The Devil Wears Prado

The Devil Wears Prado

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Wow! We have had such an exciting week with so many great meetings and we have been working on some super exciting projects that I can’t wait to share with you, but first I wanted to share with you the last day of our Madrid trip!

Our time in Madrid was truly fantastic, we followed in footsteps of Naomi Campbell, Penelop Cruz and Jimmy Carter and ate churros with hot chocolate at the most famous Chocolateria, Chocolateria San Gines. We played golf, had Tapas and enjoyed evenings with our family and friends.  Probably one of the highlights of our trip, or at least the one that would impact my day to life forevermore, was getting my first pair of prescription glasses, because I hadn’t realised but after doing an eye test, I was and still am, actually pretty blind. Now that I have my glasses, I’ve realised that things far away ( TV, paintings in a museum, people) were a bit of a blur, like in those Specsaver adverts where people kiss strangers on the train platform…Yes that was me…but NO MORE! * Victory Fist Pump! Thanks to Gustavo and his parents who bought me the glasses, I can now see the world and Madrid in HD! Hurray for Specs!

So, now that I had been given the gift of sight, there were so many great shops and beautiful streets left to explore, but my parent’s voices kept resounding in my head ” Abi…Make sure you go to El Prado to see the Vilazquezs and the Goyas”…  I had put it off for too long and now on our last day I could ignore it no longer… So in true good girl fashion, on our last day, we set off in search of some serious culture. We took the train to Sol and walked passed the Jamon and the Wine Shops and made our way passed the impressive Congress towards a beautiful tree lined boulevard. We went first to the famous Reina Sofia National Museum to admire Picasso’s impressive and most powerful painting Guernica and the most amazing collection of Salvador Dali paintings. I could have stayed here for days admiring the all the modern art but, after a quick stop off in the shaded museum garden, we walked back towards the beast…towards El Prado.

 We waited until 6pm to go to El Prado, because it is free to get in after 6pm and although the queues was pretty long to start with, they soon died down. El Prado is Spain’s national museum of art and features one of the world’s finest collections of European Art. The building itself was very beautiful, it had large columns, vaulted ceilings and incredibly wide corridors. We got to see the Goya’s and the Velazquez’s in all their glory, my favourite being of course Las Meninas by Velazquez… it was an incredible experience and definitely a must if you visit Madrid!

Whilst we waited we enjoyed the incredible views of the Ritz Hotel and took pictures of the most beautiful church tucked away behind the museum.  It was still pretty hot, so I wore a lace French Connection Top with Spanish floral espadrilles, Zara jean shorts and a Louis Vuitton Clutch Purse and I of course took with my Affelou glasses so that I could admire the masterpieces! Don’t forget the Macaroon Phone-Cover from I-Paint Store! 🙂

I hope you like my new specs! 🙂 Happy Sunday Everybody xxx

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NERD ALERT! FUN FACTS! 🙂

  • El Prado features one of the world’s finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 19th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and unquestionably the best single collection of Spanish art. Founded as a museum of paintings and sculpture in 1819, it also contains important collections of other types of works. El Prado is one of the most visited sites in the world, and is considered one the greatest museums of art in the world. The numerous works byFrancisco de Goya, the single most extensively represented artist, as well as by Diego Velázquez, El Greco, Titian, Peter Paul Rubens and Hieronymus Bosch are some of the highlights of the collection.
  • The collection currently comprises around 7,600 paintings, 1,000 sculptures, 4,800 prints and 8,200 drawings, in addition to a large number of other works of art and historic documents.
  • The best-known work on display at the museum is Las Meninas by Velázquez. Velázquez and his keen eye and sensibility were also responsible for bringing much of the museum’s fine collection of Italian masters to Spain, now the largest outside of Italy.

Day 2 London Fashion Week Designer Showroom Highlights

Day 2 London Fashion Week Designer Showroom Highlights

On my second day in the Designer Showrooms I had the most amazing time. The excitement of going to such space filled with such beautiful creations still hadn’t worn off and so when I went this time after lunch I couldn’t wait to find what I would discover next. The Showrooms were a lot more buzzing and fuller at this time of the day, filled with bloggers, press, fashionistas and even the designers themselves! I went backstage with Maybelline and discovered the Toni & Guy hair salon and even hung out in the VIP Press area! There were edgy presentations going on and a DJ deck had been set up to entertain the sprawling mass of fashionistas who had just come from the latest show in the Brewer Street Show Space and who were now checking out the collections whilst sipping drinks that they had bought at the busting cafe/bar.

