Interviews

This column talks about the variety of jobs in UK’s fashion and beauty industries. In Fashion and Beauty Interviews we try to show different angles of those glamorous industries. On one hand, Yukova interviews fashion designers. So that you can understand what stands behind each collection. For example, what inspired that collection, its main features and details of its development.

On the other hand, there are some great Q&A’s with top beauty professionals. Here you can read an interview with Smashbox makeup coach or Bumble and Bumble education manager. Also, there is a section about the backstage of the modelling industry. For those who want to learn more about this tough and competitive industry.

Interviews

Edeline Lee | Interview With a Fashion Designer

During Spring Summer 2016 London Fashion Week I was lucky enough to be invited for the Edeline Lee’s Spring Summer 2016 collection presentation at The Painting Room. I got really inspired by the colourful and structural collection and took my chance to talk to Edeline Lee – a creative director behind Edeline Lee fashion brand.

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Wolf & Moon Interview with Accessory Designer

Hi guys, today I’d like to share with you my exclusive interview with a founder and creative director of Wolf & Moon – Hannah Davis. Being a fashion blogger and stylist, I constantly research fashion brands and emerging fashion designers as well as well-known fashion labels. Last year I had a chance to talk to Hannah for the first time. I found out about the history, muse and spirit of the brand and people behind Wolf & Moon (*check my first interview with Hannah Davis!). I was impressed with designs and the concept of Wolf & Moon’s recent Fjordland collection and take a chance to interview Hannah for the second time…

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Manley | Interview With a Fashion Designer

Hi guys, today I’d like to share with you my exclusive interview with Emma Manley – creative director and designer at Manley. Manley is an Irish fashion brand that reflects edgy and contemporary femininity.  Delicate structures are juxtaposed with strong contemporary silhouettes, giving way to an aesthetic that is hard and soft, powerful and preciously delicate at once. Quality of fabric and production is at the absolute core of all Manley products. Materials are sourced from the world’s finest luxury houses and innovative manufacturing methods of laser cutting are fused with time-honoured, hand-sewn and embellished detailing. I met Emma Manley at Unfold launch party at Institute of Contemporary Arts during London Fashion Week. Bright colours and perfect finishing of Emma Manley Spring Summer 2016 collection caught my eyes, so I decided to introduce myself to Emma and interview her for Yukova fashion blog.

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WE ARE ISLANDERS | Interview With a Fashion Designer

Hi guys, today I’d like to share with you my interview with Rosie O’Reilly – creative director, designer and artist of WE ARE ISLANDERS. WE ARE ISLANDERS is a fashion brand based in Dublin. They use traditional fabrics, but add a contemporary twist to them. Produced locally using only sustainable materials, this fashion label refuses to compromise on style and quality while remaining dedicated to better practice. During SS16 London Fashion Week I had an opportunity to meet some talented Irish fashion designers at Institute of Contemporary Arts. Salmon leather and incredible print of We ARE ISLANDERS Spring Summer 2016 collection caught my eyes. So, I decided to stop by and talk to a designer…

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Xu Zhi | Interview With a Fashion Designer

Hi guys, today I’d like to share with you my exclusive interview with a fashion designer Xu Zhi which I managed to organise during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2016. Xu Zhi is an independent young designer brand. After gaining academic experience at Central Saint Martins, the founder and designer Xuzhi Chen worked in a number of emerging designers’ studios, including Craig Green and J.W. Anderson. In 2014, Xuzhi Chen established his London studio and has now launched his ready to wear collection.

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