It was 10:15 am on Monday 18th Febuary when Paul Costelloe showcased the latest autumnal looks for AW19, located this season at the luxurious Simpsons during London Fashion Week, a perfect location for the well established Irish designer.
Paul Costelloe has a distinctive style, one which focuses on tailored shapes, feminine designs and textured fabrics, creating a sophisticated look throughout each garment.
Military references where present through jackets made of pure Italian wool, the use of floral fabrics, Aran knitwear and woven prints created an opulent look. Details included ruffles, billowing sleeves, pleats, oversized bows, and fish hemlines.
Each look was accessorised with black heeled boots, models wore their hair in a slick back high bun with natural makeup.
Overall Paul Costelloe did not disappoint exhibiting a vibrant and elegant range bursting with his unique style. From day looks and evening dresses rich in colour and texture this seasons on trend collection was a perfect fit for the fashionable woman of today.
London men's fashion week showcased a variety of British and international designers this past weekend including the latest looks from ICEBERG.
The Italian brand was founded by husband and wife Silvano and Giuliana Marchini Garani in 1974, since then ICEBERG has built a lasting reputation on innovative designs and premium garments. Known for its use of graphic prints, art and pop culture references this season was bold, and not to be missed.
Current creative director James Long has been leading the brand's creative vision since 2016 infusing Italian style and current streetwear silhouettes.
This seasons collection showcased during LCM and on the official men's fashion week schedule, the collection both vibrant and retro had winter sports references with eye-catching primary colours and graphic knitwear.
Loud branding and spliced logos where used throughout the collection alongside horizontal stripes and 90s colour blocking. A few Micky Mouse pieces where also spotted in this seasons collection merged with velour tracksuits, Polos, and parkas.
On-trend bucket hats were accessorized with headbands, ski goggles and Urban graffiti logos creating an overall youthful look through the collection whilst still keeping the signature premium ICEBERG Italian style.
Belstaff unified this season’s collection seeing Menswear and Womenswear side by side. Inspired by the adventures of Paris to Dakar rally riders, this collection has a unique use of modern performance fabrics with retro sports graphics, prints finished with bonded seams and waterproof zips, whilst reflecting the extreme conditions faced by the riders. This lightweight collection is wearable in all climates, with technical designs showing a strong 70s and 80s influence and merges together with a modern technical finish.
A comforting colour pallet displays rich, warm and earthy tones reflecting the North African landscape. This is complemented with sage green, ash rose and chambray pastels going hand in hand with an elaborate Prince of Wales check in nylon. Alongside this, the collection uses washed out leather jackets, stressed denim patch work and tailored Chinos.