Saturday, March 5, 2011

Stimulation Saturday-Three London designers to watch

Christian Blanken

Already known in fashion circles, Christian Blanken recently decided to revive his label with a distinctly more mature approach. Clean, sharp and precise, the label is the perfect assemble of sportswear and luxe. Stunning urban glamour; the masculine silhouette is softened up by fluid fabrics such as satin and silk. The spring/summer 2011 collection was snapped up by Dolce & Gabbana to be featured at their new concept store, Spiga2, which will spotlight new designers. At London Fashion Week, Blanken showed a functional, modern yet deeply feminine and sensuous collection. The mix is rich and stunningly timeless.


Matthew Miller

Pushing the boundaries between tailoring and on his third collection, Matthew Miller breathes fresh air into the modern gentleman’s wardrobe as well as the notion of contemporary male dressing. With his latest collection picked by Selfridges and a nod from Vogue as a designer to watch, it will only be a matter of time before Miller’s passion conquers the


J JS Lee


JS Lee has managed to establish a place at the ultimate luxurious department store, Harrod’s. Showing for the first time on the official schedule, Lee wowed a room full of buyers and editors by showcasing simplicity at its very best. Inspired by the Russian constructivism, she brought to life a group of sleek separates lined with neoprene, which gave the shape a strong but delicate shape. With her simple tailored pieces, minimalist chic approach and understated femininity, Lee is giving womenswear a new spin.

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