La Portegna

La Portegna Boutique: Changing Attitudes to Fashion

Quality, honesty and endeavour are integral components to the heritage formula of any business. These are the core values of La Portegna, one of the latest additions to London’s trendy Marylebone High Street. Discover it with us!


Yuki-tsumugi: The Art of the Silk Kimono

We explore the craftsmanship of a precious silk, Yuki Tsumugi made in Japan. Spinning silk floss, making tangles before yarn dyeing to produce patterns and weaving on a loom back strap – your final product? A Yuki Tsumugi Kimono!


Descience – The Sketch!

Descience, round two. This time around, we look into one of the most important milestones of this forward looking project. One step closer in an attempt to bridge the gap between science and fashion. Follow us!

Fashion Technology to Purify the Air

Recent discoveries in nanotechnology have been applied to textiles to purify the air, giving birth to the catalytic clothing project, the world’s first purifying jeans and even air purifiers’ couture dresses.

Ballet and Fashion

Ballet and Fashion: A Love Affair

Ballet and fashion exist in continuous dialogue, largely because they share a common reference point: the body. Let us walk you though the significant exchanges between ballet and fashion, from collaborations to inspirations, reflecting particularly a cultural veneration of the ballerina body and an emphasis to the share values of aestheticism, art, grace and strength.

Cristina Peral - UTOPIA

Cristina Peral: A Utopian Vision of Design

We explore the designs of an emerging talent that combines the past with the most innovative elements of current fashion and in so doing achieves an unparalleled dreamy, utopian vision of a not too distant future.


Ronnel: Brimming with Style

Conquering the hearts of hat lovers on Russian soil are RONNEL’s Toquilla straw hats. Fashionably hand-weaved and coloured without any chemicals they amplify any summer look.