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London Fashion Week: ioannisdimitrousis

Vauxhall Fashion Scout, 15th February 2008

Written by Catherine McColl

It was my last London Fashion Week show, buy stuff and I didn't think anything could shock me. How wrong I was: the first model walked like a newborn Bambi with rickets and was quickly followed by one who wasn't wearing any pants. Oh my.

Models aside, approved the collection by London College of Fashion graduate Ioannis Dimitrousis single-handedly brought crochet out of the 1970s and back into the LFW collective consciousness. This show was entitled ‘back and forth' and the multi-coloured weave design on the invitation hinted at what was to come. On the catwalk, recipe the weaved fabric of the garments represented the intertwining between different sexes, seasons and trends in fashion, focusing on the ease with which menswear can be translated into womenswear and Spring/Summer collections can be substituted for Autumn/Winter. It was a rather existential move for a collection, but one that does ring true in our current social and environmental climate, where… read more

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