LFW SS14: Day 2 It’s all a bit Coco

The Shows

Even though Le Grand Mademoiselle Coco Chanel died over 40 years ago her influence on fashion is still being felt. Sister by Sibling took on boxy tweed jackets and twin sets fired up in their trade mark bright colours and leopard print. Textile and fashion designer Hellen van Rees has been inspired by Chanel’s fantasy tweed through out her work, this season again she created incredible fuzzy, oversized tweeds worked into minimal garments.


Orla Kiely took us on a journey to what can only be described as a Parisian Safari! If you can imagine a bunch of French girl scouts from the 60’s chasing lions that you just about have it!

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The chance to get up close and personal with collections is always a pure luxury. The Maiko Takeda headpieces, recently worn by Bjork, look sharp and lethal. On touch however they were surprisingly soft and springy, light as feathers. Between Sophia Webster and Liam Fahy it was a virtual shoe fest, with Webster’s quirky candy shoes revamped this season with even cheekier logos contrasting Fahy’s dark brocade prints and concealed spikes. Nobody could keep their hands, or should I say heads, off my girl Mich Dulce’s millinery, with a colour pallet of cream, black, pale blue and pink her designs appeal to the edgy or prim woman alike. I took great joy in trying on basically everything with ears! Check out my Instagram (@SuperElevated to see)


The Street

Whilst moderately drier today show goers outfits were still suffering from extreme weather fatigue. Nobody really knew what to wear to stay warm and dry but also smart enough to sit FROW. The answer it seemed was to throw on a cosy oversized knit and pile on sparkling bauble jewellery to add some glam.

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As for me I was dressed part Barbie, part fuzzy monkey. In all the show excitement I forgot to get a snap of my own outfit luckily my street style snapper buddy did so I will have a photo for you soon, if you can’t wait check out my social media for blurry selfies!

Fashion Pearls of Wisdom + TK Maxx for LFW


13 thoughts on “LFW SS14: Day 2 It’s all a bit Coco

  1. Ooh I love the lion purse and top. I literally want every single Sophia Webster thing! Just sooo to my taste! I’m so lucky to own a pair of her shoes and also the designs she did for River Island before starting her own collection.

  2. You would think we would be well used to dressing for the weather here, but I don’t think we ever get used to it! Love that yellow and black fur collared coat, and those hot stepper shoes are so cool! X

  3. It’s the only time of the year when we get to see such creativity. I have to say, I rather like the Orla Kiely collection – the lion print on the top reminds me of screen print one I did at school on a tee for a project. Happy memories for me as I was chosen by the art teacher to be allowed to have more than one colour on my tee. And no I wasn’t the teacher’s pet – honest.

    I have to say I’m rather liking the pink and red clash in the second to bottom picture. Somehow – it works. Lovely against the girl’s complexion with her gently pink blushed cheeks.

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