Fashion Week

London Fashion Week: Maria Grachvogel AW09

London Fashion Week: Maria Grachvogel AW09

With a jazz inspired soundtrack and each model sporting a grey silk skull cap, there was more than a whiff of the 1940s at the Maria Grachvogel show. The collection[Read More...]

by 24th February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Sado AW09

London Fashion Week: Sado AW09

With some of the prettiest colour combinations I’ve seen, Carlotta Gherzi’s AW09 Sado collection featured simple silk pieces in grey, raspberry, orange and peach.  Prim puff sleeve blouses, boxy cropped jackets, and[Read More...]

by 24th February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Bernard Chandran AW09

London Fashion Week: Bernard Chandran AW09

Bernard Chandran’s AW09 collection was inspired by the ‘romance of the Far East’ which apparently translates as metallics, voluminous shapes, and graphic prints. Lame, glitter and studs in silver, gunmetal and gold reflected[Read More...]

by 24th February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Modernist AW09

London Fashion Week: Modernist AW09

Aptly named ‘Exotic’, Modernist’s new collection incorporates natural and man-made materials ranging from Crocodile to goat and silk to cashmere, contrasting in a way that produces sumptuous texture, whilst not detracting from[Read More...]

by 23rd February 2009 London
Vauxhall Fashion Scout: Julia Smith, Alexandra Groover & Ones to Watch AW09

Vauxhall Fashion Scout: Julia Smith, Alexandra Groover & Ones to Watch AW09

While the majority of London’s fashion elite battled for a seat in the main tent outside the natural history museum, a cutting-edge crowd was gathering at the Vauxhall fashion scout[Read More...]

by 23rd February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Eley Kishimoto AW09

London Fashion Week: Eley Kishimoto AW09

“Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away this was the Eley Kishimoto theme. After handing over my invite which looked like a boarding pass, I was swept to[Read More...]

by 23rd February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Nicole Farhi AW09

London Fashion Week: Nicole Farhi AW09

This was a shockingly good show. Nicole Farhi is one of those designers who is famous for being classic. She can be relied on for the fail safe fashion, constantly[Read More...]

by 23rd February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Betty Jackson AW09

London Fashion Week: Betty Jackson AW09

This year marks the 25th anniversary of London Fashion Week, a celebration of British designers which began in an Olympia car park and included a presentation from the legendary Betty[Read More...]

by 22nd February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Qasimi AW09

London Fashion Week: Qasimi AW09

Making their debut this time last year, Qasimi is the brainchild of the architecturally trained H.H. Khalid bin Sultan AlQasimi and Elliott J. Frieze. For AW09, the duo chose the magnificent[Read More...]

by 22nd February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Ann-Sofie Back AW09

London Fashion Week: Ann-Sofie Back AW09

This show followed straight on from Peter Jensen, so if I was gushing a little too much in my Jensen review it was because this was in contrast horrific. The[Read More...]

by 22nd February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Peter Jensen AW09

London Fashion Week: Peter Jensen AW09

Peter Jensen is the king of kooky style. There is always a grown up cutesy feel but without being sickly. This was a very unusual collection and felt slightly more[Read More...]

by 22nd February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: John Rocha AW09

London Fashion Week: John Rocha AW09

This was a surprisingly strange show. There are designers you rely on for beautiful simplicity, like Betty Jackson and Paul Smith, John Rocha is one of these. But this Autumn/Winter[Read More...]

by 22nd February 2009 London
London Fashion Week: Jenny Packham AW09

London Fashion Week: Jenny Packham AW09

What do you get if you cross gypsy style, with Indian beading and a tassel salesman? Jenny Packham’s Autumn/Winter 09 collection. It was the strangest show. Jenny Packham is loved[Read More...]

by 22nd February 2009 London