When Rightster offered me this video from Anya Hindmarch’s London Fashion Week show featuring amazing accessories and the most incredible finale featuring the London Gay Men’s Choir decked out in orange road workers outfits singing the rousing Pilgrim’s Chorus from Tannhauser, staged inLondon’s old Billingsgate Fish Market I couldn’t resist posting it. ENJOY!
Alison Blackman, Editor in Chief, advicesisters.com
There is something about being on the M25 with a clear road and the combination of lights, reflective surfaces and your favourite piece of music that can put you into a wonderful (safe!) driving trance. I also love the iconic graphic signage with its purity and efficiency of message and the subtle humour that’s created when it’s used in an unexpected way. These are the elements that I have explored creatively this season, through quite complicated techniques, such as leather marquetry, and thermal bonding. It also felt like the right moment to add other product categories, playing with the placement of graphics across coats, fur and pieces of knitwear. A beautiful coat or powerful scarf can be as mood altering as a great handbag. I see these more as an extension of our accessories, rather than the launch of ready to wear. They are the pieces I want to wear now.