A Smartphone Made My Dress – Aurelie Fontan

Fontan is a London-based Parisian designer, whose label was launched in 2018. Focusing on sustainable designs, she uses zero-waste production methods in the form of cutting, making, and biomimicry. Unconventional materials and modern technology is applied in her brand to create her ultra-feminine pieces. Fontan was requested by Samsung to create the first ever 90% [...]

1X1 Studio – A 3D World

1X1 Studio is a menswear brand made in 2017, renowned for exploring 3D textures and alternate knitting techniques to create a more modern take on the traditional craftsmanship method. The brand is known for working closely with other labels and designers, in order to create a unique feel and aesthetic to each collection. This currently [...]

Bowen Hu – Lucid Dreaming In Nude

Hu is a New York based designer, whose work is heavily influenced by her education and understanding of human psychology and emotion. Her ready-to-wear unisex collections are constructed to support the wearer and surrounding environment both mentally and physically. She has a different approach to her exploration of structure, texture and silhouette, which proves the [...]

Shie Lyu – The Human Wears Workwear

Our 'Ones To Watch' kicks off with the work of Chinese designer - Shie Lyu. She has lived in Sydney, Tokyo, New York and London, her identity and designs highly inspired by her discoveries and experiences developed from her 12 years of travelling. Prior to her design career, Lyu worked in finance and accounting, her [...]

Nebbity: From Depop To A Cult Entity

Here in the South East, there's something special about living in the UK. There's something about the way we're dressed that differentiates from how people from even other parts of the UK are. Jenna Hughes - Founder & Designer of online-based independent brand -Nebbity encapsulates this. @paytoncustoms Nebbity is a kaleidoscope of velvet and cuteness. [...]

Lian Cara

Words By Josh Milton- Fashion Contributor at Ragged CULT Magazine A quick Google search of Lian Cara reveals three things. She is a fashion designer based in Llandovery, Wales. Her Twitter handle is @liancaradesigns. And, as reported by the red tab local newspaper- Wales Online, Cara’s designs have been featured in three editions of British Vogue. [...]

Hope Macaulay

Words by Josh Milton “Bold” and “exciting” are adjectives that are part and parcel of press release culture. Every new designer is, “emerging with bold designs” despite how the only thing bold about it all is the typeface. Journalists are hit with each wave of these up and coming designers, with many looking more like [...]

The Future of Fashion – Mayya Saliba

BIO Mayya Saliba is a Belgian-Lebanese designer and consultant. She is currently based in Berlin and specializes in design & sustainability with focus on business strategy. She attended Esmod Berlin and graduated in 2015 with a masters degree in Sustainability in Fashion where she wrote a thesis -  ‘Sustainability and other stories' that explored the [...]