Katharine Hamnett x HELLO! x DSM

HELLO! magazine and Dover Street Market have joined forces to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of HELLO! with a charity auction of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, with all proceeds going to two charities – Prince Harry’s Sentebale and David Beckham’s 7 (UNICEF) Fund.

Katharine Hamnett is offering the winner and one friend a private visit to her East London studio-archive, together with an original archive t-shirt featuring the iconic ‘STAY ALIVE IN 85’ slogan from Spring/Summer 1984. The black on yellow print t-shirt comes in Katharine Hamnett’s trademark oversized fit. The winner and friend will have the opportunity to have their photo taken with Katharine as a memento of the day, and they will also enjoy a three course lunch at Morito.

To bid on the auction visit www.de-pury.com


“This, the first Summer collection of her eponymous label since re-launching for AW17, sees Katharine do just that, drawing from her extensive archive to present a utilitarian collection where form follows function, incorporating denim, lightweight outerwear, as well as her signature slinky dresses and iconic jumpsuits. Sustainability should always look this good.”

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Dazed – ‘Katharine Hamnett talks sex, politics, and returning to fashion’

“Though its been 15 years since Katharine Hamnett took a break from the fashion industry, her influence has done little to wane, and her statements ring louder than ever in 2018. The pioneer of the politically-charged t-shirt, in the world of fashion activism, Hamnett was the first to splash huge, impactive slogans across white t-shirts in her now-signature typeface.”

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Katharine Hamnett x Liberty London – Launch Event

On the Thursday 1st February, legendary British designer Katharine Hamnett unveiled her Spring/Summer ’18 collection at a special see-now-buy-now event at Liberty London.

Showcasing eight looks from the newly dropped Spring/Summer ’18 the event also featured an interactive talk with legendary fashion journalist Sarah Mower.

Katharine Hamnett London Spring/Summer ’18 is available at Liberty London now and online from katharinehamnett.com

Hair and makeup by Background Beauty, drinks provided by The Last Word

Vogue Italia – The Cotton Revolution

“Next year we’re launching a new slogan: PROTEST AND SURVIVE,” reveals Katharine Hamnett to Vogue, a 70-year-old pioneer in the political and eco-sustainable use of T-shirts, “because, if it’s right to emphasise the need to rebel, we must also decry the fact that in the modern world, people who fight also run risks.”….

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