To the Liberal Club and the suitably romantic looking
For openers, peach charmeuse (was there ever a more seductive fabric?) lapped the hips in long bias-cut dresses which were given some moody attitude with some major shoulder pads. Second skin corset dresses were given a 3-D, almost sculptural quality, with layers of peach and satin. Come summer you need to be ready to get your pinks out, ladies.
I adored the ice blue and aqua gown trimmed with a tiny edge of black tulle. And the airy linen A -line dress hitched up at the hem and sent out in a vivid
The extreme shoulders that got more and more outrageously large as the show progressed were less convincing. But the molten metallics: bronze lamé and warm golden gilts, were classic Ilincic glamour which is most powerful when it is subtle and understated. Ear high shoulders trimmed with jet black feathers were in a different league.
But, apart from that one piece, this was a fabulously glamorous show and the obvious question is, why don’t we see more Roksanda on the red carpet? Come on Tilda... it’s perfect for you.
FIVE THINGS WE LOVED:
- The mosaic and feather embroidered satin shifts
- The pleated peg trousers
- The long bronze lame gown
- The aqua and ice blue charmeuse gown
- The bold blue linen A line shift
- Paula Reed