One of my favourite things about going to the Designer Showrooms was that I would get to see up close the collections that had just come off the runway. It was super exciting to see Holly Fulton’s Swarovski encrusted colourful designs that had only just been showcased to the world. I was one of the first fashionistas to see them up close because as I walked passed I was told that they had only just been put out. Next door were Jean Pierre Braganza’s designs also fresh off the runway and side by side, these two collections really made an impact. There wasn’t the hype that the catwalks bring but it was actually a much better way to see the clothes because you really got to admire all the incredible detail which could perhaps be missed if you were only seeing them from a distance. One of my other higlights of my second day at the Designer Showrooms was meeting Fyodor & Golan and being able to talk to them about their “Transformer” collection, finding out about their inspirations, trying on their shoes and taking pictures of their incredible use of colour and futuristic materials.

There were so many incredible collections and here are just a few of my particular favourites!

Hope you like them, Abi xxx

HOLLY FULTON

Holly Fulton focused her collection on the artist Eileen Agar taking inspiration from the surrealist artist’s work, style and personality. I really loved the bold colours and the feminine, 70’s chic style of the collection, with beautiful flowing skirts and embellished jackets. It was such a treat seeing such beautiful detailing up close, the use of Swarovski crystals was a really chic touch and really made the pieces shine. I particularly liked the lime green jacket embellished with rubber stamped flowers, which not only added a very modern touch but also in my mind was a great continuation of the textile print in the dresses and long sleeve tops.

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FYODOR GOLAN

This collection was very bold and futuristic and was inspired by the coloured cartoon of the 80s, Transformers. I really picked up the futurism and the toy-box art, with their use of very vivid primary colours, geometric shapes and metallic fabrics. I particularly liked the neoprene dresses and jackets that were made up of bows and the plastic transformer abstract embellishments on the sweatshirts. In contrast to the black neoprene styles, there were also an incredible range of patterns and garments made out of different materials. Ruffled flowers stood out on see through PVC rain coat style jackets and multi-coloured geometric patterns flowed through many pieces and I particularly liked the very high futuristic platform shoes that were particularly cool!

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XU ZHI

Xu Zhi is not only a complete sweat heart but in my mind, also one of the most talented designers of the whole showspace. Featured by Elle Italia on their Instagram feed, Xu Zhi’s ready to wear collection boasted handmade pieces that were both eye catching and incredibly beautiful. Incredibly timeless, I really loved his use of bright colours ranging from blues to warm oranges and the woven, twisted, braided and bonded yarns that created complex layers creating a floating silhouette. The collection was more like a work of art than simply clothing, indeed, Xu Zhi’s collection is romantic and poetic at the same time, with every thread creating a rich tapestry of colour and texture that was truely special to touch and see up close. An incredible collection and probably my favourite from Day 2!

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VIELMA

It’s VEGAS BABY! I absolutely loved Vielma London’s SS16 collection because it was very young, fun and very wearable. The epitome of modern retro rock glam, these wouldn’t look out of place in an American pastel motel room.  Inspired by the golden age of Vegas in the 1950’s and 60’s, Chilean born Gabriel Vielma really infused the designs with the class and elegance of the country clubs and the buzz and glitz of the Las Vegas strip. These pieces featured dark American blues, soft draped printed silks, fitted blazers that sparkled with gold stars and burnt denim, truly everything that a modern fashionista could ask for!

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This collection caught my eye because as I really liked the bright colours that contrasted against the black designs. I really felt Minki Cheng’s focus on sophistication and and loved the unusual textural designs and unique hand finished textiles. The ties and blocked colours really worked well to bring each piece to life and all in all was a very modern and beautiful collection.

