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Notes from London Fashion Week: the must-have dress is sensual and sustainable


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Committed, determined, between trend and current events, London Fashion Week brings experimental and responsible collections to the catwalk.

It makes less noise in terms of social media, but it remains a hotbed of experimentation, iconic stylists and useful and fashion ideas to think about our way of living and relating to fashion: London Fashion Week does not give up the spectacular dress, but it is perhaps down there intellectual of fashion weeks. London fashion has always remained the most rebellious, thriving avant-garde field, with a light-hearted style that goes beyond any cliché.

Vivienne Westwood , evergreen, Nensi Dojaka , Matty Bovan and David Koma, these are the names of the designers whose collections have expressed and summarized the trends of this London Fashion Week, which returns to educate sustainability as a fashion lifestyle, and to dare with clothes sensual that become the second language of the female body.

London Fashion Week 2022: Vivienne Westwood’s Save your Souls

For some time now in the fashion sector there has been talk of sustainability, there are many brands that are sharply reducing if not excluding polyester from their production, obtaining from the plastic collected in the oceans lines not only of clothing but also swimwear. Fashion and its actors therefore try to constantly give a strong message, often solicited by consumers themselves. Vivienne Westwood, who has always been sensitive to current affairs, also takes the field with her spring / summer 2022 collection entitled Sos, Save your souls .

Save your soul, save yourself, this is the invitation of the designer who dedicates the summer collection to the sea , he who is a witness to the climatic threats and changes that now affect the whole world, he who is also one of the most natural elements precious that accompanies us and fascinates us every season.

The Westwood collection, together with her husband Andrea Kronthaler, is a cry for help and at the same time testimony of sustainable clothing, made with recycled fabrics, gory-free materials, fabric scraps and special wools produced from organic farming . This time the experimental style of the English designer is expressed above all in the mix and match of fabrics, always at the service of a whimsical and original design.

Nensi Dojaka: the promise of the British fashion week celebrates the shapes of the female body

But if Westwood has always been a guarantee of a woman who knows how to make a dress trendy because she is the voice of the past and of society, the big surprise is Nensi Dojaka , winner of the LVMH award, which awards emerging designers every year. Originally from Albania, born in 1994 Nensi for her first solo collection decided to break the ice by celebrating the female body, and the possibility of celebrating it through fashion, fabrics, in all its expressions.

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Lightweight dresses , more sensual than ever, often supported by laces alone, are the audacious invitation to discover yourself without any fear, to love yourself and your body, against any fear or stereotype. As well as being enchanting, courageous and scenographic, her collection is a message of hope: freeing one’s personality and expressing it through the curves and shades of female silhouettes . Mark this name, because her bustiers made up of threads and transparencies will soon become a cult trend.


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