Bubble and Speak | Making Space for LCF’s Pragmatic Approach

Susanna Lau wearing Nadia Scullion | Photo: Nathan Moy

BoF columnist Susanna Lau, aka Susie Bubble, says the London College of Fashion’s MA program, with it’s focus on wearability, deserves attention alongside the creative powerhouses of Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art.

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Bubble and Speak | Steven Tai

Susie Bubble wearing Steven Tai | Photo: Steve Salter

Today, in the second instalment of Bubble and Speak, columnist Susanna Lau, a.k.a. Susie Bubble, examines the work of Steven Tai. LONDON, United Kingdom — For the last 27 years, the Hyères Festival of Fashion and Photography has been a hotbed of design talent, producing grand prize winners like Viktor & Rolf, Felipe Oliveira Baptista and, more recently, Anthony Vaccarello. I attended Hyères in 2007 and 2008 and was impressed by

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Bubble and Speak | Leutton Postle

Susie Bubble wearing Leutton Postle S/S 2013 | Photo: Steve Salter

Today, we are pleased to bring you the first instalment of Bubble and Speak, a recurring column penned by Susanna Lau, also known as Susie Bubble, on the young design talents on her highly attuned fashion radar. LONDON, United Kingdom — In 2010, London’s Central Saint Martins Fashion MA course produced a new wave of minimal designers, such as Thomas Tait, Matthew Harding and Jackie J.S. Lee. But the following year, the graduates

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Is Fashion Ready for a New Aesthetic?

Editorial GIF by Reed + Rader | Source: V Magazine

LONDON, United Kingdom — Instagram, Barbour, vinyl records, artisanal butchers, moustaches, and the biography of your potatoes lovingly detailed on chalkboard signs at Whole Foods. What is wrong with this picture? As London-based writer and entrepreneur Russell M Davies puts it, “most of Shoreditch would be wandering around in a leather apron if it could. With pipe and beard and rickets. Every new coffee shop and organic foodery

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