Tag: LFW SS12

10 things we loved at London Fashion Week

Once the chaos has calmed down on London’s cobbles and we’ve decided on our favourite shows, we like to have a sift back through the snaps to find the hidden highlights that we missed first time around. Perhaps it’s the way crushed crystals caught the light, the way light-as-air fabrics […]

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Our five favourite shows from London Fashion Week

So London Fashion Week has wound down to a close, and boy is there a lot to take in. From Christopher Kane’s sophisticated space-age to Burberry’s wintry wonderland and Giles’ dramatic swans, we’ve witnessed some incredible collections from our home-grown guys this season, and there’s nothing we enjoy more than […]

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London Fashion Week SS12: Burberry Prorsum

Who: Burberry Prorsum What: Autumnal tones, trademark slim-fit trench coats, woven fabrics and wooden beading; creating an affinity with both nature and a hint of Africa. Highlights: Textured woven wools set in coloured stripes, ethnic-style prints featuring 3D wooden shapes as embellishment and peaked caps bearing oversized pom poms. Lowlights: […]

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London Fashion Week SS12: Christopher Kane

Who: Christopher Kane What: High shimmer, strategically slashed leather; glistening short suits; brocade mini dresses; floral applique and twinkling embellishment. Highlights: Subtle embroidery that looks almost wet from a distance, clean cuts and breathtaking attention to detail, especially in decadent embellishment. Lowlights: The flip-flops (sorry). Overall: Christopher Kane’s space-age theme […]

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London Fashion Week SS12: Meadham Kirchhoff

Who: Meadham Kirchhoff What: A sickeningly sweet assortment of candy-coloured brocade dresses, exaggerated structured skirts and clown-like pom poms struck straight from a childhood fantasy. Highlights: Aside from the can-can dancing, Magic Roundabout soundtrack and darling ballerinas? There were some beautifully constructed pieces, especially a blush pink pleated cropped wool […]

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