Tag: Summer 2012

GIVENCHY – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

GIVENCHY FASHION SHOW PHOTOS For the 2012 Spring/Summer collection, Givenchy brings back the 80s retro look in 60s colours, topped with a certain modern aesthetic. Creamy shades, black, and whites were dominant, along with a few metallics and olive green. Ricardo Tisci understands the intelligent balance within Fashion design; play it safe with the colours if you're going…

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KATTY XIOMARA – PARIS S/S 2012 PRESENTATION

KATTY XIOMARA PRESENTATION PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Venezuelan-born, Katty Xiomara presented her SS12 creations in a small two-floored gallery in Paris where the white walls were transformed into screens for the projection of cityscapes and images of frozen models next to which her models would dance next to in sensual and fluid movements of arms and body.…

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LUIS BUCHINHO – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

LUIS BUCHINHO PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO AND PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Portuguese designer Luis Buchinho’s SS12 line shown at the Espace Commines in Paris, draws inspiration from Greco-Roman architecture and muted Art Deco colors of nude, ivory, and shades of pinks. Tight form-highlighting dresses accentuate even more, the visible zippers that flow against the…

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MANISH ARORA – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

MANISH ARORA PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Indian designer Manish Arora is known for his passion for eclecticism, flash, and rich use of color. At his SS12 debut, models sat and waited at gold Parisian café tables lined up alongside the runway as other models strutted on by. The Amazonian flair was evident in the metallic breastplates,…

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JONATHAN SAUNDERS – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

JONATHAN SAUNDERS - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Scottish designer Jonathan Saunders has previously worked alongside Alexander McQueen, Christian Lacroix at Pucci and Pheobe Philo at Chloe. “Colour, print and femininity” were the inspirations for his SS12 collection and it’s easy to see. With fresh, striking colour combos - lime, blue, coral, pink, yellow, mint and lilac…

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JULIEN MACDONALD – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

JULIEN MACDONALD - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Welsh born designer Julien Macdonald cites Japanese art, Chinese pottery and Lalique Crystal Glass and holidays on super-yachts as his SS12 influences. Alesha Dixon and Bianca Jagger were in the front row to see is high gloss glamour sail down the runway. Sharp tailoring, dragon tattoo prints, panels of…

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J.W. ANDERSON – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

J.W. ANDERSON - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW "A schoolgirl raised by nuns, finally escaping the convent" was the inspiration JW Anderson cited but this collection was all about challenging norms and intertwining menswear and womenswear. His hybrid creations included a cardigan stretched into a dress with long sleeve tails hanging behind, shirts as dresses, pleated skirts…

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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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KRYSTOF STROZYNA – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  KRYSTOF STROZYNA - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Polish designer Krystof graduated in 2007. His debut collection was showcased at London Fashion Week last season. Sharp perfectly fitted pieces with graphic clean lines, asymmetric panel dresses, with soft sashes of fabric in peppermint, camel, lilac, white, strawberry, dusky blue. Fashion Week Coverage Directed…

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LAKO BUKIA – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  LAKO BUKIA - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Lako Bukia used a cool colour palate of greys and blues highlighted with deep reds the collection mainly consisted of tailored shorts, oriental necklines, sleek tops and billowing skirts. It was simple in its femininity, with chiffon and silk printed with large poppy-like floral…

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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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MARY KATRANTZOU – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

MARY KATRANZOU - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Greek Mary Katranzou was awarded the NEWGEN sponsorship for six seasons (spring/summer 2009 - autumn/winter 2011). In this, her penultimate Newgen sponsored collection she opted for colourful digital prints, asymmetric dresses with long flowing trains, diagonal mismatched patchwork patterns and thick stripe panels on dresses and trouser suits. Fashion…

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MASHA MA – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  MASHA MA - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Masha Ma completed her MA in womenswear at Central Saint Martins in 2008. Her MA collection was selected for show at London fashion week and subsequently bought by Bstore. With this contemporary collection she has worked mixing textures and manipulating fabrics to create multi-layered,…

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MICHAEL VAN DER HAM – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  MICHAEL VAN DER HAM - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Dutch born Van der Ham  described his SS12 collection as “Very special textiles and unusual prints as well as intricate pattern cutting” with striking use of bright colour set on white, block colours edging on wrap around skirts and dresses. Patterned shirts tucked…

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NEWGEN & FASHION EAST – LONDON S/S 2012 INSTALLATION

NEWGEN & FASHION EAST - LONDON S/S 2012 INSTALLATION NEWGEN MEN began in February 2009, building on TOPMAN and Fashion East’s successful MAN initiative. It has since become instrumental in raising the profile of emerging British designers. Fashion Week Coverage Directed by Indira Cesarine for XXXX Magazine Camera Operator: Olivia HartPhoto Editor: Ginger Gentili 

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PAUL COSTELLOE – LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  PAUL COSTELLOE - LONDON S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Having opened LFW for the past 6 season’s veteran Irish designer Paul Costelloe presented a classically chic collection for SS12. Taking inspiration from the film ‘Whatever Happened to Baby Jane’ the collection aims to mix innocence and danger. A neutral colour palette was mixed with…

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