The fifth and final show I chose was Giles for the London Fashion Week! Grunge meets posh? The fall 2014 collection was full of motorcycle pants, color blocking, gloves, beanies, plaids, birds, and other fun prints. Giles Deacon, known for his exaggerated gowns, didn’t disappoint. Towards the end of the show there were gowns with giant bugs printed on them. The pieces that I loved were the shorter dresses. The first one was a kind of a babydoll styled dress but the print and knit hat grunged it up a bit. The second was what I thought to be a great cross of chic and grunge. It was a long sleeved tunic paired with motorcycled pants. I loved the short tailored jacket in the third picture with the printed puffy sleeves. And the half sleeved coat in the fourth picture was very stylish. Model Cara Delevingne, posted some videos of her strutting down this runway on her Instagram (you can see her phone in hand in picture #1). And that’s it! That was the end to my five favorite collections from this years Fall/Winter Fashion Weeks! 🙂
The fourth of the five is Sister by Sibling at the London Fashion Week. They are the masters of crocheting and knits! The garments were torn and hand crocheted together. Each piece was worked on for one hundred hours. I have always loved anything magical like witches (good of course), so it would make sense that one of my favorite movies is Practical Magic. I also loved the famous show American Horror Story: Coven! This collection reminded me of the show because of the black hats the ladies wore. The crocheting in the gowns gave off the breezy rustic vibe that Practical Magic had. I just loved the way all the dresses hung. I would love to twirl around in one of them. I also loved the detail of the dark grey socks with the black pumps. This runway was wicked fabulous!
The second of the five is Ashish from London Fashion Week! GLITTER GLITTER GLITTER! Oh yeah, and also lights! He is my new favorite designer. I read that he is a super shy person; which I think it is amazing that his real personality shines through his work. His designs and shows are very vibrant and flamboyant. And for this Fall 2014 show, it was almost like 80’s prom meets my 90’s childhood. The teased curled hair and poofy tooled gowns are very 80’s. Where as to the light up platform sneakers were totally 90’s. Even the long pink sparkly dress (4th picture) reminds me of a nightgown I used to own in the 90’s. Though it may be “too much” for some people, I love this fun loving collection!
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