‘Spring Chicken’ by Simone Rocha -

Simone Rocha faithfully delivers another uniquely compelling collection of forward footwear. Sweetheart cut slippers step into a bed of soft chick feathers creating a weightless effect, referencing boudoir styling.
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Trend Alert – Petrol Greens -

S/S 15 colour sees the blue palette extend to deep ocean greens in elegant petrol and emerald hues.
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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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Soft tailored androgyny at Temperley London -

London: Alice Temperley favoured androgynous tailoring over her signature eveningwear for S/S 15. Ensembles were bathed in a refreshingly clear palette of soft white, light pink, powder blue and grey, which were offset by pops of coral and jet black. Tailored pieces were especially enticing when they were paired with long, fluid layers. Each look exuded sumptuous sophistication and represented a new take on nonchalant dressing. –Deirdre ...
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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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