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Motril Photo Diary

Motril Photo Diary

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Travelling on an AVE in Spain is always a pleasurable experience. Arriving just 30 minutes before departure means that you are well on time, if not early, there is hardly any wait, you can take as much luggage as you can carry and the carriages are kept at the perfect temperature, which in the Spanish summer, is prettyyy darn important if you ask me! 😉 I watched the countryside turn from orange groves to olive trees, from red earth to scorched yellow grass in between chapters of Ernest Hemingway’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls”, which tells the story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to a Republican guerrilla unit during the Spanish Civil War. I mean if you are going to go to a foreign country then you might as well immerse yourself completely in it’s culture, right? 😉

It was pretty hot in Barcelona but down South was something else. I couldn’t have prepared myself for the wave of hot air that hit me as I stepped out of the train, even at 9 o’clock the air still hadn’t cooled down. We were met at Alicante station by my boyfriend Gustavo’s lovely parents, whom we were visiting and with whom we would be staying the week with. We had gone to Motril the year before and the great thing about the place is that it is very close to Granada and Gustavo and his family have been going there on holiday for years, so they know all the great things to do, the places to eat great food and have loads of really nice friends. Our time spent here is always super fun, the perfect type of summer holiday, spent in the presence of perfect company.

This week was all about relaxing, enjoying the beach and the pool. The apartment that we stayed at was really lovely and right on the sea front and a short drive to the golf course. A real home away from home! Are days were spent playing gold, going to the numerous chirringitos or beach bars, drinking summer wine and eating sea food on the terrace and of course meeting our friends down at the beach.

Because of the position of Motril on the coast, the sea water is a mix of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean and depending on the tide and the wind, sometimes is very warm, other times ice cold and sometimes just the perfect temperature. Everyday when we walked down the water’s edge we would wonder what it would be like and the topic of conversation first thing would invariably turn to that. We had days when the temperature of the water would change by a whole 10 degrees, days when our feet would virtually turn to ice, days when the water was warm and like a millpond and others where it was super hot but we couldn’t swim because of tiny little purple jelly fish that the kids hunted around the shore and prodded with sticks. The action was undoubtedly down at the beach, but we always had our back up plan, the clear warm pool of the apartment, surrounded by soft grass and palm trees.

On Tuesday night the most amazing market that appears along the promenade, between the palm trees and the sea, where people sell all sorts of things including locally grown mangos, bananas and peaches. Motril is on what is called the Tropical Coast and Spaniards have named it such due to the micro-climate and warm weather that is so typical of the area. The winters are so mild that sugar cane grows there and rhum is even made locally! At the market Gustavo’s family bought me a really pretty bikini, some cute floral espadrilles and some lovely earrings that I couldn’t take off. Those little stands were just full of treasures and the perfect place for anyone looking for good value pretty pieces. In fact I am wearing some of my purchases in the pictures below…

Last year when we stayed here on our Andalusian Road Trip we went to visit Granada and the Alhambra which is a must see if you ever travel to Spain or if you love UNESCO heritage sites, because it was one of the most magnificent sites that I have ever been to. This time though we stayed locally, going for walks to a nature park close to the house, playing beach tennis and making great new friends.  One night we even went to the local fisherman’s village fair complete with children’s rides, candy floss machines and shooting range, where singers performed until the early hours of the morning and salsa dancers danced next to streets of low lying white washed houses decorated with colourful bunting. It felt like I was back in Cuba for the night!

I couldn’t get used to walking past the most incredible flowers and tropical plants. Large bushes covered in massive Hawaiian type flowers, some red, some white and some pink were growing everywhere. I absolutely love palm trees, the rustling noise that they make in the wind and the fan shape of the leaves and being surrounded by so many of them really made me feel as if I was a a lot further away, maybe even the Caribbean!

So here is the photo diary of my time in Motril, I hope you like it!

Abi xxx

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Hola Barcelona!

Hola Barcelona!

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I thought that I would start my Spanish summer travel adventures with our trip down to Motril, Granada, in the very South of Spain, the place that we returned from shortly before the start of fashion week.

After spending a week at my parent’s house in the South of France, going to the beach, walking in the mountains and eating amazing seafood, we took crossed the boarder into Northern Catalunya and took the train from Figueres, home to the amazing Salvador Dali Museum, to Barcelona, a trip that I usted to do it fairly regularly when I played professional tennis at the Sanchez Casal Academy. It is a pretty easy journey and one that I would recommend to any travellers wanting to go from the South of France into Spain. It is so much easier, quicker and cheaper to cross the boarder by car and then join the local train network at either Girona or Figueres, which will then take you directly into the heart of Barcelona, rather than attempt to go directly from Perpignan.

