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.

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...

Born, bred and taught in London, Ada Zanditon is a definite Spindle 'One to Watch.' Since her debut on the catwalk at London Fashion Week in 2009, Zanditon has gone from strength to strength creating a narrative of scientific engineered design, through sharp cutting, Bio-mimicry and a focus...

If you don't know what to expect from a Spindle Party then you are in for the best night of your life, and if you have attended a Spindle Party then you will know that whilst we can't promise you the best night of your life you will have a really nice time. It's a lot like a Skins party...

All YOU have to do is: Tweet Spindle a link to your portfolio and what you do. It can be anything from artists to dancers to singers to stylists to photographers to actors, it could be you as an individual, or the company you work for. Tell us about you and your creativity. So you were...

Spindle gets to know the secrets behind the offbeat goth idea that has got us kinky-addicted. Where did a focus on fetish in your designs come from? I feel fetish has always been stereotyped as something grotesque, hard core and gothic. When I told my tutors and friends I was doing my...

Spindle caught up with Linda and got caught in her magical web of imagination. The new collection Dote presents an attractive warfare of strength and fragility. "There's a balance between the more solid shapes and the feminine lightness in my collection. Some of the boudoir pieces are...

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!

Words: Arianna Battiston Pictures: Arianna Battison and Spindle Magazine Situated in 186 Hackney Road, Manhattan Shoes Ltd. is a small venue which once used to be a footwear wholesaler and is now a coffee shop and bar. This brick-walled, cosy corner-shop has been chosen to host the...

 

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