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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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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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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
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E.Tautz SS18: Infusing formal garments with relaxed tones

Wearing oversized tortoise shell glasses and pinstripe suits, the collection for E.Tautz SS18 had a decidedly 80s-subdued-New-Wave-meets-Miami-Vice-feel; finished with shoes by Christian Louboutin, both polished and relaxed styles were bought together into one ensemble. 

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E.Tautz SS18: Infusing formal garments with relaxed tones
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Astrid Andersen SS18: Sporty-safari-meets-luxury-aesthetic

Influences can be taken from anywhere and everywhere; for her spring summer collection Astrid Andersen chose to take inspiration from the safari, re-appropriating a commonly referenced theme and creating new associations. 

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Astrid Andersen SS18: Sporty-safari-meets-luxury-aesthetic
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What We Wear SS18: Materialising a new form of Athleisure

For the spring summer season, Tinie Tempah exhibited his very own creation in a manner that transcended a typical display and showcased the functional aspect of his designs to their very best potential.

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What We Wear SS18: Materialising a new form of Athleisure
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Vivienne Westwood SS18: Punk fashion in all its circus-esque eccentricity

Inspired by a pack of cards, Westwood re-appropriated the symbols, infusing them with meanings that signified current issues and scrawling them across the clothing and the skin. 

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Vivienne Westwood SS18: Punk fashion in all its circus-esque eccentricity
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KTZ SS18: an interaction between polished outlines and raw surfaces

In streams of khaki greens, blacks and whites, KTZ SS18 proposed a collection inherent with creativity that blended the punk, biker, and military aesthetic into a conflation of visual and tactile means. 

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KTZ SS18: an interaction between polished outlines and raw surfaces
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Michiko Koshino SS18: giving Athleisure a whole new meaning

Michiko Koshino SS18 appeared to recharge this trend, infusing the stylistic aspects of Japanese baseball teams from the 1940s-50s into a unique collection of contemporary garments that remained visibly faithful to their sporting heritage.

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Michiko Koshino SS18: giving Athleisure a whole new meaning
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Giuseppe Zanotti The Backstage Capsule Collection A special series for Fall Winter 2017

Inspired by the pre-show atmosphere of a music concert, Giuseppe Zanotti AW17 aimed to combine and embody the sense of anticipation, colour and creativity that follows it into one shoe collection.

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Giuseppe Zanotti The Backstage Capsule Collection A special series for Fall Winter 2017
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PAULA

Paula Magyar at Milk management, photographed by Linda Cooper and styled by Marina Sardanopoli with pieces from APHID, Natacha Marro, Di Liborio, Jayne Pierson and Dead Lotus Couture.

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PAULA
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Old Garage

Bruno Groff at Joy Model photographed by super talented Brazilian photographer Carlos Mossmann.

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Old Garage
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Giuseppe Zanotti AW17

Captured by renowned fashion photographer Mario Sorrenti, fronted by Bella Hadid and featuring Miles McMillan, the AW17 campaign for Giuseppe Zanotti epitomised luxury footwear, through both delicately soft touches and edgy finishing’s.

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Giuseppe Zanotti AW17