The giant white eggs of the Dali Museum loomed above the rusty red mosaic towers that jutted into the sky. The air was already hot even though it was quite early in the morning. We bought out train tickets and then had some strong Spanish coffee, croissants and chocolate pastries in the small little station cafe. The timing was perfect, we were just finishing when the train was announced in Catalan and before we knew it, we were speeding off into the dust and sun, towards the big city, towards Barcelona.

Barcelona is one of my favourite places in the whole world, I have so many great memories there and whenever I return they all just come flooding back. I remember when I was just 14 having finished tennis practice, racing my friends up the steps at the Park Guel and wondering the Gothic quarters in search of tapas and earrings. Every weekend we would take the bus into town, we would walk down the Ramblas, go shopping along the Diagonal, have coffee at Starbucks and go then go on to Port Olimpic.  Indeed simply arriving at Sants and walking passed the McDonald’s where my friend Federica and I had been stranded at 1.30am and seeing the vending machine that we had searched when we arrived at the station another time only to realise that we had no money to get home because we had spent all of our money shopping, was a real trip down memory lane. It all felt like yesterday that we were all on tour together!

We had some time to wait before taking out connecting AVE, Spain’s super fast train, that would take us down to Alicante in 5 only hours! So we left the train station and walked around the beautiful city, passed the first nightclub I ever went out to and onwards into the distance, to Plaza Catalunya, to the old streets and passed Gaudi’s Casa Battlo. We walked around el barrio Gotico and had smoothies at La Boqueria. It was all so magical and it was shame that our stay was so brief.

On our way back to the station after an exhausting day walking around admiring the mosaics and blue sky, we stopped off at a nice looking restaurant and had a great lunch, perfect for preparing us for our trip down to Alicante. One of the best things I learned while I living in Spain was to always go for the lunch menu because they are usually around 10-12 euros and include drinks (wine, coke…) three courses and coffee. If you find a standard decent place to eat then the food will be fresh and of really good standard.

I was sad to say Adios to Barcelona but excited for our next stop, Motril a sea side resort close to Alicante which was now only 5 1/2 hours away!

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Fierce Street Style Fashion at London Fashion Week – Rein & Field of Ponies SS16

Fierce Street Style Fashion at London Fashion Week – Rein & Field of Ponies SS16

There was some pretty cool fashion going on in the Designer Showrooms and after 3pm a DJ started mixing music and the people drinking at the bar spilled out into the show space, turning the whole place into one massive party. It was during such times that some particularly fierce fashion came on show, with two designers in particular that I can’t wait to tell you about.

REIN was founded in 2013 by Rebecca Morter and Gemma Vanson, is rapidly becoming an industry favourite and has been worn by Lady Gaga, Lisa Maffia, and featured in Cheryl Cole’s ‘Crazy Stupid Love’, so it was no wonder that the fierce models and lazer cut monochrome collection really caught my eye. The pieces were really strong and very edgy, a rebellious and strong feminist statement. I loved it and I couldn’t help but think that the pieces would be great for cool street style look and would definitely offer a one of a kind design. Indeed, REIN is all about a celebrating the female form,  and their designs are inspired by and for women, focusing on the body as a medium and in keeping with their signature look, there was a real exploration between the body and clothing, revealing and concealing, a play upon the socially acceptable and clothing’s ability to empower women.

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In total contrast but equally as fierce was the collection from Field of Ponies. Eye catching bubble gum pink designs didn’t take away from the wild nature of the pieces. This London/Montreal based label designed by Julie Bérubé, is undoubtedly perfect for anyone looking to make a mark and find their “tribe” with monster shaggy hand woven coats and quilted pieces which really played with the relationship between man and nature. I just loved the use of different fabrics, woven rope and faux fur it was so different and really unique. Some of the most original sweatshirts I have seen, these unisex creations really stood out as amazing street style wear.

Let me know what you think

Abi 🙂

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Backstage with Maybelline at London Fashion Week

Backstage with Maybelline at London Fashion Week

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London Fashion Week was incredible and so much fun. I have so many beautiful shows and talented designers to share with you but first I wanted to post about the outfits from Day 2 and behind the scenes in the Designer Showrooms with Maybelline.

