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Lizzy Bowring

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A Catwalk Minute: Prada’s ‘fantasy of reality’ for Pre Spring/Summer 2019

“A Fantasy of reality”,  Miuccia Prada alluded to her recent resort collection, which was held, incidentally, at her Herzog and de Meuron–designed headquarters in New York.

PFW: ‘One aesthetic and one ethic’ for Balenciaga

This season, Demna approached his design filter with a profound resonance, after 2 years at Balenciaga. WGSN's Catwalk Director Lizzy Bowring reports.

PFW: Storytelling at Off-White’s equestrian event

An equestrian theme ran through Virgil Abloh's all Delft Blue collection - WGSN Catwalks Director Lizzy Bowring reports.

Dior

PFW: Dior – the youthful beat goes on

Timing is everything and for Maria Grazia Chiuri – ( her T-shirt 'we should all be feminists' setting a precedent for female empowerment ) – this is her time. Catwalks Director Lizzy Bowring reports

Versace

MFW: Versace- an intoxicating mash of colour, print and powerful silhouettes

 Versace, MFW How could Donatella top last season's celebratory retrospective? It would appear, easily. WGSN's Lizzy Bowring reports.

Prada

MFW: Out of the dark, a luminous futuristic edge at Prada

The socio-political messages are a common thread throughout A/W 18 collections and for Miuccia Prada, her's was about protection.

Gucci

MFW: Gucci- A fantastical manifestation of extravagant, beautiful clothes

Gucci: If ever there was a show that stopped everyone in their tracks and evoked some strange inner sentiments - Gucci was it. WGSN's Lizzy Bowring reports.

Preen

LFW: A deep aquatic dive at Preen by Thornton Bregazzi

A visit to a photographic exhibition at London’s National Maritime Museum inspired the latest collection of Preen by Thornton Bregazzi.

burberry

LFW: Burberry- Bailey’s brilliant and emotive swansong

Burberry collaborated with United Visual Artists to provide the ‘rainbow ‘of laser lights under which Christopher Bailey showcased his final collection.

LFW: Jasper Conran’s bespoke abstraction

The blue sky over Claridge's Hotel yesterday was a perfect accompaniment to the blocks of bright colour in Jasper Conran's AW 18/19 collection.

Phillip Lim

NYFW: Phillip Lim’s modern wanderers

  A bohemian sensibility grounded in a subversive street aesthetic ran through Phillip Lim's A/W 18/19 collection. Catwalks Director Lizzy Bowring reports.

Jonathan Simkhai

NYFW: Romance and feminism walk hand in hand at Jonathan Simkhai

The strength of womanhood is a common theme this season- and Jonathan Simkhai presented his own take, considering the centenary of the suffragette movement.