A flirty yet high brow collection by Jonathan Saunders played with all aspects of traditional womenswear.
Fuchsias and lilacs clashed with
bright sky blues through print and most looks were a-footed by loud
Louboutin yellow and pink ankle tied wedges; amongst all this though a
calm elegance was held throughout.
Opened with an emerald green, sleeveless dress which ran long to the
hips and then the knees with beautiful crafted tailoring in a demure
siren call, the balance of sex appeal was held throughout. Sheer,
silky camisoles and shirts saw a flash of flesh from underneath before
the end of the show brought the sophisticated raunch up a notch with
nude see-through dresses covering the models modesty in Baroque curls
of black, white and pink.
Keeping it cool, as Jonathan Saunders does, and feminine without ever
going too fluffy, it was certainly the childlike playing with colour
that kept the collection together. Hailed as show of the week before
the second day had come to a close, Saunders had everybody wishing for
Spring/Summer 2012 before we’ve even had a chance to wear his previous
offering, although many made occasion for it from his adoring
Words by Robyn Lynch. What?! Fashion Week Contributor
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