for Louis Vuitton In Paris. Does this mean that Jones is setting his sights on womenswear for the future? We can but hope. Surely the talented Jones has only to choose his next fashion house?

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Burberry to Bid Farewell to Christopher Bailey

Having grown Burberry from a small label associated with outerwear to a luxury worldwide brand, Christopher Bailey, the Chief Creative Officer is to step down in that role at the end of 2018, though he will remain during the transition to his successor.

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AVANTgarden: Be You, Be Proud

SEEN is intrigued to hear about AVANTgarden from FKA Twigs, a new digizine dedicated to self-care, beauty and the art of braids within the black community. Certainly on my voyaging around London, I’m struck, as an observer, by the beauty and complexity of the braids I see.

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Fashion Together: London College of Fashion

If you’re at Oxford Circus before 13th January 2018, be sure to pop in to the Fashion Space Gallery at London College of Fashion on John Prince’s Street. The latest in a series of fascinating exhibitions, Fashion Together, is currently on show. It’s a group exhibition curated by SHOWStudio’s Lou Stoppard and explores some of fashion’s most famous partnerships.

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Burberry: London Fashion Week

Leave it to Christopher Bailey, President and Chief Creative Officer of British luxury brand Burberry to have his finger on the pulse of the very latest in fashion. He’s helped transform Burberry’s fortunes since 2001, establishing it as a cutting-edge brand for the 21st century, initiating ground-breaking fashion innovations.