LFW DAY#4: A LA DISPOSITION
WHERE: Vauxhall Fashion Scout @ Freemasons’ Hall
FRONT ROW: Amelia Gregory, Kelly Morris from Running in Heels and the Fashion Monitor team
WHAT: Entitled ‘The Utopian Aviary’ and set to a soundtrack of classical music and flapping birds’ wings, the collection was beautifully Victoriana-inspired and took its silhouette quite literally from bird-like forms. Dresses and shirts in copper, burgundy, pale turquoise and emerald green sloped downwards at the back into stunning coattails to mimic wings, shoulders were ruched and everything was high-necked and buttoned-up. Black and white vertical stripes lent shirts a certain mod vibe and furry trousers and capes in naturalistic black and white stripes played up the birds of paradise theme. Birds-nest hair and red contacts gave the clothes a further animalistic vibe. Divine, demure and quietly confident, this could turn out to be surprisingly wearable too…
HIGHLIGHT: The collars! Gloriously oversized, jutting out at the neck, ruffled to the extreme and supported with rigid material jutting up from the shoulder blades, these collars made a serious impact.
Words: Katie Rose
Photography: Natalie J. Watts