French Connection are offering you a sneak preview of what to expect for AW 11 with the launch of this sheer silk shirt ahead of the rest of the collection. (more…)
Menswear A/W 2011 had delicious slices of what we want to see our men in next A/W. The Film Noir/ Humphrey Bogart’s 2011 update from Lanvin was lush, Dior Homme gave us greys and blacks in classic shapes with two tone lapels and voluminous man capes. The Queen of layers, levels and details Ann Demeulemeester added colour, print, and gauntlets to her monochrome palette, while Raf Simons gave us pops of colour, knee length jackets and long sweaters. Acne went ankle length with coats and trousers alike, with pops of muted purples, blues and greens.
3.1 PHILLIP LIM
YVES SAINT LAURENT
A couple of weeks ago Miss Selfridge showed their AW 2010/11 collection to a selection of bloggers. It’s the best collection I’ve ever seen from Miss S, it’s really come into it’s own.
The Collection is made up of 4 main parts Gothic Glam, Hippy Luxe, Simplicity, and Winter Pastels.
“Gothic Glam evokes the dark and edgy side of the fashion mood whilst still maintaining romance. Sculptured silhouettes in velvet, chiffon and lace with sheer detailing and sequins enhance the femininity of the collection”
“Hippie Luxe – Stepping through the looking glass, this collection marries the fashion sensibilities of London’s bright young things in the 1970s. Layering with paisley print smock dresses, loophole knitwear, gilets and faux fur coats creates that new boho feel with an updated edge in darker hues for AW10.”
“Simplicity – Encapsulating the monochrome trend, with touches of white, cream, and dusky pink, Simplicity, works in texture, sparkle and girlishness into the surfaces. From the look of the trousers to the proportions of the princess coat in camel trimmed with black brocade are perfect wardrobe staples.”
“Winter pastels combine delicate beading with faux fur statements. Nude shifts are edged with silver beading and teamed with dramatic capes and coats. For evening, draping is key as empire line fishtail maxi dresses are embellished while the butterfly sequin baby doll dresses add to the romantic look.”
Butters the fashion dlogger couldn’t resist being “papped”, she said ‘forget the shoes, what about me?!’ So here she is…