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London Fashion Week day 4: Christopher Reaburn and Palmer // Harding

Christopher Reaburn's conversation and Palmer // Harding's SS21 collection in digital version at LFW
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Christopher Reaburn

“The fashion industry has undergone a radical shock in the past six months. Are we really facing a real reset, and if so, what awaits us? " Thus begins Christopher Reaburn's reflection . In these dark times his goal is to find new systems of production and recycling, because ethics by the British designer there have always been action rather than words. This time it is called R unaMADE a collection that exasperates the Reaburn essence more than ever. The Surplus Air Brake military parachutes (ed. designed to be used for fighter jets) are have been deconstructed and used for a women's capsule collection consisting of: dresses, long skirts and palazzo pants that celebrate the beauty of the military archetype. Each piece is recreated with the use of an entire parachute, and are available in shades of color. sulfur, black and white. The silohuettes are voluminous and dynamic and her latest look falls on the finishes and the adjustable belts, reinforced with nylon ribbons taken from the bags of the paratroopers.

 

Palmer // Harding

Palmer // Harding is a collection that brings everyone in the family together. Literally, because in the period of social distancing, the designers decided to present their Spring Summer 2020 collection on members of their family in the United States of America and the United Kingdom. The video features several generations of Matthew Harding 's family women being filmed in his childhood garden and hometown of Rickmansworth (UK). In fact, his grandmother Jean, mother Suzanne, sister Gemma and her daughter Georgia will tell about each other. Levi Palmer's American family is filmed with the zoom to allude to the feeling of distance. There's mother Nancy shot in her hometown Westphalia Texas, her cousin Ever is in Los Angeles, one of her best friends Jasmin outside their old high school. In addition to the photo shoot, they also made a fashion short film for London Fashion Week that reports the testimonies of each member of the family.

 

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