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First thing Monday morning, the London Ethnic team were ready to spot some talent. Armed with an SLR, a notepad and a keen eye, we selected only handful of favourites in each show.
The first catwalk show we attended was the International Show, which showcased the cream of the crop of Graduates from design schools around the World. The show proved that international fashion has taken leaps within the last few decades. It has defied the Chanel-infused traditions of simplicity and has broken boundaries.
Connie Riisker Berge of Esmod Oslo crowned her models with entangled circular fascinators and soft, Russian-like bobbled hats. Risker Berge opted for natural beige and monochrome colours, focusing her collection more on unusual shapes, pleats and structures.
Dylan Jones, the Chair of London Collections: Men has claimed that ‘London is the home of menswear… it always has been and always will be’. Whilst there is a sense of tradition and legacy with the introduction of the tailored suit in Savile Row, successful fashion is an entwinement of past and present, a constant awareness of obsolescence and change of demand. It is necessary to both pay homage to classicism whilst accepting and embracing what is new. Tim Blanks, Contributing Editor, Style.com and a member of the British Fashion Council’s Menswear Committee, said ‘it’s time to make note of the depth – behind all the already familiar names, there are platoons of newbies. That’s more than evolution – it’s inescapable maturity.’
This is one of the most famous and popular exhibitions of the year, showcasing twice a year all of the latest new, up and coming designers current collections. Pure London will be covering a selection of designers from Womenswear, Young Fashion, Accessories, Body and Junior. Seminars and talks will be held over the two days from the likes of Colin Temple – Managing Director Schuh, James Barnett – Production coordinator Selfridges, Caprice Bourett – Founder, Designer & CEO, By Caprice.
Pure London is a great opportunity to network with buyers, press and designers. All in all, it’s a great day out with lots of freebies thrown in.
London Fashion Week 15th – 19th February 2013
Designers will be showcasing the latest collections available for this Autumn/Winter with their A/W13 collections. Kicking off on the 15th February at 9.30am is the press Launch, after this will be a full day, crammed with designers, shows, talks, networking and exhibitions.
Listed below is a breakdown of some of the designers showcasing their A/W 13 collections next month.
For full listings and times see the London Fashion Week Website.
Friday 15th February – Zoe Jordan, Ostwald Helgasan, Bora Aksu, Jena Theo, Corrie Nielsen, Sass & Bide, Julien Macdonald.
Saturday 16th February – Daks, Jasper Conran, Dion Lee, John Rocha, Moschinio Cheap And Chic, Todd Lynn, House of Holland.
Sunday 17th February– Mulberry, Margret Howell, Temperley London, Vivienne Westwood Red Label,Jonathan Saunders, Matthew Williamson.
Monday 18th February –Antonio Berandi, Christopher Kane, David Koma, Burberry Prorsum, Tom Ford, Christopher Raeburn.
Tuesday 19th February -Nichole Farhi, Simone Rocha, Paul Costelloe, Emilio de la Morena, Holly Fulton.
London Ethnic’s Charity Fashion Show – Help a Capital Child
Next month we are holding a Charity Fashion Show in order to raise some money for Help a Capital Child. Please find all details for this event either on our website, Facebook or Twitter page. Hurry tickets going fast!