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AMANDA WAKELEY – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  AMANDA WAKELEY - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The British label Amanda Wakeley was set up in 1990 has become associated was classically elegant, luxury womenswear. The broadly influenced collection appeared to draw from historic and ethnic themes. Roman and Medieval references were evident in the loose toga-like dresses and green floor length…

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AMINIKA WILMONT – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  AMINIKA WILMONT - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Scandinavian duo Maki Aminaka Löfvander and Marcus Wilmont of 'Aminika Wilmont' deliver innovative pattern cutting and futuristic shapes juxtaposed with organic floral patterns and sheer fabrics. Since forming the label in 2006 they have created unconventionally feminine collections rich with avant-garde tailoring. The SS12 collection…

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ANTIPODIUM – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  ANTIPODIUM - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINEThe Antipodium label was created by Australian born Geoffrey J. Finch in Shoreditch, London in 2003. Since launching their first collection 'Buttons Up' at London Fashion Week 2006 they have gained a following for their ‘wardrobe staples must-haves’. The SS12 collection is young, fun and hip,…

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ANTONIO BERARDI – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  ANTONIO BERARDI - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Antonio Berardi launched his first collection the season after his graduation in 1994 having studied under Galliano while at Central Saint Martin’s, London. This SS12 collection sees beautifully fitted dresses and jackets in whites, creams, raspberries and cosmetic reds, enhanced with heavy beaded detail…

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ASHISH – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  ASHISH - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Indian born Ashish Gupta studied at Central Saint Martin’s before he débuted on the LFW runways in 2004 and since then, has been the recipient of the New Generation award three times.  This new collection, inspired by summer vacations, holiday romance and faraway places, is colourful…

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BASSO & BROOKE – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  BASSO & BROOKE - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Bruno Basso and Christopher Brooke have been showing at LFW as Basso & Brooke since February 2005 after winning the Fashion Fringe award in 2004. Describing their label as “Playful, subversive, individual” this collection used various lengths of dress, fitted buttoned up shirts and…

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BORA AKSU – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  BORA AKSU - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Originally from Turkey, Bora Aksu has been based in London now for the past 15 years. “My signature style is based upon finding the balance point between contrasts. It’s romantic with a darker twist” he said in an interview.  With the first 11 models appearing…

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BUNMI KOKO – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  BUNMI KOKO - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Originally from Nigeria, relatively new designer Bunmi Olaye created her 'Bunmi Koko' label in 2009 with partner Francis Udom. The show was standing room only with a bold and vibrant collection, fusing tribal and futuristic elements, heavy pleats, rope detail and flowing skirts all drenched…

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CHRISTIAN BLANKEN – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  CHRISTIAN BLANKEN - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Christian Blanken re-established his own label for AW08 and has continued with an emphasis on simple colour and clean tailoring and sharp lines are used throughout this modern sport-luxe collection. The sporty playsuits, soft leather jackets and draped jersey dresses, simple, casual and feminine…

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CLEMENTS RIBEIRO – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  CLEMENTS RIBEIRO - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Consisting of husband and wife design duo Inacio Ribeiro and Suzanne Clements, SS12 saw design label 'Clements Ribeiro' back on the catwalk, for their first show in four years. Inspired by “Nineteenth century French wallpaper” and “sixties uniform.” The collection was mixed and feminine, with…

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CORRIE NIELSEN – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW & INTERVIEW

  CORRIE NIELSEN - LONDON S/S 2012 BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Born in Florida Corrie Nielsen moved to London in 2000 and was chosen by John Galliano as winner of Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden 2010. For SS12 she has created an elegant, gothic collection heavy with complex and structured tailoring. Where some pieces had a…

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CRAIG LAWRENCE – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  CRAIG LAWRENCE - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Craig Lawrence started out creating the knitwear for Gareth Pugh before eventually setting up a label under his own name and making his LFW catwalk debut in AW09. Specialising in ‘unconventional knitting’, his SS12 collection was made up of cocoon-like knitwear, with figure hugging…

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JOHN ROCHA – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW & INTERVIEW

  JOHN ROCHA - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE   Inspired by “Seaweed, sculpture and handcrafting” Rocha’s collection consisted of elaborate organically woven pieces, they looked natural and organic but had intricate fabric, fur and folded pleat detail. The pieces were dramatic yet simple creating solid silhouettes in black beige and white, with…

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KRISTIAN AADNEVIK – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  KRISTIAN AADNEVIK - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Kristian Aadnevik is a London-based Norwegian fashion designer, who graduated from Royal College of Art in 2002.  Opulent and glamorous. His SS12 show at LFW was a feminine and romantic with a slightly gothic feel, floating layered skirts set against sharp tailoring, white, grey,…

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MARIA GRACHVOGEL – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  MARIA GRACHVOGEL - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Self-taught British designer Maria Grachvogel’s collection was contemporary and wearable with long lose flowing tops and dresses and simple shapes. Flowing fabric came in symmetrical gradient prints of snakeskin, lime green, taupe and coral. Fashion Week Coverage Directed by Indira Cesarine for XXXX MagazineCamera…

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MARIOS SCHWAB – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  MARIOS SCHWAB - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Greco-Austrian Schwab won the Best New Designer award in 2006 and Anna Dello Russo and Julia Restoin-Roitfeld were in the front row of his packed out SS12 show. With see-through lattice panel dresses, cardigan capes and high waisted trousers the collection created elegant silhouettes, stand…

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MARK FAST – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  MARK FAST - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Liberty Ross, Tallulah Harlech and Eliza Doolittle were among those in the front row of Canadian designer Mark Fast’s LFW show. The collection built through a gradient fading from cream and beige into yellow through to orange and ending in black. There was an…

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MEADHAM KIRCHHOFF – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  MEADHAM KIRCHHOFF - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Meadham Kirchhoff is British Edward Meadham and French Benjamin Kirchhoff. The SS12 collection is heavily influenced by Courtney Love and the Babydoll aesthetic. Think colourful, girly, cute and twee, with layered and mismatched pieces with fur, lace, bustles and frills. Fashion Week Coverage Directed…

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NICOLE FARHI – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  NICOLE FARHI - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Anna Wintour was front row for the Nicole Farhi show. French-born, London-based designer Nicole Fahri’s collection was a contrast of soft chiffon and feminine prints juxtaposed with masculine shapes. Listing her SS12 inspirations as “Flowers, ice cream and lightness.” This collection looks light and fresh…

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OSMAN – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  OSMAN - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Osman is Osman Yousefzada from Birmingham. The collection used yellow, pale pink, white, olive green, dark red and royal blue, although colours rarely crossed over outfits. Dresses had cut out hips, slashed necks and symmetrical slits up each side of the skirts.  Tailored trousers were…

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