Caroline Charles

Prim and proper, perhaps too mature for my underdeveloped self, but I imagine perfect for middle aged women or ladies in the royal family to be personally dressed by granny the Queen. One thing I noticed was that the models were gorgeous, and it looked as though they were made to smile on the catwalk, rare and surprisingly refreshing. (Well, I believe those pretty faces were made for smiling!)

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Susie at work on front row, I is such a paparazzi.

Freemasons’ Hall; 14:15 Friday 19th

David Koma

Zig zags across the body and sharp tailoring throughout. Last season I remember him doing a lot of embellishments onto a plain canvas (LBD), this time he seems to have played with the canvas itself. (Although I do love the zip fastener embellishments swirling and creating sharp angles…)

Sorry for the half photos, this was the show where we waited so long and when I barely got in the models were already spilled out onto the runway. Thank God for zoom-lens or else there would’ve been a forest of heads, and then the catwalk, maybe. There were still so many people behind me if I remember correctly and they closed their doors right after I’d gone in. Can’t imagine what kind of a disappointment that’d have been for those behind me. Calling for better organization please.

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Jena Theo

Something about the starting piece set the mood of a 1950s silent film for the entire show… then the pieces seemed to become more contemporary towards the end. Particularly loved the fluid draping and the layering of patterns on top of the drapes (4th photo).

BLA. I’m so knackered, spent the entire day on heels running back and forth shows; post about the crowd & scene tomorrow!

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34 Comments

  1. that wool looks heavenly

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  2. The first dress from David Koma reminds me of shark! The color, the edges around the dress.

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  3. London Fashion Week looks amazing!

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  4. wow, love the drapery at theo.
    rest up and enjoy!

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  5. Such lovely pictures! It must have been quite the experience.

    Also, your post last day on Rodarte’s winter florals gave me inspiration to dress up a little today. It’s on my blog at the moment, if you’d like to see!

    Have a nice day!

    -Robyn

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  6. loved the fuzzy sweater/short jumper??…. very cool.. and the harem trouser with the buttons down the front… love em

    xo
    bravegrrl.blogspot.com

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  7. NY Fashion week was a lot of fun, aaw i wish I was in London now! enjoy the sows to come and keep us posted! u did a lovely job with this blog entry! :D

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  8. Tom Tuttle from Tacoma

    the brows and granny checks at caroline charles and the hair at theo are what i like. great job bringing this to us, Shini.

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  9. amazing! wish I lived in a fashion capital…even though I wouldn’t be able to attend shows, I could watch the craze of Fashion Week! were you invited to any more shows? if you were, hope you have tons of fun!

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  10. Fashion weeks are exhausting! I took off a bunch of days so I could go to NYFW events and now that it’s over I feel like I need a break more than ever. Wow, embellishments and drapery love.

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  11. This is so amazing!
    Great photo’s, thanks for sharing :)

    xx Robine

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  12. Ha I didn’t go to this one, woke up late LOL

    Loved the swishy and swoshy movement photos…

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  13. Love the last collection!xxx

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  14. the movement in the fabric in the last two photos is so gorgeous! you’ve taken such amazing photos at these shows! really impressive. xx

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  15. That fuzzy light grey sweater with the black bra peeking out from Jena Theo might be my favourite piece from this post. So simple but LOOKS SO BLOODY COMFY! and also….is it a romper? because that would just make it an ultimate win!!

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  16. All of them very flirty I think. The last show was gorgeous!

    juliet xxx

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  17. Absolutely Love everything by Jena Theo! And, it’s SO nice to finally see catwalk models … SMILE! :D Great photos Shini!

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  18. Mo

    Wow, the models’ makeup in David Koma’s show looked sickly.

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  19. wow great pictures. im excited to see the pictures of what u were wearing.

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  20. Love the pics….

    The David Koma is amazing!!!
    as is the Jena Theo :)

    Love your pap shot haha

    http://aforteforfashion.blogspot.com

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  21. Lana

    Love the clothes, love the photos and…
    haha, I spot Susie! ;P

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  22. LOVELY!!!

    IT’D HAVE BEEN SO EXCITING FOR YOU, REALLY NICE PICTURES AS YOU CAPURED REALLY WELL THE FEELINGS AND MOVEMENTS AND COULORS!!!!

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  23. great blog)))

    http://leblogdemasha.blogspot.com/

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  24. I just discovered your blog and I love it! And I must say studying graphic design at Central Saint Martins sounds amazing! =)
    Great fashion week photos!

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  25. not just the pieces were fab..
    ur pic are stunning! using some super sharp lens? …..

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    Zoomlens with a paparazzi sense of stability! (..?) Although I must point out, that the sharpness (along with colour, crop etc) is done during post-production!

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    suzie
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    hehe… no doubt.
    cant imagine if not using flash….. very clear though!
    i particularly like the one with tons of photographer snapping….

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  26. Great recap :) Looking forward to the rest of LFW!

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  27. Thanks for the pictures! Love the David Koma collection especially!

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  28. The images so so up close, I can really see the textures and beauty in all the clothes.

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  29. the fuzzy knits are so divine!!!!

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  30. Gosh did you take these pictures? They’re so good!

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  31. beautiful pics as always. the last two pics are my fav, i just love how you captured the movement

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  32. I loved this collection by Jenna Theo! A real hark back to late 90s with the overiszed cardis don’t you think?
    Beautiful photographs too!

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