They say that what matters is what comes from within. It’s not about labels it is about what’s inside you, from embracing uniqueness and expressing selves to tasting time.
FASHION IS AN ART, AND HUMAN BODY IS A CANVAS
Bright lights, flashy clothes, dazzling models, marvellous ramp walk. Not with designed clothes but with designed dreams, fashion week provide a platform for designers, brands, houses to display their latest collection on canvas. The renowned “Big Four“ in the fashion capital world being New York, London, Milan and Paris.
1. NEW YORK FASHION WEEK
The fashion industry has come a long way since its inception. “PRESS WEEK” as named in 1943 when inaugurated by Eleanor Lambert, as first fashion event across the world. In Collaboration with Olympus, Mercedes Benz, MADE and producer being IMG, FL Moda and FW ONLINE have its own perks. With an economic worth of $887 million, the show gives a mirror image of looks we adorned through the designs, style and motifs from biggest fashion names like Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors and more.
The spectacular 2017 eve started with a bang as Park Avenue Armory was transformed into a slick lounge with bright lavender lighting. Designers are the makers, painters and composers who mould every size and shape beautifully, aided with mesmerising jewellery as seen in Prabal Gurung’s collection.
Staying in style have been hated by many and I never understood why. Do you think fashion has nothing to do with you, think again? Trends made me fall in love with Fashion in the first place because repetition bores me. Don’t you think so? This world is a runway and trends offer something new to obsess about every season, as 2018 coming up way too fast this eve brings us the latest trend of elongating vertical stripes, over top fringe, suit jacket with shorts, cross body, fanny packs and the effortlessly cool all-white everything from top to bottom look. Bright yellow is the colour of the season.
2. LONDON FASHION WEEK
Organised by British Fashion Council in October 1983, has an economic worth of €290 million. Fashion show creates a platform to connect designers with their consumers, viewing spectacular creations from Antonio Berardi, Alexander White, Burberry, Christopher Kane and more.
The 2017 eve has remarkable ready to wear collection from Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph & Russo, where Emporio Armani relaunched London Flagship. Fashion shows do not stop at the end of a catwalk, and they continue to create platforms soaring above and beyond the clothes.The clothes we wear make a massive difference to the way we feel about our self and how other people perceive us. So it’s essential to feel both comfortable and confident when expressing. The patches and panels, refreshing sorbet shades like pastel, deep cuts, drawstring dressing, bright pops of colour styling red with pink, sheer materials, ruffles and fluttery, silver sequins for party look are stunning for the next season.
3. MILAN FASHION WEEK
Inaugurated in 1958 by National Chamber for Italian Fashion. With Total Worth of €50.5 million, the season is attended by Armani, Versace, Prada, Zeng Feifei, Ji Wenbo, Christian Pellizzani, Ermanno Scervino and more.
The magnificent 2017 eve brought back the appealing Vinyl coating and favourite cosy neutral look of white & black runway with the beautiful cocktail dress in mint by Prada and velvet skirts, well-tailored trousers by Max Mara.Every one of us struggles about which colour, print, form to wear, as style is the way of saying who you are without even speaking. Fashion is so versatile today, if you’re feeling out of tune with trends and like to shake up your wardrobe, I can help you out with the newest trend of classic black & white look, pencil skirt, tiered skirts in all colours and sizes, all over denim, metal threading embellished dresses. Green is the colour of this season from Milan. The right cut and fit of clothes can transform your figure, enhancing your best features.
4. PARIS FASHION WEEK
Inaugurated in 1948 by French Fashion Federation, has an economic worth €10.3 billion annually is attended by well-known connoisseurs like Dior, Paul Smith, Louis Vuitton, Nina Ricci, Lanvin, Julien David, Chanel, Valentino, Miu Miu and more.
The 2017 eve was spectacular with a breathtaking performance in the city of lights. Rei Kawakubo made every look count with outsized dresses and coats, complemented by an equally glossy hair. Saint Laurent glitter booties and Kim Kardashian’s ravishing grill look was overwhelming. Balenciaga’s colourful over-the-knee boots were undeniably the stars of the street show. Michel Gaubert’s perfect soundtrack on Chanel’s Launch Center N°5 and Elton John’s Rocket Man in centre of the Grand Palais was eye-catching.Fashion is the reflection of our time. Just don’t buy things to fill space but to fill your soul, whole soul. Do not see trends as a law to follow, to avoid being considered outdated, because it’s just not clothing its emotion. Wear what you love to, trends just add on to your style list and help you decide what to wear, where and when?
The possibilities are endless. The best from Paris 2017 trend to fill your heart with joy is the hothouse florals which give valuable insight every time. Tunic and wide-leg pants, shoes with brand logos, oversized suits, clinched-in sleeves, patchwork, off-white Lanvin, hot pink and purple, sporty caps, diagonal ruffles, hosiery with open toe shoes, scarves coloured or printed, fringe, metal earrings. Yellow again is the colour of the season.
The path you walk on for yourself is your runway, and if you wear your style with confidence, you will be envied by all. It brings out the inner you for the world to see. The podium of fashion can be used effectively to create awareness. 2016 onwards these are ‘in season shows’ which mark the ‘See now, Buy now’ option for every one of us. So stay wherever, shop online and SLAY. The passers get a glimpse and your style may inspire them. Let the clothes speak for themselves.
People will obviously stare, make it worth their while !!!
- Eleutheromaniac, Bibliophilic, Ambivert, Clinomaniac. Have Medical knowledge. Believe in truth and Serendipity. Painting is my soul food.