It is a fashion cliché that a woman designer creates for herself and presents a show in her own image. The men are supposed to have a wilder and more soaring imagination.
Two powerful female designers at London Fashion Week took personal positions. Victoria Beckham focussed on herself – but with an increasingly wide vocabulary that included talking purposefully about colour. Think grass green and purple.
SIMONE ROCHA was in a different century; old Ireland with its ancient traditions, lost in the midst of time, where Wren Boys would hunt for the birds and ask for money by knocking on the doors of grand houses that have now seen better days.
https://www.instagram.com/p/B2c3e-rHTXY/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=dlfixStaged within the faded walls and soaring ceiling of Alexandra Palace – London’s landmark Victorian colossus – the designer presented a vivid and mysterious collection.