People have been divided as to whether Soho was a better place than Somerset House to host London Fashion Week, but I loved how the new venue was so close to all the great tourist sites and beautiful London buildings, so as I walked around I couldn’t help but take some lovely pictures of the center of the city which was basked in sun light. Our journey to Soho took us part the lovely St Paul’s Cathedral, Covent Garden and of course many many red telephone boxes! It was all very pretty and I loved how the new venue was so close to all these beautiful sites and the one of the best cake shops ever, Cutter & Squidge!

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In the morning I wore a street style look inspired by the New Yeezee Collection showcased at New York Fashion Week a few days before – some might call the look Hobo Chic and as I kept being asked by staff to show my ticket and pass everywhere I went, I think the London Fashion Week organizers thought I was definitely more hobo than chic. One benefit of dressing street style strongly put me in the camp of the bloggers who could quite easily be recognised in their eccentric, sometimes over the top or at least more casual attire, but I noticed that lots of the established fashionistas wore more tailored, chic looks which achieved a very expensive eye catching look.

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So, for my behind the scenes with Maybelline, I decided to wear a tailored which cream suit, which immediately made me feel so confident, plus a girl in a suit always looks sexy! I’ve lately been obsessed with suiting and playing with the suit concept and I thought that it would really fit with such a cool New York brand. Pairing a perfectly tailored pair of trousers with a wide shoulder boyfriend blazer, is really easy and elegant. And guys, trust me a good high waisted flared pair of trousers is the best thing to get for fall. It elongates the silhouette and adds this super cool 70’s vibe *So Fetch!*

 Maybelline has been one of my favourite make-up brands ever since I tried their Watershine lipgloss when I was 14, so I was super excitted going into their area was just behind the Press area. I wasn’t disappointed, it was super pretty. A giant “M” was decorated with red roses, they had the coolest celebrity Hollywood mirrors with lights all around the edge and enough make-up to last a life time! Well…maybe not a life time, but a few months 😉 It was great to get your make-up done there, to try all their amazing new products and different colours that I otherwise might not have had the creative ability to pair together. I shared the whole experience on my Snapchat * (Abigail Royston add me!) as well as my final look but unfortunately I didn’t save the video so I can’t share it here for you 😦 But let’s just say that it was super fun and super girlie! :)) xxxx

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WEARING

Cream Suit – NEXT

Printed T-Shirt – H & M

Beige Suede Heels – DUNE 

Hema Kaul SS16 LFW Press Breakfast

Hema Kaul SS16 LFW Press Breakfast


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The Youjia Jin show end and I quickly made my way through the door. It was only 10.30am but I had to rush because I didn’t want to miss the incredible showcase of Hema Kaul’s SS16 Collection!

Members of the press were invited to view Hema’s latest collection whilst enjoying a variety of pastries and drinks at Soho House. This showcase was very private and intimate and as I made my way down the stairs of Soho House, House Basement, I couldn’t help but feel that this event would be very special. Indeed, when I had descended the narrow staircase, the double room opened up and I entered a fabulous world of haute couture. Models dresses in Hema Kaul’s beautiful dresses mingled amongst the guests and artists sat on plush velvet sofas drawing fashion illustrations of the pieces. Tea, coffee, plates of fruit and pastries were served at the bar by professional waiters dressed in their penguin suits, TV camera crews interviewed Hema Kaul herself and bloggers snapped away on their phones.

My first instinct was to head over to the bar to get some morning coffee but as I moved across the room I was literally stopped in my tracks by the beauty of Hema Kaul’s designs. A tall blonde model with striking make-up had just walked out wearing an incredible dress made from dark purple lace and dusty pink mesh that ran all the neck and gathered at the waist in an origami fan like bow. Wow! She was quickly joined by another model wearing a white and blue panelled dress which also had the same mesh like detail, this time in blue and fanning down the side of her body. Forget the coffee, it was time to take some pictures!

I just couldn’t wait to learn more about the collection and thanks to lovely Fran and the amazing Pop Pr Team who invited me (Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!) I actually got to speak Hema Kaul herself and find out more about her and her beautiful traditional yet feminine, futuristic collection. Hema was incredibly nice and it was a real joy speaking to her and finding out about her inspirations. Her Spring / Summer Collection is strongly inspired by Japanese elements, with structure silhouettes using sheer yet stiff organza and origami techniques. I couldn’t help but admire the mix of traditional and futuristic and the interesting choices of fabrics that she had used.The mesh really gave her pieces a wonderful structure and turned the dresses into a 3D eye catching fashion statement. Hema told me how she often uses lace in her pieces, giving her dresses an ultra-feminine aesthetic and that this combined with her use of pastel colours and muted tones of blues and deep purples really made these soft pieces perfect for a glamorous or sophisticated occasion. It wasn’t hard to see why Hema’s designs were proving to be so popular not only here but also in Asia and especially in the Middle East.

