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Inside #LFW Designer Showrooms

A huge privilege of being a Press Pass holder, at Fashion Week, is the exclusive access to the Designer Showrooms! We designated a whole afternoon to investigating what the Showrooms had to offer. tumblr_o4gi5tpmxy1qcam0lo1_1280I thought I’d throw together just a snippet (and trust me, it’s a big snippet!) of what we saw. This is an opportunity to view hundreds of beautifully crafted garments and have a sneaky peak at the action behind-the-scenes in a collective Designers Showroom.tumblr_o4gi5tpmxy1qcam0lo2_1280Every section of the minimal cube-gallery style space was carefully curated to display the A/W16 collection for each designer.tumblr_o4gi5tpmxy1qcam0lo3_1280Each station had at least one attentive attendant to help explain inspirations or history behind the collection. tumblr_o4gi5tpmxy1qcam0lo4_1280They were on hand to answer any questions about the line, as well as offer lookbook catalogues and contact cards.tumblr_o4gi5tpmxy1qcam0lo5_1280tumblr_o4gi5tpmxy1qcam0lo6_1280tumblr_o4gi5tpmxy1qcam0lo7_1280With each designer’s section shoulder-to-shoulder and opposite one another, the space was truly bursting with varieties of style to both compliment and offend every palette!

One of my particular favourites was the luxury sleepwear brand Sundays. Bold silk patterns were carefully crafted into elegantly designed sleepwear; from sleep masks to full on jumpsuits, I was in awe! (Plus, I’m always a sucker for crescent moon prints!)

tumblr_o4gi5tpmxy1qcam0lo10_1280Other designers tugged at my heartstrings with collections inspired by traditional Scottish weaving and kilts. Certain pieces that experimented with textile combinations were quite a marvel to handle.tumblr_o4gkxygozg1qcam0lo1_1280tumblr_o4gkxygozg1qcam0lo2_1280tumblr_o4gkxygozg1qcam0lo3_1280tumblr_o4gkxygozg1qcam0lo5_1280Another designers A/W16 collection that stood out to me, was the works of Robert Wun. Interesting forms, exquisitely tailored items and soft pastel colours from every luxurious fabric – this designer exudes the confident craftsmanship of a 21st century Christian Dior.tumblr_o4gkxygozg1qcam0lo4_1280(In my opinion, this is one to watch.)tumblr_o4gkxygozg1qcam0lo6_1280From elegant to edgy, Caine London designers were a highlight of my experience in the Showrooms. It’s definitely a personal preference, but I can’t say no to hand-detailed garment, or any large graphics!

“Their debut collection ‘Dream Boats’ is a denim range inspired by canal arts and craft, graffiti panel jackets, 90’s heart-throbs and the pop art movement. The labour intensive process reflects a journey and reinforces the influence of the canal’s slower way of life.”tumblr_o4gkxygozg1qcam0lo9_1280Every jacket is hand painted and one-of-a-kind. tumblr_o4golac07s1qcam0lo1_1280tumblr_o4golac07s1qcam0lo2_1280“I saw two shooting stars last night. I wished.”

Delicate detailing, to military toned minimalism…

Some collections had allotted times to exhibit their pieces on live models, in square white spaces, that reflected the same sections of the clothing hangers.

tumblr_o4golac07s1qcam0lo6_1280Once we’d reached the end of the long space, we made a U-turn and began walk back through in order to make our investigations of the accessories designers.tumblr_o4golac07s1qcam0lo7_540Quite a few pieces caught my eye and coordinated with the jewellery I was already wearing.

My newest obsession is the style of mixed metals – and these designs from Maya Magal definitely satisfied that! They’re now officially on my wishlist!tumblr_o4golac07s1qcam0lo10_1280One beautiful collection came from V Jewellery. Crafted with quality metals and gems, the A/W16 collection came in wearable styles with traditional Indian influences. Plus, the aim of V Jewellery is to make sure their products are still affordable!tumblr_o4gpatepph1qcam0lo1_1280We couldn’t resist lusting after all the shoes. From the reappropriation of commercial images like PEZ on the heels of Camilla Elphick designs…tumblr_o4gpatepph1qcam0lo2_1280To whimsical depictions of cats and flowers.tumblr_o4gpatepph1qcam0lo3_1280Even bag designers spanned a large section of the Showroom space! And, as we’ve already established, I can’t turn away from a tongue-in-cheek phrase on hand detailed apparel!

