Christopher Kane was inspired by lollipops and pencil cases from his boyhood days for the fall 2011 collection from his eponymous label. Featuring crocheted pieces with geometric patterns, plastic accents for a water-like affect and neon hues, models took to the runway in shimmering and sheer dresses for a new kind of minimal from the Scottish designer.
Matthew Williamson is back in full force for the fall 2011 season with bohemian prints, fringe, feathers and wool. Inspired by Russian avant-garde painter Francisco Infante-Arana, Williamson plays with color and volume as models strutted down the catwalk in neutral hues paired with bold blues and corals.
Loose-fitting silhouettes and draping materials dominate the fall 2011 collection from Nicole Farhi. Accented with a hint of razzle dazzle in the form of sequins and lustrous fabrics, Farhi showed a sleek and contemporary wardrobe for a woman of strong and elegant tastes.
Topshop Unique looks towards Disney’s One Hundred and One Dalmatians for its fall 2011 inspiration where models sported Minnie Mouse hair, Cruella de Vil like outerwear and Dalmatian spots. Besides the spots, prints also included ’30s skylines, pinstripes and canine cutouts. Overall Unique presented a lively collection that goes to the dogs–literally.
Mulberry brought a parade of sleek yet sugary sweet designs for its fall 2011 collection presented during London Fashion Week. Featuring quilted patterns, pleats and whimsical prints, the Mulberry girl doesn’t forgo style for the colder months as proven by the bevy of belted coats and sweaters paired with lightweight silhouettes.
The fall 2011 season continues with Jaeger’s latest showing for London Fashion Week. Layering up for the autumn with lengthy coats, stockings, and loose-fitting trousers, the Jaeger woman looks ready to explore the city in bright hues paired with cool neutrals.
Moving away from a moody fall, the spring 2011 collection from Jaeger delivers a feeling of resort getaway for the new season. Featuring a healthy mix of slouchy and stiff silhouettes, the line range transitioned from royal blue to muted neutrals bringing a relaxed confidence to London Fashion Week.
Delving into the new season with oversize pockets and straight-laced silhouettes, the spring outing from Pringle of Scotland embraces a subdued color palette. Bringing a sense of levity to an otherwise minimal presentation, models donned feathered shoes and frayed embellishments.
Bringing a sense of streamlined sleekness to spring 2011, Burberry Prorsum unveils a collection of leopard prints, ruffles and of course–their signature coats for the last day of womenswear from London Fashion Week. Accented by brights and jewel tones, the latest outing from chief creative director Christopher Bailey offered a focus on details such as piping, raised patterns and ruching found on the collection’s outerwear pieces. Closing with a jacket and dress combination worn by fall campaign star, Nina Porter, confetti fell down to end the show.
Paul Smith finds inspiration in retro fashion and rockabilly culture for his spring 2011 collection. Delving into the new season with tailored pantsuits, fifties style dresses and oversize bottoms, the British designer brings his strong background in menswear to his womenswear line.