Margaret Howell and Japan: A Lifelong Love Affair
As part of the British brand's 50th anniversary celebrations, Margaret Howell have released a film evoking the designer's obsession with Japanese design.
Carhartt WIP Collaborates With Wacko Maria for A/W 20 Capsule Collection
Carhartt's streetwear offshoot has teamed up with Tokyo-based brand Wacko Maria for a limited edition exercise in co-branding.
Stills Gallery: 9
Explore the captivating stills from Raquel Couceiro and Myles Henrik Hall's fashion film 9.
What happens when avatar aesthetics spill over into real life? A tour of nine different heroines (and anti-heroines) from the world of cosplay.
Fashion Film: 9
Nine of pop culture's most recognisable female characters are brought to life, using a mix of contemporary fashion and cosplay clothing.
Live Review: Nicholas Daley A/W 20 Menswear
Live from London, fashion editor Georgina Evans reviews the Nicholas Daley A/W 20 menswear show with content editor Calum Knight.
Winner of Best Long Format Film: #Roppa
From Japanese street video company DID comes a film exploring the playful moments in daily life.
Live Review: Preen by Thornton Bregazzi S/S 20 Womenswear
Live from London, fashion editor Georgina Evans reviews the Preen by Thornton Bregazzi S/S 20 Womenswear show with content editor Calum Knight.
Re-see: Chalayan A/W 19 Womenswear
Hussein Chalayan talks through his A/W 19 Womenswear collection with Georgina Evans in this unique take on a re-see.
Re-see: Edward Crutchley S/S 18 Menswear
Edward Crutchley talks through his S/S 18 collection with Lara Johnson-Wheeler in this unique take on a re-see.
Finalist Fashion Film: Missing
This fashion film award finalist, submitted to SHOWstudio from Tokyo, Japan, explores Japanese pop and subcultures.
Connect/Transform: YaoYao Lin
Stylist YaoYao Lin chose to become Sailor Moon in our face-mapping experiment. Clothes by Joyrich.
Fashion Film: idoll
Exploring Japanese internet culture, and ideas of idolatry vs anonymity, Tokyo-based fashion designer MIYABI collaborates with indie pop unit JYUJYU on a twisted music-video-cum-fashion-film.
Interview: Julia Hutt on Noritaka Tatehana
Niamh White interviews V&A curator of Japanese art Julia Hutt about Noritaka Tatehana's work and its place in the history of Japanese craft.
Gallery: Blue Movie
View a gallery of stills taken from Blue Movie, exaggerating the complex and erotic mises-en-scène within this short film.
Fashion Film: Light
Collaborators Kenji Hirasawa and Takumi Iwata draw on Japanese culture - in this case a Taiko drum - in their signature colour saturated style.
Essay: Designer Purikura
Designer Purikura: Penny Martin on the cult of 'Purikura' and why SHOWstudio selected it to depict the Autumn/Winter 2007 collections.
Fashion Film: Designer Purikura #1
A/W 07 looks from Christopher Kane and Prada were captured in the kitsch photo-me booth.
Fashion Film: Designer Purikura #4
Watch our Tokyo-based team embellish Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci and Yves Saint LaurentA/W 07 with their Pukrikura photo booth.
SHOWstudio invited a Tokyo-based team to interpret the Autumn/Winter 2007 collections using nothing more than a souped-up Photo-Me booth, ingenuity and kitsch graphics galore!
Fashion Film: Geisha
Footage taken during a 1974 ‘kimonos’ editorial shoot for Vogue Paris by Guy Bourdin.
Innocent Toile de Jouy offset with Japanese rope suspension bondage - Julie Verhoeven's erotic digital wallpaper demands interaction for stimulation.
Essay: A Wanton Kind of Chase
Forget-Me-Not: Helen Clifford on the legacy of desire within decorative design.