These bags from Florian London show images of a queen chess piece saying “MY WAY OR NO WAY!” and “BITE ME”!

As we were making our way to leave the lavish setting of the Designer Showrooms, we were approached to answer questions and help appear in soundbites on London Fashion Week 2016.tumblr_o4gqnqopxw1qcam0lo1_1280tumblr_o4gqnqopxw1qcam0lo2_1280We answered questions about our opinions on the shows we’d seen…tumblr_o4gqnqopxw1qcam0lo4_540And the designers we’d look at during the day.tumblr_o4gqnqopxw1qcam0lo5_1280tumblr_o4gqnqopxw1qcam0lo6_1280We also joked about the defining feature of ‘London fashion’…tumblr_o4gqnqopxw1qcam0lo7_1280That being the ability to dress for any weather – especially rain!tumblr_o4gqnqopxw1qcam0lo3_1280That was it – we thought – we’d made it! We’d dressed well enough, and blagged our way around the space to appear like we were sincere members of the Fashion Industry!


#LFW Ryan Lo Show

tumblr_o3qfkchhyf1qcam0lo7_1280Following a successful morning at London Fashion Week’s Edeline Lee Presentation (view the previous post and plenty of pictures, here) we returned to the city Hub to attend the Ryan Lo catwalk show!tumblr_o3qkarneod1qcam0lo1_1280In the same building as the Designer Showrooms, we entered the large space with seating either side and the catwalk down the middle.tumblr_o3qfkchhyf1qcam0lo8_1280The catwalk was lined with large pink, kitsch ‘Chinese New Year-esque’ arches to frame the models as they strutted down the runway. Even with the minimal style of only three arches, the designs still captured the aesthetics of Chinatowns across the globe.tumblr_o3qfkchhyf1qcam0lo10_1280The scene was set for the attendees with the musical accompaniment of the likes of Disney’s Mulan for the ultimate presentation of the Western perception of Asian culture.

And all too quickly the show began with Lo’s signature style of more-is-more. Check out the critique and review of the show written by Kasimiira, for The 405, here.tumblr_o3qkarneod1qcam0lo2_1280





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tumblr_o3run2f7eh1qcam0lo3_1280With the show completed, some people left to attend another fashion event, others roamed around the space. Those in the space inspected the arches and socialised with other members of the fashion industry.tumblr_o3run2f7eh1qcam0lo8_1280I took just a moment to sit on the Front Row (for probably the only time in my life)!tumblr_o3run2f7eh1qcam0lo7_1280We exchanged emails about other shows we might attend later that day, as well as the details of the Edeline Lee afterparty we would (definitely) spend our evening at!

#LFW Street Style and Edeline Lee Show

tumblr_o3qfkchhyf1qcam0lo3_1280After a morning of coffee and cakes, it was time to get professional! We marched ourselves over to Soho, and checked in at the main Press Desk in the London Fashion Week Hub.

(Click here to read the previous post from Curator’s Coffee Gallery.)

We collected our press passes, schedules and floorplan for the Designer Showrooms and other catwalk shows.

A Resting Bitch Face just happens to be the generic uniform of most attendees… Or so I’m told. And contrary to the look on my face, I was quite thrilled to have the opportunity to be at Fashion Week with The 405! tumblr_o3iji9modp1qcam0lo1_1280On the way to the first show of the day, we couldn’t help but stop and snap a few Street Style photos of this vibrant orange and white ensemble.

tumblr_o3iji9modp1qcam0lo7_1280tumblr_o3iji9modp1qcam0lo5_1280It was a pleasure to meet the fashion blogger Marsha from Style of a London Tall Girl. Find her blog here.tumblr_o3iji9modp1qcam0lo8_1280The line outside of The Vinyl Factory for the Edeline Lee show snaked across the courtyard and spilled out onto the street! This was definitely not a presentation to miss!tumblr_o3iji9modp1qcam0lo9_1280Once the eager attendees (us included) made it inside, the large installation-style space was all hustle and bustle.

The pieces in the AW/16 collection were a minimalist dream of soft fabrics and beautiful lines. For more details on what I thought on the show and the space, check out the small piece on The 405, here.







