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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Spijkers en Spijkers

Dutch sister act Spijkers en Spijkers brought a touch of old glamour to the BFC Show Space in Grosvenor Place on Saturday 17th September. The collection was a beautiful blend of luxurious silks, tassels and some very striking stars.

Written by Miranda Williams

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2012 by Emmi Ojala

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2012 by Emmi Ojala

I'd found myself in unfamiliar surroundings for this show, drug over in West London at the Show Space on Grosvenor Place. The queue outside had been pleasantly short, and I was ushered smoothly into the building, with none of the usual cattle herding behaviour experienced at other London Fashion Week shows. The room was grand, with decorative white walls and high ceilings. I read from the press release that the inspiration was the Middle Eastern tale One Thousand and One Nights – a story about a young girl who uses her wits to enchant and win over a King. I wasn’t overly familiar with the Spijkers sister’s work, but had previously read Sally Mumby-Croft's read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Bernard Chandran

I never miss Bernard Chandran's shows, even if they are a schlep to get to - and I wasn't disappointed this time on Friday 16 September at Il Bottaccio.

Written by Matt Bramford

Bernard Chandran S/S 2012, capsule illustrated by Gabriel Ayala I feel like myself and Bernard Chandran are good pals. He’d probably see it differently, but the first show I ever […]