28 March 2011

JAMES HILLMAN AW11 Collection at London Fashion Week

Fashion Mode mentors new designers each a year and helps them launch themselves on to the catwalk. This year one of the three lucky designers was:
Images by www.christopherdadey.com

JAMES HILLMAN
Hillman’s inspiration was crude oil and the importance it has in our society.

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
The colour palette was different shades of black reflecting the natural colour of crude oil.

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
whilst the models wore their hair slicked back, nails painted black and super shiny shoes

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
Exposed fly zips lay diagonally and

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
...shoulders were slightly swept up...,

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
and cuffs turned up.Shirt collars varied from the minimilistic band collar to the more flamboyant double button high necked collar

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
Fabrics had sheen like the oil in ripstop and

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
...lightweight wax cottons on shirts

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
and the heavier cashmere mixes and

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
....reindeer leather for jackets and coats.

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
Lapels on jackets were either slim or

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
nonexistent giving a clean minimalistic look,

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
whilst the mixing of fabrics gave a flow of depth and shades.

Image by www.christopherdadey.com
Due to the lack of colour, this collection concentrated on the satorial tailoring details
Images by photographer Chris Dadey


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

No comments:

Post a comment