Sartorial Headlines Worth Knowing From India and Aorund The World
1. Alexander McQueen Returns to London Fashion Week with Sheer From Our Dreams:
After a decade almost, Sarah Burton took the trend for see-through fabrics and elevated it to a level of pure fantasy and wonder for her autumn/winter 2016 collection, which was showcased at Lawrence Hall on Sunday 21 February. Sunday evening’s showcase opened with a series of tough black leather ensembles embroidered with large shimmering butterflies, lip motifs and stopwatches — as if Alice in Wonderland was playing dress up. Burton dialled up the decadence for the show’s last section, sending models out in the sheerest evening gowns and capes dripping with sparkly crystals and dazzling embroidery. Luxurious fur-trimmed capes completed the look, and the last outfit — a feather concoction of a gown — was pure glamour.
2. Olivia Palermo Dons Six Outfits in 2 Days at LFW:
In 48 hours the the style influencer was spotted in front row with six ‘big name’ designer outfit for six shows. At Emilia Wickstead show Palermo touched down at LFW wearing distressed Black Orchid jeans, a Skin and Thread sweater, Charlotte Simone shearling bomber and Tabitha Simmons boots. While shopping, was spotted in cropped Tibi trousers, a Topshop bomber, Louboutin pumps and Dior shades. At Topshop Unique Palermo was seen spotting a Tibi polo neck underneath and a sleeveless jacket on top, the 29-year-old was a prime example of layering executed well. At Sophia Webster, the star dressed in accordance with Sophia Webster’s bright and cheerful design notes for her AW16 show. At the Burberry show, Palermo plumped for a bohemian-style dress and burgundy knee-high boot. At Christopher Kane was seen in a black fur jacket and pleated skirt paired with burgundy boots.
3. Burberry Offers A Patchwork Of Things Christopher Bailey Loves At LFW:
The Burberry show was a spectacle of celebrities, top models and, of course, covetable clothes. The show, which took place in Kensington Gardens, marked the first time that Burberry presented its womenswear collection under the new and unified ‘Burberry’ label on the runway – and it certainly didn’t disappoint. Staying true to form, the Burberry show was a spectacle of celebrities, top models and, of course, covetable clothes. The sartorial ladies could also buy the collection then and there straight off the runway. As always, the trench coat was reinvented for AW16 – this time featuring sleek patent leather with polished heritage-inspired buckles and military topstitching. As for shoes, it’s all about the buckle boot, if Burberry’s runway is to be believed. Inspired by the distinctive patchwork details present throughout the collection and by the classic wellington boot, the structured ankle boot comes in snakeskin and rubberised leather with a raised heel making it perfect for day to night dressing.
4. No Direct Selling Off The Runway At Milan and Paris Fashion Week:
Unlike, New Year Fashion Week and London Fashion Week there will be no direct selling off the runway this year or maybe ever. The Italian and French markets have taken to the press to oppose the see-now-buy-now method. Paris and Milan Fashion week will not be witnessing any direct customer hot off the runway.