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Night at the Museum: fashion for the ages

Beneath a soaring glass atrium, weaving in-between world culture artefacts the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show officially took place last weekend. Diverse and artistic collections took centre stage bringing the museum and all its culture to life, showcasing moving works of art that captured the imagination and attention of hundreds of guests that came to experience […]

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Creating a canvas on the catwalk: Inga Kovalerova on bringing fashion to life at the ECFS

The Roaring Twenties. Jazz, flappers, speakeasys: the plethora of images that assemble are predominantly that of Western culture. The Russian Far East and its history of tumult and revolution however provides much inspiration for designer Inga Kovalerova. Growing up in Russia until she was 18, Inga brings her fascination with Russian culture to the runway […]

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‘Poetics of Space’: Sara Fehres on shaping tactile silhouettes in her ECFS collection

Picture the elegance of rippling waves, the gentle moves of tulle overlaying garments of white and black. Sara Fehres’ designs bring an elegance reminiscent of John Waterhouse’s ethereal Lady of Shallot, while simultaneously channelling a modern-day edge through the incorporation of blazer collars and oversized sleeves. Her upcoming collection for the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show […]

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The strong independent woman I ultimately design for: Nadia Pinkney on her ECFS collection

Leading the way for International Women’s Day, Nadia Pinkney’s upcoming collection for the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show is set to express the liberation, underlying narratives and resplendent glory of all women. Finding roaring success last year, the extensive popularity of the JUNE top providing the motivation to create her very own online shop, Nadia hopes […]

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Obituary: Karl Lagerfeld, iconic fashion designer

Hailed as a genius and a visionary by his myriad of admirers, supporters and friends within the world of high fashion, Karl Lagerfeld has died aged 85 leaving behind an incomparable legacy. In his version of his early life, Lagerfeld was born 1938 and raised on a country estate against a glamorous upper-class background. In […]