Autumn/Winter 2012 London Fashion Week

Inspired by the juxtaposition between Russian peasants and royalties, Autumn Winter 2012 delves into the stories surrounding the final czars of the Romanov family and the myth of their daughter Anastasia, the sole survivor of the family massacre. Exploring the journey of her escape and the loss of her privileged life, Fyodor Golan investigated the correlation to that of an insect that changes itself for protection.

Autumn/Winter 2012-13 London Fashion Week

The Italian Brand of Moschino Cheap & Chic showed yesterday for the first time in London. The creative director Rossella Jardini riffed on “makeup and Queen Elizabeth”, and the result was an ice cream-hued, royalty-gone-askew foray.”It’s about making up your life,” she said before the show. The designer Francesca Rubino  presented silhouettes were vaguely ’60s and came in an eclectic palette of makeup prints, patchwork lace, and rainbow fur. Cosmetic prints plastered puff ball skirts and cocktail dresses. Patchwork lace dresses came in a delicious assortment of candy colours, while fuzzy fur boleros and bags added a cute yet kooky edge.

Spring 2012, Paris Fashion Week.

This is the uncensored Nicola Formichetti’s video for the campaign “Brothers of Arcadia” Menswear Spring/Summer Collection 2012 directed by Branislav Jankic featuring models Alex Eroe, Esmir Redzepagic, Justin Barnhill, Matthieu Charneau, Peter Pagan and Travis Cannata.

“I was interested in the idea of fantasy, dreams and voyeurism,” Formichetti says. “I was looking at Italian Neo-Realist cinema and then, post-that, where Fellini and Pasolini become more about myth and fantasy. At the same time, I loved the idea and accessibility of pornography and everyday voyeurism onXtube. Fashion is always referencing pornography, so there was an element in doing this film of just ‘cutting out the middleman,’ but it is an erotic fashion film nonetheless.”

Spring 2012, Paris Fashion Week.

For Spring/Summer 2012, the Belgian designer showed a flurry of soft pastel-hued suits and suit separates. The unusually understated collection had 1950s influences, mostly in the body paint and tricep-length gloves. Though the show started as a quiet collection, for Beirendonck’s standard, ended with a crazy  forms tulle outfits. Here some pictures of the fashion show