‘Fortuna' was the name, and avant-garde the game for this line of accessories that featured studded horns, spiked shoes and a safety pin badge set spelling FEAR. It was not all angst and sharp in nature, as amongst the bondage masks there were delicate pearls linked in chains to hang from...

Cooking up a Storm: Matthew Williamson Pre-Fall 2011 Written by Maria Pierides 14.01.2011 Matthew Williamson has always embraced many colours, often giving his collections that fairy-tale magic oozing with sparkle. It seems that this is a recurring theme with his latest Pre-Fall outing, as...

it was no holds barred for this impressive Autumn/Winter collection. Little geometric triangles gave an impression of texture, and real texture on silk shirt dresses with lower level sheaths made the colours eve more beguiling. By far, the standout winner this week. Shop current Jonathan...

) A padlock across the heart, gold rings spun in an Art Deco feature (not merely Holly Fulton's terrain) and with sheer sheeny organza, looped, lopsided and cut-out across models' joints (Science lesson burn?), Ward is more like beautiful installation art than sheer dressmaking. Kirsty Ward...

Christina Aguilera (with the help of Marchesa) has inspired us to hunt down some of our favourite fringe pieces, because you can bet that this will remain a look worth investing in. Fringe isn't something reserved for the Wild Wild West any more, and we love how it can be used on anything from...

No one could ever say they're ‘doing texture' again- not when, aside from the rag-tailed skirts and patchwork tops, Rocha spliced up a fur coat then put it back together again in opposing squares. And those boots- it's John Rocha, but it's a bit rock'n'roll now.

It's the combination of pretty and relevant pieces (jumpsuits, sleek dresses, thick woollen coats) done confidently, with unusual aspects gently plopped in (layered disc bibs, striding horse graphics and velvet for a onesie) that elevates Anastase above other confident minimalists. It's almost...

Now I know we've already mentioned a few highlights from London Fashion Week but we thought we'd individually latch on to a few favourites to note in more detail. So here goes. Sitting comfortably in my top three is Roskanda Ilinic. I loved the curvaceous nature of Ilinic's Ready-to Wear...

) There were clean lines, exaggerated proportions, fur and puffa jacket trims, and of course what seems to be everybody's favourite – neon orange.

) Tweed seems to come by in Autumn/Winter collections through necessity more than anything else sometimes- but that alone doesn't make it pretty or fun to wear. Holland has addressed this issue, with body-con dresses, fluoro washes, and the obvious pearl connotation merged into nifty sewn on...

 

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