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A LA DISPOSITION – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  A LA DISPOSITION - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Since its launch in f/w 2005, Lynda Cohen-Kinne and Daniel Kinne of 'A La Disposition' have drawn heavily from historic references, as the name suggests. With well-constructed pieces, the SS12 collection uses multi-angle pattern cutting to create dramatic, romantic shapes. Luxurious, iridescent ruffled fabrics are…

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ALEX NOBLE – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

ALEX NOBLE - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE The Alex Noble collection is ‘Medieval warrior meets Roman Catholic icon’. The latter explained as the collection was inspired by the Powell and Pressburger film ‘The Black Narcissus.’ The themes of repressed femininity and change are represented on floor length layered skirts, digitally printed with illustrations…

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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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ASHLEY ISHAM – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

ASHLEY ISHAM - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW  Ashley Isham left his home country of Singapore in 1996 to come to London to study. He set up his eponymous label in 2000 and showed his first LFW collection for AW03. Inspired by the opulence of the late baroque period, this collection exudes luxury. Floor length robes…

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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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BERNARD CHANDRAN – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

BERNARD CHANDRAN - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Malaysian designer Dato' Bernard Chandran has been producing collections since AW06. Inspired by the fifties glamour that once inspired his mother, the reference was only really noticeable in the vintage style white gloves worn by the models and the sleek pencil skirt shape, otherwise with was a modern looking…

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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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CARLOTTA GHERZI FOR SADO – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  CARLOTTA GHERZI FOR SADO - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The collection was inspired by Carlotta Gherzi's visits to the Mediterranean coast and this was evident in the flowing fabric and seasonal colour choices. Modern digital paisley prints adorned printed kaftans in neutrals offset with rich orange and turquoise blue. Bright purple with…

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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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CHRISTOPHER SHANNON – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  CHRISTOPHER SHANNON - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Liverpool born Christopher Shannon graduated from London’s Central Saint Martin’s in 2008, specialising in “Re-worked luxe sportswear, tight colour palettes and overbearing prints.” This menswear collection was sleek but casual, with interest added on tailored shorts, shirts and jackets with embellished pearly button polka dots,…

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CHRISTOPHER KANE – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

CHRISTOPHER KANE - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW  Kanye West, Jade Parfitt, Laura Bailey, Eliza Doolittle, Julia Restoin-Roitfeld and Erin O'Connor were among the front row for Christopher Kane, surely one of the most talked about shows of the week. Inspiration for the collection had come from “photographs of girls in grim council-estate bedrooms, the paper…

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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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CRISTINA SABAIDUC – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

CRISTINA SABAIDUC - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Cristina Sabaiduc's collection was all about achieving interest through the use of unusual fabric layering. Her pieces used draping, fabric blocking, diagonal cuts and a mish-mash of asymmetrically different traditional cuts to create aesthetically unusual pieces. Sabaiduc used greys, creams, oranges and greens with mesh and abstract…

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