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Fashion BURBURRY Prosum Show in London Dazzles

Cara Delevingne walks the runway during the Burberry Prorsum show at London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2012 at Kensington Gardens

©ourtesy BelfastTelegraph by Susannah Frankel  – – If London is still predominantly famous for its fledgling names, the exception that proves the rule is Burberry, a globally recognized international fashion brand with the money and power behind it to match. London Burberry Prorsum has been showcased in the British capital since 2009 (prior to that the show was in Milan Haute Couture show alongside Continue reading


Best Looks from London F/W

See our favorite looks from the top shows in London. Plus, check out our complete Fall 2012 Fashion Week coverage.

©ourtesy of Nandini D’Souza HarpersBazaar.com

Peter Pilotto Fall 2012

Peter Pilotto’s Christopher De Vos and Peter Pilotto continue to be one of the bright spots on the London calendar and a runaway shows favorite of the British press. With more collections like fall, it’s well deserved praise. Their inspiration was Asian art and architecture. Their lineup was sexy and bold. Even their cropped, sculpted puffer jackets with zany prints looked body-con, which is a feat. They channeled the bright neon lights of Japan into stripes and abstracts printed on skin-tight t-shirts and paneled skirts. There were shades of Nicolas in the strong attitude of the girls. The duo took the turtleneck and turned it into a sultry velvet look for evening, its bodice a structured lattice of straps and and cut-outs. Skinny cropped pants, t-shirts and dresses were worked in big florals. When sleeves didn’t hug shoulders and arms, they were pumped up. The same lean lines applied to evening, a gray floor-grazing look paneled with what looked like skewed neon lighting. It was smart and provocative and right on trend with the notion of not wearing the obvious for evening. To the left we see Matthew Williamson, the prince of prints and pattern, harnessed all those years of understanding how to mix them into a lady-fied, grown up collection. While it was still Williamson-fun — there was a lot of colored fur — the collection will surely appeal to a new set of customers, while giving his core something new to think about. He strongly messaged Continue reading


First Look A/W ’12 Schedule

Let the countdown begin… The British Fashion Council has released a provisional schedule for London Fashion Week in February 2012, with a few noteworthy changes to the mix.  Brands joining the line-up for the autumn-winter ’12 shows include Stella McCartney, Dion Lee and Sophie Hulme.  Lee, a young Australian designer admired for his artfully draped dresses, will make his London debut with a presentation on Tuesday 21 February.  Also presenting for the first time is Sophie Hulme. The BFC/ELLE Talent Launch Pad winner previously showed her work in a small-scale group exhibition. On 20 Feb, she’ll present her designs solo in between the Peter Pilotto and Michael Van Der Ham shows.  One of the highest-profile additions to the schedule is Stella McCartney. The designer will show a special capsule collection on 18 Feb ahead of her full A/W ’12 show in Paris. Antoni & Alison and Twenty8Twelve, both of whom took breaks from the main schedule last season, also return with shows.  See you at the tents in just 10 weeks… By Emily CroninLet the countdown begin… The British Fashion Council has released a provisional schedule for London Fashion Week in February 2012, with a few noteworthy changes to the mix.

Brands joining the line-up for the autumn-winter ’12 shows include Stella McCartneyDion Lee and Sophie Hulme.

Lee, a young Australian designer admired for his artfully draped dresses, will make his London debut with a presentation on Tuesday 21 February.

Also presenting for the first time is Sophie Hulme. The BFC/ELLE Talent Launch Pad winner previously showed her work in a small-scale group exhibition. On 20 Feb, she’ll present her designs solo in between the Peter Pilotto and Michael Van Der Ham shows.

One of the highest-profile additions to the schedule is Stella McCartney. The designer will show a special capsule collection on 18 Feb ahead of her full A/W ’12 show in Paris. Antoni & Alison and Twenty8Twelve, both of whom took breaks from the main schedule last season, also return with shows.

See you at the tents in just 10 weeks… By Emily Cronin