INTERVIEWS

BRITISH VOGUE PARTNERSHIP X FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON: APRIL ISSUE 2021 | ODE TO JOY
24th March 2021

April proved to a true Ode to Joy, as Fashion Crossover London reveals its very first partnership with British Vogue. For the first time in Fashion Crossover London-history, ten hand-picked Fashion Crossover London designers featured as part of an ongoing partnership with British Vogue.

Under the title ‘Bright Young Things’, Vogue editor had a closer look at Fashion Crossover London and our talented designer across the globe, titling our Founder ‘The Fairy Godmother of the Fashion Industry. With this partnership, Fashion Crossover London adds to the extensive list of leading brands who have previously been named official British Vogue Partners, including Barbour and BMW.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 LOULWA MIYAMATSU RENOUARD DE VALLIERE
19th March 2021

Loulwa Miyamatsu Renouard de Valliere. created her first capsule collection, “An Everlasting Summer”, influenced largely by nostalgia. Having grown up visiting the sincere French countryside, we see this reflected through her design work. Loulwa designs with memories in mind, as she hopes people feel personally connected to her through her beautiful work. Her collection will take you on a trip down memory lane to easier, more peaceful times. Read on the find out more about the Global Young Talent as seen in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 MEGAN HAINING
17th March  2021

Megan Haining had always been focused on incorporating sports into fashion in a new way to create a more dressed up every day look to sportswear. As well as bringing attention to the winter sports - particularly figure skating - as it something she has always loved due to growing up as a competitive ice skater representing Scotland at many competitions. We had a great pleasure to speak to recently featured in April issue of the Harper’s Bazaar designer.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 CHLOE ROCHEFORT
17th March  2021

Chloe Rochefort is a mixed-media artist specialised in set design. Using psychedelic and absurd narratives, the young artist immerses her audience in a world of naive and childlike fantasies. As recently seen in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar we had a great chance to get to know Chloe’s point of view on fashion and her being a designer.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 KYLA HOLDEN
17th March  2021

Kyla Holden is a final year Fashion Design student studying at De Montfort University. Originally, she is from a small town based in Nottingham, and completed a 2-year college course at Nottingham College, where she found her interest with menswear. As recently seen in April issue of Harper’s Bazaar we had a pleasure to discover her attitude towards designing.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 TASARLA LAGAN
17th March  2021

The collection is highly focused on reworking existing materials to create wearable garments. Through the experimental process, Tasarla Lagan has created a manifesto on sustainability, feminine identity and festival culture to voice outstanding issues on all 3 topics. Recently seen in the April issue of the Harper’s Bazaar we had a great opportunity to talk about feminine point of view of the designer.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 MONA MATSUI
17th March  2021

Mona Matsui is studying at Royal College of Art, MA-Textiles Printed Textiles. Her aim is to cooperate the flowing movements, that nature or everyday events produce, with her textiles in order to promote well-being in urban society. She is reflecting narratives that she has experienced or seen, into textiles. As recently seen in the April issue of the Harper’s Bazaar we talked about mystery hidden behind textiles.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 QIMIN CHEN
17th March 2021

Central Saint Martins graduate, Qimin Chen, has a sharp futuristic eye for technical jewellery design. Her recent collection, “Meteorite and Nebula”, being inspired by the universe showcased her advanced skill set along with adding her own unique design style. By using a hollowed-out metallic material that resembles a meteorite, her designs are deceptively light and comfortable to wear. Read further to learn more about Qimin’s design processes, as featured in the April issue of Harper's Bazaar under our Global Young Talent.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 YIJIA LEE
17th March 2021

Combining workwear with emotion design is Global Young Talent Yijia Lee. Focusing on sustainability, she freely mixes light and heavy fabrics with soft and darker colours, symbolising the mix of past and present. The Kingston School of Art graduate found inspiration from workwear, and how she can deconstruct the silhouettes and rebuild them in a more sustainable manner. Her work has been featured in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar, read on to find out how she makes vintage come to life.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 LARA LAVINE
17th March 2021

Lara Lavine is an Irish artist/ designer of exclusive ready to wear ladies luxury fashion, one of a kind designer dresses and limited edition print silk scarves.
Bringing you the wearable art experience where fashion and art meet. Avant-Garde fashion at its finest. Recently seen in the April issue of the Harper’s Bazaar we had a chance to get to know the Creative Art Director of the label even closer.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 DI XIN
15th March 2021

Some bottle up negative emotion, others, such as our Global Young Talent Di Xin uses her traumatic experience of drowning as inspiration for her ‘The Process of Overcoming Fear’ jewellery collection. The Royal College of Art graduate enables wearers and the audience to resonate in the current environment, allowing people to immerse themselves in the jewellery world she created. Her work is now featured in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, allowing us all to experience how to transfer trauma into romance.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 AYAMI
14th March 2021

Ayami, the Creative Art Director of label L’ANIT, bringing happiness through fancy and funky knit. L’ANIT creates customisable unisex knits by hand and machine with original yarns on the theory of fashion can creating the new value by combination something. As recently featured in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar we had a chance to talk to the person behind the brand’s success.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 YINGLIN CHEN
10th March 2021

Tapping into the flower-power and free-loving air of 1960 is Global Young Talent Yinglin Chen. With bold colours, loud prints and exaggerated silhouettes, the Kingston School of Art alumni aims to show the feeling of young power in modern life, the young generation rebellious, brave and full of creativity. As part of our April Global Young Talent as featured in Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the opportunity to speak to the young designer.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 KINGA INDRZEJCZAK
8th March 2021

Kinga Indrzejczak is a Polish-born fashion designer currently residing in New York. Kinga represents style best described as off-femininity. Her collections are inspired by art, nature, and primarily her own life experiences with her heritage playing an important role. Truly inspired by her work we had a chance to talk to recently featured in April Harper’s Bazaar graduate.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 LEA VREBAC
7th March 2021

