london fashion week

nicole farhi Nicole Farhi Spring 2012 | London Fashion Week

Farhi’s Structured SpringNicole Farhi experimented with color and shape for her spring 2012 showing presented during London Fashion Week’s third day. Using bright hues of coral, peppermint green and canary yellow, the Farhi girl is elegant yet eye-catching for the new season with a slicked back ponytail and pink lips. Silhouettes ranged from simple sack dresses to voluminous, full skirts with origami-like shapes.

unique Topshop Unique Spring 2012 | London Fashion Week

Unique’s Egyptian SpringTopshop Unique takes a trip to Ancient Egypt for its spring 2012 collection shown during London Fashion Week. Featuring hieroglyphic prints, gold accents and bandage dresses, the Unique girl stands out from the crowd in gold leaf hair and mid-drift baring tops. The showing also included t-shirts with the late Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra and scarab beetle prints paired with pyramid-shaped bags for a cheeky interpretation of the stylish theme.

mulberry Mulberry Spring 2012 | London Fashion Week

Mulberry’s Beach SpringMulberry was inspired by a trip to the retro English seafront for its spring 2012 collection shown during London Fashion Week. Pairing sheer dresses with leather jackets, the Mulberry girl is made to be seen with pumped up tresses and neon highlights. Not shy on prints, color blocking, zoo animal patterns and crystal embellishments all made an appearance in a fun display of feminine style.

jonathan saunders Jonathan Saunders Spring 2012 | London Fashion Week

Saunders’ Spring Palette – With high anticipation, Scottish designer Jonathan Saunders presented his namesake label’s spring 2012 collection with his masterful skills of color and silhouette still in tact. Juxtaposing neon hues of pink, green and yellow with intricate patterns, Saunders used shapes as a canvas this season showing a playful mixture of color in the form of embroidered sheer dresses, lightweight jackets and gradient dyed fabric.

jaeger london Jaeger London Spring 2012 | London Fashion Week

Jaeger’s Day Wear OutingJaeger London brought sensible day wear to London Fashion Week with its spring 2012 collection. Models donned side-swept ponytails with coral lips and rouged cheeks for a ladylike look that matched the season’s modest hemlines, pleated and scalloped skirts, lace covered blouses and polka dot prints. Accessories came in the form of oversize sunglasses, straw hats and color blocked handbags paired with wedge sandals.

julien macdonald Julien Macdonald Spring 2012 | London Fashion Week

Macdonalds’ Razor Sharp SpringJulien Macdonald was inspired by a myriad of influences for his spring 2012 collection showcased during London Fashion Week. The sleek showing had military inspired elements, rock and roll glam, tattoo-like prints and metallic elements. The designs were razor-sharp in silhouette, ranging from tom boyish blazers and shorts to elegant gowns cut to fit the body.

marykatrantzoufall Mary Katrantzou Fall 2011 | London Fashion Week

Mary Katrantzou trades in a highly structured spring collection for a loose-fitting yet crowd pleasing fall 2011 showing at London Fashion Week. Katrantzou’s garments featured her trademark digital prints on luxe materials such as satin, velvet and chiffon with inspiration stemming from fashion writer Diana Vreeland’s “garden in hell” apartment.

julienmacdonaldfall Julien Macdonald Fall 2011 | London Fashion Week

Julien Macdonald delivers a gothic, rock and roll inspired collection for his fall 2011 collection presented during London Fashion Week. A story of lace, leather and knits, Macdonald imagined his female protagonist as a rebellious teenage girl with penchant for darkness. Indeed, the runway was filled with its fair share of black and moody makeup, but there was also romantic undertone even to the darkest of looks with their ornate patterns and billowing, almost ethereal silhouettes.