The duo behind Peter Pilotto always start a collection from two vantage points: natural wonders and the microscopic. This season it was, "rock crystal shapes, kaleidoscopic shards, and an artist’s tiny paintbrush daubs" which translated to heavy embellishments, rich prints, and texture tricks on a range of cocktail party wear. We see links to Rodarte (the intellectual, the minutia) and Balmain (beading, shoulders, legs for miles) in Peter Pilotto and we will always be on their side because of it.
London Fashion Week A/W 2009: Luella Luella Bartley is like the Madonna of the fashion world. She constantly reinvents herself to make sure no two collections look the same. However, she does always dress the same girl — the hip Londoner. For Autumn '09 she recruited hip London scenesters Pixie Geldof and Portia Freeman to show off her funky military school kids inspired line.
>> For the second season in a row, Australian minimalist Josh Goot took his game to London Fashion Week. The designer had to change venues at the last minute, losing 100 seats and causing a mad dash for the diminished number of front row seats, but all the chaos is a sign of one positive thing — there was a good turnout. Goot stayed true to his predilection for black, white, pastels, and marbled prints cut in a number of body-conscious silhouettes; colorblocking played a large part in the Fall 2009 collection, as did knits, but the eye-catching pieces involved curvy lines and digital prints.
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