Eleni Kyriacou catwalk show at AXDW (video)

I have attended dozens of fashion shows during the past 4 years that I’ve been practicing fashion journalism. Although, this was the first show I experienced from A to Z. Thanks to my collaboration with London-based luxury womenswear designer Eleni Kyriacou since March 2012, I had the exciting opportunity to organize her first Fashion Week catwalk show, in the context of Athens…

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Eleni Kyriacou – PLEIADES: A myth on the stars

contemporary women as heiresses of both the earthbound and the divine Greek Mythology is full of tales of legendary beauty and feminine grace. London-based womenswear designer Eleni Kyriacou takes inspiration from the myth of Pleiades for Spring-Summer 2013. Atlas, who carried the world on his shoulders, bore seven daughters, the Pleiades, who were nymphs of unprecedented beauty. They lived in…

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Paris Fashion Week – Chanel ss13

The fashion show of Chanel ready-to-wear for spring summer 2013 in Paris was pure bliss for the fashion editors. Karl Lagerfeld was full of surprises. He gave the world-renowned luxury fashion house a breath of fresh air unlike any other, with an ecological theme and new, sustainable materials adding to the traditional Chanel fabrics and accessories. Even denim was included in the collection, marking a fresh turn on what can…

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London Fashion Week – Tata Naka ss13

The Portico Rooms at Somerset House were transformed into a fake, Barbie-like swimming pool for the presentation of Tata Naka Spring Summer 2013. Instead of a runway, the models took a footboard walk to showcase the label’s creations for next season. And the Originality Award goes to…  

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London Fashion Week – Corrie Nielsen ss13

They could be creatures from a parallel dimension. The models on Corrie Nielsen’s catwalk for Spring Summer 2013 had something weird but so charming about them. Grotesque shapes, hair somehow disheveled, other-worldly glare and persistent glaze. Just like a fashion illusion. Also a journey through time, back to the good old pre-recession days, when fashion shows were more about the show and less about compatible wardrobe…

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