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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Kingston MA

So, Kingston MA decided to show in the Freemasons' Hall on Friday 17th September. Was this a wise idea... we went along to find out.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Daks Spring Summer 2011 fashion illustration by Abi Daker at London Fashion Week
LFW Daks Catwalk Show Spring Summer 2011

I rolled into Daks at the bright and early time of 9am on a Saturday morning – expecting to be one of the few who made in out of bed. But the crowd was bright eyed and bushy tailed – shame some of the models looked pale and in need of some shut-eye!

When the Daks press release proclaimed the collection was inspired by a “British traveller on a journey through India” I envisaged either a ‘gap yah’ nightmare or colonial outfits complete with G&T's. Thankfully what ended up on the catwalk was far from it. Daks S/S 2011 was an easy, remedy breezy collection of crisp designs in white, medical pale grey, look and stone.

Rather than going for swathes of layers, embroidery and hippy trippy designs, Daks decided to translate the ‘traveller’ theme in a much more sophisticated way – splashes of… read more

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