Today Chanel unveiled their unique collection and in true Chanel style they created a show to remember and brought talk to the town. Karl Lagerfeld the creative director and head designer for Chanel transformed the show into an art gallery and decided to blow the Chanel chain trims and pearls to jumbo size, throw in a robotic No.5 bottle and chose to mix Chanel tweed with leather and denim. Interesting combination I think, don't you? But it worked! Of course it did, It's Chanel.
The collection saw frayed multicoloured tweed mixed with subtle accessories, painted finishes on jeans and jackets, cashmere knits, silk dresses smothered in multi-coloured swatches, black and white full-skirted dresses and shoes paired with fussy socks.
A strong feminine theme has dominated at London Fashion Week so far, and we are in awe of the pretty pastels & florals on the catwalk this season. A lighter palette is some contrast to the bold neons of SS13, as SS14 brings the return of the lady.
As always, Matthew Williamson brings colour to the table, with pops of coral & blue mixed with pale tones of pink, white, lime and orange. Pretty blouses are teamed with cropped trousers, floaty day dresses alongside more structured shifts and trousers suits.
Embroidered floral designs are teamed with bold stripes and signature butterfly's in this eclectic collection.
An exciting London Fashion Week is well under way, with trends and colours emerging for the SS14 collections ahead. A prominent colour theme we noticed, was that of black, white and blue. Dominating the catwalks this combination has proved popular and effective.
We adored the structural shapes and block colours at David Koma, with leather trims and waist cinching silhouettes. Proportions played with the figure whilst also including feminine shapes to soften the styles.
Sheer panels also gave a pretty illusion and sat beautifully within the designs, integrated with soft pleated skirts for a womanly feel. A favourite designer of Cheryl Cole...it's easy to see why.