Women, Fashion, Power – not a multiple choice

Women Fashion Power

Remember this? 80’s was the century of the power dress. Actually, these 80’s power dresses don’t look that dated (but the hair does). Women, Fashion and Power is an exhibition about the use of fashion to define and enhance women’s position in the world.

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From Post Punk to Gothic Kitsch

meadham kirchhoffThe Fashion in Motion show last week at the V&A museum was by the avant garde London based design duo Meadham Kirchhoff. It was as expected a real visual feast of over-the-top fairy tale storytelling and feminine silhouettes. Even though their clothes are not for everyone, what has to be acknowledged is the craftsmanship of materials and elaborate styling details. Continue reading

Donatella Versace in London

Donatella VersaceAt The Vogue  Festival 2013 at Southbank leading designers, photographers, celebrities, models and fashion editors gave a unique insight into their lives and work. I went to listen to a talk by Donatella Versace. ‘A Woman of our Time’ was a talk about her life following the death of her brother Gianni in 1997, when she became chief designer and vice-president of the Versace Group, and is now one of the leading women in international fashion.  Continue reading