Partially deaf designer, Lea Vrebac, is known for her symbolic collection, “Can you hear me now?!”. Through her design work, she aims to remove the stigma around hearing impairment by reassuring others that they are not alone and to embrace this unique characteristic. We had the pleasure of counting Vrebac to one of the fifteen April 2021 Global Young Talents. Read further to find out how the designer has grown to cope with being dead and how this has inspired her work.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL X REFLECTING ON PAST PRESENT AND PERSON: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 ALEXANDRA HALATSIS
5th March  2021

Alexandra Halatsis is a Printed Textiles/ Fashion Designer specialising in Haute Couture and RTW womenswear fashion. Aiming to create unique luxe designs with a heavy focus on art, colour, nature and historical narratives. We had the unique pleasure to talk to recently featured in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar graduate about what designing textiles really means to her, read on to find out more!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 RUAA ELMANSURI
2nd March 2021

Ruaa Elamnsuri is a young fashion graduate who aims to reflect the idyllic stories from fairytales with her ethereal designs. The Libyan designer’s work features intricate hand-printed designs mixed with strong boning and corset-details. As part of our Global Young Talent of 2021, we had the pleasure of speaking with the London College of Fashion designer about fashion, her most recent publication in Harper’s Bazaar and the magic of fashion.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 MAI SUDO & MIKI OGU
1st March 2021

Miki Ogu and Mai Sudo are fashion designers based in Tokyo, Japan. Stunning costume collection collaboration must have been featured in the recent March issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK. Individually they are strong designers but they truly believe that ‘the era of individuals is over and the way forward is to be collaborative’. We had the pleasure to discover the great duet throughout the conversation.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 CAPUCINE HUGUET
28th February  2021

The Central Saint Martins jewellery designer Capucine Huguet went - quite literally - above and beyond for the creation of her ‘Wahlenbergbreen mementoes’ graduate collection, capturing the ephemerality of the melting process of glaciers. The French designer’s work pays tribute to the arctic and acts as constant reminders of what is being lost. Previously interning at Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, we had the pleasure of speaking with the Global Young Talent in light of her publication in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar about arctic travels, sustainability and the future of jewellery design.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 OMAIA JALLAD
26th February  2021

With a huge inspiration for making one-off designs that act as tangible documentation of an intangible narrative, Omaia Jallad is a sustainable designer from Central Saint Martins. She likes to call her designs ‘metaphorical ruins’ that document the past in the present. Omaia who strongly believes that the time where an objects go through its decaying phase lives outside the human culture and ignores our existence was recently featured in the March issue of the Harper’s Bazaar UK. We had a chance to understand better her approach to fashion.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 VERONICA KWOK
25th February 2021

Veronica Kwok is a jewellery designer who aims to place historical themes in a contemporary context with her unique jewellery pieces. The Central Saint Martin’s alumna looked at medieval armour and weaponry, Ancient Greek mythology, Ancient Egyptian collars, Victorian sentimental jewellery and the Black Death for her inspiration. As part of our Global Young Talent of 2021, we had the pleasure of speaking with the Chinese designer and her most recent publication in Harper’s Bazaar.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x HARPER’S BAZAAR UK FEBRUARY ISSUE: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CLAIRE TIPLADY
25th February  2021

"The sudden interest cemented the notion that there is a booming market for high-end quality designs by emerging designers." Most fashion graduates dream of establishing a namesake brand, seeing their designs, for which they worked blood sweat and tears, featured in leading fashion magazines, worn by celebrities and taking in an international clientele. For Fashion Crossover London designer Claire Tiplady this dream has become a reality. Offering a quirky line of gender-neutral and highly stylised pieces that nod to the swinging 60s and the London Underground, is the emerging designer and British Brand Claire Tiplady.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 ZOEY SIMPSON
24th February 2021

The Kingston School of Art fashion Zoey Simpson taps into the free spirit of the sixties with her sustainable capsule collection inspired by the Beatles. Inspired by ‘While my guitar gently weeps’, her collection features sustainably dyed jeans and innovative crochet techniques using tubing in exchange for yarn. The sustainable designer wanted her garment to reflect the mood of the song. Heaviness, sadness, pain. Like this collection, a lot of her collections are based on feeling, inspired by the Abstract Expressionism art movement. We had the pleasure of speaking with the Global Young Talent in light of her publication in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar, read on to find out more!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 MARYAM ALSAEI
18th February  2021

The Manchester Metropolitan University fashion graduate Maryam Alsaei looks to the sculptures of artist John Chamberlain, known for his work made from crushed and discarded car parts. Her work features distinctly fluid tailoring becoming a sculpture in their own right. As part of our Global Young Talent, Maryam has seen her work featured in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Read on to discover how she offers a new approach to fashion, with fashion becoming a sculpture in the living form.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 JOYCE CHONG
17th February  2021

Joyce Chong is a womenswear and menswear designer based in Aberdeen, Scotland. She has always been aware of sustainability whether that in fashion or towards the environment. Her magnificent pieces were recently featured in Harper’s Bazaar UK and we had a pleasure of understanding in depth her creative and innovative way of thinking throughout the conversation.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x ELLE UK FEBRUARY ISSUE: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH TRIBE ALL
16th February  2021

The Scottish T-shirt label Tribe All was born from the fusion of art, fashion and charitable giving. Placing the focus on inclusivity and visibility, Tribe All puts Aberdeen’s creative industry on the map while giving back to the community both close and far. From creating murals for charity with the graffiti granarchists to raising awareness about nearly-extinct birds, Founder Angela Thouless has a clear mission: one for all and all for Tribe All.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 AMREACE BACON
15th February 2021

