INTERNATIONAL and UK designers are now invited to apply to the largest independent fashion showcase, Fashion Scout LFW AW18. Taking place during London Fashion Week, the showcase is open to emerging, established an international creative talent.
Following the success of the designs at the most recent Fashion Scout LFW SS18, it’s a good time to reflect on backstage style and creativity. A total of 38 catwalk looks were composed for each of the inspiring collections, with hair and makeup looks created by official sponsors, Toni & Guy (hair) and Kryolan (makeup). The bold styles feature fierce, teased hair and block coloured eyeshadow.
Toni & Guy, Elephantasia, photo by Rory James, 2017
Billie Jacobina and EDDA (Edda Gimnes), winners of the SS18 Merit Awards, present their collections with backstage videos. Fashion Illustration course leader at the London College of Fashion, Sue Dray featured as artist in residence at the showcase. Dray created multiple, live drawings for each show, from the designer’s catwalk collections.
Rocky Star, photo by Nicholas Kristiansen, 2017
The showcase will also include an interview with Indian designer, Rocky Star. His SS18 collection displaying vibrant colours and animal prints, combined with classic silhouettes. The interview will focus on his thoughts on the show and the inspiration for his works.
An image by artist Sue Dray. Photograph: Stephan, 2017
by Pierra George-Robertson
Front Page Image: Kryolan, Leaf Xia, photograph by Rory James
See a selection of short films, backstage videos and full shows from Fashion Scout SS18 here
London Fashion Week 2018 takes place from February 16-20
Tickets for London Fashion Week 2018 are available here