H by Hakaan Yildirim SS15/ LFW

The label originally known as Hakaan has presented itself with a new name and an interesting statement: bees make beautiful muses. We tend to forget that but Hakaan Yildirim’s Spring Summer 2015 collection wants to remind us. Bee motifs, hexagons and honeycomb shapes dominate the collection that is made of bright colours. Sheer panels, beads and embroideries. Since…

Simone Rocha SS15/ LFW

Dressing what Simone Rocha calls “a woman who wants to wear beautiful things” can be predictable. Rocha knows just how to shake things up. The Simone Rocha ss15 started out with dark, gloomy yet intriguing pieces. The faux fur around the perimeter of the dresses, also visible underneath the flat shoes, created haunting illusions. When we…

Ashish SS15/ LFW

Ashish Gupta’s signatures include “sequins, glamour, sportswear and more sequins.” Key word: sequins. Lots of them. The words Tinsel Town literally sparked to mind from a collection fit for the dream client that Ashish desrcibes as “fun-loving and sexy with a sense of humour. She likes to make an entrance.” Thought less was more? What is “less?!” Photography…

Michael van der Ham SS15/ LFW

Michael van der Ham is known for texture, a craft he has mastered. In fact, he describes his trademark as: “Knitwear with chiffon tops and multi-fabricated dresses.” The breathtaking pieces he presented during London fashion week included round sunglasses that stole everyone’s attention, gorgeous fabrics, a surprising presence of sequins and hauntingly beautiful platform loafers. With an ideal…

Richard Nicoll SS15/ LFW

Richard Nichols is never prescriptive. Describing his ideal client as “anyone that responds to the clothes.” he added “I’d like to think they suit a wide variety of personalities.” For those who may not be familiar with the artist’s work he describes his trademark as “our one-size-fits-all, oversized, geometric cut, silk T-shirt dress that everyone from…

Temperley London SS15/ LFW

For the first time, Temperley London and Alice by Temperley were combined to present one collection. Something Alice Temperley observed was “was great to focus solely on an amazing show collection with more daywear, core pieces and loads of very versatile separates,” The result? Something different and unusually sexy. First of all let us talk about…

Mary Katrantzou SS15/ LFW

Pangea and the way things drift apart to create new things. Mary Katrantzou looked at this historical event- more than 200 million years old- to begin putting together ideas that will form Mary Katrantzou SS15. Playing with forms, shapes and sheer the designer presented a collection with the right amount of chic, sweet and sexyness, on a…

Pringle of Scotland SS15/ LFW

Last season, Pringles of Scotland gave us 3D embellishment, this season we get actual 3D and another surprise? Knitwear is back on, in this collection inspired by clarity. Some pieces of the SS15 collection nicely portrayed sporty aesthetics. They looked light, pure and elegant with simplicity. Others went all, literally. Thanks to the 3D, crystalline effect…

Mother of Pearl SS15/ LFW

The luxurious sport aesthetics are great at Mother of Pearl. Their secret? Oh, not much. The brand only works with artists like Fiona Banner, Gary Hume, Polly Morgan, Francesco Simeti, Fred Tomaselli, Keith Tyson, Jim Lambie, Matt Collishaw, Carsten Holler and currently Maia Norman. These collaborations allow artists to cleverly exploit and experiment with prints and luxurious fabric while the brand gives its…

OSMAN SS15/ LFW

When mum is a tailor, it is natural to use her work as a source of inspiration and Osman Yousefzada did just that. With embroideries and big tassels he presented a beautiful collection. In his own words “it’s a bit of escapism, nothing too heavy… they’re clothes that you put on and just want to transform you to…