We are a cultured bunch at Spindle and always want to know the latest in fashion, music, art and film, so what are your current favourites in the worlds of design, sound and writing? Bjork last album and she is massive influence, also recently seen Woodkind, fantastic video and the track;...

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...

So don't be surprised if you see many a person wearing Dans La Vie head to toe in the future, or to find myself in the corner of Spindle HQ sitting on a baroque floral sofa with matching jacket, as Laura Ashley may have thought she had gone too far, but unlike Dans La Vie, she didn't have the...

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.

So on Christmas eve when I was on route home for the holidays an Idea came to me (well actually I am stealing it from an article I read in Company magazine!) What if, for a whole year I put myself on a shopping detox! No spending on any new clothes/accessories/shoes for 365 days. I will...

Spindle were given the chance to talk to Russia's reigning young designer about her new collection, hidden emotions, romance and Tom Ford. How would you describe your work? Fascinating. It's tough and almost always hectic, but I love what I'm doing and I wouldn't see myself doing anything...

In working as a custom costume and fashion designer, the joys were that each piece was unique, one of a kind, and a showpiece for an exciting purpose on stage or on the cover of a magazine and I always got to work deeply and knowingly with each client, learning their histories and ways of...

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!

Speaking to the designers Angel and Victor I got to hear about their fashion heritage along with the birth of what they hope to be a brand that someday will adorn Kate Middleton's back... Congratulations, you've just launched your brand at PURE London, How do you both feel? Angel &...

Suddenly out go the lobbying cries for a mandatory minimum wage for all interns. Oh what a bill that would be. The media goes up in arms decrying the unfair system that's effectively the new slave labour, and the fact that these articles were written by an intern whilst doing the exact same...

 

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