Scottish Fashion Matters, And Here’s Why

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My biggest bug bare is that the ‘UK fashion industry’ is basically just the London fashion industry. All the media attention and government investment goes straight to the capital. All the events happen in London, even the Scottish Fashion Awards. All the talented Scottish graduates from amazing fashion courses in Scotland move to London because ‘there’s no jobs here’, but if everyone leaves, how can we create those jobs?  Read on to see the 5 reasons why I think Scottish Fashion is vitally important and should be celebrated and invested in.

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Christopher Raeburn: The Ultimate Luxury Sustainable Fashion Label

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Christopher Ræburn is a luxury fashion label that prioritizes the three R’s – Reduced, Remade, Recycled – without compromising on style. To celebrate studio Raeburn’s striking Spring/Summer 18 collection shown this month at London Fashion Week Men’s, I looked back on his past projects and collaborations and explored the various ways that the British designer is championing sustainable fashion.

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How to Start a Fashion Blog (And Keep it Going)

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I’ve been blogging about fashion on Urbanity for over 2 years now, and on other platforms for around 4 years, and during that time many people have asked me for tips, tricks and advice on how to start and maintain a blog. Here I’ve compiled the key advice to get you started with a fashion blog, and more importantly how to keep it up and make it successful

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Graduate Fashion Week 2017

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I am still buzzing from last Sunday where Siam Colvine, Hope Miller and I spent the day at Graduate Fashion Week at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, London. GFW is a showcase of the work of hundreds of fashion graduates from all over the UK, from womenswear and menswear to communication and marketing, with a vast exhibition space fille with portfolios, sketchbooks, samples and CVs on display for the industry to browse through, and a packed schedule of runway shows, career support, presentations, performances, awards, workshops and live talks.

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