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LFW: Rejina Pyo’s nod to nostalgia

Rejina Pyo

Rejina Pyo

London: There’s a certain energy bubbling through London Fashion Week this season, and that energy’s coming from the young designers, who are really beginning to find their groove. Rejina Pyo is one these – who today, underneath the charming arches of the Burlington Arcade, delivered an accomplished and highly desirable second runway collection.

Rejina Pyo

 

You could sense the coming of age in Pyo’s work; her tailoring, for instance, came on leaps and bounds from Spring. Of note, a selection of trench-coats, ruched around the storm caps or pieced and sculpted with pretty-button closures.

Nostalgia ran through the heart of the collection, with Pyo sending out 70’s shirts in buttery blue faux-leather, or full sleeve blousons in 80’s wiggle graphics; “Things you might find in a charity shop, or the wardrobes of your grandparents,” as Pyo put it, but – under the modern hands of Pyo- these vintage finds were instantly revived. – Anna Ross

 

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