Erdem's Spring 2018 show was an ode to Queen Elizabeth II. Interest in the Queen has been rising ever since the Netflix series The Crown started, perhaps that's why Erdem looked to the royal family for inspiration. (if you haven't seen it, you better start!)
Year after year Christopher Kane always throws such unique pieces at the runway and this Spring showing was no different. He looked to the 'perfect wife' and her domestic, yet private life for inspiration. He used the idea of wife with a cleaning habit, turning to
Kate Moss (my favourite model of all time,) was seated in the front row of Topshop Unique's Spring 2018 show and you couldn't help but imagine her in the pieces that were shown on the runway. Th mood was party, specifically a 90's party, in Soho's vivid nightlight scene.
Mary Katrantzou looked to her childhood for inspiration for her Spring 2018 show. Born in the 1980's she played with lego, paint by numbers, balloons and marbles, which all lent a hand to her colourful pieces.
The Queen enjoyed jazz and dancing at a young age and Erdem played on this idea by mixing it with a leap to Harlem in the 50's. Crossing typical royal elements: brocade, ribbons and pearls with fringe and fun party looks.
patent which looks like garbage bags and mop ends for fringe. These elements mixed with sheer and tailored pieces gave an element of hidden suburban eroticism, a theme many would never think of or have work, yet Kane did both.
The pieces were retro inspired, mixing the athleisure trend with glam. There were metallics, leopard print and sheer pieces which made one think of the fun and flirty muses for Topshop. The girls that look effortlessly cool at parties.
Her colourful pieces are met by dark times and couldn't be more welcome, by her followers and celebrities alike. With bubble like skirts and over-sequined pieces, you can definitely imagine these dresses on the red carpet come Oscars nights.