Dominic Jones Spring 2014: Theory of Evolution
It's not often a fashion week presentation takes place in a library, especially one with such a rich history. But Dominic Jones is not one to follow the rules, and thus he presented his spring offerings in the Linnean Society library. The revered space was the perfect setting for a collection based on the natural world--it's where Charles Darwin first announced his theory on evolution. Jones explained, "I felt such a presence when I first entered, and this collection ties in perfectly. It was the perfect time to show here."
Fashion Films In the Spotlight at London's City Arts & Music Project
LONDON--A recent flood of fashion films is promising to bridge the velvet-roped gap between front-row editors and the glossy-buying populace while giving designers yet another medium through which to express and control their brands. At London's City Arts & Music Project the public was invited to a S/S 11 Video Re-See of films by handful of London Fashion Week's most promising young talents including knitwear designer Craig Lawrence, art deco printmaster Holly Fulton and Alice Dellal collaborator and jewelry designer Dominic Jones. Here are the highlights, as well a word with Craig Lawrence on being a fish out of water: