This is a show which not only captures interest from fashionistas but also the paparazzi for its hip-celebrity front row. For the autumn/winter collection, duo Amy Molyneaux and Percy Parker, have gone for a simple-yet-chic black and gold palette. On paper that sounds boring but it was more luxurious and edgy, with fringing, wet-look effect, statement necklaces, velvet, brocade, teamed with sky-scrapper bowed platforms. The collection had seventies vibe playsuits, wide-leg trousers, capes, party dresses both long and short, as well as cute shorts. For me it is the label that caters for straight off the catwalk really well – it
Inspiration for this slick collection came from Juliette Recamier, a woman who stood up to Napoleon, and you could definitely feel the French Revolution in the styling as well as the clothes. There were sharp tailored coats, like the one above – love the corners pinned up, silk flowing evening gowns, mohair knit, velvet biker jackets, gorgeous high necks, military jackets and skinny trousers. I loved the vintage inspired touches to the collection, it definatley had the 19th century influences but for me it was very much still in the now – with the gorgeous floaty silk-printed flat cut away halter dress
The Daks show may have been an early start at 9am but it didn’t disappoint with the quintessential British tailoring house going for an edgier feel. Under new creative director, Filippo Scuffi, the autumn/winter collection drew its inspiration from the world of aviation, which was reflected not only with the jumpsuits but the palette of strong winter greys, blacks, charcoal and navy. Using the RAF as inspiration the grey ‘flyingsuits’ with leather caplets were one of the key pieces for me, alongside the long cable knit cardigan and dress. But there was also a classic elegance about the show with
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MrNNLZXmLA I love it when fashion houses decided to take their art in a different direction and Reem Acra decided for her AW10 R-T-W collection she decided against tradition and a runway show and opted for an edgy video presentation. The moody and sensual film, ‘Do You Love Me?’, showed off the youthful collection, full of draping, sequins, edgy embroidery and those gorgeous black bows added to everything. I love this film – sophisticated and seductive at the same time, I love the styling, the models red lippy is fierce.