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London Fashion Week AW11: Erdem

Who: Erdem What: Signature painterly-prints, floor-length gowns and sophisticated separates Thoughts: Erdem’s painterly prints are his signature playing card, but for autumn/winter 2011, he’s taken his trademark literally, looking to […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Christopher Kane

Who: Christopher Kane What: Crochet-printed leather, minimalist tailoring and colourful, squidgy, touchable shapes. Thoughts: We just can’t guess what’s coming from Kane – season after season he delivers something strange […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Felder Felder

Who: Felder Felder What: Signature rock ‘n’ roll, second-skin leather and flurries of fur. Thoughts: Felder Felder have returned to their signature rock ‘n’ roll aesthetic for autumn/winter 2011 where, […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Peter Pilotto

Who: Peter Pillotto What: Twisting and draping, tough tailoring and graphic prints. Thoughts: A tougher and sharper take on their sporty looks from last season, Christopher De Vos and Peter Pilotto unveiled a […]

London Fashion Week AW11: House of Holland

Who: House of Holland What: Pastel separates, sweet tailoring and Seventies-inspired patchwork prints. Thoughts: House of Holland’s autumn/winter 2011 collection is nothing shy of colour, and quite frankly, we love […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Issa

Who: Issa London What: All things animalistic and tangarine separates. Thoughts: Undeniably well crafted, Issa’s autumn/winter collection is decidedly Seventies-inspired. With stunning peacock print maxi dresses and others with a […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Ashish

Who: Ashish What: Scottish punks, tartan, safety pins and sequins Thoughts: Reading Ashish’s show notes is almost as fun as watching his autumn/winter 2011 show. A trip through the Scottish […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Aquascutum

Who: Aquascutum What: Modern minimalism, clean lines and colour pops Thoughts: Aquascutum’s autumn/winter 2011 collection is the first under Joanna Sykes’ creative direction, and what a path she’s paved. Combining […]

Mulberry’s star-studded woodland after party

Following on from yesterday’s fashion-filled morning of next season catwalk collections, British brand Mulberry continued its celebrations well into the night with an exclusive star-studded after party at London’s Claridges. […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Holly Fulton

Who: Holly Fulton What: A geometric delight in tropical brights topped off with a trimming of black fur. Thoughts: Holly Fulton’s autumn/winter 2011 runway show at Somerset House this morning […]

London Fashion Week AW11: David Koma

Who: David Koma What: Circles, spots, signature structure and fun, fluffy pom poms. Thoughts: For a name synonymous with sculptural shapes and spikes, there was very little to scratch yourself […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Unique

Who: Topshop Unique What: Dalmation spots, polka dots and a Thirties Cruella De Ville. Thoughts: It’s cool to be cruel – or Cruella, more specifically – according to Unique next […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Mulberry

Who: Mulberry What: Quintessentially English countryside meets grown-up glamour with signature Mulberry quirk sprinkled amidst a friendly forest of woodland creatures. Thoughts: If you go down to the woods today […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Bryce Aime

Who: Bryce Aime What: Signature architectural designs, stand-out show pieces, perspex and digital prints. Thoughts: Sitting front row at Bryce Aime gives you time to really appreciate the intricate work […]

London Fashion Week AW11: John Rocha

Who: John Rocha What: Decadently dark texture in black and nude, balancing strong structure with soft silhouettes and dramatic headwear. Thoughts: It may be black and nude only – save […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Jaeger

Who: Jaeger London What: British elegance in bright block colours, colonial references, relaxed tailoring and classic signatures with a contemporary edge. Thoughts: Among the dark collections we’ve seen so far, […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Georgia Hardinge

Who: Georgia Hardinge What: signature architectural shapes, spine structuring and skeletal prints Thoughts: Heralded as ‘one to watch’ last season, yesterday saw Georgia Hardinge showcase her first stand-alone runway show […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Fyodor Golan

Who: Fyodor Golan What: Contemporary tribal meets Greek goddess Thoughts: Fyodor Podgorny and Golan Frydman – the designers behind the Fyoder Golan label  – created a collection which drew inspiration […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Una Burke

Who: Una Burke What: Sculptured leather accessories and an experimental vexing film. Thoughts: The Una Burke exhibition was dramatically compelling and fascinating in terms of craftsmanship. The mood was set […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Bernard Chandran

Who: Bernard Chandran What: Block pop colours, feathers, directional peplums Thoughts: Malaysian born designer Bernard Chandran seems to be rising in popularity. With queues at Northumberland House bigger than Felder […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Estethica

Who: Estethica What: British Fashion Council ethical fashion initiative, featuring over 20 eco-emerging designers. Thoughts: Treated to a champagne brunch at the Estethica showroom, we sipped bubbles as we marvelled […]

London Fashion Week AW11: Sass & Bide

Who: Sass & Bide What: bold pop colours, silk draped feather print dresses and enamel necklaces. Thoughts: The first line of the show notes read, “inspired by an energetic collision […]