Giles Fall Winter 2011
All guests of last night’s Giles shindig were summoned (yes, the invitation was a fashionable summons) to enter through the metal detectors of a court house. I invariably have a concoction of ideas for Mr. Deacon, yet my premonition is always positive. For Fall/Winter 2011, everything exhibited much more sophistication. Black and white were the prevailing colours, with special attention paid to black Swarovski beading, and every noggin was topped with a refined bow. Giles hit it on the head. See the top five looks below! View Post

Mary Katrantzou Fall Winter 2011
2010 Swiss Textiles Award winner Mary Katrantzou is imperative to your future fashion vocabulary. There was a welcome re-acquaintance with trompe l’oeil prints – an aspect from which things only further impressed. Built from the idea of a fabergé egg, every single print and shape was state-of-the-art, down to the Katrantzou-printed Louboutins. No-one else could construct a Swarovski encrusted skirt and make it look like a gem-covered pink flower garden of green jewels. With the addition of separates, her Fall/Winter 2011 offering was wearable without compromising the vanguard progression. See the top five looks below! View Post

David Koma Fall Winter 2011
I am a sculptural kind of woman. This makes David Koma a Fashion Week ‘must see’. Though he was part of a New Gen duo presentation with Holly Fulton, Koma is the name synonymous with my new fashion dreams. Fur pom-poms and hallucinogenic prints popped up unexpectedly after heavy embellishments and circle disks seduced my weak sartorial heart. Cohesive cut-out heels by Alain Quilici were the icing on the commendable cake. See the top five looks below! View Post

Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter 2011
So much ‘B’ goodness: Bailey (Christopher), Bosworth (Kate), and Bilson (Rachel) all at Burberry! Christopher is a brain when it comes to making the fashionistas of the world look chic while covered up. For Fall/Winter 2011, choice colour appeared in blue, pink and yellow outerwear (and the classic trench brown, of course). With flared skinny pants, Himalaya-high heels, Cruella de Vil (yes, again!) black and white prints, and a snow covered finale, there was something for everyone. See the top five looks below! View Post

Topshop Unique Fall Winter 2011
I have been waiting for this show since I was a little toddler nugget: The Cruella de Vil collection (presented as Topshop Unique). As the congregation of Anna Wintour-snappers evaporated from sight, the Thirties-cum-Dalmatian models traipsed along the enormous runway. Oversized faux fur and art deco elements were abundant, with nonpareil pieces like the Brooklyn Bridge dress and many embellished sleeve dresses. See the top five looks below! View Post