Alena Akhmadulina at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia SS19

Top 3 Designers At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia SS19

When you think the Fashion Week season has ended in Paris, think again. The rest of the world still showing…
CONTINUE READING
Bower Ethical Swimwear brand

Why I Still Don’t Have A New Bikini? Ethical Swimwear Guide

Ok, when I say ‘bikini’ I actually mean monokini, most likely. But the question is – why don’t I have…
CONTINUE READING
Who Made My Clothes?

Once I asked ‘Who made my clothes?’ and now I don’t eat meat

I am such a bad vegetarian. I am so bad at conscious shopping. I’m a hypocrite. And this is going…
CONTINUE READING
Marta Jakubowski | Photo ©Instagram emerging european designers

7 Emerging European Designers we love at the LVMH Prize Finals

The 2018 edition of LVMH Prize finals in Paris ended with the major Fashion Week calendar. Twenty finalists, young brands…
CONTINUE READING
Marta Jakubowski London Fashion Week AW18 Catwalk Show

Marta Jakubowski, who did you invite to your catwalk show?

Marta Jakubowski London Fashion Week AW18 Catwalk Show ‘Do you know the designer?’ – asks a…
CONTINUE READING
Celsius 273 New Year Wishes

New Year Wishes 2018: Make an Impact

May your Christmas be white and your New Year be very colourful! The Christmas bit might not get real if…
CONTINUE READING
Adwoa Aboah on @edward_enninful ©Instagram year in fashion in 2017

What happened in fashion in 2017?

What happened in fashion in 2017 and what should we learn from it? A lot of unexpected events happened in…
CONTINUE READING
Ieva, photo by ©Noisyhome.eu you work in fashion

Why ‘You work in fashion?’ is a question I dislike

by Ieva Zu Ieva, photo by © Noisyhome.eu It has been a while since I dedicated…
CONTINUE READING
Cross Sword Shoes for men high heels for men

British shoe designer creates quality high heels for men

Cross Sword Shoes for menDaniel Bush is a British footwear designer who moved to Germany to…
CONTINUE READING
Bezgraniz Couture Dress for Success at MBFW Russia SS18

Rebranding disability: Bezgraniz Couture brings fashion to the next level

Bezgraniz Couture Dress for Success at MBFW Russia SS18 Mercedes-Benz fashion Week Russia SS18 is one…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London Fashion Business Course How to grow internationally

Not a global brand yet: Fashion Business Course for emerging designers

by Ieva Zu My professional goal is to help emerging fashion designers grow. My professional and (more often than not)…
CONTINUE READING
The COAT by Katya Silchenko at Ukrainian Fashion Week

Why Paris is attractive to Emerging designers?

Emerging designers or not, even fashion editors would normally say ‘Paris, obviously’, when asked what was their favourite fashion city…
CONTINUE READING
The COAT by Katya Silchenko at Ukrainian Fashion Week

7 looks from Ukrainian Fashion Week I want to wear now

It’s the third day of the official Ukrainian Fashion Week and I already can’t take my eyes of some of…
CONTINUE READING
Soviet aesthetics, photo for Lithuanian magazine MOTERIS

Lithuanian fashion editorial brings back Soviet aesthetics

Lithuanian fashion editorial brings back Soviet aesthetics at one of the most popular seaside resorts in Lithuania – Palanga. For…
CONTINUE READING
Bezgraniz Couture SS17 at MBFW Russia Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Image Fashion Agency London

The Future of Fashion: 50 Shades of Nude or Fashion is for Everyone

Bags made of leftover orange peels, luxury watches with a brain of a smart watch, fully 3D printed Ready-to-Wear collections,…
CONTINUE READING
London Fashion Week AW2017 Fashion Agency London

There’s a 99% chance London Fashion Week is not for you

Or any fashion week from the big four. Well, I hope you know what the big four is, otherwise there…
CONTINUE READING
Hammer-and-Sickle-Soviet-Symbols-soviet-fashion-fashionbloc

Has Soviet fashion hype eaten Eastern Europe?

by Ieva Zu Yesterday I finally dedicated the time and read an exhaustingly lengthy Opinion piece on my favourite fashion…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

Best of the Week: British Vogue, Model for Green Living and Inside the Fashion Industry

This week in the fashion news I’ve discovered some really interesting and provocative stories and I would like to share…
CONTINUE READING
THe future of retai lFashion Agency London

