London Fashion Week Round Up: AW15

Collections, Fashion Weeks

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  London Fashion Week (LFW) is often more of a spectacle than that of New York. It can be a place where fantasy and dreams collide on the catwalk – though I’ve written before that LFW is definitely becoming more commercial, with designers such as Christopher Kane and Giles Deacon producing very commercially viable collections season […]

London Fashion Week AW14/15 Series: J.W. Anderson

Collections, Fashion Weeks

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A ‘modern 20s romance’  summed up the AW14 collection from J.W. Anderson.  Long skirts, tall funnel necks, boxy, square-cut tops, trapeze coats and tunics-over-trousers in lush fabrications – everything was elongated and sculptural in this line inspired by artist Dame Barbara Hepworth.  The question of ‘romance’ in such a collection is probably best answered by blogger Susie […]

StyleOnTheCouch at London Fashion Week

Lifestyle

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It is, Blog Reader, a week of much activity as I’m currently in London to attend some of the shows and events surrounding London Fashion Week.  Hence there is no lingerie focus today and instead I’m posting a few snapshots of the things I’ve been up to since I arrived.  It is beautiful weather here […]

London Fashion Week Series: 2. Sass & Bide

Lifestyle

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Geometric details, simple silhouettes and pure colours with splashes of gold and silver exploded down the runway of Sass & Bide at London Fashion Week this September.  Entitled ‘Loveshady’, the fresh simplicity of this SS13 collection delighted me. A mix of masculine and feminine; trailing skirts and sharp shorts; an intertwining of soft romance (flowing […]

London Fashion Week Series: 1. Peter Pilotto SS13

Lifestyle

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After New York City and before the move to Paris and Milan, London Fashion Week offers a very unique and interesting mix of designers with collections that I find to be distinct, individual and often very colourful.  Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos presented one of my favourite collections in London this September.  Vibrant, mixed […]