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CORRIE NIELSEN – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW AND BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW

CORRIE NIELSEN - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Corrie Nielsen used her Fall 2012 show as an opportunity to explore her personal heritage. Nielsen drew from the Vestiarium Scoticum, a medieval encyclopedia of clothing designs and patterns, and the story of  her great, great, great grandfather, John S. Burns, who moved from America to Scotland during…

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DANS LA VIE – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

DANS LA VIE - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Japanese designer Rira Sugawara launched her label Dans La Vie in A/W 2011, and since then, has already established herself at the forefront of contemporary fashion with her daring looks. This AW 2012-13 collection again showcases Sugawara’s ability to surprise, with her adventurous combination of animal…

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EMILIO DE LA MORENA – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW AND BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW

EMILIO DE LA MORENA - LONDON F/W 2012 RUNWAY The A/W 2012-13 collection marked Emilio de la Morena’s return to his Spanish heritage, drawing inspiration from historical Spanish garments.  The traditional costume de ceremonia worn by Spanish royalty was translated into long, structured skirts, voluminous sculptural coats, cinched waists, and oversized hoods.  The color palette was…

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FLORIAN JAYET – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

FLORIAN JAYET - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW French designer Florian Jayet’s A/W 2012-13 collection combined his signature highly structured silhouettes with draping and pleating techniques used to make the clothes of tribesman. Inspired by tribes and civilizations of the past, Jayet contrasted earthy tones, meant to represent the everyday, with metallics that brought these antiquated…

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INBAR SPECTOR – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

INBAR SPECTOR - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW This LFW season, Inbar Spector invited the audience to the grandiose world of the masquerade with her A/W 2012-13 collection. This Israeli-born designer took opulence to new heights with her knee-length dresses and pantsuits. Skirts burst with cascading ruffles, and everything shimmered with Spector’s use of rich…

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KRISTIAN AADNEVIK – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

KRISTIAN AADNEVIK - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW A protégé of Donatella Versace, London-based Norwegian designer Kristian Aadnevik attempted to encapsulate the wild, powerful nature of the North in  his Fall 2012 collection.  Aadnevik wanted his looks to be contradictorily powerful and frail at the same time.  Looser elements, such as the chiffon gowns, were juxtaposed with leather…

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KRYSTOF STROZYNA – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

KRYSTOF STROZYNA - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Polish designer Krystof Strozyna's Fall 2012 collection took sartorial cues from Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and mixed them with his own aesthetic to create a look that celebrates the female body.  Looks from the collection juxtaposed heavily structured pieces, such as sheer and leather panelling with geometric…

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MATTIJS VAN BERGEN – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW AND INTERVIEW

    MATTIJS VAN BERGEN - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Two weeks after Mattijs Van Bergen showed in Amsterdam, he wowed audiences at London Fashion Week with his “Starbust” Fall 2012 collection.  The collection was inspired by some of Bergen’s favorite childhood films, including The Never Ending Story and Star Wars.  These inspirations were…

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PPQ – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE BEAUTY

    PPQ - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Amy Molyneaux and Percy Parker of PPQ , known for dressing music icons like Amy Winehouse and Pete Doherty, dedicated their Fall 2012 collection to the apocalyptic romance of winter.  This collection showed a more elegant, sophisticated side of the label known for propelling the drainpipe jean trend.…

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PROPHETIK – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

PROPHETIK - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Recognized at London Fashion Week as “2010 Eco Men’s Designer of the Year”, Tennessee-born designer Jeff Garner combines fashion and sustainable awareness with his eco-friendly, organic label Prophetik. Inspired by the dressmakers of the Civil War period who created beautiful gowns by utilizing materials that surrounded them in…

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PROSE – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

BACKSTAGE AT PROSE Prose designer, Miriam Lehle, was inspired to create her Fall 2012 collection from an old curtain that she found and cut up into pieces. The collection reflected the colors of the curtain, with midnight, ochre, and chestnut. It also mimicked its detailing, with explosive, dramatic fringe on almost every look that had a…

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SOPHIE HULME – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

SOPHIE HULME - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Graduating from Kingston University with Student of the Year and Best Collection awards in 2007, Sophie Hulme went on to win repute for her bags. However, she is also recognized for her sleek sense of fashion, which her A/W 2012-13 collection exhibited at Somerset House showcases. Motivated…

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