A spotlight on the London Fashion Week catwalks from accessories’ designers Anya Hindmarch and Sophia Webster – both featuring style that says Hello World, I’ve arrived!
Handbag guru Anya Hindmarch featured a kitsch Autumn/Winter collection. Models stomped in modern oversized coats emblazoned with some of our favourite 70s classic games – tetris and space invaders!
The bags took on their own life with several featuring eyes staring out at the front row. Among our favourites is the bag featuring a red space invader with a chained handle... Now that, my friends, is a statement bag.
On Day 4, Sophia Webster’s surprise catwalk display could have been taken straight from a Tim Burton film. Quoting Beetlejuice on the invitation, the designs included gothic style mini dresses showing off her knee high laced stilettos.
Our favourites from the collection were the little clutches covered in satirical slogans embroidered onto speech and thought bubble shapes.
The wedding dress at the end of the show was flowing – with a long veil covering the face, it provided the perfect backdrop for Sophia Webster’s ‘Wifey for Lifey’ bag - edgy and cute, the perfect combo for the modern bride.
Other notable Go Big moments from other designers included the ever-stunning Julien Macdonald with a show-stopping Day 2 catwalk of the A/W black and silver designs. Finishing with two mini models looking like little figurines from a wedding cake.
And Mary Katrantzou’s catwalk featured sparkles, patterns and colours galore! We loved the adorable butterfly inspired dresses that featured some way through.
What has been your highlight so far? We can’t wait to see what else appears later this week. If you are at LFW – make sure to send us photos!
Model - Rob Schofield on Flickr
Outside LFW 2016 – Garry Knight on Flickr
Sophia Webster – First View
Julien Macdonald – Getty/Mike Marsland
Mary Katrantzou – IMAX Tree/Matteo Volta