Paul Costelloe returned this season with another spectacular collection showing his latest designs for AW18. A number of silhouettes and key trends were spotted through this seasons looks including checkered prints, plunge necklines, and ruffle finishing.
The use of autumn tones and textures displayed created a classy and elegant look, this continued with the use of feminine shapes and eye-catching prints. Floral and plaid tweed was merged with Bishop sleeves and chunky knitwear creating a youthful vibe, Winter greys, Navy and deep Browns placed perfectly alongside yellow and pinks.
Overall this collection was eye-catching and vibrant, creating a strong look for today’s modern woman. Paul Costelloe continues to bring a number of refreshing looks each season and he did not disappoint for AW18, the brand continues to demonstrate elegance with a strong reference to Irish heritage, this leaving us eagerly waiting for next seasons collection.
The 90th Oscar ceremony was held in L.A, a prestigious annual red carpet event which celebrates talent in the entertainment industry. With a vast number of celebrity faces attending including industry legends, it doesn’t come to surprise that so much talent was recognised with the familiar and famous golden statue.
Below is a break down of Fashion Thirsts favorite looks of celebrities that attended last night.
Armie Hammer wears a luxurious Velvet suite, a subtle rouge tone by Armani Prive.
Eiza Gonzalez wears Ralph Lauren an eye-catching canary yellow gown, elegant and figure-hugging with on-trend buckles on an open back and a halter neckline
Emily Blunt attends in Schiaparelli a soft blue toned full-length gown with a high collar and gathered detailing.
Gal Gadot wears Givenchy Haute Couture a glistening spaghetti strapped dress and a fringed finish.
Greta Gerwig is seen in a beautiful floral embroidered gown, a summery orange with spaghetti straps by Rodarte.
Jane Fonda wears a sophisticated all white gown my Balmain with padded shoulders and long sleeves.
Jennifer Lawrence is dressed in Christian Dior, a floor-length look with a sexy feel and a sparkling gold finish.
Kelly Marie Tran wears Jenny Peckham, a stunning baby blue gown, deep neckline with embroidered breast panels.
Lupita Nyong’O wears a beautiful embellished Atelier Versace, side split and pleats with a mixture of black and gold creating a stunning strong look for the event
Margot Robbie wears a classic off the shoulder white Chanel gown with a fitted silhouette.
Nicole Kidman wears a royal blue gown by Armani Prive with a heart neckline, front split, and oversized bow.
Salma Hayek attends in Gucci a sequinned gown layered with an on-trend lilac tone and diamanté shawl.
Zendaya wears Giambattista an elegant chocolate brown full-length gown, a timeless off the shoulder silhouette with exaggerated draping detail.
An elegant and unforgettable display of this seasons looks from Rohmir took place during London Fashion Week at The Freemasons building at Fashion Scout last week.
The Swiss designer who collaborated this season with Choreographer and dancer Kirill Burlov and National Ballet dancer Jia Zhang. displaying this seasons collection with great elegance, a mixture between runway and dance. “Shall we dance” was Inspired by the designers trip to South America.
This collection was both glamorous and luxury with a variety of fabrics such as velvet, silk, lace and ostrich feathers, deep teals, flamboyant gold, and peach also showcased throughout, including floral textures.
Timeless shapes where consistent through this seasons looks, with open sleeved capes, off the shoulder gowns and deep plunge necklines. The subtle skin was also shown which gave this season a slightly sexy tone, this was seen with side split full-length skirts. The collection also showcased children’s wear with matching outfits, demonstrating a range of looks for those special occasions that are sometimes accompanied by children.
Overall the collection was one of a kind and stood out from many on the day, the classy timeless pieces spoke volume and leave us eagerly awaiting next seasons collection.
Another mesmerizing show displayed at NYFW last week showcasing Concept Korea’s talented designer brands LIE and Greedilous. Concept Korea is a collaborative project with the main aim to promote Korean fashion designers. Held at the Gallery Spring Studios the show had an atmosphere that was not to be missed, with a number of celebrity attendees including Ty Hunter, Shaun Ross, Claire Sulmers, Simon Collins and June Ambrose who attended in a beautiful outfit that caught our eye with vibrant embellishing, midi skirt and an oversized fur hat.
Both designers Chung Chung Lee (LIE) and Younhee Park (Greedilous) had a variety of looks displaying new trends and unusual designs.
Lee Chung Chung grew up in Fashion with both parents being in the industry and gained guidance at Savile Row, after developing his tailoring skills this later lead him to start his own clothing line.
Lie displayed a great example of colour and on-trend details, off the shoulder ruffles and check played a strong part through the collection including a clash of prints, flared popper tape bottoms in a horizon blue and plaid kept the collection looking refreshing and unusual with a youthful vibe.
Younhee Park has continued to capture a unique take on Haute Couture mixed with masculine undertones, this seasons collection has futuristic feel whilst still keeping a focus on sustainability.
Bold colours started the show off mixed with masculine silhouettes and ruffles, pearl details continued throughout and merging looks with feminine and masculine shapes where seen throughout this seasons by Younhee Park.
After a memorable display at NYFW, next season is highly anticipated, Fashion Thirst look forward to seeing more great talent from Concept Korea who continue to showcase unique designers that stand out in the industry.
Zeynep Kartal launched there autumn/winter 2018 collection for London Fashion Week which was inspired and celebrates glamour mixed with Art Deco exuberance. Using drama and romance as her designing focus the models graced the catwalk with beautiful feather embellished wide-leg jumpsuits with compliment draped shoulders in plush orange, dark red and rich navy velvets mixed with metallic embellishment and elegant shirting that was teamed with beautifully tailored cream trousers.
Zeynep Kartel creates a distinctive sense of elegance and femininity using the finest fabrics, including silk and handmade lace and heavy velvets
Kartal delivered a new take on some old classics with detailing on timeless silhouettes. with beautifully picked colours the whole collection came together amazingly well. beginning her label in 2013 Kartel has been able to continue to showcase sophisticated elegant pieces. making wonderful gowns for celebrities for there red carpet debuts, Kartal remains a must see at London Fashion Week every season.