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Emilio de la Morena’s show today was full of the staples we’ve come to expect this Fall 2013 season--pleated skirts, heavy fabrics, oversized overcoats, and masculine trousers. There was a boxy flannel jumpsuit, some super sexy cut-outs, and a hefty dose of boiled wool. But what set this collection apart was the innovation de la Morena applied to these seemingly basic pieces.
LONDON--Talk about texture blocking. In one of the final shows of London Fashion Week, Emilio de la Morena may have proved he is the king, using rectangular patches of shimmering fabric, tulle styled like macrame, and netted knits to give his fashion a distinct, squared-off look. My personal preference leans towards de la Morena's spring collection, filled with sweet eyelet-punched leathers in Easter colors. But in terms of salability, fall wins. The stretchy pieces are more forgiving and, frankly, sexier. Particularly in noir colors like black, rouge, and eggplant.
London Spring 2011 was hands down my favorite fashion week ever. Shocked, are you? Once you feel the energy, see the masterful technique, and find yourself wide-eyed by the innovation, you'll understand where I'm coming from. Here are my ten favorites. Additionally, I must send out a big thanks to Swarvoski, not only because they sponsored my trip to the UK, but also because they underwrote almost all of the very best shows at LFW. If not for them, some of these collection mightn't have happened.
LONDON--The second day of #lfw is shaping up to be an impressive one, and we're only half-way through. This morning, I first traipsed off to Twenty8Twelve by S. Miller, so let's start there.
It's day three of London Fashion Week. What's everyone talking about? 1. Hannah Holman. Remember when Kate mentioned she'd be huge? And then she