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Posts Tagged ‘Embellishment’

Jean-Pierre Braganza: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Jean-Pierre Braganza's darkly sensual A/W 2012 Chandelierium collection referenced Victorian regality at the Embankment Gallery Space, shown on Friday the 17th February 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jean-Pierre Braganza AW 2012 by Catherine Meadows

Jean-Pierre Braganza A/W 2012 by Catherine Meadows

Although Chandelierium was inspired by 'the sensuality of being covered' and Victorian women driven to madness by the repression of their concealing clothes, Jean-Pierre Braganza turned constrictive silhouettes into a very wearable collection. As his current S/S 2012 collection was about 1920's silhouettes and free movement (which I reviewed last London Fashion Week and loved, read about it here) A/W 2012 is all about figures being tailored and moulded by sharp lines. Jean-Pierre Braganza never does things in an expected manner, and played with the idea of how women embraced the dark side of such strict dress to remain in control.

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Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Custo Barcelona

A riot of pattern and colour for S/S 2012 from Custo Barcelona. The opening show on the main catwalk at Fashion Week Poland, on Thursday 27th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Custo Barcelona S/S 2012 by Novemto Komo. Custo Barcelona has not registered massively on my radar beyond a vague knowledge that it’s a super colourful brand, but I must confess […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: David Koma

David Koma presented an epic collection inspired by Polynesian tribal tattoos and African Zulu style at the old Waterloo Eurostar Terminal on Tuesday 20th September 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

David Koma S/S 2012 by Gilly Rochester. Ahhhhh… David Koma. One of London‘s most feted new design talents and a hot ticket on a Tuesday you would think, but this […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Felder Felder

Inspired by choreographer Pina Bausch and it-girl Jen Brill, BANG! was shown in the BFC Tent at Somerset House on Friday 16th September. Peaches Geldof put in an appearance on the front row, looking spectacularly gaunt.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felder Felder S/S 2011 by t.reidy. Felder Felder are identical twin sisters Annette and Daniela Felder, who studied together at Central Saint Martins (of course). According to the press release […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Richard Sorger

A review of the Richard Sorger A/W 2010 catwalk show at Victoria House on Sunday 21st February. With illustrations by Abigail Daker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Richard Sorger by Abigail Daker. Before his A/W 2010 fashion show I knew nothing about Richard Sorger, but I quite liked the graphic design of his invitation featuring a glossy […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Falguni & Shane Peacock

A review of the Indian designers Falguni & Shane, showing at Victoria House on Sunday 21st February. And my thoughts on why they would choose to show at London Fashion Week. Illustrations by Xenab Lone Jamil.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Falguni & Shane by Xenab Lone Jamil. The invite for Falguni & Shane Peacock showed a plethora of jewelled leopards photoshopping their way out of a bodiced mannequin, in a […]