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MDK - Miranda Kaloudis is a Zurich-based independent fashion design label creating product oriented all season apparel & accessory collections for urban nomads. The setup of a product is reflected, deconstructed and put together new. Apparel and accessories often merge into hybrids, upgrading the body, thus raising the wearing comfort.

Underneath the minimalistic & geometrical design, there...
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MDK Miranda Kaloudis is a Zurichbased independent fashion design label creating product
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04/20/2017 at 06:11. Facebook
Seoul born designer Sue Suh thought her life was all mapped out for her when she opened a successful bar in Shanghai; however fate had something very different in mind.

Driven by an instinctive yearning to do something creative, Suh enrolled at a fashion school in Shanghai. The rest is history. Suh's label 8CUFF is borne out of a desire to delve into the subconscious; her collections...
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Seoul born designer Sue Suh thought her life was all mapped out

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04/19/2017 at 06:33. Facebook
Masculinity, Youth And Fashion

Why is fashion’s fixation with youth culture always shelved under the sartorial moniker of “streetwear”? Is the industry guilty of lazily applying “urban” as thoughtless aesthetic dictum? What makes a designer’s nod to subcultural visions authentic? NJAL probes the tropes and parallels within fashion’s treatment of youth, masculinity and urban...
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Masculinity Youth And Fashion Why is fashions fixation with youth culture always
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04/18/2017 at 19:44. Facebook
NJAL continues to pay homage to the enduring love between the worlds of fashion and music with #SOUNDOFTHESTUDIO. Chelsea Bravo takes the helms with a mixtape of music that’s as monumental as the young renegade’s anti-attitude towards mass culture. It’s an auditory melting pot of rip-roaring, wavy-synths and decadent downtown divas. Press play now and find out more about the Bravo's aesthetic...
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NJAL continues to pay homage to the enduring love between the worlds
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Boo Pala | Beat The System

Reflecting on the changing music and art scene in London, Boo shifts to a darker palette this season. Ignited by the sudden closure of Fabric, the AW17 collection brings this important creative space back in a more literal sense. Using prints and textures inspired by the lights and shadows of Fabric’s dance floor, Boo Pala’s AW17 collection inspires us to Beat the...
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Boo Pala Beat The System Reflecting on the changing music and art
Rob Elford: The Vacanti Man explores an allegorical visual narrative of pixelated body horror inspired by the experiments of Charles Vacanti, who cultivated human limbs under a subject’s skin. It explores Freudian, quasi-religious projections of masculinity, which are represented by the reoccurring imagery of the eye and the hand.

The hands and arms originate from 3d scans of actual limbs....
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Rob Elford The Vacanti Man explores an allegorical visual narrative of pixelated
Post-modernism doesn’t distinguish between high and low art forms.

Postmodernism in fashion has developed over the past twenty years with designers such as Comme des Garçons, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood demonstrating its key elements.

Postmodernism doesn’t distinguish between high and low art forms
A Moodboard Moment: EYGLO

Eygló started her own label in 2006 after graduating from the Iceland Academy of Arts. Her chief concept is creating something new with silk and natural fibres, with patterns and prints inspired by sources as disparate as dinosaurs and the surface of Mars...

Eygló is a loud voice on Iceland’s fashion scene, partly because of her off-hand graphic treatment and the...
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A Moodboard Moment EYGLO Eygló started her own label in 2006 after
Yojiro Kake "There are too many different approaches to fashion, all stuffed into the sky like fireworks..." Read the full interview now:
Yojiro Kake There are too many different approaches to fashion all stuffed
Aspiring Designers: To Degree Or Not Degree?

Art School. Two seemingly harmless words, yet once joined together take on a different meaning. That meaning being a glorified institution subconsciously pedaling out the notion that art plus academia equals success.

