For their S/S collection – that was showcased as part of their winning Fashion Fringe entry, design duo Fyodor Podogrny and Golan Frydman (together forming FYODOR GOLAN) decided to break fashionable conventions by selecting All Walk’s very own mature model Valerie Pain to showcase their collection. “This s/s we were looking for the essence of [...]
Newest Miss Representation Trailer from Miss Representation. MissRepresentation is a campaign that seeks to expose how society in general, and young women in particular, are being sold by the media the concept that the value of women and girls lies in their youth, beauty and sexuality. The trailor for the campaign’s eponymous film, a 2011 [...]
Whatever shape you are, whatever age you are, the women in this post show that being unique is the most beautiful trend to have emerged from fashion week, and I hope you can use this inspiration to embrace your individuality with pride.
So, it’s the night before London Fashion Week and the parties have already started! TODAY, All Walks co-founder Erin O’Connor launched The Model Sanctuary 2011 to the press. And All Walks went to pay a visit and to support this brilliant sister organisation which nurtures models and students during London Fashion Week. Whilst we were [...]
Of course you would look at her, sashaying through the streets of Milan in her electric blue heels. She’s elegant, that’s for sure. Stylish? Definitely. But curvy? That seems to have hit a nerve. When esteemed photo-blogger Scott Schuman ‘The Sartorialist’ recently described one of his street style subjects ‘sturdy’ and ‘curvy’, the omnipresent size [...]
Graduate Fashion Week: June 2011 – A Diversity Network to pioneer new design approaches for Diverse Body Ideals. Run by Director Mal Burkinshaw: Programme Director of Fashion at Edinburgh College of Art, the network will be a hub for dynamic and challenging creative research that will span the breadth of modern fashion pedagogy.
Spanish political group the Convergence and Union (CIU) has presented a proposal to the Government, urging them to take action against eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia in Spain. The initiative proposes reinforcement of the computer offenses investigation team, to deal with unlawful website content relating to eating disorders. The proposal also requests that [...]
I found H&M’s last advertising campaign very refreshing; not only for the light and beach portrayed but for the male models they chose to wear the swimmear designs. The models are Andrés Velencoso, one of the most famous Spanish models, and Ben Hill, an American model ranked amongst the top ten world models. Both are [...]
For many, the shop mannequin is the first point of real contact that they have with a design, which they may previously have seen on the runway or in the media, and this experience informs how they may wear the garment. Window displays have been a integral part of the shopping experience ever since the [...]
SLiNK magazine is a new online fashion publication aimed at women who are size 14 and above. Editor, Rivkie Baum, trained as a designer and worked as a stylist and freelance journalist before moving into personal shopping, and then a retail-based styling role for plus size women. It was this experience that opened her eyes to the gap in the market for a plus size magazine with the same aspirational qualities as the major industry glossies.
As colleges gear up to show their latest collections at Graduate Fashion Week, we at All Walks can reveal that diversity is firmly on the agenda. Students at Edinburgh College of Art have been working with All Walks on a project that replaces inanimate tailor’s dummies with real and opinionated women, who give the students [...]
I completely love everything about the 1960’s, the fashion, the music, the art and the entire zeitgeist of the decade. However, the curvy and glamorous ideal of previous decades changed suddenly to a preference for slim, boyish frames. Female ideals consisted of very slight, slim figures, with short pixie crops and heavy eye make up. [...]