Roberta Einer, Billie Jacobina and Mark Fast AW/17

Roberta Einer, Billie Jacobina and Mark Fast AW/17

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Who?

Roberta Einer

Where?

Saw Swee Hock Centre

Innovative?

3.5/5

Standout piece?

Satin gloves

Did it work?

Set up as a tennis court, with books in hand, a 1940’s theme was painting London red. Or green. Or pink, or any other colour of the rainbow. Einer again makes what isn’t traditionally sexy simply attractive. Down to the nails, the hair, the floral embellishment. I am here for the maximalism sweeping the nation.

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Who?

Billie Jacobina

Where?

Freemasons Hall

Innovative?

2.5/ 5

Standout piece?

Any accessory which does not resemble its function

Did it work?

This was the show for the fashion “tribe” who get scrutinised for ‘peacocking’. It’s fun, it’s loud, it may be done before but to continue to create in this aesthetic is daring when you’re viewing commercial ready-to-wear back to back.

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Who?

Mark Fast

Where?

Freemasons Hall

Innovative?

2/5

Standout piece?

That copper fringed concoction

Did it work?

In the midst of designers creating clothes to push the boundaries forward and be a part of social commentary, it is always nice to see a designer who puts traditional couture design back into a fashion week; especially in a city like London. We need Mark Fast and designers who know how to create varying silhouettes because only from then can you break the rules.

 

Written by Tahmina Begum,

CEO and Editor-in-Chief

Photography by Anna Dzickaniece for XXY Magazine

 

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