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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Spijkers & Spijkers

Our review of Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2011 collection presented an idea of soft femininity, inspired by the misogynic love of Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue's duet "Where the Wild Roses Grow"." With illustrations by Andrea Peters, Naomi Law and Alia Gargum

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Andrea Peters

The title of Spijkers & Spijkers S/S 2011 collection "Where the Wild Roses Grow, physician " takes it name from the ballad made famous for it's unexpected pairing of "good girl" Kylie and bad man "Nick Cave." In the infamous video Kylie character Elisa Day, seek a nameless murder victim drifts in the river reeds as a modern Ophelia. Nick Cave, medicine describing the murder in the first person, documents the fallout from a desire to preserve beauty as it is for ever more in the place "where wild roses grow".

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