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Yumi Katsura Spring Summer 2019 during Haute Couture Fashion Week
The delightfully whimsical and extravagant Yumi Katsura SS19 couture collection explored Japonisme as part of the “Japonismes 2018” project paying homage to 160 years of Franco-Japanese friendship.
Throughout the collection, elements of the traditional kimono were reinvented int…[Read more]
Yolancris Spring Summer 2019 during Haute Couture Fashion Week
Presented in the grand Hotel Le Marois, the remarkable Yolancris “Opera Prima” SS19 Couture collection did not disappoint. Designer Yolanda Perez drew inspiration from her native city of Barcelona, from the buildings and facades, mosaics, and mythical folklore to art nouveau and the…[Read more]
Tony Ward Spring Summer 2019 during Haute Couture Fashion Week
The Tony Ward SS19 Haute Couture collection was an ethereal high fashion parade drawing inspiration from the anatomy of the dragonfly.
Set in the l’École-de-Médecine in Paris, the models glided along the catwalk in the insect inspired ensembles. The color palette consisted of whi…[Read more]
Impressive Assortment of Sustainable Couture Pieces at Ronald van der Kemp’s Spring Summer 2019 during Haute Couture Fashion Week
With upcycling being at the heart of the brand coined the “world’s first sustainable couture brand,” each ensemble was truly one of kind standalone looks.
The stunning show opened with a modernized Grecian gown with…[Read more]
Ingie Paris Spring Summer 2019 during Paris Fashion Week
The Ingie Paris SS19 collection was a charming cheery celebration of femininity and the spring season. The designer Ingie Chalhoub drew inspiration from a variety of 20th century female fashion icons.
The models emerged onto the catwalk against an enchanting flower wall backdrop and the…[Read more]
Lan Yu Spring Summer 2019 during New York Fashion Week
Lan Yu’s SS19 collection was a vibrant mix of traditional Chinese craftsmanship with western modernity.
The collection started off with predominantly white ensembles and later progressed into a variety of yellows, greens, crimson reds, burgundy and accents of blue.
Particularly notable e…[Read more]
Gyunel Spring Summer 2019 during Haute Couture Fashion Week
Gyunel’s enchanting “Villa of Wonders 1552” SS19 Couture Collection was presented at the infamous Ritz’s Salon Vendôme. Gyunel drew inspiration from the Italian Garden of Bomarzo and the ethereal classical sculptures and buildings spotted among the greenery.
The color palette consiste…[Read more]
Ashi Studio Spring Summer 2019 during Haute Couture Fashion Week
The Ashi Studio SS19 Couture Collection, entitled “Letters from Margaret” and set in the grand Ritz Carlton Paris, was flamboyant excellence. The designer Mohammed Ashi drew inspiration from a blend of 1950s glamour and chic 1990s pizazz. The dazzling color palette included ivo…[Read more]
Paul Costelloe Autumn Winter 2019 during London Fashion Week
Paul Costelloe AW19’s collection, perfectly named “Battlefield to Ballroom”, was a mixture of classy timeless pieces with an army-chic androgynous edge. Set in the stately Simpson’s in the Strand, the models elegantly marched to a mix match of vintage country rock and roll, classic…[Read more]
Atelier Zuhra Autumn Winter 2019 during London Fashion Week
The Atelier Zuhra AW19 “Infinity” collection was a dazzling rainbow of couture, a truly exquisite collection from the beginning till the end. Held in the elegant and ornate grand De Vere Connaught Rooms, the models moved gracefully along the catwalk to the sound of ethereal opera mus…[Read more]
Jayne Pierson Autumn Winter 2019 during London Fashion Week
Jayne Pierson’s AW19 collection was a fabulous fur fest with a contemporary artsy flair. The impressive collection was presented to a jam-packed fashion crowd in the grand Freemason’s Hall. The exciting color palette was made up out of bright pinks, reds, yellows, oranges, white and acc…[Read more]
Gayeon Lee Autumn Winter 2019 during London Fashion Week
Artsy, elegant and eclectic, the Gayeon Lee AW19 collection was as avant-garde as it was pretty. The designer drew inspiration from Pierre Boncompain, an artist known for his still life paintings and distinct use of vivid colors. Set in the ornate crypt at St Martin-In-the-Fields church in…[Read more]
Stories From Arabia Autumn Winter 2019 during London Fashion Week
The Stories From Arabia platform founded by Jalila Elmastouki to highlight talent from Arabia, presented an impressive set of AW19 collections from elite Middle Eastern designers. The show was set in the lavish and spacious De Vere Grand Connaught rooms, the perfect backdrop to…[Read more]
University of Westminster Autumn Winter 2019 during London Fashion Week
The University of Westminster AW19 show that took place on their campus, showcased a vibrant, eclectic mix of collections displaying true talent and innovation. Among the favorites were Georgia Fallon’s collection entitled “Dyke Sport,” celebrating female sexuality with sor…[Read more]
Band of Outsiders Autumn Winter 2019 at London Fashion Week Mens
The Band of Outsiders AW19 quirky presentation was truly one of a kind. The brand’s creative director Angelo Van Mol cited the moon landing and Damien Chazelle’s movie “First Man” based on NASA pilot Neil Armstrong, as a key influence for the collection. Rather than replica…[Read more]
Bobby Abley Autumn Winter 2019 at London Fashion Week Mens
Bobby Abley’s colourful and zany AW19 collection, which was presented in the Truman Brewery BFC showspace in the heart of artsy Brick Lane, centred around Pokémon, the designer’s childhood memories and his hometown of Scarborough where he designed and worked on the collection.
The colo…[Read more]
Wood Wood Autumn Winter 2019 at London Fashion Week Mens
Wood Wood’s AW19 sporty, urban and down to earth collection was made for the lover of the great outdoors. The name of the collection “Come Down Easy,” referring to mountain descents as well as a state of mind, was influenced by skiwear, mountain life and adventures in nature.
The colle…[Read more]
Michiko Koshino Autumn Winter 2019
The psychedelic Michiko Koshino AW19 collection was the definition of 80s club culture – zany and brilliant, with one of the most unforgettable presentations to match. Impressively immersive, the eclectic fashion crowd were led through the Istituto Marangoni venue transformed into a cagey yet colourful…[Read more]
Danshan Autumn Winter 2019
Danshan presented a refreshingly progressive take on menswear for their AW19 collection with water and gender fluidity being key prevalent themes. Set in the Sarabande Foundation venue, the enigmatic presentation featured models walking along a pool of shallow water slowly and gracefully dipping their shoes in and out to…[Read more]
In Conversation with Lulu Kennedy
The discussion with Lulu Kennedy, founder and director of Fashion East with Steve Salter, Fashion and Features editor at i-D Magazine was an insightful, open look at the mastermind behind the creative initiative catered to showcasing the talent of emerging designers in the industry. The non-for-profit independent…[Read more]
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