London Fashion Week – Daks
Their summer collection was full off fluid soft silhouettes contrasted with masculine shapes, a reoccurrence that seems to be happening this season. His garments were inspired by expressionist painters such as Robert Motherwell, Jasper Johns and Clyfford still which was presented through the colour palette and bold silhouettes.
There were beautiful cacoon coats, where the arm was structure but create clean sleek lines, paired with silk billowing trousers the model glided down the model with poise and perfection. Perfection is a good word to describe Daks. Everything is precisely made, tailored flawlessly and elegantly. The show started with a palette made up of chalky creams and whites which slowly blended into peaches and burnt oranges. Playsuits were two toned made up of fabrics which juxtaposed each other from sheer to opaque. They played with proportion as well as fabrics, using silk gazar and translucent nylon to produce stunning semi-see through anoraks and parkas. They glided down the catwalk languidly, taking a new direction for the brand.
Collaborating with Aimee Betts to create hand stitched and embroidered fabric which was seen on simple clean cut dresses and skirts. We saw luxury float down that catwalk with tones of black and deep navy, lots of sleeveless coats were shown with more of the cacoon shape gaping at the back. We saw classic injections of the trench coat updated and cape with their heritage print but also the most modern slinky black midi dresses which were cut in the most delightful slim ling way possible.