I found out a few more things, namely that Hema would probably be sticking to her pastels and muted colours in the near future, that a westward brand expansion would probably be on the horizon and that her next destination was Dubai, which she was flying to that very night! I leave you now with some of the pictures that I took of this beautiful event that I was lucky enough to attend and this quote from Hema Kaul’s Website

Hema is centering her designs on innovation.Her dresses speak to women who like her are confident to fulfil given responsibilities but never stop seizing opportunities to become better and pursue that which they truly love.

Let me know which dress is your favourite 🙂

Abi xxx

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Pam Hogg SS16 London Fashion Week

Pam Hogg SS16 London Fashion Week

Give a man a gun and he’ll rob a bank, give a man a bank and he’ll rob the world.

After the Ashley Isham show, I went into to the Fashion Scout Designer Showrooms. They had the collections of some really great emerging designer’s which I will share with you very soon! It was quite fun because they had a Body Shop and Make-Up area and it was a nice place to come after a very busy show and it was great to see some more fashion in the time that I had off in between shows.

The queue for the next show was insane! I didn’t have a VIP ticket so I had to wait in the long queue on the right. Luckily as I had already been to the previous show I was quite close to the front. Behind me there were about 100 people! I hadn’t realised but the VIP queue was also really long. The show was supposed to start at 7.30pm but 7.30 came and went and the queue was not moving. Stars from Made in Chelsea, Rock Singers and other celebs were turning up and the paparazzi were flashing away outside the main entrance. The wait was long but it was fun because I was looking forward to the show and I made two lovely friends, one called Esohe who is an incredible stylist (www.stylierge.com) and the other called Georgina who is a designer and a fewllow fashion blogger (www.georginahart.co.uk) So actually I say thank you to the Pam Hogg queue 🙂

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It was dark when the Marshall came out to tell us that they had just finished with the VIP queue and that the venue was already almost at full capacity. Quite a few people decided to leave but as we were close to the front we decided to stay on. Our queue started moving but there were lots of people in front of us and according to the Marshall we probably wouldn’t get in, but for some reason a section of the queue in front of us got separated off to the left and then a whole group of people who were in front of us held back and waited to our right. Georgina and I got caught in the flow of people moving forward. The man at the door counted the people in as the venue was now almost full capacity. 1,2, 3,5,6,12,13 (Georgina), 14 (me) and then he closed the barrier! He had counted me in but he had placed the barrier in front of me, which meant that I wasn’t allowed to go in. Georgina turned around and pleaded with him, telling him the truth that he had in fact counted me. He paused and then opened the barrier, letting me through, and then closed it behind me. I was the 400th person to get in a venue with a 400 full capacity. How lucky was I?! I was super happy and couldn’t have been more excited!

The crowd at this show was very different to the previous one. They were very alternative, very cool, very London. The room buzzed with the madness of rock and punk. I saw some incredible hair styles, huge back combs, shaved afros in the shape of a baobab trees and what looked like a real hairdo in the style of a Coco Chanel Wig.

The lights went down and the music started! The first looks to come out onto the Catwalk were bold, fresh and very colourful. Everything about Pam Hogg’s designs screamed the rebelliousness of London Fashion. Entitled Lawless, the pieces merged the wild west with punk rock elements. I loved the fringed colourful spandex leotards, the pearly Kings and Queens, the leather and velvet and use of studs. High tasselled boots and leather chaps were perfect for the 21st century cowboy.

The pieces were an the incredible duster coats, the big skirts and coordinated suits each with contrasting metallic leather lapels embellished with an H motif. My favourite was the bright orange outfit at the end of the show and I just loved the studded berets. The atmosphere was fantastic, people cheered each look, the models were fierce and crowds clapped when the music changed. An incredible experience and a joy to watch!

I hope you like the photos (some are curtsey of Pam Hogg) and my video! Let me know what you think 🙂

Abi xxx

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