FarfetchOS Conference in London: The Future of Retail

Farfetch.com - one of the Multi-channel retail leaders in the world has invited key fashion and technology players to London’s…
CONTINUE READING
Natasha Zinko AW17 at London Fashion Week, Fashion Bloc photo Fashion Agency London

How did Ukrainian designer Natasha Zinko become an epicentre of LFW?

by Ieva Zu It was in 2015 that I first met Natasha Zinko and her amazing CEO John W. Murphy.…
CONTINUE READING
Natasha Zinko AW2017 at London Fashion Week Fashion Agency London

What is it actually like at London Fashion Week?

Just one day to go before London Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2017 is over. And this is your insider information to…
CONTINUE READING
Veronika Kallaur photo by Vitaly Arger Fashion Agency London

European Fashion Icons: Veronika from Belarus

Veronika Kallaur in her own designs, Photo by Vitaly Arger Veronika Kallaur is a 29-year-old fashion…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

VIDEO SERIES: Statkevicius SS17 when Folk gets Controversial

Juozas Statkevicius SS17 © Youtube Lithuanian fashion designer Juozas Statkevicius is always a talk of the…
CONTINUE READING
Zara Denim Jacket Fast Fashion photo by Fashion Bloc Fashion Agency London

The State of Fashion 2017: Part 1 – Fast Fashion

If you’re reading this post, you must be related to fashion one way or another. Meaning, you are a part…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

Top 5 on Fashion Bloc: Fashion Moments of 2016

2016 was a strange year in the World. Whatever happened or is still happening is clearly asking for a change.…
CONTINUE READING
DHL t-shirt vetements cover Instagram Fashion Agency London

5 facts about Demna Gvasalia that only post-Soviet kids will understand

Born in 1981 in Soviet Georgia, Vetements designer and Balenciaga’s Art Director Demna Gvasalia was announced a person of the…
CONTINUE READING
Business of Fashion Top 9 Fashion Quotes Fashion Agency London

Top 9 Fashion Quotes from BoF Voices

It’s almost the end of the year. The last month of the year started with a great fashion conference for…
CONTINUE READING
casandra-faux-fur-coat Fashion Agency London

5 Fashion Items on your Christmas Wish List to Santa

Christmas is coming, and we are happily practising our best handwriting re-writing our letters to Santa. Or at least in…
CONTINUE READING
Vika Smolyanitskaya, Photo credit @Instagram Fashion Agency London

Gosha who? Russian Fashion Designers that are actually popular in Russia

London, Paris and New York might still be crazy about Gosha Rubchinskiy, but he is definitely not the only Russian…
CONTINUE READING
donald trump garbage Fashion Agency London

Summer 2016: Donald Trump in Shoreditch Garbage

Donald Trump in Shoreditch Just a quick note to say: This photo was taken in Shoreditch,…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

When in Ukraine: Fashion Editor’s Notes from new Europe

Last weekend I travelled to Ukraine for the first time in my life. I had a business visit planned to…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

Cheap Fashion: Syrian Refugees Working for UK Brands

If you know a British pop singer Lilly Allen, you might have heard about her recent spotlight in the media…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

FASHION AMBITIONS OR ‘STO BUDETE KUSAT?’

by Ieva Zu As part of my job I tend to travel back home, to my native Lithuania, a small…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE H&M CEO KARL-JOHAN PERSSON

by Ieva Zu This letter was originally sent in support of the 'H&M: End Deathtraps - Make Factories Safe!' letter campaign.…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

THE OVERESTIMATION OF A FASHION WEEK

by Ieva Zu Have you seen the Givenchy SS16 show at New York Fashion Week on 9/11? You might have seen it live,…
CONTINUE READING

ABOUT: WE ARE OBSESSED WITH GOOD DESIGN AND TWO MORE THINGS

Welcome to Fashion Bloc – an exclusive selection of European designer brands with a sweatshop-free guarantee. Fashion Bloc was founded in…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

BREXIT & FASHION: WHY BUILDING COMMUNITIES IS A SOLUTION?

by Fashion Bloc We all knew (the ones that voted ‘leave’, the ones who voted ‘stay’ and the ones who…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

WHY MADE IN EUROPE IS A NEW LUXURY?

by Ieva Zu Waking up to the news of the British referendum last Friday, I felt disappointed, angry, and helpless.…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

