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Carlotta Actis Barone: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

A typically theatrical catwalk show from Carlotta Actis Barone, who chose the Holocaust as her muse. Shown at Fashion Scout on Saturday 18th February 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carlotta Actis Barone A/W 2012 by Lo Parkin
Carlotta Actis Barone A/W 2012 by Lo Parkin.

Given Carlotta Actis Barone's propensity for the theatrical I knew we could expect something interesting for her A/W 2012 presentation at Fashion Scout. This season she chose something even more controversial than seal clubbing and prostitution - taking inspiration from the Shoa, otherwise known as the Holocaust. This was translated into a moody catwalk production where models moved at a slow pace through thick reams of dry ice. Their faces were pallid, eyes mere black holes lolling in the middle of distressed hair halos as the… read more

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