Featured photo above by Kris Atomic on Unsplash Alexandra Wang This was Alexandra Wang’s last show on the New York Fashion Week calendar. The show took place at the old Conde Nast offices in Times Square, the place where he showed his first collection. The collection featured tailored 80s style suiting, leather bodycon and trench coats. This minimalist monochrome look, with injections of hot … Continue reading New York F/W Fall Winter 2018/2019
Designers Womenswear Sample Sale 24th February 2018 10am to 6pm (Booking Required) Address: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead, NW3 1NG. Brands include Clements Ribeiro, Ukelele, Weekend Max Mara and Yawn, along with items from brands including Charlotte Olympia, Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Patrizia Pepe, PINKO and Stella McCartney. Get tickets at: https://exclusivesamplesales.com/sample-sales/ Joseph 23rd February 2018 to 25th February 2018 Free Entry … Continue reading London Sample Sales – February/March 2018
Maison Margiela The collected fashion press were encouraged to use flash photography, for the first half of the Maison Margiela show. The dresses, coats and bustiers on the catwalk then transformed from plain black into brilliant technicolour. Galliano also used fabrics not commonly associated with couture. This resulted in sportswear playing a key role, with ski jackets being repurposed into black-tie gowns and bungee cords used as a … Continue reading Paris Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2018
Models came out and walked through the courtyard of a former monastery, flanked by burning beacons. Stand out fabrics were knitwear and lightweight quilted outerwear. The styling was subtle, made up of layers letting dashes of bright colour stand out against an earthy toned collection palette.
Tailoring was key at Armani’s show from blazers and workwear suits to shawl collar eveningwear in velvet, there were a total of 93 different looks in the whole collection. Bomber jackets and cuffed trousers, gave a more relaxed style, some of which were in velvet and faux fur coats.