Fashion

Sneak peak – LFW International!

I’ve been to LFW international for the last 2 years and find it exciting as it showcases the work of designers from across the globe, both emerging and established. It’s always fascinating to see the inspirations that are used when conjuring up a collection, particularly when the inspirations have a cultural and international perspective.

More specifically, this post is all about my friend, Omar Mansoor’s A/W 16 collection “L’art Vivante” (Living work of art). Pretty impressive that this is his 11th collection!

The collection is inspired by the flamboyant and eccentric Marchesa Casati, an Italian heiress, muse, and patroness of the arts in early 20th-century Europe. It captures aspects of her life, the masks symbolising her time in Venice in 1910 and the fabrics such as velvet and silk adding to the decadence. Some of the main pieces are made of hand woven ‘koya’ silk which is sadly a dying art.

Scroll down for pics from the show (photography by Shahid Malik – his pics were way better than mine!).

Looking forward to SS17!

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This was my favourite look – loved the contrast of silk with the leather effect

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Reminded me of Jean Harlow in the 20’s

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The man himself – take a bow!

Credits:

Footwear: Lucy Choi London
Concept and Styling: Edita Lozovoska
Photography: Shahid Malik
PR: Enigme Internationale

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