21 posts tagged "Marios Schwab"
In a new series, Style.com drops in on a few of London’s hottest young talents to find out what’s in store. Next up: Marios Schwab, who presents his collection tomorrow.
“I’m preoccupied with the topography of the body,” Marios Schwab said at his Dalston studio a few days before his Fall show. “I look at clothes in a much more graphic sense—what you place and where you place it.”
His inspirations for the season range from the Austrian architect Adolf Loos (who famously wrote that ornamentation slows down culture) to the famous inscription at the Temple of Delphi, “Nothing in excess.” That helps to explain the subtle touches, like traditional broguing around the torso of a burgundy leather dress. That’s a detail that brings to mind the tattoos in his Spring ’11 collection. “The hand is always the same, so whatever it draws comes from the same mind,” he says. “And there is something about the things that surround you all your life.” Continue Reading “LFW Preview: Marios Schwab” »
The British Fashion Council announced today that Erdem Moralioglu is the winner of the first BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund Award, beating out fellow Britons Angel Jackson, Christopher Kane, Clements Ribeiro, E. Tautz, Marios Schwab, Nicholas Kirkwood, and Richard Nicoll. The award comes with a £200,000 prize and access to mentors across the industry. “I am thrilled to be the winner of the BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund. It is an honor,” the Turkish-born designer said simply.
Click here for a look back through Erdem’s recent collections.
Striking while the iron’s hot, Halston announces—on the heels of Marios Schwab’s successful first collection for the label and the high-profile signing of SJP to creative-direct the heritage line—that it will develop heritage and collection lines for men, too. But, no, Stanford Blatch won’t be the creative director of those. [WWD]
Aquascutum’s Graeme Fidler and Michael Herz, the designers, respectively, of the label’s men’s and womenswear, have resigned. The heritage British brand has responded with a cool, businesslike statement on their departure. In other words: classic stiff upper lip. [WWD]
The New York Times investigates the relationship of fashion and film and finds that…well, we’re not totally clear on what they’ve found. Apparently they used to be really tight, and now they’ve kind of cooled off, but they’re still friends sometimes. Sounds just like what happened to us and our BFF in junior high. [NYT]
And WSJ‘s Christina Binkley looks at the bounty of pantsuits on the runways, and sees the seventies Charlie girl and Xerox chairman Anne Mulcahy. (Even if sometimes, as at Dolce & Gabbana, they forget the pants.) [WSJ]