Nicole Farhi: Sketchbook Backstage and Frontstage


Nicole Farhi’s show was amazing. Meeting and getting the most chummy photo with Carine was amazing. The Royal Opera House location was amazing. Seeing Anna and Nicole deep in conversation was amazing. The front row was amazing. (Do I need another



That is all that this post title needs. Ashish. Rodeo. Spring/Summer. 2010. Cowboys. Attitude. And some more attitude. I saw this show and had to write about it straight away. Ok it may not have arrived to you on the

Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen


The beauty of London Fashion Week being held at a venue as grand as Somerset House is that with so many levels and rooms to explore, it’s inevitable that you will stumble across designers you’ve never heard of and shows that

LFW: British Sustainability


An invitation to Sunday brunch to preview Estethica’s SS11 designers with a fashionably clear conscience? Sketchbook rose to the occasion. As we become ever more aware of our changing environment and consumption of the world’s resources we’ve started to look for sartorial choices that address this concern while

Mary Katrantzou – LFW SS’11


An 08:30 collection preview is not looked forward to by most fashion editors, but when I was invited to preview Mary Katrantzou’s SS11 collection backstage before her show, I was more than happy to set the alarm early and down

Love Love Love for Girls Girls Girls!


The cold Shoreditch air of Sunday night filled with an electric energy emanating from the White Horse Pub; the sparkling, platform heeled stomping ground of stylist, designer and all-round creative  whirlwind Johnny Blueeyes and his band of merry misfits. The occasion? As

LFW Day 3: Fashion Mode Presents


Sunday, 16.10 and my already swollen feet were running late from OnOff to Vauxhall Fashion Scout venue for the next show. Luckily, it was delayed and was invited to wait in the exhibition room where I got the chance to catch

LFW Day 3: Clemency London & Rankin: rock n’ roll


Photographs of a very sensual Tuuli Shipster and just 3 pieces of the new collection by designer Alison Clemency-Buddenhagen were on display when a loud old phone rang on the speakers at one of the Portico rooms and the music

Sketchbook meets Bryce Aime


Since debuting in London during the S/S09 season, Bryce Aime has created an electric ripple effect of unique fashions. Inspired by the work of Thierry Mugler and the mantra ‘his woman and his world’, Bryce moved to London to study

LFW Day 2: Craig Lawrence Presentation


Hello Sketchbookers, It’s your sub here, Cleide. Just wanted to apologise for not uploading all the fun things I saw and did yesterday, time disappeared after 16:00 and it seems as though Osman and John Rocha’s show merged into one,