London Calling: Harrods Brings Rock Fashion to the Forefront

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Channeling 80s rock and roll inspired fashion, the February 2016 issue of Harrods Magazine spotlights British labels and designers with a feature called, ‘London Calling’. Model Vasilisa Pavlova plays a very well-dressed rock star in the black and white spread. The editorial features looks from the spring collections of Alexander McQueen, Erdem and Victoria Beckham amongst others. Photographed by Sune Czajkowski and styled by Victoria Gaiger, the brunette lookss ready to take the stage with an 80s inspired mohawk and dark lipstick.

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Cate Blanchett is our February cover star

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Cate Blanchett wears Erdem and Giorgio Armani on the newsstand cover, photographed by Norman Jean Roy and styled by Charlie Harrington

With two Oscars to her name and another one on the horizon, Cate Blanchett is a global superstar. So why is she selling her house and heading off with her family on a journey into the unknown?

Babies’ delighted gurgles are seldom heard on photo-shoots, but that is exactly what I think I can detect. I tiptoe past a wardrobe rack loaded with feathered and sculpted gowns, past the suited security guards keeping an eye on the diamonds, past the gift bags of Giorgio Armani Sì – the perfume for which Cate Blanchett is the global face – and peek through a half-open door to see the lady herself, beaming and ethereally blonde in the bright lights of a make-up mirror, lifting her kicking 10-month-old baby Edith aloft. Laughing alongside her is the make-up artist Mary Greenwell, who also happens to be Edith’s godmother.

 

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Alexander McQueen’s London homecoming

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Sarah Burton will unveil her latest collection during London Fashion Week in February

 

A model on the spring/summer 2011 Alexander McQueen catwalk. Getty Images

After years of showing during Paris Fashion Week, Alexander McQueen is planning a London homecoming. 

The official London Fashion Week schedule was published today, revealing that Sarah Burton will unveil her autumn/winter 2016 collection for the brand in London on Sunday 21 February.

No further details about the show have yet been released, but it’s believed that the move will be a one-off for the London-based house, rather than a permanent one.

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Exclusive: Paula Baniotaite by Cody Lidtke in ‘Lost Vision’

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Cody Lidtke shows the future is now with this fashion editorial featured as FGR’s latest exclusive. Styled by Janelle Olsen, model Paula Baniotaite looks over the city in futuristic looks complete with silver visors, metallic dresses and cutting-edge silhouettes. With the designs of Lanvin, Alexander McQueen and Gareth Pugh amongst others featured, Paula glitters against the city skyline. For beauty, hair stylist Levi Monarch creates her slicked back coif while makeup artist Dana Rae Ashburn gives Paula a touch of shimmer with silver eyeshadow.

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