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London Fashion Week SS16: Day Four Summary

All the latest from Mondays shows

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Although less busy, Mondays shows still proved to be very much worth seeing. The designs ranged from the extremely contemporary in the Vin + Omi show to the classic and wearable in L'Amitie. There were events to suit everyone's palate.

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Image: Rob McConkey

Wilson PK's presentation was certainly eye catching, combing modernism with themes of Christianity. Noteworthy, was a serpentine neck piece featured within one of the garments. Indeed, the bold designs within the collection varied in texture and colour, but a common feature was Wilson PK's use of reflective acrylics and art-deco beads. This conveyed the collection's commitment to modernism.


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Image: Rachel Paix

L'Amitie's show teased elegance and class whilst igniting a sense of female empowerment. The collection embodied timeless classic and simplistic designs, showcasing a variety of pyjama robes, gowns and shirt dresses which remodelled 1920s and 1930s classics. This clearly defined the motto of the collection 'less is more'. A well-received aspect of the show, was the use of silk within the L'Amitie collection.

C J Yao

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Image: Alison Lau Wing Yan, @lwyalison,

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Image: Alison Lau Wing Yan, @lwyalison,

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Image: Alison Lau Wing Yan, @lwyalison,

The collection took inspiration from sports and street chic. The floor was printed with the green lines and numbers of a race track; a design which was closely copied within the clothes. Cricket, baseball jumpers, jogging and running trousers in greys blues and whites, emblazoned with numbers and logos made frequent appearances; while silver sweatbands and trainers completed the look.

Vin + Omi

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Image: Amie Caswell, @amiecharlot

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A bold and unique collection, the designers themselves have described it best; 'Future Eco - Punk'. Reflecting their love of wood, many of the intricate clothes and head dresses were made up of swirling pieces of bamboo or weapon-like shards of bark, fastened down the centre of the models head resembling a Mohawk. The models paraded down the cat walk in revealing latex bralets and shorts and capes, which juxtaposed the serenity and natural atmosphere of woodland backdrop.

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