Ryan Brown

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    The Cambridge Satchel Company’s creative practicality

    The Cambridge Satchel has become a ubiquitous si...

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    Christopher Shannon’s understanding

    Christopher Shannon’s eponymous menswear label is an accomplished ref...

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    Edwin: same genes, different denim

    Established over 60 years ago, Edwin’s denim is spun with the same rigid ...

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    Husam El Odeh: the jewel of Britain’s accessories

    The creative genius of jewellery designer Husam El Odeh far outshines his renown amongst those whose sartorial interests fail to stretch beyond high street fashion. Yet the luxurious output of Husam, whose work has adorned celebrities, has commanded all areas of the industry, prettified the pages of the glossies and even surreptitiously...

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    Victoria Sin: Victory Brand Spring/Summer 2012

    Branching out so that the brand can clothe beyond the torso,...

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    Timo Weiland: For the urban and the urbane

    Parading down the streets of New York, Timo Weiland’s eponymous...

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    Shaded by a tree – The Tumbleweeds

    The Tumbleweeds brand of sunglasses denotes nothing of the symbolism that its namesake insinuates. Far from encapsulating the desolate, dryness of Hollywood’s Western shrubbery, the sunglasses are welcoming, rejecting the don’t-look-at-me pretension of Perspex shades so that the wooden veneer of the frames warm the face. This charm is a reflection of...

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    Buy My Wardrobe presents Buy My Frock

    Queueing up for the Buy My Wardrobe’s Buy My Frock event, the excitement among the group of anxious women was palpable. Strangers turned to one another, eager to know how much their spending-competition were willing to hand over for pieces of designer apparel. Since the event featured only womenswear, I was safe...

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    James Hock Harbinger autumn/winter 2012

    Reflecting the sentiment of our nation, James Hock’s Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 Collection is a Harbinger for the ominous fiscal fate of 2012. Where his Spring/Summer 2012 collection, The Incomplete Story of Hemimetaboly and the Joy of Fashion, employed colour for surrealist effect, Hock returns to his iconographic pallet of black, white and grey, transcending...