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Once we agreed we’d looked (longingly) at the clothes in the presentation, we turned to leave…tumblr_o3ip7f2ea41qcam0lo3_1280And just before we did, we saw the infamous fashion blogger Pandemonia! tumblr_o3ip7f2ea41qcam0lo4_1280tumblr_o3ip7f2ea41qcam0lo5_1280(The cartoon character ‘drawn’ to life has slotted into numerous, coveted Front Row seats at fashion week for years. Pandemonia is the creation of an anonymous London-based fine artist.)tumblr_o3ip7f2ea41qcam0lo7_1280If you’re interested in the phenomenon that is Pandemonia, there is a pretty great interview with the character herself, here!tumblr_o3ip7f2ea41qcam0lo6_1280We just took satisfaction in the knowledge that even the artistic creation of Pandemonia loaded up on the goodie bags and enjoyed the Edeline Lee show as us!

The Northern Youth – Fashion Show

With London Fashion Week coming to a close, now seemed like the perfect time to reflect on the phenomenal event of The Northern Youth Fashion Show!

A colossal effort was put into the university fashion show – with the aim to raise £30,000 for several refugee charities, and exhibit works from over 6 young designers from across the North.tumblr_o2i5gbvv3c1qcam0lo5_1280tumblr_o2i5gbvv3c1qcam0lo1_1280It wasn’t until arriving at the event, that the sheer size of the event really sunk in. The line of hundreds of people snaked across the centre of the University campus.tumblr_o2i5gbvv3c1qcam0lo2_1280And after waiting for our turn in the queue, we were stamped with the Northern Youth logo, and we were ready to enter!tumblr_o2i5gbvv3c1qcam0lo3_1280The lighting beamed from every direction, and started to set the mood for the night ahead.

The floor space was layered with a carpet-like fabric with the appearance of loft insulation, and different sized cubes and cuboids forms. tumblr_o2i5gbvv3c1qcam0lo8_1280The internal space of the Central Hall was packed with an impressive number of people. With only a few empty spaces still available, we settled halfway up the seating on stage-left.tumblr_o2i5gbvv3c1qcam0lo7_1280tumblr_o2i5gbvv3c1qcam0lo10_1280The plans for the show snowballed quickly from a small event into one of mammoth proportions; resulting in the visiting speakers of the Vogue U.S. Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour, and first female Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian, Katharine Viner!tumblr_o2i5gbvv3c1qcam0lo9_1280Anna Wintour began her encouraging, and inspiring, speech referring to her connections with the University of York – which were more than you’d expect! She continued by thanking her niece for the invitation to attend the event, before turning her focus to the concepts of creative startups!

“Build what you can’t find, what you’re looking for…”tumblr_o2i74aphva1qcam0lo3_1280Wintour went on to emphasise that a young persons focus shouldn’t be too strongly on one specialty – one shouldn’t have a narrow way of thinking!

Her speech included many pearls of wisdom:

In an age of social media, we “shouldn’t let social media be a substitute for living.” 

“Work with the best, learn from the best. Make mistakes, and discoveries to make a future. Seek to be relevant, agile and able.”

“Don’t strive for fame. Because anyone can be famous without substance…”

Most importantly, whatever stage of life you’re at “get outside of yourself” – try and become “open to the problems and plights of others…” Whatever you do, give back.

Wintour concluded with a strong positive statement: “seize all the fantastic opportunities that lie ahead of you”!tumblr_o2i74aphva1qcam0lo5_1280Following the speech, was a Q&A open to the audience! This included Anna Wintour answering questions about the beauty of Yorkshire, politics and economics of the fashion industry; these included many a sassy comment, punctuated by poignant and well calculated opinions.tumblr_o2i74aphva1qcam0lo4_1280 Fashion has the power to change the world. “It has done fantastic work” in the world – to donate and raise money. It has the power to be “consistently philanthropic”, in truly an “awe inspiring” way! But fashion can also be “frivolous in a good way” – never forget that!

