For Fall/Winter 2011 Jonathan Saunders showed off his sportswear de luxe skills with a fearless collection. He explored the marriage of an extremely vibrant palette and a lot of micro prints/textile developments. The result was absolutely wearable and very fashion at the same time, this balance makes him one of the most anticipated London Fashion [...]
I’m loving pretty much every single piece, throughout designer James Long’s SS 2011 Collection. Long brings out splash paint and knits with a beautiful color palette. I wish we could buy some cool designer pieces like this in the US, but unfortunately it’s only in UK and Japan!
David Koma’s past collection’s have often embodied a powerful, confident woman through sculptural and heavily embellished designs. So his Spring/Summer 2011 show at London Fashion Week opened with a change of scene as feminine ‘ballerina inspired’ sugary pink dresses floated down the runway.
It’s not the first time that we review the amazing Mary Katrantzou, and to tell you the truth, we kind of discovered her back in 2008, when she was graduating from Central St Martins. Since then, well, she became one of the most watched UK talents, selling in the best luxury stores worldwide. Katranzou is
“It’s about the powers of nature and the egoism within” Valery Kovalska said backstage at her London Fashion Week show. Her collection ‘Professional Suicides’ is an insight into her rock and roll lifestyle as a ‘TV and concert stylist’ in the Ukrainian music industry.
Marios Schwab is certainly under the spotlight at the moment. Becoming creative director for Halston means he had a debut to prepare for New York fashion week and a show for his own label at London fashion week just a week apart. For this collection Schwab seemed to go back to his Austrian roots. with [...]
Cooperative Designs designers, Annalisa Dunn and Dorothee Hagemann met on the MA Fashion course at Central St Martins in London 2007. Both specializing in knitwear their creative take on design uses traditional techniques mixed with new materials and technologies.
Louise Goldin’s futuristic military collection was in the usual Goldin style of very structured and padded silhouettes. Colour palettes of moss greens and army blues with red and gold accents run with the current military trends of New York and London fashion week.
Holly Fulton is making a name for herself in London with big bold prints and larger than life plastic jewelery. Having already won the Swarovski Emerging Talent Award for Accessories at the British Fashion Awards 2009. This fresh designer from Scotland’s cut out plastics and chunky swarovski jewels are set to make her one to [...]
Mary Katrantzou’s AW 10/11 collection was based around 18th century portraiture and in particular Madame de Pompadour and the paintings of Fragonard and Nattier. At Mary Katrantzou’s exhibition space, she revealed to me ‘The prints are baroque inspired. I wanted to challenge myself by taking dresses the women and men used to wear and make [...]
Enter the world of Louise Gray! a circus of colors prints and textures patch-worked together for a crazy fun collection! Gray’s AW 10/11 presentation for London Fashion Week saw lots of fun embroidered pieces on models with high crimped pony tails and brightly painted eyebrows! They were all dancing about whilst a DJ in an eccentric blue fur coat provided the music!