For many aspiring fashion designers, attending a top art college or university is the quick and easy answer to the question, "how do...
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Aspiring Designers: To Degree Or Not Degree
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ART/C - "Time that passed is present memories of future hopes. I create all my pieces with a total freedom from the state of mind I have at the moment. Being respectful of the past and the culture to bring something warmer. Vintage fabrics can match past and present. Colours and prints are my landscapes. Napoleon said : ” There is a fine line between the ridiculous and the sublime. ”I search...
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ARTC Time that passed is present memories of future hopes I create
@Matériel by Tiko Paksahvili:

The story of emerging from closed period, communism that held peoples’ minds captive. The period that forbade developing of mind, of culture. The path that people went through to come to today’s life, to raise their voice, to show their protest, to develop their own ideas and show no fear to free word. Emerging from the system, built upon violence.

Freeing from...
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Matériel by Tiko Paksahvili The story of emerging from closed period communism
#NJALDesigenrFocus | Kelly Dawn Riot: Taking inspiration from naturalist illustrators and forward thinking icons of times gone by, the Kelly Dawn Riot brand embodies a unique aesthetic that invokes a sense of the ephemeral through hand crafted illustrations and paintings. Hailing from Scotland, Kelly would sit in galleries and museums drawing and sketching before painting the images using...
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NJALDesigenrFocus Kelly Dawn Riot Taking inspiration from naturalist illustrator
Nino Sepo: "The main inspiration for this collection are dreams. As we know The content and purpose of dreams are not fully understood. They can have varying natures.its also very important how dreams can change our everyday life give us a sense of inspiration or easily destroy our mind"

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Nino Sepo The main inspiration for this collection are dreams As we
Clara Martin’s mother worked as a designer and her grandmother in the textile industry, so clothing and creativity have always been a large part of her life.

However, they both strongly objected to Clara’s decision to move into the same industry, as they had seen things deteriorate over the course of their working lives. They had seen companies moving from quality garments to fast fads and...
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Clara Martins mother worked as a designer and her grandmother in the
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Peter Movrin - “The collection was based on my own universe of elegance and glamour, because I think that is something we really need at the moment. It’s glamour with references from workwear. I made my own fabric from paper, foil and organza, making interesting combinations of cheap and expensive materials.”

Peter Movrin The collection was based on my own universe of elegance
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Nguyen Cong Tri: ‘‘In my humble opinion, fashion doesn’t have to be something steeped in luxury. Rather it needs to be sparked by an inspiring story or the needs of everyday life. Fashion, once worn, should inspire us to shine, to be positive and most of all to be cheerful. EM HOA is an extension of beauty itself. It takes us on a colouful journey and distracts us from the pressures and...
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Nguyen Cong Tri In my humble opinion fashion doesnt have to be
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She Atom by Ilkecop:

Inspired by science-fiction comic books. Iconic images of the giant squid, flying dinosaurs and cyborgs are transformed into unique embroidery designs.

Shapes of the garments are reminiscent of explorers gear and fabrics reminds us of far away galaxies. This collection is all about embracing differences and being curious. Step into a world of fantasy and adventure, step...
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She Atom by Ilkecop Inspired by sciencefiction comic books Iconic images of
New Romantic by Dhruv Kapoor:

The new “mind-set”, full of bright young things, wishing to overthrow the establishment with their alternative vision of the world: post nostalgic and rose tinted, part broken and towards post-punk.

It focuses on individuality, attempting to create alternative scenes. The collection puts forth a 1980’s underground vibe, like leaving the infamous parties in...
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New Romantic by Dhruv Kapoor The new mindset full of bright young
Ian Frazier once wrote: Siberia is so big, it’s almost more an idea than a place”. The modern idea of Siberia is a theme of Naya Rea latest collection SIBERIA DREAM.

The designer was born and raised in Siberia, and the solemn, eternal beauty of this mysterious land had a major influence on the way she thinks about colours and textures. Siberia is majestic, vast, snowy land of fairy tale...
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Ian Frazier once wrote Siberia is so big its almost more an