Fashion

Sonia Rykiel: The Designer Who Changed Knitwear Forever

As the fashion world mourns Sonia Rykiel, we take a look back at how the Parisian designer made knitwear sexy at a time of haute couture and pre-conceived ideas of female sensuality.

2016-08-30 08:11:32By Angharad Jones

Fashion

So Long Marc by Marc Jacobs

As Marc by Marc Jacobs gets absorbed into the mainline, we take a look back at the cool, rebellious label that took cues from the world around it and was constantly at the forefront of change and innovation.

2016-07-03 11:37:32By Angharad Jones

Fashion

René Lacoste Brand History

No other tennis player has quite enjoyed the style legacy or long-lasting fame as Mr René Lacoste. Born in Paris on 2 July 1904, he went on to become one of France’s best tennis players and sportsmen, winning seven Grand Slam titles, the Davis Cup as a member of the French team, and was ranked the World No. 1 player in 1926 and ’27.

2016-07-01 09:44:19By Angharad Jones

Fashion

Maison Kitsuné Brand History

It’s not often that a brand will be so directly linked to music as Maison Kitsuné is. It started life in 2002 as a music label, founded by Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki, and eventually branching out into clothing in 2005.

2016-06-24 10:51:28By Angharad Jones

Fashion

The Best British Menswear Brands

British fashion – and style – is quite unlike anything else in the world. No other nation seems to be equally as proud of its heritage as it is willing to embrace new trends, emerging talent and innovative designs.

2016-06-08 11:09:42By Angharad Jones

Fashion

Introducing Novesta

New to Coggles, Novesta creates handcrafted canvas shoes with signature chunky rubber soles and large metallic eyelets using eco-friendly materials.

2016-06-03 13:04:09By Angharad Jones

Fashion

The Legacy of Polo Ralph Lauren

If there’s one brand that epitomises American fashion, it’s Polo Ralph Lauren. It’s the brand that has owned and redefined the preppy New England look.

2016-06-03 12:11:55By Angharad Jones

Fashion

The Evolution of Carven

In a post-war Paris, Carmen de Tomasso would change the face of French – and worldwide – fashion forever. At five foot one, she began designing for her petite size, rather than other designers at the time who only had much taller women in mind.

2016-05-24 10:55:54By Angharad Jones

Fashion

Francisco Costa's Legacy at Calvin Klein

On 19th April 2016, it was announced that Francisco Costa was leaving Calvin Klein. Here at Coggles we take a look at the legacy he leaves behind.

2016-04-19 13:35:27By Angharad Jones

Fashion

Celebrating 56 years of Dr. Martens

It’s rare that a footwear brand will gain such an iconic status in its lifetime, but Dr. Martens is no ordinary brand.

2016-04-15 13:53:53By Angharad Jones