Wintour’s quick witted statement about finding your own personal style was one of the most memorable point in the evening, when she answered “Look in the mirror” once and awhile.tumblr_o2mzg182mt1qcam0lo7_12801And all too quickly, Wintour and Viner concluded their time on stage and took their seats in the front row.tumblr_o2i74aphva1qcam0lo6_1280The show was “produced by BAFTA award-winning director Adam Curtis and the line up of performers included Friendly Fires and Yorkshire talent Billie Marten who was recently tipped for success by the BBC Music Sound of 2016 team.”tumblr_o2i74aphva1qcam0lo8_1280And with the twangs of guitar strings, Billie Marten began to play, and the catwalk show began…tumblr_o2i9gtf1bu1qcam0lo1_1280tumblr_o2i9gtf1bu1qcam0lo2_1280tumblr_o2i9gtf1bu1qcam0lo3_1280tumblr_o2i9gtf1bu1qcam0lo4_1280



tumblr_o2ififcpyx1qcam0lo1_1280A short interlude ensued. This allowed for a change of performers, and a change of vibe; from Billie Marten to the DJ set. tumblr_o2mzg182mt1qcam0lo2_1280tumblr_o2ififcpyx1qcam0lo5_1280tumblr_o2ififcpyx1qcam0lo2_1280tumblr_o2ififcpyx1qcam0lo4_1280tumblr_o2ififcpyx1qcam0lo9_1280tumblr_o2ififcpyx1qcam0lo10_1280



This was a mere snippet of all the glorious looks that were strutted through the hall! I’ll let you make up your own opinions of the various styles and different designs featured!tumblr_o2mzg182mt1qcam0lo3_1280And that concludes the finale of the captivating, and inspiring event! The show channeled urban youth of the North, and helped draw attention to the talent of designers and creatives from all over!

Hard Magazine: Wanderlust Issue Shoot #2 (BTS)

With the countdown to the next edition release of Hard Magazine in sight, here is the first exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the second fashion photo shoot for the Wanderlust Edition!The Fashion Team met in the early morning to beginning the long styling process for the urban, safari chic themed shoot. Lots of hands on work and items collected from different store across York because of these hard-working people.Female model Alex in the khaki and neutral coloured look #1. Timberland boots are the designer style ‘hiking boot’ for any fashionista. This look paired these shoes with shorts and layered jackets to form the main silhouette of the styling. An oversized scarf wrapped around the neck creates the interesting visual of layers. The rest of the looks for, both models, follow similar styling patterns and colour palettes. Details of them can be found when the next edition it released!One of my proudest contributions to the styling of many Hard Magazine fashion shoots are the boundaries we push with hair styling. Here, I created cream string wraps around Alex’s bunches – these mirror the ropes and ties of any well seasoned traveller and our Wanderlust theme!Once styling is complete, the change of location means a small group trek with the Fashion Team to town. This particular shoot was on location in the STA (Student Travel Association) of York. (Above) Two of our Fashion Deputies arm-in-arm under an umbrella on the drizzly walk.The Hard Magazine team was very lucky to have the STA opened especially for the fashion shoot on a non-business day, that was Sunday. Once every member had arrived, we were set up and ready to go. Bianka – head photographer of the shoot – was straight in with direction and set up in front of the grind-planned world map!Layered bags, scarfs and jackets makes for the option of capturing Alex in motion as she models putting the pieces on and taking some off. These photos juxtapose the modern, safari traveller with the corporate establishment backdrop.Similarly, we styled male model Jack with urban, traveller chic and layered multiple storage bags around his belted waist before sitting him at corporate style desks with computers and brochures. An exceptionally meta shot of Head of Photography, Thom, filming extracts for the next Hard Magazine behind-the-scenes video.Throughout these shoots we love to try to capture instax Polaroid snaps to save and throw up on the website as teasers for up coming editions. This is one of the ultimate behind-the-scenes snaps of photographer Bianka and Editor-in-Chief Robbie directing away.Although this wasn’t a shot we caught by any of our main photographers, this very model-esque pose from Alex and Jack while playing about on the available stools and tables.Behind-the-scenes members are always on hand for more interesting snaps and shots of the antics the Hard Magazine team are getting up to during shoots!Photographers and Editor-in-Chief conversing over the next stage of shooting and ideas for setting and model set-up.More instant instax images – including the added snap of model Jack at his desk with globe under hand. A very worldly traveller look indeed!A quick sneak-peak of the makeshift campsite we set up in the corporate offices of the STA York with our wannabe traveller models chilling in a very casual ‘we’re like totally going travelling’ style!A final experimental angle for shooting was having our Wanderlust themed models laying on the floor surrounded by camping objects. This playful angle captures a whimsical nature of the over-the-top clothing styling as well as the setting of the shoot.And it was here we called an end to the second and last fashion shoot of the Wanderlust edition. Keep an eye out for the Hard Magazine release at the beginning of June – and with that, another blogpost of the shoot #1 featuring up and coming model Hannah Bennett!

