Saturday, March 17, 2007

London's it-boy

Not sure if the buzz has hit over on this side of the Atlantic, but over in London, almost every glossy and fashion magazine are raving about Scottish designer, Christopher Kane. Just graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2006, Kane has already launched his own Women's Ready-to-Wear line, as well as guest designing for Top Shop this spring. Known for his unique approach to body conscious mini dresses and odd materials, Kane is proving himself to play with the rest of the World's greatest designers, boosting the industry in London.

Going totally 80s for Spring '07, Kane used lace panels, seat-belt style belts, and zippers to adorn his very bright and flashy collection. Here are a few shots from the Spring show:

However, for his Fall '07 Collection, keeping his signature formations, took a darker approach. Using Autumn hued velvet and leather with a menswear/knights man vibe, Kane still knocks out a great show. He is someone breaking the rules, pushing fashion forward and helping London join the Fashion leaders in the World.

Here are a few looks from his Fall '07 show:

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