During the London Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016, Designer Edeline Lee presented her collection with the idea of a return to simplicity.
I think we are all feeling the need to simplify, pull back, minimize, declutter, underexpose, eat cleaner food, air out our inboxes, stop keeping with the Joneses, turn off earphones and of off the grid. I used purer shapes, cleaner lines and fabrics with integrity. The landscape and climate we live in now ironically requires us to be constantly exposed and yet at the same time, hold ourselves once removed from all the chatter,” Edeline commented.
A functional, utilitarian series of Black, Calico and Ivory pieces are made of heavy Virgin Wool crepe. Unstructured coats with three-dimensional contrast pipping, wrapped around like a blanket.
The On| Off The Vinyl Factory where Switzerland-based artist Kyung Roh Bannwart has created an abstract landscape using a mixture of playful shapes made of shredded paper.
A sophisticated signature made of precise cuts and refined craftsmanship.
Image credit Edeline Lee (c) Simbarashe Cha
Edeline Lee AW16 Lookbook image credit (c) Theresa Marx