The sad but true fact is that Britain can produce great fashion designers that get us all excited here at Spindle, yet there is little financial backing to stop designers from going abroad, giving up at the first hurdle, or going straight into high street design. This is why the British...

Finally Spindle Magazine is all about emerging talent, what piece of advice would you give to the future design talent out there? Love what you do.

The designer Tim-Rhys Evans, who has had vast amounts of attention since graduating from London College of Fashion in 2008, displayed an all black collection which took the audience into a dark fantasy world. A collection for the slick fairy tale Queen who wants to take control – not wait...

Almost bionic in styling the models seemed robotic, particularly with one design which had neon pink lighting exploding from the models neck. The collection was more of a theatrical art piece rather than fashion. With focus on the light fittings attached to the garments and the models...

Opening with a blonde bombshell leisurely fanning herself with black feather on a deckchair, she teased the audience with a pin up look emphasised by Bugsy Pants high waisted striped bikini set. Once she placed herself back onto her deckchair admiring the audience the show really...

Using a palette of fur and dead animals, all ethically sourced from butchers, roadsides and Eaton's friends, the garments brought to question Eaton's belief of a world that is not only being de-sensitised to death, but also the lack of care of what happens to the discarded carcasses of...

Long, light 'flapper gowns' in cream sewn with delicate black roses were juxtaposed with heavy brown tweed swing coats, with each design containing hidden elements of art deco shapes cut into the panels of the clothing. With their curled hair and long gloves, the models with their clothing...

The entire collection contained elements fresh out of the playground – men not ready to dress like their Fathers. PVC tracksuits in bright reds and purples, Superhero capes and Canvas coats with large triangle exterior pockets turned the models into the heroes from a Nintendo game. The...

Finally, Spindle Magazine is all about emerging talent – what piece of advice would you give to the future design talent out there? Stop designing clothes based on rocks and tree bark!

This exploration was needed as Briar-Rose Kelleher's collection was entitled, 'Marie Antoinette took DMT' and thanks to google the collection in its entirety made sense. Inspired by not only Marie Antoinette but the whole stereotype of French life at Versailles, women were featured with...

 

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