29 June 2012

Agi and Sam

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?  This is the question that Agi & Sam ask with their latest collection: Darwin’s Theory of why the Chicken Crossed the Road.  Clearly, the two young designers do not like to take fashion too seriously.  Through the use of their bespoke prints they create a unique sense of humour, while their considered garments demonstrate their sound technical credentials.

Read the rest of my article in Candid's latest digital issue: XY/XX.  I am very happy to report that my article was chosen to be the opening feature *proud face*.

20 June 2012

M. Hulot

Actually, the designer behind M. Hulot is, well, a woman. When Anna Kreeger launched her leather accessories brand in 2011, the inspiration behind the label was the eccentric fictional Frenchman. A character created by acclaimed film director Jacques Tati, Monsieur Hulot featured in numerous films during the 50s and 60s. Hulot appealed to Kreeger as he constantly struggled to keep up with the pace of the modern world and all of its complicated gadgets, perfectly complementing the simple, back-to-basics craftsmanship of the brand.

Read the rest of my article for Running in Heels here.