Fashion Record

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Puma and Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen Puma presentation Autumn/Winter 2009 collection Milan
Alexander McQueen Puma showroom Autumn/Winter 2009 collection Milan
On 20th January 2009 Alexander McQueen and Puma presented a full collection of men's and women's apparel and accessories for Autumn/Winter 09. The collection was presented in Milan on January 2oth 2009, for Milan Men's Fashion Week. 'Power' is the reference for the new collection, combined with a seasonal theme of 'Boxing'.

Also launched with the collection was the premiere of 'Ghost', a short brand movie, directed by Saam Faramond. The film depicts a high action duel, interpreting the vision of Alexander McQueen and Puma.

Alexander McQueen www.alexandermcqueen.com
Puma www.puma.com

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Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Made in Britain

Made In Britain by Catherine McDermott
Design historian Catherine McDermott provides an insight on the history and highlights of British fashion with "Made In Britain"(Octopus Publishing Group, 2002).

Made In Britain discusses British fashion from the perspective of historical influences, tailoring, traditional fabrics, evening glamour, rebellion and subversion. British street style, bespoke tailoring, British royalty and Celebrity are some of the other highlights of British fashion that are considered. The revival/rebrand of labels like Burberry, Aquascutum and Jaeger are also described.

Made In Britain also showcases the impact of designers such as Timothy Everest, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westward and John Galliano.

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Saturday, May 31, 2008

Haute couture heads East

An SMH article about the surge in wealth in China its equivalent surge in its luxury goods market. But it isn't just a matter of luxury good makers turning up - there are challenges to establish a presence in major cities like Beijing, Shanghai and beyond. Haute Couture-Heads East

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