Knitwear trio Sibling delivered a creative punch of colour to London Fashion Week, in their first mini-fashion show for Sister, styled by Katie Grand
LONDON, United Kingdom — Just when you thought London Fashion Week had reached it’s apogée, along came another stellar season of shows from London-based designers who are setting the pace for fashion around the world with their vibrant digital prints, cutting-edge development techniques, and kooky concoctions and accessories.
All the while, our favorite roving backstage photographer, Morgan O’Donovan, was documenting the backstage scene. We’ve selected the ten unforgettable fashion moments that defined London Fashion Week for Autumn/Winter 2012.
Morgan O’Donovan‘s photo diary is courtesy of Dazed Digital
Mary Katrantzou’s ‘everyday object’ prints and collaboration with famed lacemakers Lesage, propelled her to the very top of London’s emerging designer class
Jonathan Saunders’ focus on colourful prints was extended to include beautiful tactile textures
Alexander McQueen’s McQ brought a welcome element of fashion theatre back to London Fashion Week
Christopher Kane sent his fans into a purple haze, after another standout collection. Undoubtedly, the hottest ticket of the week.
Giles Deacon showed a haunting collection of singed, couture quality garments, which were ‘saved’ from a stately country mansion on fire
Stretching from its denim roots, Acne’s silhouettes of cinched waists and low-slung trousers were targeted at the too-cool-for-school crowd
Marios Schwab’s lady-like looks further explored sharp silhouettes, transparency and embellishment
Peter Pilotto took their famed signature prints to furs and puffa jackets
Meadham Kirchhoff’s kooky disco dreams lifted weary spirits on the final day of London Fashion Week