Fashion in Film at the Barbican

25.11.10
Dates: 4 & 5 December | Location: Barbican, London APEngine recommends the 3rd Fashion in Film Festival: Birds of Paradise, taking place at the Barbican this December. Exploring costume as a form of cinematic spectacle, these sumptuous and rarely screened European films of the silent era comprise a captivating conclusion to the Barbican’s Autumn/Winter silent series. This programme highlights the hypnotising allure of film costume, as worn ...
The Bridegroom Stripped Bare, Alexander McQueen

22.02.10
The Bridegroom Stripped Bare, Alexander McQueen The Bridegroom Stripped Bare offers a delightful and rare glimpse of Alexander McQueen performing a design metamorphosis. The bridegroom is transfigured into the bride in a whirlwind of gaffer tape, glitter and gloss paint. The finale piece to a series of transformations that happened at SHOWStudio in July 2002, the performance was originally broadcast live via webcam. I saw this ...
Ruth Hogben: Gareth Pugh A/W 09

21.09.09
Gareth Pugh A/W 09, Ruth Hogben In honour of London Fashion Week we bring you this stunning short that showcases British avant-garde designer Gareth Pugh’s Autumn/Winter 09 collection. The piece was directed by London-based filmmaker Ruth Hogben, with Styling by Editor of Fashion at Dazed and Confused, Kate Shillingford. And for a taster of Gareth Pugh’s collection Spring/Summer 2010, check out the interactive cube created by Gareth ...