Best of Ready-to-wear AW18
Fashion Week is actually a month of whirlwind events and catwalk shows spread across the fashion capitals of the world; New York, London, Milan and Paris where the fashion powerhouses showcased their AW18 designs. While that might seem ahead of the game, it’s a way for designers to stay ahead of the times and release their collections in plenty of time. It is an exciting time for everyone and it also becomes huge inspiration for the high street too. The looks you see during FW determine the upcoming styles and hottest new trends that will hit the rails in a matter of weeks. So, here are some of the best Looks from this years AW18 runways.
LFW taught us some crucial lessons in fashion for the upcoming months. Accessories, feminine hair bows, dangling earrings and fur heels, silky neck scarves and multicoloured Converse. The 80's also made an appearance in London; pin-stripe suits and those staple big shoulders.
Headwear of all shapes and sizes were seen across the board in Milan, from bucket hats at Prada toheaddresses at Gucci. It even went as far as full-coverage balaclavas for stand-out effect. Talk about the best looks from 2018 FW Moschino transformed its models into Jackie O lookalikes, with skirt suits and bold prints. Glamour continued in Roberto Cavalli’s show, with split leg dresses and cut-out details to expose without going too far.
Statement coats were one of the best looks from 2018 FW, and made a lasting impression in Paris; Jonathan Anderson’s collection featuring designs like leather duffel coats with shearling accents. Balenciaga also placed emphasis on layering, with coats, fleeces and flannels used together to create some unique ensembles on the catwalk. Other outwear included elegant tweed jackets and colourful patchwork coats. 1960s vibes were felt at Christian Dior, featuring the clothes of that era including crochet and embroidery, enhanced by Dior’s luxury touch. Mixing contemporary elements such as embellished skirts made for an interesting Look.