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Posts Tagged ‘Headwear’

Dans La Vie: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 18th February at Fashion Scout's Freemasons' Hall the Japanese designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie presented a vibrant and fun A/W 2012 collection, bursting with Pop Art references.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Dans La Vie AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan

Dans La Vie AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan

I have a huge soft spot for collections with art historical references. Print designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie, who showed her A/W 2012 collection entitled Exciting Encounter at Fashion Scout on the second day of London Fashion Week, certainly delivered on that front. Aided by the mention of 60's American pop art in the invitation the first image that sprang to mind after the first few models with brightly coloured wavy short hair strutted their stuff on the catwalk was Andy Warhol's Marilyn prints. This made a lot of sense when only after the show I checked the Dans La Vie website where indeed it says that Andy Warhol is Rira Sugawara's main inspiration.

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Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Shumik 100% and Aga Pou

My final catwalk shows of Fashion Week Poland were Shumik 100% and Aga Pou - very very different collections indeed! Shown on Sunday 30th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Aga Pou S/S 2012 by Marta Spendowska. Time for reports from the last two shows of my trip to Poland… Shumik 100% and Aga Pou. Shumik 100% S/S 2012. All […]

Discovering Tour de Force at Luna and Curious

Gibraltarian designer Camille Roman makes the most exquisite headpieces, worn by the likes of Paloma Faith, Kate Nash and Jessie J. I discovered her in Luna & Curious, a beautiful boutique in Shoreditch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tour de Force headpiece by Alicia Rosam. Luna & Curious used to be at the end of my road, but in February they relocated to a new store on Calvert […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Womenswear Preview: On|Off

In our third London Fashion Week preview, Lauren Smith takes a look at the designers showing at On|Off - the showcase that combines on and off schedule designers, featuring Pam Hogg, Aminaka Wilmont, Bryce Aime, Julian J Smith and Roksanda Illincic…

Written by Lauren Smith

Aminaka Wilmont A/W 2010, illustrated by Michelle Urvall Nyrén London Fashion Week is renowned for showcasing up and coming design talent – and nowhere is more uniquely ‘London’ than On|Off. […]

Secret Garden Party 2010: Stylish Headwear Photo Gallery

A pictorial tour through the strange and fabulous headwear worn by Secret Gardeners this year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

On my rambles around festivals this year it has been hard to escape the omnipresence of floral head garlands on the ladies, and indeed worn by some of the more […]