Fashion

As a teenager, Alek Wek shook up the fashion world – and inspired, among others, a young Lupita Nyong’o. The Sudanese supermodel tells Sali Hughes why quirky is good

Date for public consultation on new Fashion Hub in Chatham Works announced

Date for public consultation on new Fashion Hub in Chatham Works announced

Two of the principles involved in developing the new fashion hub in Hackney,  Manhattan Loft Corporation and Chatham Works Limited, have launched a consultation on their vision for Chatham Works and the immediate area. The initial phase will be held on Thursday, 25 October, at St Luke’s Church in Homerton, where residents will be able […]

London Fashion Week: King of knitwear Mark Fast of Dalston

London Fashion Week: King of knitwear Mark Fast of Dalston

    The fashion designer whose studio is based in Hackney, wowed them again at  London Fashion Week, when he showed his summer 2012 collection a week ago. Fast,  a Canadian who graduated from Central St. Martins, is known for his exciting and innovative use of yarns of  wool, linen, silk and cotton in his […]

44 Frocks: designer & vintage clothes near Broadway Market

44 Frocks: designer & vintage clothes near Broadway Market

Imagine having 44 carefully selected affordable designer gear and beautiful handmade jewelry,  lined up for you to try on and buy.  Imagine that place is not a crowded store up town, but a private apartment near you or even your home with your friends. Throw in some cup cakes, tea or champagne, like minded souls, […]

Netil Market – An Off Broadway Market

Netil Market – An Off Broadway Market

A new Saturday market was launched just down the road from the already established and successful Broadway Market, a few weeks ago. Once a derelict building that was a community college, Netil House on Westgate Street, London Fields, was restored by Creative Work Partners and is now a thriving hot bed of  young creative businesses, that include […]