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Tommy Hilfiger SS18: A synthesis of the polished and the edgy

Against the backdrop entitled ‘Rock Circus’, Tommy Hilfiger SS18 showcased a collection that blended elements of a rock concert with the iconic Hilfiger colour palette.

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Tommy Hilfiger SS18: A synthesis of the polished and the edgy
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MM6 SS18: Finding beauty in simplicity

Focusing on the sense of beauty that can be borne from simplicity, MM6 created a collection that was bold yet minimalistic in its approach. 

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MM6 SS18: Finding beauty in simplicity
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Burberry AW17: Bold-meets-British-eccentricity

Proposing their AW17 collection, Burberry took to the catwalk with an array of bold patterns and checks contrasted with delicate details and intertwined with a quintessentially British touch.

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Burberry AW17: Bold-meets-British-eccentricity
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Emporio Armani SS18: Pastel hued elegance meets contemporaneity

In a pastel laden colour palette, Emporio Armani SS18 exhibited a number of classic garments that exuded elegance, intertwined with a sense of fun and contemporaneity that rendered the outfits with a number of focal points.

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Emporio Armani SS18: Pastel hued elegance meets contemporaneity
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Topshop SS18: Athleisure-meets-luxe

In a sea of deep reds, greens, silvers, baby blues, whites and blacks, Topshop SS18 proposed a ready-to-wear collection that created a whole new meaning for smart-casual.

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Topshop SS18: Athleisure-meets-luxe
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Pringle of Scotland SS18: A fusion of the raw and serene

Taking inspiration from Harley Weir’s photographs of Scottish landscapes, Pringle of Scotland SS18 took to London Fashion Week with a series of outfits that imitated both the beauty and ruggedness of Scottish landscapes.

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Pringle of Scotland SS18: A fusion of the raw and serene
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House of Holland SS18: Making waves with sea inspired fashion

Stepping off a makeshift pirate ship and onto a catwalk of waves, House of Holland SS18 expressed a highly nautical theme, with a particular reference to water itself.

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House of Holland SS18: Making waves with sea inspired fashion
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Shrimps SS18: Storybook charm-meets-imaginative details

With many garments exuding a storybook charm, Shrimps SS18 exhibited a collection full of quirks and a use of imagination like no other.

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Shrimps SS18: Storybook charm-meets-imaginative details
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Christopher Kane SS18: Inspiration from unlikely places

Featuring plenty of florals and frills, Christopher Kane SS18 innovatively worked upon the notion of domestic goddess, creating a number of shapes and cut outs from a source that may not typically be deemed as possessing potential in fashion.

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Christopher Kane SS18: Inspiration from unlikely places
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Jasper Conran SS18: A collaboration between opposing hues and structures

In a surge of nylons and enough colours to paint a rainbow, Jasper Conran SS18 toyed with the notion of fashion as a means to simultaneously reveal and conceal, resulting in a number of statement looks. 

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Jasper Conran SS18: A collaboration between opposing hues and structures
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Markus Lupfer SS18: Overstated glamour

Motif-brim and anything-but-minimal, Markus Lupfer SS18 proposed a collection that exhibited poolside-beach-house-glamour-meets-eccentricity.

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Markus Lupfer SS18: Overstated glamour
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Sadie Williams SS18: The creation of a distinctive aesthetic

Through the application of patchwork and lace combined with bedazzled surfaces, Sadie Williams SS18 created a series of outfits that could be appreciated for many reasons.

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Sadie Williams SS18: The creation of a distinctive aesthetic
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DAKS SS18: A fusion of the modern and the vintage into fine tailoring

Utilising classic methods of tailoring, DAKS SS18 took to London Fashion Week with a refreshing, summery retake on outfits that elicit classic nostalgia.

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DAKS SS18: A fusion of the modern and the vintage into fine tailoring
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Marta Jakubowski SS18: Disrupting symmetry and transcending boundaries

With their hair twisted in 90s style mini buns, models crossed the catwalk in hues of greens, lilacs, greys and whites, clad in garments that materialised in asymmetrical shapes and details.

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Marta Jakubowski SS18: Disrupting symmetry and transcending boundaries
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Under the sun

Marc Luloh and Alasdair Carmichael at PRM Model agency, Photographed by Linda Cooper and styled by Gareth Chow with pieces from Matthew Miller, Nike, Acne Studio, MM6, Joseph, Fendi, Kenzo, Nasir Mazhar, Chanel and Celine.

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Under the sun
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Kent & Curwen SS18: Sport-meets-elegance

Dressed in trench coats, striped blazers, cable knit cricket jumpers and jackets, and featuring in deep reds, creams, olives and navy blues, a number of facets in relation to sports could be remarked upon. Embellished with stitched rose motifs, Kent & Curwen appeared to re-appropriate the bold rugby symbol with a touch of elegance, and the hints of soft cream tones that presented their self in v neck jumpers, blazers, and trousers, appeared reminiscent of a cricket style.

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Kent & Curwen SS18: Sport-meets-elegance
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John Smedley SS18: The harmonization of mutually exclusive forms

Designers explore a number of concepts to establish the foundations of their collection, thoroughly researching each facet prior to its materialisation. John Smedley SS18 went over and above this approach, embodying his ideas with a sense of meticulousness that was very much apparent within the collection.

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John Smedley SS18: The harmonization of mutually exclusive forms
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Edward Crutchley SS18: when different cultures and eras collide to create a fashionable masterpiece

Brim-full with fine satins in palettes of golds, creams, beiges, olives, and sky blues, and bought together with a Medieval revivalist and Edo Japanese era aesthetic, the collection exuded beauty and luxury.

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Edward Crutchley SS18: when different cultures and eras collide to create a fashionable masterpiece
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Dunhill SS18: Refined practicality

Unique about this collection was the incorporation of accessories; mini rucksacks, messenger bags, wallets, key fobs, bag labels, sunglasses and cologne bottles featured, emphasizing that style should not be compromised by practicality. 

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 Dunhill SS18: Refined practicality
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Liam Hodges SS18: Making noise with a 21st century fashion statement

With new designs to feast the eyes upon, Liam Hodges SS18 works upon a 21st century discourse, melding its counterparts with an array of visuals that express a fashionable embodiment of his perspective and will continue to make noise in the fashion industry.

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Liam Hodges SS18: Making noise with a 21st century fashion statement
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Nigel Cabourn SS18: Contemporising Camouflage

Beginning with the question ‘Who is Sean Flynn?’ Nigel Cabourn SS18 rooted his collection in a military style, creating an anti-war statement with regards to the the war photojournalist’s mysterious disappearance in 1970.

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Nigel Cabourn SS18: Contemporising Camouflage
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St. James SS18: A creative revision of men’s staples

Featuring the brands Paul & Shark, Norwegian Rain, New & Lingwood, Turnbull & Asser, Aquascutum and Sunspel, St. James SS18 bought together a number of significant brands to create a collection that perfectly suits the summer climate through their unique approach to timeless menswear staples.

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St. James SS18: A creative revision of men’s staples
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Nicholas Daley SS18: a multicultural mish-mash

Citing his multicultural roots as the influence behind his fashion, Nicholas Daley made his debut at London Fashion Week Men’s SS18. Bringing together a pastiche of elements into a beautifully crafted presentation, the display was dense with facets that drew the eyes and mind into a twofold process of appreciation.

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Nicholas Daley SS18: a multicultural mish-mash
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A Black and White Story

Photographed by Darren Black with pieces from Lavin, Marni, Marchand Drapier, Zara, Marchand Drapier, Damir Doma, Diesel Black Gold, Comme des Garcon and Helmut Lang.

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A Black and White Story