• Osman RTW Spring 2019

    7 days ago - By WWD

    Rich in color, texture - and cockerel feathers - the collection was inspired by the world's great balls, but there was nothing fussy about it. “I wanted to do easy versions of formal looks for everyday,” said Osman Yousefzada, who showed his collection in a lush sculpture-filled garden in Covent Garden.
    Models walked in the sunshine dressed in tailored suits made from recycled brocade in metallic zebra patterns, or a black one, its cropped jacket edged in pleated tulle. Some dresses were sheer and came with a darkly romantic flower print, while others were made from sweeps of cream tulle...
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  • Halpern RTW Spring 2019

    7 days ago - By WWD

    Michael Halpern flexed his versatility for spring 2019, showing that there's more to his schtick than just sparkles - though, gratefully, there were still plenty of those.
    Now in his fifth season on the London schedule, Halpern's high-octane collections have been heartily embraced by retailers, like Browns and Bergdorf Goodman.
    Hitherto, he has mined the Seventies and the hedonism of the disco era. For next season, he looked to the Sixties in a tribute to his grandmother and the pioneering women of her generation.
    “I never met my maternal grandmother so the stories I heard about her came...
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