We had run straight from Jena.Theo so didn’t have the opportunity to fight for a coveted spot worthy of good photo’s so we settled for a pew behind the fiesty and fab fashion editor Hilary Alexander in a feathered ruff.
|Hilary Alexander looking on|
Prophetik shows always top my list of favourites not only because I believe in the mission of the brand and love the clothes but because they always put on an amazing show... The lights dimmed and the most beautiful song began to play. Can someone please tell me what it was?!(quite slow, man singing?? I couldn't take pictures and Shazam at the same time..) And then out of nowhere, fierce and highly acclaimed violinist Analiza Ching dove onto the catwalk and thrashed out an amazing performance before Benjamin Ellin and his orchestra began to rumble and the models emerged.
Artist Wonderment was this years theme and was inspired by the court of Louise XV, when art become frivolous and diseased of romantic snobbery. The silhouettes were delicious and elegant and I will direct you to Vogue's photo's so you can fully see the ostentatious beauty head on. The show was styled by Rebekah Roy who did a superb job of capturing the mood and telling the story. The ethereal hair had me tugging at my own lacklustre locks, willing them to grow so I could mimic the fantastical women (and men actually) before me. The accessories were a collaboration between Prophetik and Dotted Loop and the wicked vegetable tanned leather shoes were co-designed by Jeff Garner and Rafi of L.A. based sustainable shoe label CYDWOQ.
The finale piece was a breathtaking white floor length gown of silk and silk organza adorned with hand-sewn ostrich feathers (naturally shed and then collected). I have phoned and harassed the boyfriends of all of my unmarried friends in hopes that someone I know can float down the aisle in this dress...