Digitally-focused Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Designer, Amreace Bacon with a focus on illustrative motifs and luxury womenswear. Amreace has always been inspired by such a large selection of themes and styles and found it impossible to put her creative self into one particular box. Her work was recently featured in the Harper’s Bazaar UK presenting her beautiful textiles. The result? See it for yourself!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 QIUYI LUO
14th February  2021

Taking fashion design to a higher artistic level is fashion designer Qiuyi Luo. With his brand, ARC LUO he intends to create meticulously cut and effortlessly draped piece of art, that become a modern-day uniform for both men and women. As part of our Global Young Talent, the FIT graduates impressive designs have been featured in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK. Read on to discover how Qiuyi breaks down old design habits, allowing contemporary technology creates endless new possibilities.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 JOYCE LI
12th February  2021

Intrigued by sensory memory and psychology questionings arise from her everydayness, Joyce Li is a womenswear designer who turns her observation into the interactive experience through fashion. Joyce had always been inspired by the relationship between garments and a wearer’s body and mind recollection. Her huge talent was featured in the March issue of the Harper’s Bazaar UK. We encourage you to understand in-depth her creative mind.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 HEESU KIM
10th February  2021

Capturing the true duality of humanity and transforming these hypocrisies into a romanticised and quirky fashion story is fashion designer Heesu Kim. The Parsons School of Art alumni was previously formed at the prestigious fashion Universities central Saint Martins and Bunka University, perfecting her quirky yet witty aesthetics brought to life in her collection. As part of our Global Young Talent, Heesu has seen her work featured in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Read on to discover how she .combines artistic influences with impeccable couture

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 LUCIA INGELS
9th February 2021

Exploring the therapeutic use of textiles and the influence that colour and texture has on mental health is fashion designer Lucia Ingels. As she reworks versions of classic knitting techniques, the designer incorporates complex math-based pattern cutting, setting her work apart. As part of our Global Young Talent, Lucia has seen her work featured in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Read on to discover how she combines her interesting and varied cultural background in an innovative knitwear line-up.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 LAURA ANNE O’NEILL
7th February 2021

Growing up in the small town of Forres in the North East of Scotland, Laura Anne O'Neill was fascinated by the landscape around her and loved being outdoors exploring. The sensitivity and her inner creativity brought her all the way to becoming a young designer with big ambition and a wide range of plans for her future. She was recently featured in the March issue of the Harper’s Bazaar UK and we had a pleasure of discovering her future plans and goals throughout the conversation.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK MARCH X ESCAPING INTO A FASHION FANTASY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2021 SISSEL GUSTAVSEN
5th February 2021

Creating sustainable and aesthetic work, Sissell Gustavsen is focused on materiality using various biodegradable fabrics and natural dyes. She seeks inspiration from nature and environment what is strongly seen within her textiles. Her work is now featured in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK and in here you can find out more about the designer.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x HARPER'S BAZAAR UK JANUARY ISSUE: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH PECO
4th February 2021

“PECO helps women to live with confidence, encouraging them to follow their own path in multi-faceted urban life.” “PECO helps women to live with confidence, encouraging them to follow their own path in multi-faceted urban life.” “Courage is grace under pressure”, this iconic sentence from Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea inspired the Chinese handbag label PECO’S very first release: Grace Under Pressure. The polished design, combined with the soft colour palette expresses an air of independence capturing the flair of enthusiastic city life, as they interweave convenience with refinement. After establishing unimpressive presents in China, Fashion Crossover London is proud to bridge the gap and bring the sophisticated PECO handbags to London.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x HARPER'S BAZAAR UK JANUARY ISSUE: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH AMUAMU
2nd February 2021

“We wanted to create something you can share with people, regardless of their age, background or gender, perfectly balancing creativity with craftsmanship and functionality.” Weaving craftsmanship with the modernity of city life, Fashion Crossover London proudly introduces the Japanese handbag label AMUAMU. In a world where sharing has become omnipresent, AMUAMU makes a strong case for individuality with the gender-fluid designs that stand the test of time. Born from a fascination for artistry and mesh AMUAMU offers are a truly unique accessory for everyday use, reflect it both in the name and their design approach.

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EXCLUSIVE FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON ADVERTORIAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY - ELLE UK WITH CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS 2020 GRADUATES UNDER PROGRAMME DIRECTOR ANNE MARR
3rd December 2020

With the festive season inching closer each day, we join the holiday cheer by announcing the fifteen industry selected Central Saint Martins (CSM) recipients of the first Fashion Crossover London Advertorial Sponsorship - ELLE UK. The designer service platform holds close ties with the world-leading design and innovation institution, Founder Since Wang of Fashion Crossover London, an alumna herself has worked continuously on existing projects with CSM Programme Director Anne Marr since 2015.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 SARAH RICHARDSON
2nd December 2020

Translating the beauty of carnivorous plants through her designs is the Scottish fashion designer Sarah Richardson Richardson uses these visual representations of wonder and power and embeds this within her surface designs. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Duncan of Jordanstone School of Art and Design alumna about the beauty and the power of nature, her design process and her advice for future fashion students.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 RACHAEL BROUSSARD
30th November 2020

Recently we had a great pleasure to interview designer Rachael Broussard featured in December publication of the Harper’s Bazaar UK. Her brand R. Michel’le the label runway showcased collections gracing the stages of LAFW and NYFW promoting bold and distinct style. Currently, R. Michel'le the label is featured in 43 stores throughout the world and their own flagship store in Los Angeles California. Read how each collection evolves its signature DNA of voluminous silhouettes, innovative fabrications and nostalgic shapes that have been reinvented for the modern woman!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 VERA I.J LEE
27th November 2020

The London College of Fashion graduate Vera I.J. Lee’s Fragments of Matter delves into the gentrification in Taipei, as Lee explores how places are containers for culture while whole communities make space for new places. Combining modern-day pattern cutting shapes and textures with post-war architecture, her graduate collection draws attention to the grave societal issue while adding a healthy dose of humour to it with her quirky designs. We had the pleasure of speaking with the December Global Young Talent about culture, her unique approach and the what the future holds in light of her feature in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 VULIWEAR
25th November 2020

