A set of photographs that the late Sir Beaton snapped of his two sisters, Nancy and Baba, entitled “Symphony in Silver” was the initial spark, so to speak, of Giles Deacon’s latest outing for Giles. Warhol’s imitated to death ‘Silver Clouds’ took the baton from Beaton for a show that was laced in theatricality from opener to closer.
Jonny Johansson’s latest for Acne is the fruit of a recent inspiration-seeking vacation in Marrakech. Not wanting to go too easily with the grain, he worked against the trite interpretations spawned from such a place, not just with mania, but something more akin to verve.
This London Fashion Week, starting 16th September 2011, the British Fashion Council (BFC) continues to unite fashion and digital innovation, encouraging engagement with LFW through social media, live streaming and pioneering new technologies.
Handcrafts were Christopher Bailey’s latest weapon for exploring new frontiers in a brand already teeming with rich heritage. Raffia hats and leopard wedge sandals came down the runway on almost every artisanally adorned garment at Burberry Prorsum.