Hard Magazine: Trash Issue Shoot #3 (BTS)

The third photo shoot of tri-annually release HARD Magazine and the Fashion team returns to Orillo Studios situated in York. This final shoot of the S/S15 edition and it takes the term ‘Trash’ literally to incorporate trash into the making of the styled looks. Abstract and distorted to make the final photographs a surreal mess of dream-like movement and the realism of the disposable…An outtake look from the very beginning of the shooting day; stylist and textile craftsman Lizzy fitting the most sculptural design of the multiple outfits onto model of the day Milena. (We were very grateful for her gazelle like person to fill the place of HARD Magazine girl Hannah who was called away last minute to London for a different modeling job.) Set around a black, velvet, caged bodysuit, this is the handmade neck piece and netted shoulder rings (one wrapped with small pieces of bin liner bag). This time around in Orillo Studios, the Photography team brought enough lighting equipment to blind a person – and these suckers get hot! Bright lights for bright shoot ideas!Head of photography Thom brought in his newest baby (and we’re all a bit young for children, so by his position in the magazine you can guess I mean a new camera) to the studio. Now, we all know it’s rude to call it a Polaroid when it’s not – this Fujifilm Instax produced some cute momentos from the day at the photo shoot. First instant print off; Florence and myself in front of the white infinity wall being very un-model-like numpties!An insert of the traditional Fashion team picture – sitting happily chatting on the plush leather sofas while the styling of the first structured outtake outfit, and make up is being completed.The added pieces of the design by Lizzy included circular, free-standing constructions of stitched and sewn bin liner bag (both black and white), held together by more wire. Also featuring artist Amelia making model Milena’s face coated in multiple layers of foundation to create a nude base without excess colour or form. Even Milena’s eyebrows were layered with cover-up which would make her face become an almost blank canvas.Instant photograph #2 of the make-up process.After removing the different wire forms that had been fitted together on the model, she moved for lighting tests in front of the white infinity wall. These photos demonstrate the final result the nude make-up. (Below) Thom and Milena checking over instax print #3 of Milena standing straight in the middle of the middle.Lizzy fitting the other extracts of the structured outfit to Milena’s waist. Incorporating the same circular bin liner bag designed frames, as well as looser white bin liner wrapped wire for diversity of texture and colour.A supernatural shot of Thom with the gift of photography skill shining down on him – a rare photo indeed!As I’m sure you’ve guessed (if you’ve picked up a copy from our release today) the shoot escalated from sculptural to abstract bizarre (in the best way)! Balloons, bags, tape, string, a cream/powder mix and much more went into the final product of the outfits Milena ended up sporting by the end of the day!Fashion deputies mixed a talcum powder concoction together to make a white paste that was smeared on our model’s legs, before then adding a pair of tights, and another layer of paste. This might break the mystery of what exactly you’re seeing in these dream-like photographs, but the process itself was a bit crazy!Of course, members of the photography team are often found to leave their babies lying around the studio space. But, much like the cuckoo bird, other curious team members will sneak closer and fawn over the adorable contraptions – which leads to their overall safety in the wild and hectic place of the studio. (Animal documentary style over.) Snack and coffee breaks are essential in surviving the many hours of straight shooting and costume changes that take place throughout the one day booked into the studio space. And although they became very self conscious after realising I had photographed them – the Fashion deputies we pretty adorable take their five minutes with chocolate bars and gossip. Everyone from HARD Magazine is forever grateful for food and drink runs they volunteer to make which bring back survival necessities! The final collection of the six Fujifilm instax taken throughout the day of photoshoots for the Spring Edition of HARD Magazine. The extras include two snaps of different outfit changes and one of the camera owner and Head of Photography, Thom. One of the final outfits of the photo shoot (which has definitely been one of the more conceptual styled ones we have ever put together) made up entirely of balloons tied to Milena’s upper body! The strings are almost invisible while she holds her arms over her chest, but when she puts her hands up, the taut nature of the strings against her skin create a new abstract illusion.

