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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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Putting colour back into the century

The Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show is just five weeks away and this year’s theme kickstarts the twenties with all the glitz and glam of its predecessor. The twenties reminisce of an emerging new world of fashion and a divorce from traditional styles and expectations. Held on the 14th March, the National Museum Scotland is being […]