Emerging Designer: Molly Goddard

Molly Goddard specialises in traditional hand-craft techniques such as hand pleating, smocking and crocheting. Goddard started her label in 2014 and has earned many accolades, including from Rihanna who counts her as one of her favourite designers. After her first show she was swiftly taken up by Dover Street Market and was a finalist in this year’s LVMH’s young fashion designer prize. She also won the British Emerging Talent award at the 2016 Fashion Awards.

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London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 Highlights

Burberry

Classic Burberry style was reimagined as practical luxurious plastic trenches. The brands uniform style was deconstructed as mini skirts with tops and coats with equestrian elements. You could not predict what would come down the runway on this show. There were neon flashes, faux fur and sorbet lace to Burberry check bomber jackets.

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New York Fashion Week Spring 2018 Highlights

Victoria Beckham

All the pieces of Victoria’s collection were highly desirable and wearable. Victoria said backstage “This collection shows the many powers of femininity, how delicacy can be strong.” The palette of colours were dusty rose, lilac and powder blue and vibrant red. Check shirts were worn with light pencil skirts. Oversize shirts were teamed up with wide-legged pants and boxy blazer and slim pants. The new glitter Harper slippers were a highly desirable item.

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Haute Couture Special – Fall Winter 2017/18

The stand out Haute Couture collections for Fall Winter 2017/18 were for me Chanel, Christian Dior, A.F. Vandevorst, Schiaparelli and Maison Margiela. Chanel brought us tweed coats, arched shoulders and magnificently beautifully bell shapes. As well as feather embellishment, shape pleating and elaborate embroideries. I also want to add, apart from the mainstream designers I enjoyed collections by Ulyana Sergeenko, Alexandre Vauthrer, Julian Fournie, Antonio … Continue reading Haute Couture Special – Fall Winter 2017/18

Graduate Fashion Week 2017

Now in its 26th year, Graduate Fashion Week is a charity organisation founded in 1991 by Jeff Banks CBE, Vanessa Denza MBE and John Walford, Graduate Fashion Week was formed to unify both UK and International universities and to also create a stronghold for the creative industries Work of over 1,000 of the best students from the most influential and inspiring universities around the world … Continue reading Graduate Fashion Week 2017