Karen Mabon’s SS16 Rosebud Collection

Panda baby showers and cat costume parties perfectly disguised in sophisticated silk scarves

Channeling the seductive stylings of Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly but with thoughtful, contemporary whimsy is UK illustrator Karen Mabon’s spring/summer 2016 Rosebud collection. The 2011 Royal College of Art graduate continues to combine elegance with amusement through artistically derived silk scarves, and her latest drop is perhaps her most fashionably flippant yet. Shot by Scottish photographer David N Anderson, the new collection is modeled …

Industrial Fashion’s Non-Fashion Hat

The label's debut product is born from experimenting with manufacturing processes instead of trends

Spotted during this year’s London Design Festival at RCA’s Big Small show, which delved into contemporary contradictions, were some hats—striking in their simplicity. They’re the debut product from newly launched label Industrial Fashion, dreamed up by London-raised designer Julia Georgallis and German-born designer Dustin Jessen. As a counter to the trend-driven fashion industry, these two RCA grads are creating stylish accessories with looks influenced by …

Poligon Foldable Sculptures

From bed bugs to gorillas, charming animal sculptures made from brass and stainless steel

Anyone with a passion for design—or animals—will be a quick fan of Poligon‘s foldable magnetic sculptures. The clever British duo, Rodrigo Solorzano and Matthew White, met at the Royal College of Art and have made the perfect team for this project—with Solorzano’s previous work exploring paper folding and White’s production experience in making ideas a reality. The upshot is a Kickstarter to fund the production …