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Jean-Pierre Braganza: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

New collection Starkonnen referenced Sci-Fi themes, in a strong on trend showing from Braganza at the BFC Courtyard Showcase on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jean-Pierre Braganza A/W 2013 by Daniel Alexander
Jean-Pierre Braganza A/W 2013 by Daniel Alexander.

For A/W 2013 Jean-Pierre Braganza once again explored geometry, this time influenced by Cosmic Symbolism, Fantasy and an imagined Sci-Fi world where women are leaders. Starkonnen was dominated by this season's favourite minimalist colours of black and white, here given a utilitarian space ship vibe with Braganza's signature sharp panelled tailoring and the addition of a round pattern intersected with lines, reminiscent of Leonardo da Vinci's infamous image of the Vitruvian Man. Apparently this arrangement of circles and lines forms perfect geometry in which every known shape appears. Matching fractal designs were inspired by the scales of a dragon and appeared as placements prints intersected with jagged bursts of peachy coral or across oversized collars and draped around legs on maxi skirts. A glowing teal blue was… read more

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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Dans La Vie AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan I have a huge soft spot for collections with art historical references. Print designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie, who showed […]