After six years as creative director at & Other Stories – the H&M-owned global fashion brand she co-founded in 2010 – Sara Hildén-Bengtsson has left to set up a design and concept studio for retail brands. Here, she shares the key to & Other Stories’ success and offers some advice for creating a great customer experience
Fashion & luxury
Branding, retail design, and innovation in fashion & luxury
As editor of the website Clothes on Film, Christopher Laverty brings a sharp eye to the history of costume design in cinema and television. In his new book for publishers Laurence King, Laverty examines the work that fashion designers have created for film since the 1930s up to the present day. We spoke to him about this fascinating area of film production, which is vital to both narrative and character development alike
Finery London offers an affordable alternative to fast fashion with pieces that are ‘designed to be treasured’. Co-Founders Caren Downie and Emma Farrow talk us through launching the brand, building a strong identity and making clothes for women of all ages
Lyst’s Seeker series celebrates creatives who know what they want, and hunt down the things they love. This isn’t about collections, obsessions or status symbols, it’s about the value of finding the items that bring you joy. It’s about things not stuff, and the stories behind the search.
Speaking at the D&AD festival in London yesterday was Anna Higgs, creative director at Nowness, who explained why creativity matters more than clicks, plus why “with great reach, comes great responsibility”.
Immortal is a spectacular collection of images produced in the last 12 months by photographic duo Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones and their cast of collaborators
We speak to Kit and Ace Vice President of Brand Shawna Olsten about designing clothes that aid productivity and mindfulness
Fans of fashion and art alike will delight in the latest iteration of Burberry’s pop-up event space Makers House, which sees sculptures by Henry Moore nestled among the brand’s new collection.