LFW SS15 – Day 2 can sometimes be the hardest day to get going during fashion week, I think it is because the first day is always a little bit of a shock to your system. But today has been fun, I’ve seen some great presentations, I’ve enjoyed celeb spotting at House of Holland, Rita Ora has a new under-cut if you care, and Holly Fulton showcased a really strong monochrome collection. As well as all that fashion, I hung out at The Apartment, had my hair done, again, this time I went for a fishtail braid, and I raided
The gorgeously retro Orla Kiely x Clarks collection is now available online and all you really need to decide is whether you are a Matilda, Milly, Maggie, Mary or a Marianne – as each pair from the spring/summer 2014 collection is amazing.
There is something about that Orla Kiely that instantly appeals to me, I just love the charming prints and the retro-tastic styles, and I am always a fan of the designers presentations at London Fashion Week. This spring/summer 2014 show was incredible, packed but amazing, and as well as loving all the clothes and accessories the shoes in collaboration with high street footwear retailer Clarks was one of the highlights. Last month I got to have a closer look at the Orla Kiely x Clarks collection and I was blown away by the pieces that will be on sale from
Orla Kiely is always one of the most eagerly awaited shows of London Fashion Week due to the brands full on creative concepts, last year was a Mad Men-style typing pool and this year’s spring/summer 2014 was glamping in Africa. The safari-themed set, with the camp backdrop and prop animals, accompanied to ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ soundtrack really set the mood from the word go, it was like a scene out of a Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ movie and left me wanting to join the Orla Kiely girl guides!!! The collection itself was as good as the set up with
One of my favourite LFW shows had to be Orla Kiely’s Mad Men-style presentation, complete with typing pool, gorgeous sixties silhouettes and retro tunes. It wasn’t just the clothing that had stepped back in time, the gorgeous Elms Lester Gallery had been transformed for the creative presentation with retro typewriters, circle dial telephones, and even a ‘Typing Pool, Quiet Please’ sign. Every detail was considered right down to the post – so chic!!! It is presentations like this that makes fashion week so much more than just about seeing the latest collections, this was an up-close, fun look at the super