Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Weds 28th October: Ashish, Fashion In Motion at The V&A Museum - backstage details

Ashish is the latest designer to have a retrospective as part of the V&A Museum's "Fashion In Motion" series of free fashion shows.  Its been a decade of the designer's sequin collections coming down the catwalks at London Fashion Week, so a fitting time to dig thru the archives of his workshop in India.  The sparkly looks started with silver screen Hollywood sirens in floor-length gowns, gradually shifting to two-piece sportswear separates and even neon hi-vis vests.   All set against the glinting gold gilt Raphael Gallery, the metallics shimmered and reflected the spotlights with model and muse Larry B's snake hips sashaying the way. 

See the current exhibition "The Fabric Of India" at the museum now.

See archive Fashion In Motion posts from Peter Jensen, Meadham Kirchhoff , Kansai Yamamoto, Kenzo,  Craig Lawrence

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