One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art - Oscar Wilde

Saturday, 8 January 2011

Beyond the Valley

Fashion is having what I would like to call a Valley of the Dolls moment. Was the stark minimalism of Autumn/Winter everything we hoped it would be? Fuss-free easy dressing? No. It was too much like hard work set against a neutral background, and as a result, the SS 11 collections erupted like a volcano that had been simmering quietly for a few seasons. I think it is one of the most exciting seasons that we have had for a while: all rainbow brights; eclectic prints and high octane 70s glamour! Think of diving down a rabbit hole into a new, technicolour world. So much to soak up and look forward to - especially during bleak and frustrating January. I can hardly wait.

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