Behind the eyewear label with the most unique lenses is Dionne Ellison. Vuliwear sunglasses are inspired by nature, specifically the awesome colours and patterns of insect eyes. As part of our Global Young Talent in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Philly based designer about the importance of nature and the idea behind Vuliwear.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 RENEE PAN
24th November 2020

Capturing the unique shapes and moment of water is jewellery designer Renee Pan. The Edinburgh College of Art alumna creates a peaceful atmosphere with her collection of wearable brooches and rings, and this didn’t go unnoticed. As part of our Global Young Talent, Renee’s work has been featured in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK. Read on to discover how she translates sunshine’s reflection on the water into sophisticated jewellery pieces.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 YUJIN CHEN
23rd November 2020

Founder of the brand The Rune and menswear designer - Yujin Chen has recently graduated from her MA at the University of Westminster. Yujin has experimented with worn-out and faded texture, using floral print and bleach technique, putting the pattern together with irregular cut and ripped seams. Apart from being a fashion designer, Yujin is also a musician. We had a great pleasure to talk to the Fashion Crossover London designer recently featured in the UK Harper’s Bazaar in December issue.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 CHESKA STUDIO
20th November 2020

Drawing attention to the importance of sustainability with her outstanding sustainable sportswear designs is Lily Francesca Head Lily aims to Lily to inspire people to be more innovative in their ideas and to produce less with her latest collection. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Global Young Talent 2020 about the importance of limiting production and the importance of innovation and uniqueness.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 ZHI YING
19th November 2020

Zhi Ying is a Chinese silversmith and jewellery designer who looks to the fading memories of childhood as recorded in furniture. Playing with the unique structures and patterns as seen in drawers, porcelain, she tried to narrate her understanding of memory through these conventional knitting techniques and somewhat childlike drawings. Aptly titling her collection weaving memories, her jewellery allows us to discover the beauty of imperfection, and the beauty found in everyday objects. We had the pleasure of speaking with her as part of our December Global Young Talents seen in Harper’s Bazaar UK.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 ANNE ELISABETH F MARTHINSEN
18th November 2020

Already at the time of her high school graduation, Anne Elisabeth F Marthinsen had a passion for hand made artworks and usage of creative techniques with a strong interest in the environment, sustainability and how awareness of environment can be incorporated in design work and fashion. Her designs have most recently been featured in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK as part of our Global Young Talent, read more to get to know this feminine and romantic designer in depth.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 PETER DONGHUN HAN
16th November 2020

Peter Donghun Han redefines the questions “Where are you from” as he aims to represent his generation with his stylised menswear collection. The Royal College of art alumnus encapsulates a sense of belonging in each garment, as he aims to define the floating identities, an undeniable product of globalisation. As part of the December Harper’s Bazaar UK Global Young Talent, we spoke to the Korean designer about personal narratives and how he seamlessly translates this into a sophisticated stand-alone collection.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 MARGARITA & CRISTINA NG
13th November 2020

The Fashion Institute of Technology alumni Margarita & Cristina Ng bring “nature vs nature” phenomena alive with their outstanding designs. In light of their most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the twins about how they use interesting materials such as horsehair to create a unique collection.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 BINGJIN ZHU
12th November 2020

Fashion Institute of Technology graduate Bingjin Zhu empowering namesake label ‘BING’ has been featured in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK and we had the pleasure of speaking with her. BING is inspired by, works with, designs for and donates to LADIES. Looking back at her own life’s story, the soft yet powerful collection works as a homage to Bingjin’s own mother. Her delicately draped pieces double-up as a catalyst for self-care and inspired the wearing to take a step back, relax and take it easy in these tumultuous times.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 LA FACADE
10th November 2020

Qiqi Zhang and Su Yang are the talented designers behind the luxury handbag label La Façade. LaFACADE captures the essence of who we are; simple components that build up people’s identity and make up the human facade. As part of our Global Young Talent in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to Qiqi and Su about the main inspiration behind most collections, the message behind the label and their plans for the future.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 HENSCHKE JEWELLERY
9th November 2020

Henschke, the woman behind Henschke Jewellery, who uses ancient techniques to create astonishing jewellery. She combines solid craftsmanship with a passion for producing quality work. In light of their most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the outstanding artist about keeping traditions alive, her source of inspirations and her future plans.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK DECEMBER X THE ELUSIVE NATURE OF IDENTITY: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 AUDREY ALEXANDRE
6th November 2020

The talented designer behind the label Audrey Alexandre is Audrey Alexandre. She creates handbags for today’s woman with all her everyday needs and desires in mind. In light of their most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the talented designer Audrey Alexandre about the importance of elegance, simplicity and functionality.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON LABEL TRIBE ALL x ELLE DECORATION UK NOVEMBER 2020 ISSUE
4th November 2020

Introducing the prolific artist who became the first female urban T-shirt designer from Aberdeen, Angela Thouless. While her urban T-shirt label Tribe All is taking the fashion industry by storm, it was the artistic brilliance found in the artwork of Founder Angela Thouless that inspired the launch of her T-shirt label, Tribe All. Angela Thouless is one of Aberdeen’s finest creative talents - having her work shown and sold around the world, yet this didn’t come easy.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON LABEL AS USUAL x ELLE UK NOVEMBER 2020 ISSUE
3rd November 2020

Throwing your whole life upside down and diving fearlessly into new adventures is what the Chinese fashion label AS USUAL encapsulates. Founder Ruxin Deng left her life in banking behind to pursue her childhood dream of launching her own fashion brand. “I was previously working as a banker and my future became crystal-clear, I realised I no longer wanted to live this predictable lifestyle and decided to quit, follow my mojo and start AS USUAL,” says Founder Ruxin Deng.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 ZHIHONG FU
29th October 2020

