Susanne Madsen

Susanne Madsen is a London-based writer

Ryan Lo AW15 Womenswear Dazed backstage doll vintage boots
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Ryan Lo AW15

A-manga Bynes babes in fur cuffs and thigh boots – the designer’s long-lashed girls are all grown up

Giles AW15 backstage Dazed London Womenswear latex goth
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Giles AW15

Into the woods: Kendall Jenner, Anna Cleveland and Andreja Pejic are cast as characters in the designer’s gothic-Georgian fairy tale

Roksanda AW15, Womenswear, London, Fashion Week group
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Roksanda AW15

Lesbian psychodrama ‘The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant’ inspires structural silhouettes splattered with paint and layered with furs

Paul Smith AW15, Dazed, Masculine, Tailoring, Checks
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Paul Smith AW15

Boyish girls embrace the subdued in roomy, masculine silhouettes – soundtracked by German techno

Simone Rochas AW15, Louise Bourgeois, Pearls, Tapestry
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Simone Rocha AW15

A collection of vintage fabric reworked into deconstructed, sculptural dresses inspired by the subversive femininity of Louise Bourgeois

Faustine Steinmetz AW15, Womenswear, Denim, Stitching
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Faustine Steinmetz AW15

Responsibly sourced denims become digital paintings – decorated with blurry Photoshop lines and thick layers of painted-on silicone

MSGM AW15 70's, badges, stripes, Menswear, Dazed backstage
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MSGM AW15

Space age-obsessed boys in fuzzy teddy coats and rocket appliqués march down a futuristic silver runway

Fendi AW15 Mens Milan Suede Trench Coat Stripe Shirt Tie
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Fendi AW15

Inspired by finding nature in the city (and people watching in London’s parks) Silvia Venturini Fendi brings a fresh perspective to Milan

Prada AW15, grey dress, Dazed backstage
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Prada AW15

Uniformity as modernity: Prada explores the relationship between men and women in a sci-fi showspace of marble chambers and metal tunnels

Missoni Red Knitted Suit Milan AW15
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Missoni AW15

Bohemian travellers make their way across Persian-inspired rugs in richly textured shirts, knits and jackets

Bottega Veneta AW15 menswear Milan pink jackets
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Bottega Veneta AW15

Perfectly disheveled artists in worn leather and crumpled denim – in the words of Tomas Maier: ‘This isn’t about meticulous dressing’

Philipp Plein AW15 Snoop Doggy Dogg Snoop Lion Celebrity
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Philipp Plein AW15

Snoop Dogg Drops it Like it’s Hot in a wrestling cage while Plein’s warriors march in slick sportswear, leather and light up LED trainers

Neil Barrett AW15 backstage menswear Milan dip-dye jackets
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Neil Barrett AW15

The British designer revisits and refreshes his earlier youth culture inspired designs, with a show soundtrack featuring Kelela, Arca and James Blake

Jil Sander AW15 Menswear Milan Dazed sunglasses
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Jil Sander AW15

Elegant slackers in baggy trousers and clinical rubber boots walk the runway for Rodolfo Paglialunga’s menswear debut

Hogan AW15 Group shot Milan Menswear Dazed
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Hogan AW15

Designer Simon Holloway recreates a NYC street scene in Milan as the setting for his “very fetishistic” take on athleticism

Iceberg AW15 Presentation Milan Menswear Print
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Iceberg AW15

Creative director Federico Curradi gets inspired by the colours of Jean-Michel Basquiat and the streets of Brooklyn and Japan

Ermenegildo Zegna Runway Milan AW15 Menswear Dazed
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Ermenegildo Zegna AW15

Into the wild: a group of explorers look set for a safari, walking through a prehistoric forest to the sounds of Jimi Hendrix

Backstage Dsquared2 menswear fur coat aw15
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Dsquared2 AW15

Wild things: Dean and Dan go back to their Canadian roots for a 20th anniversary show celebration with lumberjack plaid, fur hats and muddied jeans

Marni Pitti Uomo AW15 Firenze Backstage suit menswear
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Marni AW15 at Pitti Uomo

For the brand’s first menswear catwalk in five years, Consuelo Castiglioni clashes traditional tailoring with vibrant patchwork furs, all set to the sounds of Panda Bear

Casely-Hayford AW15 1
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Casely-Hayford AW15

Inspired by the figure of the outsider in British subcultures, the father-son team show a new vision of masculinity (with no qualms about wearing pink)

Lou Dalton AW15 Mens Philip Trengove
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Lou Dalton AW15

Punkish kilts and dark tartan boilersuits make up Dalton’s strongest collection to date, inspired by the world in 1969

Backstage Nicomede Talavera AW15 Dazed MAN
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Nicomede Talavera at MAN AW15

Raver style backpacks, strappy trousers and fabric inspired by a Hounslow mosque – the CSM graduate revisits and reimagines influences from his past

Christopher Shannon AW15 Mens backstage LC:M Dazed
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Christopher Shannon AW15

Go broke or die tryin’: Shannon riffs on the realities of being a young designer with corner shop carrier bags and his infectious sense of humour

Topman Design AW15 LCM London menswear backstage
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Topman Design AW15

A gang of band members on tour in flares, shearling and lightning bolt trainers inspired by icons of the 70s

Balmain SS15 Olivier Rousteing
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Olivier Rousteing’s Balmain kingdom

‘What the fuck, you put just one black girl in to make sure you’ve ticked a box?’ – ranking at #2 on the Dazed 100, the creative director talks race, sex and fighting for self-expression

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