Friday, 2 March 2012

London Fashion Week AW12

London fashion week has come and gone, well till September anyways. It's always so exciting! Here I'll share with you the shows and looks/trends that I loved.

Day 1
Bora Aksu


This collection stood out for me. It embodies all the main trends for AW12. There were lots of lace, soft pink and grey hues, two-tone clashing prints, Aksu's famous patterned tights. Its all very romantic.



My favourite look:



Day 2
Temperley London




The lace trend continued at Temperley on day 2, I liked this collection, again it's very feminine with a dark edge.

My favourite look:



Day 3
Marios Schwab

This collection dominated day 3 for me, it was all very sexy and seductive. Lace patterned dresses, sheer maxis and t bar shoes.






My favourite look:



Day 4

Every collection shown on day 4 was amazing! Antonio Berardi, Mark Fast, Erdem, Michael van der Ham were all on point. Alexander McQueen McQ was also shown, military-chic comes to mind, I'm not sure I 'get' it.
The star, the unbeaten, hands down show stopper of day 4 has to be Christopher Bailey's Burberry Prorsum collection. Every piece of this collection is exquisite!
Gorgeous belted trench coats






And my absolute fave:



Peplum skirts, studded gloves, lace up ankle boots



Sharp tailoring









It's very rare that you see a collection and like every piece, it just doesn't happen...except for this collection. I could go on and on, I loved it....Burberry killed on day 4.

Day 5
Meadham Kirchhoff

Bringing your inner dancing queen out! what a fun-tastic collection! The hair (orange, silver, yellow) the blue and red faces!
Sequins galore! It's all very fancy dress but I def would!









Credit: catwalking.com

These are my favourite womenswear collections and looks. I will be posting menswear looks that I loved on my next post. Did you like any of the AW shows? Which ones? Let me know!

6 comments:

  1. I quite like the Day 2 Temperley London one, also the sheer dress by Marios Schwab. One thing that annoys me sometimes about haute couture is the fact nobody would even think of wearing that outside. I guess that's the point sometimes, but it's always good seeing things you could wear on a normal day :)

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    1. Temperley is very beautiful, You are right a lot of stuff we see if so OTT

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  2. Alice Andrews12 April 2012 15:24

    I love London fashion week! It is my favourite city and I am never disappointed when it comes to the event. This year I was pleasantly surprised by the metallic styles coming out in some of the collections! Obviously its spring time and the pastels all came out which I absolutely love! I heard someone refer to them as vintage “ice cream” colours which I think is such a good way of describing them! I really went for it this year, booked a London serviced apartment and stayed in town all week! It is hard to pick out a collection because I loved so many of the shows but seeing the photos of Marios Schwab reminded me how much I adored it! I think sexy and seductive is a great way of describing it!

    Manchester fashion week is on at the moment, and I just cannot help comparing it to London!

    Thanks for the post and the photos. Great memories :)

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    1. Thank you for your comment Alice, im also really indecisive especially when they are so many great collections that's why I narrowed it down to the above. I think the pastel trend is exactly what we needed this season, I'm already wearing my spring summer purchases haha

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  3. My favorite from London FW was M.Schawb it was so refreshing.
    & the Burberry show was boring, it's always the same thing but with a different theme !

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  4. OMG love Meadham Kirchoff outfits!!! :-)

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