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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu (more)

Yes I know we've already reviewed the S/S 2011 show from Bora Aksu but I love him muchly, so here's some more photos and illustrations for your delection....

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Andrea Peterson

It wasn't until the Jena.Theo show that I got my first hit of fashion adrenaline this LFW. The design duo Jenny Holmes and Dimitris Theocharidis have created a Spring Summer 2011 collection that combines both the theatrical and the wearable in draped layers of silk and jersey, treat side effects shot through with the Midas Touch. Gold leaf was applied not only to models' eyelids and nails, view but also to wrists, ankles, collarbones and occasionally a breast or belly button that happened to be exposed.

Though this would undoubtedly not go down well in the Muslim world today, culturally the show was a mix of the old Arabian Nights- or Prince of Persia to the computer game generation- meets 19th century British… read more

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