Posts Tagged ‘LFW A/W 2011’
A palette of orange, black, camel and gold in fitted silhouettes, as well as slinky beads. My last LFW show took place at Somerset House's BFC Tent on Tuesday.
Written by Helen Martin
Amanda Wakeley LFW A/W 2011; Illustration by Gemma Milly
It was my last day at London Fashion Week. Still buzzing on the love of the razzamatazz, yet requiring an Americano and little slap in the face. How I longed for some Chanel Vuluminaire, Touche Eclat and M.A.C Ruby Woo, to aid me through the day with added oomph. The tools of the 18 hour wintery days. But alas I made do with my Revlon Fire and Ice coral lips and a snappy new fringe cut by Toni and Guy in the press area. Those with the manicured lives stood by me, and I hoped the power of osmosis would have my diary timetabled and my excitable eyes dulled slightly by the strength of being effortlessly chic. Nonchalence I fear, will only ever be mine when I am living in France, as an older woman. Then I will be able to wear pearls. And walk around my (owned) open spaces with a small smile, wearing a long, jade… read more