London Fashion Week
Old world grandeur and style icon Marlene Dietrich served as muses for Jasper Gardiva’s autumn/winter 2012 collection entitled, ‘Revolutionnaire Situation de la Forme’.
This autumn/winter, Christian Blanken focused on reworking his sportswear aesthetic, creating urban styles that smoothly transitioned from day to night.
The inaugural LFW International Fashion Showcase brought together 19 embassies and cultural institutes across London to display the work of over 80 international emerging designers.
Focusing on his statement of sexy, opulent and glamorous designs, Kristian Aadnevik gave us Gothic romance in a collection of dramatic dresses that aroused a decadent and smoky atmosphere.
Jeff Garner merged traditional costumes with modern interpretations of courtly dress for a modest tale of romance. A collection perfect for the woman who is nostalgic for an era of noble knights and fairytale princess’s.
Using elements of street and sportswear from youth subcultures, Shao Yen creates an AW 12 collection using tweed, knit, leather and fur, and shows knack for experimentation with unconventional materials.
Geoffrey Finch finds inspiration in the heart of London’s East End. The look of Antipodium autumn/winter 2012 is slick, undone and confident. An ideal collection for London’s young creative dwellers.
The Dutch identical twin designers, Riet and Truus Spijkers, make subtle nuances to 1930s style with a autumn/winter 2012 collection of fine silk dresses, glamorized by exotic bird feather trimmings.