2 posts tagged "Vivienne Westwood Anglomania"
Even with the promise of champagne, 8 a.m. is an early call time for the last day of fashion week. But that didn’t stop editors from flocking to Day Birger et Mikkelsen‘s Copenhagen flagship for an early-morning presentation. While show-goers enjoyed a tasty brunch, models wove through the room in tweed coats, wrap dresses, pencil skirts, fluffy sweaters and tiger-print pants. Casual suits and beaded jackets were also Fall features and showed off the brand’s signature fusion of intricate craftsmanship and simplicity.
After more than thirty years on the fashion scene, Ivan Grundahl is not exactly a new kid on the block. Even so, his Fall ’13 felt youthful, and even a little rock ’n’ roll. Asymmetrical lines, architectural shapes, and uneven silhouettes are Grundahl’s signatures—all of which were present during Friday’s show. The collection (above) offered lots of heavy boots, loose trousers, and sweaters in dark prints, black, and army green. Large pockets and lace were used as accents, and balloon-shaped dresses and sequined skirts provided hints of femininity.
Stine Riis, the winner of last year’s H&M Design Award, closed out Copenhagen fashion week with her collection, RIIS. For Fall ’13, she continued her love affair with clean dressing and discreet details, showing tailored trousers and narrow pencil skirts mixed with silk shirts and wool outerwear. A gray jacket was one of the best pieces in the show, and cutout patent leather details on skirts and tops were a nice contrast to the modern minimalism.
Echt English designs, bought in L.A., shipped to wherever, Dubuque to Detroit: another victory for the age of the Internet. It’s getting easier every day to get the product you want wherever you may be, and today is no exception. Kristen Lee and Brady Cunningham’s path-breaking Los Angeles boutique, TenOverSix, is the latest to join Farfetch.com, which ships the best of their stock all over. That means Vivienne Westwood’s grungy-cool Anglomania totes (pictured), not to mention bags by New York’s Alexander Wang, vintage-style swimsuits from Australia’s Lover, jewelry by L.A.’s Made Her Think, and more. The world is flat, and getting flatter—bully!
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Grafitti tote, $261, and Teddy Bear tote, $266, available at www.farfetch.com.