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Missoni archive at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London
A new exhibition with the Missoni archive opens at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London today – Missoni Art Colour and runs to the 4th September. The exhibition explores the influence of  mid – 20th Century modern art on the founders of the Missoni line, Ottavio and Rosita Missoni and showcases over 40 paintings from the MA*GA museum and private collections in Italy. It is fascinating to ...
Missoni girls knitwear brights for spring 2016
The Missoni label has always been known for its fabulous colour combinations and the girls knitwear brights for spring 2016 are bold indeed for the new summer season. The signature zig zag dresses and separates have a pastel section too but this is balanced by the addition of sludgy green and primrose blue which is an unusual combination. Headgear for the summer is a retro 1940’s cute turban wrap which ...
Margherita Kids, Italian kidswear from Missoni’s grandaughter for fall 2015
Launched last year the Margherita Italian kidswear label designed by the granddaughter of the famous Missoni clan is growing and finding its identity under founder Margherita Missoni. A mother herself she was inspired by her past, as she says “Born in Milan, Italy, I grew up in the countryside in a family of fashion designers. Every day after school I would go to my mother’s office.
Fall /winter 2013 kidswear trends, plaid, pattern and texture photographed by Malin Ngoie
The last photoshoot I commissioned for Junior Magazine has now appeared on their website, sadly it never made the August print issue before the magazine was suspended. It is a directional kids fashion story of plaid, pattern, print and texture using mixes of tweed, classic tartan plaids, fair Isle knitwear, floral and even animal print all mixed up together. Shot by well known kids photographer