Zhihong Fu is the Parsons School of Design alumna who aims to represent the confident, independent, modern woman through her designs. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Global Young Talent 2020 about how she used a religious symbol as a print and how her main inspiration- love can be romantic and brutal at the same time.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 CATRIONA SMITH
28th October 2020

Catriona Smith is a Scotland based, recent Fashion Technology graduate. The aim of her Honours Project was to bring to light the need for a more inclusive fashion. In particular disability-inclusive fashion. HEAVENLY BODIES is a collection of eveningwear for women WITHOUT and WITH disabilities. Her work has been featured in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar as part of our 2020 Global Young Talents!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 DANIELA GROZA
26th October 2020

Daniela Groza is a jewellery designer creating flair flourished as producing jewellery became increasingly difficult. Turning lemons into lemonade, the University of Edinburgh alumna sought out alternative ways of promoting her pieces, from presenting her work on collages to launching Instagram-filters through which people could try on her full-range. Her jewellery aims to reduce the environmental impact of jewellery while supporting inclusivity of size, race and gender. Her innovative work can now be seen in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK as part of our Global Young Talent, read on to discover how Daniela challenged herself and cultivated a new way of working!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 CHLOE DANIELS
22nd October 2020

Chloe Daniels tells the story of how a simple museum visit can spiral so far that it evolves into a dapper menswear collection. Taking inspiration from human anatomy, the Bath Spa alumna delved deeper into the world of medicine and the result? A modular menswear collection that doubles up as a form of therapy where we dare to wear our fears. Since her graduation, she has been featured in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK and is currently establishing her own namesake brand, reworking scrapes and old fabrics into a fully-sustainable collection..

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 LILY PRESCOTT
21st October 2020

From the gangs of New York in the 19th century to the Everest expeditions of the 20ths, there was no menswear design aesthetic Lily Prescott left unexplored. The Winchester School of Art alumna melds together the traditional and fetishized, creating garments with a new perspective on how masculinity is represented within fashion. Her design has most recently been featured in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK as part of our Global Young Talent, read on to discover how 20th-century baseball and American football uniforms, Japanese kinbaku binding and traditional craft techniques are consolidated in a strong menswear collection.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 TERUMI SAITO
19th October 2020

With the help of Parsons alumna Terumi Saito traditional textile techniques rise from the ashes of extinction in her ‘Birds Diety’ mixed media sculpture. Swapping out the busy New York lifestyle, for a slower pace, the textile designer moved to Peru and Guatemala to learn ancient looming and weaving skills from local masters. Advocating for a green, inclusive and cultural sustainable future her collection has been featured in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK and we’re sure this is just the start.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 SEREN GAYGUSUZ
15th October 2020

Seren Gaygusuz follows unconventional method of pattern-making in order to create stunning soft layered tulle pieces with masculine military, upcycled jackets. As part of our Global Young Talent in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the womenswear designer highly inspired by her cultural background absorbing trends from both England and Turkey and deploying them in exciting, elegant new ways.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 WEIRAN
15th October 2020

Taking the notion of ‘getting a second pair of eyes’ to a whole new level is Parsons alumna Weiran. Her graduate collection “Visions of Animals” explores what the world looks like through the eyes of animals, travelling further than human perception. Breaking all conventions, the textile designer pushes the boundaries of fashion and technology, which lead her to be featured in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, discover how exactly she challenges the fashion industry, animal style!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 JIAXIN WU
13th October 2020

Jiaxin Wu highly inspired by the world around us usually recording every little thing which inspires her in order not to forget the valuable essence. As part of our Global Young Talent in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to womenswear designer representing the ancient oriental culture style within the collection designs.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 ZHANG MING HUI
12th October 2020

Zhang Ming Hui the Academy of Fine Arts alumna aims to “cultivate the mind” with her latest collection. As part of our Global Young Talent in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the unique jewellery designer, Zhang Ming Hi about her thoughts translate through her jewellery design.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 ESSI PEUHKURI
9th October 2020

Essi Peuhkuri aims to make the fashion industry a green place, one eco-friendly bag at a time. Looking at emotional durable design as she explores the the relationship between consumer and product, looking it as a long-lasting companionship. The efforts for the accessories designer haven’t gone unnoticed, previously winning the esteemed YKK-Accessories Award, to now, being featured in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK as part of our Global Young Talent. Discover the sustainable world of Essi’s accessories below!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 GEMMA COUTTS
7th October 2020

The Aberdeen based womenswear designer Gemma Coutts brings her surroundings to life through her unique use of texture, print and only one colour. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Heriot-Watt University alumna about the importance of storytelling.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 JIARU ZHANG
6th October 2020

Jiaru Zhang the Sheffield Hallam University alumna encourages younger generations not to deny yourself because of others changes or attitudes through her designs. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the outstanding womenswear designer, Jiaru Zhang about her journey from learning painting at home to becoming a fashion designer.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 BENSAI ZHANG
5th October 2020

Waving a flag of eccentricity is Bensai Zhang graduate collection. Looking at body shapes, a very unconventional way, her body of work features odd silhouettes and exaggerated shapes, as she dreams of a future where we all walk around with morphed bodies. Her intense, and very story-telling imagery has been featured in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK as part of our Global Young Talent, and it doesn’t leave you untouched!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK NOVEMBER X CONSTRUCTING THE SILHOUETTES: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 JASMYNE SUMMERS
2nd October 2020

Jasmyne Summers the founder and owner of Page XVII (17) aims to empower women through her beautiful bridal designs. As part of our Global Young Talent in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the womenswear designer, Jasmyne Summers about how her relationship with God influences her designs.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON LABEL LAFACADE x ELLE UK OCTOBER 2020 ISSUE
12th October 2016

LaFACADE captures the essence of who we are; simple components that build up people’s identity and make up the human facade.”

