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Thursday April 24th 2014

‘Inspiration’ Archives

Rodarte-Inspiration for a generation of costume designers ?

Rodarte-Inspiration for a generation of costume designers ?

We’ve had several calls from journalists this week asking whether our Noir dress has been designed in homage to the costumes created by Rodarte for Black Swan... Mmm, bearing in mind that we only got to see the film last Sunday it’s not likely! Although influenced by ballerina style tutus and of course swans, our main inspiration for [...]

Mad Men Mania

Mad Men Mania

Without stating the obvious Mad Men Mania is officially everywhere. Whilst nipped in waists and full skirts are a trend that the fashion houses are embracing at the moment ,for Mutiboko accentuating the hourglass shape is one of our design rules. For us its not a passing trend its part of our DNA ! Everyone I know is hooked on Mad Men but it [...]

Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid

A winner of many international competitions and described as "theoretically influential and groundbreaking" Zaha Hadid consistently pushes the boundaries of architecture and design. In 2008, she ranked 69th on the Forbes list of "The Worlds 100 most powerful women." Hunderburg Station Norway. Inspiration for a dress collar perhaps [...]

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

At the weekend the interns ventured off to one of my favourite spots in London for some inspiration for the AW2011 collection. Colour palette : Audacious vibrant brights to take the edge of next winter... What do you think ?