There were a number of outfits and looks in between the outtake structural design from Lizzy and the balloons attire – but you’ll have to get your hands on a copy of the magazine and check out the full photo spread there! (Keep checking the website for the digital version to be uploaded later this month if you’re not in the York area.)

Hard Magazine: Trash Issue Shoot #2 (BTS)

Only a week after the first shoot of the year, the HARD Magazine team jumped right back into the most clothing based photo shoot of the coming edition! An elevated version of street style, layered light-grunge will be presented in a badass format in the next issue – get ready for the feature in the publication release this week!

The Fashion team met in the morning for prep work at our Editor’s house. Here see the main outfit room and our very stylish Fashion deputies putting together outfits with the rest of the team.HARD Magazine’s hard working Editor Robbie styling first time model Miho’s first look. The combinations of pieces we tried out for our models different looks was more extensive than you’d expect! You can see we started playing with layers and colours and pattern textures – a lot of the vintage pieces we used were courtesy of Dog & Bone Vintage in York, on Gillygate.The second model Lucy, with hair already straighten and brows darkened waiting for the added pieces to complete her first look! Once all the looks were put together and our models were suitably dressed, the team began the walk to our chosen locations. We were lucky enough for Robbie’s house to be relatively close to the city walls, and so the walk was pretty brisk. (Above) The legs of Fashion deputies Amelia and Isobel, (below) and one the walk with Fashion deputy Lizzy.One of my favourite snaps from behind-the-scenes; model Miho and Fashion deputy Lizzy walking and rolling (get it – like rocking and rolling?) along the edge of Hull Road. All smiles and urban chic to die for; maroon beanies and platformed shoes to match!Finally on locations, council estate brick walls, parking garage doors and quiet roads. Photographer Thom checking camera and lighting. His fabulously chill girlfriend Jess came along to hang out on location as she was up for the weekend – which was pretty good vibes because we can always use more hands on set! An outtake of model Lucy’s first outfit styling; layered black turtle neck, under a long chiffon collared shirt printed with dual green toned dollar bills. On top, shrug shoulders were set under an oversized leather biker jacket (Dog & Bone Vintage). Her lush hair goes all the way down to her waist, but the styling has it tucked into the outerwear. A spur of the moment decision had us pair a silver metallic clutch bag under arm and the final look was finished off with stacked rings and multiple necklaces.Model Miho was shot in front blue painted doors and brick wall. Here we see Thom caught in the ultimate Fashion photographer pose – and Miho owning the camera with the look and a head tilt to break hearts. This look had another turtle neck underneath a check patterned vintage sweater and corduroy baby blue bomber jacket. Paired with boyfriend jeans, red-brown docs and a beanie hat of the same colour.  As with most shoots you’ll always find some member of the Fashion team posting updates on our social media, and here is a little snap caught of my incessant instagram! And even though HARD Magazine is a physical publication, the website now also posts all the content of the big publications online – as well as exclusive articles you won’t find anywhere else!Editor Robbie adjusting the buttoning style of the bomber jacket on Miho. Check the look with beanie removed and the sharp model chic look of middle parting through her black straighten hair!One of the main sources of our behind-the-scenes content from photo shoots is the talented photographer deputy Bianka! Often looking just as put-together as the models in front of the camera!Sorry to say, no sneak peak of Miho’s second outfit, so we’ll just skip on the second outfit of model Lucy. Featuring a red and blue combo in the same layering styles as the previous looks – with stand out pieces being the red heeled pumps that match the red in the jacket! We set this location of Lucy’s shoot in front of a Shell garage, making the colour backdrop a coordinating set up of location and model attire!We finished the clothing based photo shoot with an experimental twist situated inside a take-out joint. The owners were kind enough to let us take up nearly all their setting and tables, and we squeezed everyone in and started photographing. Burgers and chips are the epitome of fast food glory and although the snaps of Lucy eating might not feature in the photo spreads of the Trash Edition – you’ll have to pick up a new copy to see what clever way we incorporated the trashy food craze in!