Meet Yuhan Wang, Fashion East’s Latest Talent

With London Fashion Week imminently approaching, Fashion East, the creative support initiative helmed by Lulu Kennedy, has added to the anticipation by revealing the three emerging womenswear designers in its Spring/Summer 2019 line-up. Newcomer Yuhan Wang will join members of the existing roster, Asai and Charlotte Knowles, who are returning for another year. View this…

Meet Matthew Williams, The Dissident Mind Behind Cult Label ALYX

“Built on the undercurrent,” as he puts, Matthew Williams’ label ALYX, named after his eldest daughter, fuses refinement with subversive culture. Born in Chicago and raised in California, Williams has cultivated a design aesthetic rooted in his urban upbringing. Following a short stint at the University of California, he worked in the entertainment industry as…

The Powerful Femininity Of Fashion Photographer Charlotte Wales

Following her graduation from Central Saint Martins back in 2008, Charlotte Wales began working for celebrated fashion photographer Daniel Jackson, taking on the role of his studio manager. Astutely leveraging her introduction into the fashion industry, Wales quickly established herself as a photographer in her own right, working on a number of independent jobs. View…

Meet Hyphen-Labs: The All Female Collective Tackling Social Issues With Art & Technology

Art, technology and activism converge in unexpected ways at Hyphen-Labs. Spearheaded by an international team of women of colour, the company pioneers projects engaging art and technology to tackle social issues. The creators of Hyphen-Labs—Carmen Aguilar y Wedge, Ece Tankal, and Ashley Baccus-Clark—joined together in 2014, each bringing with her a unique perspective and background…

Inside David Chipperfield’s Transformed Royal Academy of Arts

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of London’s Royal Academy of Arts, acclaimed British architect David Chipperfield has updated the institution’s design. In his upgrade of the RA, the architect has renovated gallery space and built a new auditorium. Perhaps his most consequential alteration to the RA, however, is unifying the institutions 6 Burlington Gardens building…

Sisters Theresa & Corinna Williams Reinvent The Laundromat

It’s safe to say that people usually prefer to spend as little of their time as possible doing their laundry. Entrepreneurs and sister-duo Theresa Williams and Corinna Williams have overturned this attitude, fashioning a laundromat that could easily be confused for a neighbourhood hangout. With Celsious, a sustainable laundromat in Williamsburg, these creatives have revolutionised…

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