[By Lanvin Thomas]
We have a soft spot for London. Suffice to say, that the London Fashion week ranks high on our watch list. This year, we have funky offerings in bright shades and pastel hues that will leave you drooling for more.
Metallic textured-leather shoulder bag
Burberry Prorsum’s SS13 runway was punctuated with fabulous mirror-like metallics. Crafted from bottle-green textured-leather, this shimmering shoulder bag features handy internal card slots – practical and chic.
STYLE TIP: Carry your Burberry Prorsum with a pastel dress to let it shine.
Rampol 120 suede pumps
Crafted with a low platform, Christian Louboutin’s black suede ‘Rampol’ pumps are comfortable as well as chic. The adjustable ankle straps and low-cut sides ensure a perfect fit.
STYLE TIP: Show off this classic pair with a mini dress and bare legs.
Silk-organza and lace peplum top
Featuring chartreuse trims and a layered peplum, Prabal Gurung’s silk-organza top is a modern take on fashion’s favorite silhouette. An embroidered lace panel adds dimension to this pristine white piece.
STYLE TIP: Anchor your peplum top with a sleek pencil skirt and pastel sandals for a fresh new-season look.
MICHAEL VAN DER HAM
Printed wrap-effect silk-blend skirt
Michael van der Ham took his mixed-media aesthetic to new heights for SS13, citing Spanish painter Joan Miró and Malian photographer Malick Sidibé as influences. Crafted from monochrome bouclé and a printed silk-blend, this asymmetric wrap-effect skirt moves playfully as you walk. Make like the runway girls and team it with the contrasting blouse.
STYLE TIP: Team printed pieces with tonal accessories for a polished finish.