So A/W17 London Fashion Week has just happened. It's honestly a complete blur while you are amid the London Fashion Week frenzy but the highlight of Day 1 for me was inevitably the Kolchagov Barba show.
The fabulously talented duo behind Kolchagov Barba (Emilio and Svet) channelled a feminine yet edgy energy for their Black Coral AW17 show. Rather than showcasing the lightness of a woman's spirit they explored the darkness that exists in us all with their edgy, divine and sexy collection. Floaty gowns and tailored ruffle trims were vamped up with a strictly black palette – textured lace overlays and sheer panels added a dimension of sex appeal and drew the eye in to the garment. A stunning collection from a pair of designers who are on the path to super stardom.
The Frow was full of familiar faces with Pandora Christie, AJ Odudu, Franky Vincentio, Lewis -Duncan Weedon and a host of musicians; Rapper Joey Base, Larissa Eddie plus the fabulous Joe Alvarez and Tamara Dumas all making an appearance. Respected editors and celebrity stylists also enjoyed the show, alongside buyers from ASOS and other retail giants. Danni Minogue and Katie Piper also tweeted their well wishes for the show, who were both unfortunately unable to make it.
I'm wearing Kochagov Barba, Aspinal of London, Louboutins and Sparkling Jewellery.
After the show an exclusive after party took place hosted by myself and Oxygen models at The Cuckoo Club. We ordered a black cab from our official sponsors Gett UK, who operate across the country. It arrived in minutes and our driver had ‘The Knowledge" that only black cab drivers possess; whisking us off to The Cuckoo Club and arriving in time (taking short cuts only a black cab driver would know) during the evening rush hour!
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The after party was a complete success as it was last year with industry faces, editors, press and celebs partying till the early hours at the prestigious A lister hangout, to celebrate another incredible show from Kolchagov Barba.
A huge congratulations to Svetoslav Kolchagov and Emilio Barba on another beautiful collection.
After seeing this gorgeous black number come down the runway I just had to go backstage and change outfits for the after party!
Posing up a storm with my good friend Larissa Eddie, who recently supported Lionel Richie on tour.
With thanks to Oxygen Models, Gett UK and the Cuckoo Club for such a great night.
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