Fashion & luxury

Branding, retail design, and innovation in fashion & luxury

The Gentle Monster experience

Eyewear brand Gentle Monster is known for its unconventional approach to store design. We spoke to Head of UK and Europe Gary Bott about its newly opened London store and creating physical spaces that surprise and delight

How I Work: Sølve Sundsbo

As a new book on his work with Giles Deacon and Katie Grand is released, we talk to fashion photographer Sølve Sundsbo about how he creates his startling images

Depop rebrand by DesignStudio

This project was selected in the Design – Brand Identity category in The Annual 2018, CR’s award scheme celebrating the best in commercial creativity

A new approach to ‘premium’

As the things to which we ascribe value begin to change, the notion of premium, of quality, of the sought-after is radically changing, says Hugo Jamson. How should brands and designers react?

Fashion as activism: Amna Elshandaweely

Egyptian designer Amna Elshandaweely creates clothes that break stereotypes, reference history and draw from indigenous cultures. Speaking at the Design Indaba festival 2018 and in an interview with CR, she sheds light on the politics of clothing in Egypt and the role of fashion in revolution.