London Fashion Week

Roksanda Ilincic Autumn/ Winter 2010

With a collection inspired by “dark clouds, metal flowers and the Bronte sisters,” Roksanda Ilincic proved herself as London’s hottest fashion property once more. Having stood out in the drizzle for an hour prior to the show’s start  I presumed that my tolerance for all things gloomy had reached its limit however, Roksanda’s (mostly) monochromatic clothing confronted her thematic dark skies with a novellesque romance that was extremely alluring. Texture was achieved through delicate metallic flower embellishments and the subtle use of varied opulent fabrics; soft free flowing silks, plush fur and thicker, structured wools. Her frizzy haired models complemented my own look nicely and in their Nicholas Kirkwood heels, signature single seamed draped dresses,  they strutted defiantly down the catwalk; the beautiful embodiments of London’s brooding skies.

The best of the rest – A few of my favourite pieces…..

Christopher Blanken high waisted silver shimmer pants:

Peter Lang Australia bangles/ rings :

Forgotten Future geometrics:

Bryce Aime Lady GaGa costumes

Prose Studio extra padding  

Swagga & Soul leather jackets and crop tops

Yan To black bandage mini dress and barbed choker:

Samantha Cole pure whites:

Aroma 30 knock out numbers:

Yang Du Jumpers:

Derek Lawlor weaves:

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