From classmates to lovers, to successful business partners. Womenswear designer Qiqi Zhang and menswear designer Su Yang, join hands, or should we say needles, for the launch of their luxury handbag label LaFACADE. Strongly rooted in cultural identity, LaFACADE seeks to bridge the gap between East and West with their vividly coloured designs.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK OCTOBER X FASHION THAT TRAVELS BEYOND BORDERS: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 CHIYE HUANG
28th September 2020

The talented womenswear designer Chiye Huang focuses on questioning and reflecting on the inextricable links between history and contemporary society. The Kingston School of Art alumna’s latest collection, emphasises the love that should be cherished in life. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the London based designer about the importance of storytelling through one’s designs.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK OCTOBER X FASHION THAT TRAVELS BEYOND BORDERS: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 AOIBHE MAGUIRE
27th September 2020

The exploration of her own Irish heritage, lead fashion designer Aoibhe Maguire to represent her interpretation of faith and Biblical interpretation through macabre visuals including custom silicone pieces that awake a true spirit of revulsion. The Kingston School of Art alumna aims to shock people and seeks the reverence and immaculacy. Her gripping work is featured in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK and we took the opportunity to speak with the recent grad about her astonishing graduate collection.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ASIAN LUXURY FURNITURE PLATFORM LIVING IN DESIGN x ELLE DECORATION OCTOBER ISSUE
25th September 2020

From party friends to pioneering business owners, Mavis Zhou and Wilfrid Chan bring artisanal Asian luxury design to the comfort of your own home with ‘Living In Design’. Founded by successful female entrepreneur Mavis Zhou together with Wilfrid Chan, this international duo combines their strengths and differences, blending an artistic background with the industry know-how; resulting in a perfect match.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK OCTOBER X FASHION THAT TRAVELS BEYOND BORDERS: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 FARAH NASIR
25th September 2020

The London based Graphic and Print designer Farah Nasir. Farah Nasir brings the intricate art and rich culture of Pakistan to life through her designs. Her handwriting is feminine and detailed, with an emphasis on decorative motifs. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the London Metropolitan University alumna about the importance of handmade items and keeping traditions alive.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK OCTOBER X FASHION THAT TRAVELS BEYOND BORDERS: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 KENZI LAIRD
23rd September 2020

Showcasing the culture of African nomadic tribes through her designs is the conscious fashion designer, Kenzi Laird The graduate collection of the Heriot-Watt University alumna compares African culture with today’s society in an extraordinary way. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Graduate Talent Programme in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Global Young Talent 2020 about the issues of climate change, urbanization and its relevance to fashion.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK OCTOBER X FASHION THAT TRAVELS BEYOND BORDERS: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 LILLIE BELL
23rd September 2020

Behind the sustainable punk rock collection is the Heriot-Watt alumna, Lillie Bell The Scotland based designer had always been focused on how to encourage the move away from fast fashion and toward sustainability. In her latest collection, she explores ways to incorporate a sustainable element, by re-construction and repurposing of charity shop pieces only. As part of our Global Young Talent in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Heriot-Watt University alumna about energy, rebellion, freedom and individuality.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK OCTOBER X FASHION THAT TRAVELS BEYOND BORDERS: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 MANYA KULLMANN
15th September 2020

Bringing her grandmother’s extraordinary life to life through designs is the Swiss- Russian fashion designer Manya Kullmann. The graduate collection from Central Saint Martin inspired by the “Russian Mata Hari” is full of bold colours, life and femininity. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Global Young Talent 2020 about her intention of creating the new woman of the 2020s

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK OCTOBER X FASHION THAT TRAVELS BEYOND BORDERS: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 HOLLY DOCHERTY
14th September 2020

Drawing attention to the harmful effects of plastic pollution on our planet with her latest ‘Clear Ambition’ collection is the Holly Dougherty. She illustrates the incessant environmental damage, conflicted by consumer demands and finds it important to respond to this in her work. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Global Young Talent in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Heriot-Watt University alumna about the importance of pushing the boundaries and questioning traditional concepts.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK OCTOBER X FASHION THAT TRAVELS BEYOND BORDERS: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 NAOMI FINDLAY
11th September 2020

Bringing her mum’s travel tales to life through bold designs is the Scottish fashion designer Naomi Findlay. The graduate collection from the Heriot-Watt alumna is full of life and highlights the importance of responsibility and diversity. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Graduate Talent Programme in the October issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Global Young Talent 2020 about the importance of family, sustainability and not taking yourself too seriously.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK SEPTEMBER X SUSTAINING A FUTURE OF HOPE: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 BONABAG
22nd August 2020

The next Fashion Crossover London Designer who graces the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK is sustainable leather handbag brand BonaBag. Splitting their time between Turkey and Switzerland, the sustainable leather goods label celebrates their rich artisan legacy and history, as each piece is handmade by skilled artisans in Istanbul. Furthermore, the label urges everybody to become not only a more conscious shopper, but truly take on the role of designer with their MyBona initiative. Read all about the dream for a minimalistic yet unique handbag!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK SEPTEMBER X SUSTAINING A FUTURE OF HOPE: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 AYSE DAGA
21st August 2020

Ever felt like you see faces in cloud constellations or other random objects? This phenomenon of Pareidolia is exactly what Turkish jewellery designer Ayse Daga aims to reflect with her sustainable jewellery collection. The Central Saint Martins Alumna relies on found gems and objects to create a truly bespoke collection complete with unique engravings and naturalistic details. Ayse Daga’s collection has been featured in Overdue Magazine, Ciel Paper Magazine and most recently in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, discover just why this one of a kind jewellery is taking the fashion industry by storm!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK SEPTEMBER X SUSTAINING A FUTURE OF HOPE: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 PATRICK GARVEY
20th August 2020

