SHOWstudio: A/W 2011, London and New York Collections, Ruth Hogben, Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Celine, Thom Browne and more

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Newswire | 17.02.11
Following a stellar New York season with stand-out shows from Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler and Rodarte to name but a few of the boldface NYC names, the focus of the fashion fraternity is about to shift to the British fashion capital and London's latest offerings for A/W 2011. With a five-day schedule jammed with forty-something shows, our Collections coverage will be literally bursting at the seams with live imagery, real-time reportage and reviews from the likes of Christopher Kane, Burberry Prorsum, Giles, Richard Nicoll and Mary Katrantzou, alongside a few new developments for the new season.

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In our next In Fashion interview, live this Friday 18 February from 12:30 GMT, Fashion Director Alexander Fury will be pulling celebrated London filmmaker Ruth Hogben out from behind the camera to discuss her career to date. Having assisted Nick Knight between 2005 and February 2009 as his first photographic assistant and editor of his fashion film projects, Hogben remains a key contributor as well as creating films with  fashion's great and good including Katie Shillingford, Matthew Stone, Francesca Burns and a long-standing collaboration with Gareth Pugh. Their exceptional talents were most recently in a unique fashion film, showcasing Pugh's latest collection as part of Pitti Immagine #79, providing an inspiring start to the A/W 2011 show season now well under way. You won't want to miss a second of live face time with this rising star.


In Fashion, Ruth Hogben will broadcast live from 12:30 GMT on Friday 18 February 2011

Showcasing her second Enchanted Doll for the SHOWstudio Shop, Canadian doll-maker Marina Bychkova has created yet another astounding piece for our current exhibition To Bed. The slumbersome porcelain figurine was born from moments of anxiety about wasted time, aging and morality and inspired by the childhood story the Tale of Lost Time. Handmade to the finest standard, Twenty to Midnight features a silver-plated, limited edition bronze casting Rococo wig sculpture with gemstone accents. Embellished further with solitaire Ruby slippers and the permanent engraving of an intricate grandfather clock on her chest, Bychkova's precious doll serves as a constant reminder that time is of the essence. [more]
As she takes to the hot seat tomorrow for our latest live In Fashion interview, we re-examine one of Ruth Hogben's editorial films for our A/W 2010 season. Inspired by the much-fêted 'reductionist' sophomore collection by Phoebe Philo for the French house Celine, Hogben's fashion film captures all the elegance and severity of these examples of minimalism at its most luxurious. Austere, strict and refined to the nth degree, Perfect lives up to its title, a superb evocation of Philo's aesthetic at its very purest. [more]
Our next In Fashion interviewee - Ruth Hogben!
Our next In Fashion interviewee is a favourite - indeed, one of our key contributors and rapidly becoming a major name on the international fashion scene. Filmmaker Ruth Hogben, the deft hand behind our Perfect and Joie de Vivre films, and a long-term collaborator of Gareth Pugh, will be... [more]
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