Trend Alert – The Long Tunic Dress -

Ankle-grazing and floor-sweeping layers emerge and important silhouette for S/S 15. Ultra-lightweight materials provide fluidity and movement.
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Spring is in the air at Burberry -

London: A live performance by James Bay set the scene for Christopher Bailey’s Burberry Spring 2015 collection. Aptly titled the Birds and the Bees, this beautiful presentation drew on the joys of Spring. Light as butterfly wings, gossamer fabrics, and iridescent surfaces graced ethereal silhouettes, although Christopher Bailey was said to have 'drawn to the idea of rebirth' and 'to ...
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Girly meets tomboy at Topshop Unique -

London: For Spring summer 2015, Topshop Unique went for a trip down memory lane and sent forth a happy, lighthearted collection that drew on the "faded glamour of of the British seaside. From Pier to Pleasure beach at its core," as the show notes stated, "here was a switched on youthful spirit, dancing all night in a sea sprayed celebration of ...
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Turn of the century classics at Paul Smith -

London: For Spring 2015, Paul Smith put together another classic collection of ultimately wearable pieces. These were modern classics at their best in a quiet palette of khaki, china blue, grey, black, white, slate blue and a flash of red in the  easy to wear stripes. There was a sense that perhaps Paul Smith drew on a picture postcard of ...
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Preen plays cricket with a hip-hop attitude -

London: There was a distinct vibrancy and playfulness at Preen for Spring 2015. Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi were influenced by National Geographic imagery of the Massai Cricket Warriors with their red, black and white team colors and draped, wrap skirts. Graphic Breton stripes opened the dazzling show in fluid dresses with asymmetric hemlines, folds and tucks. Midi length silk dresses ...
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Feminine looks at Margaret Howell -

London: Margaret Howell stepped away from her expected design aesthetic for Spring 2015. Instead she replaced it with a streamlined, minimalist approach and added subtle feminine touches. Sunray pleated skirts and tailored bra tops were the unexpected feminine additions. Classic tailoring in clean lines were executed in a punctuated palette of black, white, grey and plare olive green. The refreshing laid ...
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‘Put A Sock In It’ -

Bora Aksu pairs socks-with-sandals in such a fresh way, featuring cut-off toes and sweet scalloped top-edges, that he just may have proven the widely perceived 'fashion faux pas' a label of the past. Granola fans rejoice.
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Trend Alert – Knit Dresses -

Elongated form-fitting shapes and sheer materials update knit dresses for S/S 15. Active elements and refined stitch techniques create refreshing surface interest.
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Eudon Choi finds creative inspiration within the work of Georgia O’Keefe -

London: Georgia O'Keefe had a strong influence over Eudon Choi's latest collection. The construction was exquisitely executed with a combination of precise tailoring, relaxed ease, and luxe crisp materials producing an effortless effect that was a cross between Eastern and Parisienne. A mainly neutral palette was complemented by the soft pastels found within the naïve floral jacquards. Thoughtfully placed ruffle details updated ...
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Poetry in motion at Daks -

London: Creative Director Filipo Scuffi sent forth a beautiful, serene collection for Daks Spring Summer 2015. The venue could not have been more fitting than at the Royal Opera House. Sun reflected through the glass portals on a collection that took its inspiration from dance and this iconic location.  The colour palette was as gentle as the surrounds – soft shades ...
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Trend Alert Catwalk – The Wrap Silhouette -

Wraparound details are vital for this new silhouette, enveloping shoulders, placing focus on the waist or wrapping around the body for sexy summer dressing.  
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Casual surf hits at Elizabeth and James -

New York: Casual surf hits at Elizabeth and James with palm prints, bandeau and bikini styling, and sheer layers. Tunics were layered over sheer skirts, pullover cagoule and anoraks were paired with culottes and skirts, and jumpsuits and dungarees were sleek and streamlined. Accessories included wayfarer sunglasses, fine gold chain Y-necklaces, and flat sandals for the ultimate sophisticated beach ensemble.-Jaclyn ...
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Delpozo plays with volume and 3-D proportions -

New York: Another season and yet another exquisite collection from Creative Director Josep Font. Clean lines and sculptural interest dominated the play on 3-D  volume and proportions. The craftsmanship was superb – the embellishment, inspired by the 19th-century glass creations of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka appeared on exaggerated silhouettes - a long flowing tunic and top.  Wide red culottes were paired with ...
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A modern twist on sportswear at Proenza Schouler -

New York: Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez said of their new Proenza Schouler collection that it was, "Our version of American sportswear." If that's the case, sportswear has reached a new level. There were rifs on the classics: parkas in laser-cut and color-blocked leather, hand knitted polos with inset leather panels and two-tone leather pants, a deconstructed argyle sweater, not ...
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Roses are Red, Violets are Delpozo -

Just when we thought Delpozo couldn't get any lovelier, their Spring/Summer '15 collection beamed with elegance delivering sculpted bouquet effect oxfords that add a fresh feminine edge to the classic menswear silhouette. Could it be coincidence or a bit of symbology for the Spanish Fashion House to feature such an array of flora as they blossom back to a place ...
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