More is more, a motto the fashion designer Patrick Garvey lives by. The Central Saint Martins fashion design student has had a varied upbringing, moving every so often. This nomadic lifestyle informed his outspokenly bright and loud style of design. Taking inspiration from his early travel experiences, the fashion designer pushes colour and silhouettes to their boundaries, letting his creativity take full control. His extravagant pieces have been featured in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, to no surprise. Read on to find out how exactly Patrick turns a plastic bags and some left-over food waste into a stunning couture-dress.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK SEPTEMBER X SUSTAINING A FUTURE OF HOPE: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 RONGDI MA
19th August 2020

When we think of the 60s, the London mods might come to mind with their sleek cut suits, but when Rongdi Ma thinks of the sixties, it’s the era of flower power and psychedelia that springs to mind. The Royal College of Art Designers presented her, brightly coloured collection earlier this year, and it’s one that is hard to forget. The combination of different materials, bold pops of colour allow her garments to entrance the viewers, let alone the wearer. In light of her feature in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar, we spoke to the Chinese knitwear designers about colour, psychedelia and the future of fashion.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK SEPTEMBER X SUSTAINING A FUTURE OF HOPE: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 HANNAH STOTE
18th August 2020

Celebrating the British fishing industry through fashion, doesn’t sounds like an easy task but the Bath Spa Fashion Design graduate Hannah Stote merges both effortlessly in her intricate pastel-coloured knits. Her creative collection made heads spin at Graduate Fashion Week, awarding her with the Catwalk Knitwear Award as well as featuring in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK. Showcasing timeless elegance while implying a zero-waste philosophy, Fashion Crossover London time travelled back to 18th century England with Hannah Stote.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK SEPTEMBER X SUSTAINING A FUTURE OF HOPE: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 CHLOE LINDA INNESINNES
17th August 2020

Transforming the stunningly untouched landscapes of Scotland in a sustainable knitwear collection doesn’t seem like an easy task, yet the Scottish designer Chloe Innes completes it with flying - purple - colours. The Heriot-Watt alumna looks back at her Scottish heritage for inspiration, as well as craft and even berries, as she celebrates her Northern roots with an eco-friendly knitwear collection. Her impressive knits lead her to be featured in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, as she reinterprets and modernises the Scottish heritage, techniques and fashion all together.

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK SEPTEMBER X SUSTAINING A FUTURE OF HOPE: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 LINYUN YU
16th August 2020

It’s next to impossible for the bright and bold faux-fur collection by the Royal College of Art alumna Linyun Yu to go unnoticed! Not only did she catch the eye of Fashion Crossover London as part of the Graduate Talent Programme, but her work is also featured in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK. The Chinese womenswear designer sees her work more as an art piece, and tackles the scientific topic of conformity with her graduate collection ‘Lean’. Never thought faux-fur could be the answer to all our sustainable needs, think again, discover how Linyun Yu implements green fashion throughout her outstanding collection!

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HARPER'S BAZAAR UK SEPTEMBER X SUSTAINING A FUTURE OF HOPE: GLOBAL YOUNG TALENT 2020 CHENG CHENG
14th August 2020

Cheng Cheng celebrates standing out from the crowd and implores individuals to face their demons by becoming highly saturated monsters! The Chinese fashion designer tackles mental health issues with all bells and whistles, her message is clear: stand loud - quite literally so - and proud. In light of her most recent feature as part of our Graduate Talent Programme in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, we had the pleasure of speaking to the Kingston School of Art alumna about fashion spreading positivity and much more.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x HARPER'S BAZAAR UK AUGUST ISSUE:
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH TRIBE ALL

3rd August 2020

Merging fashion with art is Founder of the urban T-shirt brand Tribe All, Angela Thouless. As part of Fashion Crossover London’s series of exclusive interviews with our most promising designers, we have had the opportunity to pick the brain of the Scottish designer voted Top Emerging Designer of the Year 2019 and Diverse Company of the year 2020 at the International Runway Achievers & Recognition Awards. Angela proves there is no age limit when it comes to fashion and celebrates inclusivity with her tribal-inspired T-shirts that merges her love for art with fashion.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x HARPER'S BAZAAR UK JULY ISSUE:
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH A.CLOUD

24th July 2020

For this chapter in our exclusive interviews with the most promising designers from Fashion Crossover London, we tell the story of how a serendipitous Airbnb encounter lead to both a lasting friendship and the launch of the sustainable leather handbag label A.Cloud. The elegant retro-futuristic designs carry their weight, handcrafted by artisans in a pioneering Chinese sustainable factory. A.Cloud revolutionises the manufacturing process of leather goods by implementing eco-friendly practises and upholding traditional, craftsmanship techniques with their refined and restrained timeless designs.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x HARPER'S BAZAAR UK JUNE ISSUE:
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH VOSH DESIGN

16th June 2020

For the next exclusive interview with our most promising Fashion Crossover London Designer, we travel to the vibrant Mexico and introduce the handcrafted jewellery label Vosh Design. What started out as a hobby, progressed into a social project both securing jobs for local women while celebrating craftsmanship and individuality. Founder, Victoria Díaz de Rivera, looks to her childhood home in Merida, known for its rich Mayan history for inspiration. Vosh Design celebrates traditional Mexican culture through contemporary handcrafted products that allow people to express their individuality while championing sustainability.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL ISSUE:
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH A BY ANUBHA 

1st May 2020

Up next in our exclusive series of interviews with the most promising designers from Fashion Crossover London is the contemporary Indian brand A by Anubha. Anubha Srivastav grew up in the sense-enticing and mosaic of multiculturality, India, before she started working for Donna Karren and soon after moved to San Francisco where she launched her own brand. A by Anubha challenges both the notion of sustainability and gender-roles with a unique collection of coats that pay a tribute to the rich history of India spanning over thousands of years.

