For London fashion week Fyodor Golan SS13 were inspired by the ‘blue tattoo’, a book that essentially revives the story of a young girls survival from a Native American tribe to Victorian high society. Inadvertently I saw aspects of the collection as elemental, I thought of fire, realised in printed organza, and chiffon in clashes of orange, and red. The electric blue dresses with beading seemed to be interwoven , and overlayed with trails of white like water.
The prominent blue painted face tattoo further indenting an earthy tribal rite of passage. Meeting Yunus and Eliza, the jewellery designers behind the sculptural face pieces inside the BFC rock vault, they spoke about the collaboration being organic; the commissioned face sculpture jewellery was a complement to their signature winged creations derived from elements of Greek mythology.
This was my first time at a Fyodor Golan show and I was expecting the dramatic, thinking back to the sequinned aliens of AW12. The show set inside the Waldorf, did not disappoint the millinery by Zara Gorman almost taking on a life of their own, but still the ladylike collection kept focus, interspersed with commercial wearable pieces. Believe the hype, there are more pictures of the looks on the Adorngirl Facebook page