Monday, February 21, 2011

London Fashion Week: Autumn/Winter 2011--Vivienne Westwood, Antonio Berardi

Irreverent British School Girls, Alice In Wonderland Mad Hatter, Lace & Satin and Sexy Gowns: It's London Fashion Week!

The Do-Not-Meet-The-Inlaws Outfit: Vivienne Westwood Red Label Autumn/Winter 2011

Vivienne Westwood Red Label Autumn/Winter 2011:

When Is My Lunch Appointment? Vivienne Westwood Autumn/Winter 2011

For Autumn/Winter 2011, Great Britain's High Priestess of Fashion, Camp and Tartan, Vivienne Westwood did not disappoint. Vivienne Westwood states that her inspiration--well really, she gives credit to the head of her Design Studio, Murray Blewett--was inspired by Portobello Road, the Royal Family and "Alice In Wonderland". From the video and photos I have seen, the collection had everything: Tartan school girl uniforms--disheveled and UBER styled--plus great tailored suits featuring that iconic Westwood "corseted jacket", sexy trench coats and (GASP!), VERY wearable dresses!!! Take away all the kooky make-up, hair, Babushka scarves and askew over-sized crowns--and guess what? There were sellable, pretty clothes underneath.

Cutting English Class: Vivienne Westwood Red Label Autumn/Winter 2011

GoldFace Cocktails: Vivienne Westwood Red Label Autumn/Winter 2011

Crack-On Geisha Meets Savile Row: Vivienne Westwood Red Label Autumn/Winter 2011

Click Below for Vivienne Westwood Red Label Fall 2011 Collection Highlights:

Antonio Berardi Fall 2011:

Color Blocked Autumn: Antonio Berardi Autumn/Winter 2011

Designer Antonio Berardi--famous for his sexy dresses and THOSE heel-less boots and shoes showed his Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection during London Fashion Week this past weekend. There were lots of those cocktail and evening dresses he's come to be known for but also, the news here, was he also showed his version of "Daytime Clothes". Tailored geometrically-cut color blocked suits with draped-folded skirts looked modern and irresistible to his Berardi girls who want to "Give It To Them" while having lunch. In the evening department, the slits were high and there were shots of see-through laces, chiffon mixed with double-face satins, lurex and velvets. And as far as cocktail, as we saw in many of the recent NY Fall 2011 Collections, the lengths are coming down ladies.

Cover The Knee: Antonio Berardi Autumn/Winter 2011

Metallic Gala: Antonio Berardi Autumn/Winter 2011

Royal Wedding Party: Antonio Berardi Autumn/Winter 2011

Be Careful Getting Out Of Your Limo: Antonio Berardi Autumn/Winter 2011

Click Below for Antonio Berardi Fall 2011 Runway Show--Highlights:

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