Alice's Adventures

Launched on 15 January 2013

Study the sketchbooks of Alice Hawkins - explore her world, work and process with these exclusive scans. Taken from the photographer and filmmaker's personal creative diaries, the pages feature everything from travel Polaroids to written notes. Hawkins has been chronicling her artistic process since the age of 15 when at school, and relies on her journals for noting down interesting characters and logging ideas for the future.

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21 July 2003
A project celebrating Alexander McQueen's 2003 CBE award, allowing a rare window into the designer at work.

Cutting Edge: Gareth Pugh

22 January 2010
Watch Gareth Pugh create a dramatic slashed gown from pattern cutting to final fitting.


03 April 2013
Couturier Iris van Herpen creates an impossible dress live at SHOWstudio in a collaboration with Nick Knight and Daphne Guinness.