AS SEEN ON THE GUARDIAN

by Ieva Zu I wrote about ‘Eastern Bloc’ aesthetics (or, more accurately, that there is no such thing), I wrote…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London uk fashion visa

A NO-BRAINER EU REFERENDUM VOTING GUIDE TO A BRITISH FASHIONISTA

By Ieva Zu, Founder of Fashionbloc.co.uk Politics, sometimes, may seem not entirely related to fashion, but voting in EU Referendum should…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

A DANGEROUS WORLD OF GOSHA RUBCHINSKIY

by Ieva Zu Without a question, a 32-year-old Gosha Rubchinskiy (гоша рубчинский) is the most popular Russian fashion designer internationally. As he…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

FASHION BLOC ON BBC2: WATCH NOW

by Ieva Zu On 23ed of this month, Britain will vote in a referendum popularly referred to as Brexit, referring…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

HOW I MISSED FASHION BLOC WAS ON VOGUE.COM

by Ieva Zu I am proud to say that we are the only content driven highly curated platform representing prestigious…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

YOUNG GEORGIAN MODELS PRAISED BY VOGUE

There was quite a lot of great fashion and beauty, of course, going on around Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi (MBFWT) that took…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

AT 32 I PRETEND TO BE A MODEL

y Ieva Zu At 32, I am not a fashion model (although tried my best). Playing fashion, though, is always…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

NEW FASHION HYPE: WHAT IS EASTERN BLOC AESTHETICS?

by Ieva Zu ‘Fashion comes from Eastern Europe’ - the newest trend that has been picked up by major fashion…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

MAISON MARGIELA AND THE EASTERN BLOC AESTHETICS

by Ieva Zu Recently I read a nicely written fashion review on The Guardian of the Maison Margiela’s menswear collection…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

MY FASHION PICKS AT INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOWCASE

by Ieva Zu This year International Fashion Showcase (IFS) at London Fashion Week, discovering and promoting young fashion talents from…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

6 FASHION MISTAKES THAT YOU MUST AVOID

There are times when even the best dresser would forget to take care of certain things and end up making…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

PHOTO GALLERY: FASHION BLOC SPECIAL FOR BLOGGERS AND STYLISTS

They call it #ThursdayThrowback we call it #WonderfulMemories from our special invite only event for UK bloggers and fashion stylists.…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

FASHION REVIEW: SOUTHERN EASTERN EUROPE IS DOING IT RIGHT

by Ieva Zu When I started my research of Eastern European fashion industry over three years ago Ukrainian fashion week…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

PRIVATE FASHION BLOC LAUNCH WAS ACE! (PHOTOS)

Last Friday (23 October) Kaizo Hair studio in Shoreditch opened their door to the fashionable crowd of fashion bloggers and…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

THIS IS NOT A PRESS RELEASE

by Ieva Zu This is not going to be an ordinary press release; potentially breaking some PR rules (but following…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

FASHION BLOC TALKS FASHION WITH AMAZON CTO WERNER VOGELS

What do you get when you put on a dress, a lipstick, and cycle to the afterwork party hosted by…
CONTINUE READING
Fashion Agency London

WHAT IS IT ACTUALLY LIKE TO RUN A START-UP AND A BABY?

by Ieva Zu If I was featured on ‘Stylist’ column Work/Life this is how it would look like WORK LIFE:…
CONTINUE READING
Alena Akhmadulina at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia SS19

Top 3 Designers At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia SS19

When you think the Fashion Week season has ended in Paris, think again. The rest of the world still showing…
CONTINUE READING
Bower Ethical Swimwear brand

Why I Still Don’t Have A New Bikini? Ethical Swimwear Guide

Ok, when I say ‘bikini’ I actually mean monokini, most likely. But the question is – why don’t I have…
CONTINUE READING
Who Made My Clothes?

Once I asked ‘Who made my clothes?’ and now I don’t eat meat

I am such a bad vegetarian. I am so bad at conscious shopping. I’m a hypocrite. And this is going…
CONTINUE READING
Marta Jakubowski | Photo ©Instagram emerging european designers

7 Emerging European Designers we love at the LVMH Prize Finals

The 2018 edition of LVMH Prize finals in Paris ended with the major Fashion Week calendar. Twenty finalists, young brands…
CONTINUE READING