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FASHION CROSSOVER LONDON x HARPER'S BAZAAR UK APRIL ISSUE:
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DAM FASHIONS 

26th March 2020

New decade, new adventures, Fashion Crossover London is excited to share a series of exclusive interviews with our most promising designers which will be featured in Harper's Bazaar UK. Kicking off our list is the American female entrepreneur, Debrah Ann Mack who’s striving for female empowerment with her brand DAM Fashions. Swapping out a legal career for one in fashion sounds much like the plot to Legally Blonde, but in reverse.

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IN CONVERSATION WITH HONG KONG SUSTAINABLE DESIGNER, POLLY HO
26th September 2019

From New York, to Hong Kong, Shanghai to London. The award winning designer, Polly Ho, is quickly catching the eye of fashionistas around the world with her colourful and eclectic brand, Loom Loop. With a focus on hand craftsmanship, traditional techniques and slow fashion, Fashion Crossover had the pleasure of sitting down with one of Hong Kong’s most promising designers.

As a platform dedicated to the promotion and support of emerging designers, with a strong belief and passion for preserving hand craftsmanship through slow fashion, Polly’s story is most interesting. 

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IN CONVERSATION WITH ONE'S TO WATCH AWARD WINNER, VINCENT LAPP
24th September 2019

Friday 13th September saw young French designer, Vincent Lapp, present his debut collection AV. The newly born couture label strives to create avant-garde, mindful fashion whilst addressing social and political issues of the female body. Set in the contemporary basement of Bloomsbury’s Victoria House, the atmosphere was filled with euphoria and exhilaration. With a front row packed of press and industry professionals, all eyes were on Vincent.

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IN CONVERSATION WITH LONDON FASHION WEEK STAR: HARPER SILIN
11th September 2019

Two times a year fashion’s finest gather in the British capital for the bi-annual fashion event of the year: Fashion Week. Hoards of journalists, bloggers and armies of photographers are ready to see or be seen. It’s a phenomenon inherent to fashion, and we love it. Currently, we find ourselves in the slower fashion months, and we’re starting to reminisce the hustle and bustle of fashion week. With the SS20 of London Fashion Week looming around the corner,we sat down with Harper Silin, LFW-habituée and probably one of the most photographed people at last fashion week, to talk about all things fashion.

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CORSETS ON MY MIND: THE LATEST CELEBRITY MUST HAVE
27th July 2019

We would like to share with you one of our success stories of our Graduate Talent Programme 2018 featuring graduate womenswear designer, Alice Pons. The young, Italian, London College of Fashion Graduate, has acquired quite the repertoire of celebrity fans. From Jorja Smith to Little Mix, Lady Leshurr to Eliza Lovechild; Alice’s silk corsets have become a staple for fierce female performers.

Through our Graduate Talent Programme, Alice has achieved huge success along with extensive industry feedback, which has, in turn, paved the way for her direction and brand development. She has acknowledged her strengths as a designer and discovered her market within the tough fashion industry.

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MEET KRISTEN SCOTT, MA COURSE DIRECTOR AT ISTITUTO MARANGONI LONDON
15th July 2019

Following our invitation to attend the Istituto Marangoni 2019 catwalk show, we had the extreme pleasure to talk to the Program Leader for all MA, PhD, PGCert and FHEA courses, Kirsten Scott. From working as an haute-couture and ready to wear fashion and accessories designer, seeing her work on the runway in all the major fashion capitals to completing a PhD in Constructed Textiles, it’s safe to say Scott is well-versed when it comes to the fashion industry having an extensive background spanning over 30 years.


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FROM GFW TO LFW: THE RISE OF YOUNG, AWARD WINNING, SUSTAINABLE DESIGNER AURELIE FONTAN
15th April 2019

Young, brave and energetic French born haute couture womenswear designer Aurélie Fontan, has quickly caught the attention of the leading London fashion industry by taking home numerous awards including: Fashion Scout’s Ones To Watch Award, the Dame Vivienne Westwood Ethical and Sustainable Award, M&S Best Womenswear Award and the Catwalk Textiles Award.

For her LFW debut collection, ‘Tensegrity’, she engineered much of her fabric in a science lab, growing yeasts and bacterias to transform into eye-catching haute couture garments. 

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RICHARD SORGER
11th October 2019

Following our invitation to attend Kingston Universities’ 11th MA catwalk show, we were fortunate enough to speak to the Associate Professor and Course Leader for MA Fashion at Kingston, Richard Sorger.

Richard has an extremely impressive and vast expertise within the fashion industry. From teaching, designing, co-authoring; Richard has done it all. Richard began his teaching immediately after graduating, having taught all levels of fashion education from undergraduate to postgraduate at an extensive list of renowned universities including Central Saint Martins, London College of Fashion and of course, Kingston University.

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CLAUDIA CARPENTIER
23rd August 2017

The French girl with Caribbean roots you are about to see everywhere. Olive-skinned and raven-eyed, she is without a doubt one of the most impressive models to rise through the ranks.

Attending A-List events such as Cannes International Film Festival and giving her all to charity events such as AMFAR, where millions of pounds are raised and friends with high-ranking celebs such as David Beckham and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claudia is never content with merely keeping up, she is absolutely owning it. We caught up with the impressive individual to talk dream projects, red carpet appearances and helping both others and the environment.

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FEIFEI YANG
12th November 2016

Growing up in the early 90’s in Guangzhou, China at the height of Japanese and American cultural influences, Feifei Yang’s childhood was dominated by the influx of Western pop music and Japanese cartoons. With nostalgia acting as a strong influencer, her designs innately drew from the two elements.

Parallels in architecture and clothing are endeavours explored in Fei Fei Yang’s eponymous collection. The intentions behind both subjects are simple: to house the human body through design.

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SHUR RUITZ
12th October 2016

Shur Ruitz says relax. Inundated by the fast pace of modern society, Ruizi Shi has gone back to ancient philosophy to find peace and tranquility, two ideals that run her everyday life and work ethic.

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