COCKTAIL DRESSES

MFW S/S11: Krizia

MFW S/S11: Krizia

  by Kristin Knox

It was back to the future at Krizia, where the designer drew upon a "new spacial morphology" to create her collection of convex, ovoid shaped cocktail dresses. Swaths of fabric swelled into arcs and spirals, creating lines that were at [...]

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LF Markey Launches Website

LF Markey Launches Website

  by Charlotte Jones

London womenswear label LF Markey has launched its first transactional website, opening up its collection to the whole of the UK. The launch coincides with the introduction of the label into selected boutiques including Matches, which will [...]

Tags: Cocktail dresses, Clothing, Dresses, LF Markey, Matches, S/S10
LFW A/W10: Matthew Williamson

LFW A/W10: Matthew Williamson

  by Ally Pyle

One of my favourite shows every season, Matthew Williamson’s autumn/winter 2010-11 show didn’t disappoint. With Sienna, Twiggy and Olivia Palermo on the front row (Sienna called the show “phenomenal” on her way out), it was a [...]

Tags: Cocktail dresses, Autumn/Winter, Clothing, coat, Gorgeous, LFW, LFW AW10 Show Report, Matthew Williamson, Olivia Palermo, show report, Twiggy
LFW S/S10: Matthew Williamson

LFW S/S10: Matthew Williamson

  by Ally Pyle

Starting with a Martini reception before the show was a good way to get the fashion crowd in the mood for a party and the Matthew Williamson collection for spring/summer 2010, which got the likes of Twiggy, Yasmin le Bon and Olivia Palermo [...]

Tags: Cocktail dresses, Clothing, Dress, LFW, LFW SS10 Show Report, Matthew Williamson, Olivia Palermo, S/S10, Shorts, show report, Swimsuit, Trousers, Twiggy, Yasmin, yasmin le bon
LFW: Maria Grachvogel

LFW: Maria Grachvogel

  by Ally Pyle

In a chic presentation at her Sloane Street store, Maria Grachvogel entertained the fashion pack with piano music and chic eveningwear that included drop shoulder silk prints, racy draped backs, hourglass trains to long figure-hugging [...]

Tags: Cocktail dresses, Clothing, Dunja Ghag, Hairstyles, Ian Denson, make-up artist, maria grachvogel, umpsuits
First Lady Favourite: Jason Wu

First Lady Favourite: Jason Wu

  by Ally Pyle

Jason Wu The First Lady’s favourite designer didn’t disappoint this season. His biggest fan may have not been on the front row but Kerry Washington was there holding the fort and bearing witness to the beauty that is Jason Wu’s [...]

Tags: Cocktail dresses, Arts, Clothing, Dresses, first lady, heels, Jason Wu, platform shoes, polished, sculptured dresses, season, suits