Posts Tagged ‘2009’
On|Off London Fashion Week 2009
Written by Matt BramfordInstead of tucking in with the family for Sunday lunch, a healthy crowd viewed Justin J Smith's debut ready-to-wear collection.
Royal College of Art graduate Julian has previously worked with Roland Mouret, Jonathan Saunders and Erdem. Subsequently his debut collection was hotly tipped, and quite rightly so.
Drawing inspiration from the Op Art movement and the sixties in general, Justin's presented a collection of vivid colours. Cleverly reinterpreting the swinging sixties' smock and shift dresses, the act of teaming them with tailored jackets dragged the familiar shape into the present. High hemlines emphasised the legs.