Eve Kann: New Designers

Nottingham Trent University graduate Eve Kann’s model of Queen Herodias from the opera Salome has received the Hainsworth Statement Award 2015.

A Window Into Arab Culture

Shubbak Festival is London’s largest biennial of Arabic art and takes place across the city at various art venues. The event provides a window on the contemporary culture of the Arab world.

10 Degree Shows to See

With an influx of art students leaving university over the summer, Aesthetica has pin-pointed the top 10 degree shows to attend in order to keep up to speed with new emerging artist talent.

Cathleen Naundorf: Noah’s Ark, Hamiltons Gallery

Noah’s Ark goes haute couture in Hamiltons’ current exhibition with Paris-based photographer Cathleen Naundorf. Taxidermy animals are propped next to models clothed in iconic fashion designs.

Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear, Fashion & Textile Museum, London

Celebrating a century of resort and swimwear style, publishers King & McGaw have delved into the archives of its partners to present iconic prints of swimwear from the 20th century.

The AIPAD Photography Show

For the 35th edition of The AIPAD Photography Show, 89 of leading fine art photography galleries will showcase a wide range of museum-quality work.

Review of Masterpieces of Fashion Photography, LUMAS, London

Fashion photography has been evolving over the past 100 years, and Mayfair’s LUMAS gallery is currently shining light on the genre’s masterpieces in a preview before opening the official exhibition.

Review: Savage Beauty, V&A

The “enfant terrible” of British fashion, Alexander McQueen rose from obscurity to become one of the world’s top contemporary fashion designers.

Fashion Photography, LUMAS

LUMAS has announced an exclusive gallery event showcasing limited editions of iconic works by the foremost fashion photographers of the 21st century.

Guy Bourdin: Walking Legs

Walking Legs, is one of Parisian photographer Guy Bourdin’s most loved campaign series. The popular commission is on display at Michael Hoppen Gallery.

Review: Guy Bourdin, Image Maker, Somerset House

From the glossy veneer of the pages of Vogue to the polished presentation of fine art, Alistair O’Neill and Shelly Verthime galvanise the work of Guy Bourdin within the galleries of Somerset House.

Age of Glamour, Fashion from the Fifties, Leeds

Exhibiting women’s fashions from the 1950s, Age of Glamour will open the now extensively refurbished Fashion Galleries at Lotherton Hall. This new, 21st century space features interactive technology.

Fashion Abstraction

Viviane Sassen’s vibrant colours combine with abstract shapes and contorted lighting to create a surreal landscape where down is up, bodies turn green and nothing is quite what it seems. Born in Amsterdam, Sassen spent seven years studying fine art, photography and fashion design.

Eclectic Inspiration

A new exhibition at Mode Museum, Antwerp, curated by Dries van Noten, encompasses his wide-ranging influences in an intimate exploration of the designer’s creative process.

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith, The Hasselt Fashion Museum, Belgium

The world’s leading museum devoted to architecture and design, The Hasselt Fashion Museum, takes audiences behind the scenes of Paul Smith’s world, which is dominated by intuitive creativity, in Hello, My Name is Paul Smith.

London Fashion Week: International Fashion Showcase, London

For the fourth year in a row 130 emerging designers from 30 countries will come together in the largest public fashion exhibition of its kind.

Review of Julie Verhoeven: Whiskers Between My Legs, ICA, London

Described as a “grotto of visual excess” Julie Verhoeven’s exploration of gender identity past and present is a disturbing explosion of kitsch and womanhood.

Unrivalled Iconography, Hello, my Name is Paul Smith in Aesthetica Magazine

With his trademark stripes, printed shirts, slim-cut suits and quirky trims, Paul Smith has created an inimitable style that transcends each season’s trends and flippancies, always with quality at its core, always with humour in its design.

Bettina, Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, Paris

This exhibition in the Marais district of Paris looks at Bettina, the signature model of the 1950s, in photographs and sketches from an array of practitioners. The work studies her life, beginning with her childhood spent in Normandy.

Unconventional Design: Discover Aesthetica Issue 62, Official Trailer

The December/ January issue of Aesthetica is available to purchase online and in stores internationally. In Issue 62, we focus on the unconventional. It’s a celebration of practitioners who are experimenting in their field.