• Erdem: Ready-to-wear AW21

    5 days ago - By 10 magazine

    Drab, dancer's practice uniforms contrasted with dressed-up finery for Erdem's AW21 show. He has designed for the ballet before the experience showed in his collection film. Erdem enlisted Edward Watson of the Royal Ballet to choreograph the movements of his models, four of whom were the celebrated ballerinas - Christina Arestis, Elizabeth McGorian, Marguerite Porter, and Zenaida Yanowsky.
    If Erdem's nipped-in waists, sweeping skirts, and buttoned-up shirtwaisters had a post-war feel, that's because the 1948 movie, The Red Shoes , was on the designer's mood board. The psychological, ballet...
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  • Halpern: Ready-to-wear AW21

    Halpern: Ready-to-wear AW21

    5 days ago - By 10 magazine

    Timing is everything in fashion. So the day after the government anointed June 21 as the date we can finally party again, it's fitting that Michael Halpern should unveil an AW21 collection best described as ‘Fuck-it' fashion for the pent-up, party-starved, post-covid generation.
    Leopard catsuits, rainbow sequin mini dresses, monochrome paillette party suits: every look seemed to come with the expectant whoosh of a champagne cork popping. “Colour, leopard, sequins, silk intarsia, that's my way of dealing with adversity,” said the designer, who stitched optimism into every seam.
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