21.3 C
New York
Friday, July 30, 2021

Designer Bora Aksu presents pandemic-inspired collection at London Fashion Week

Must read

Share market update: Most active stocks of the day in terms of total traded value

NEW DELHI: Tech Mahindra (Rs. 1214.64 crore), Tata Steel (Rs. 641.87 crore), Deepak Nitrite (Rs. 517.24 crore), SBI (Rs. 432.65 crore), HCL Tech (Rs....

OKB (OKB): Price Updates, Recent Developments, Community, Future Events

Cryptocurrency13 minutes ago (Jul 30, 2021 12:30AM ET) OKB (OKB): Price Updates, Recent Developments, Community, Future Events OKB, the utility token of OKEx, has had an...

China asks trust firms to clean up non-finance units and businesses

Sign In/Free Sign Up 0 Stock Markets13 minutes ago (Jul 30, 2021 12:30AM ET) (C) Reuters. BEIJING (Reuters) - China's banking and insurance regulator...

Share market update: Most active stocks on D-Street today in terms of volume

NEW DELHI: Suzlon Energy (number of shares traded: 7.48 crore), JP Power (number of shares traded: 5.79 crore), Trident Ltd (number of shares traded:...
imageSports & General7 minutes ago (Sep 18, 2020 12:35PM ET)

3/3

(C) Reuters. Models display creations during the Bora Aksu show at London Fashion Week

2/3

By Sarah Mills

LONDON (Reuters) – Turkish designer Bora Aksu said the coronavirus pandemic inspired his latest collection, which looks back over one hundred years to the Spanish flu pandemic and the end of World War One.

COVID-19 meant that Aksu’s fashion show on Friday was one of only four taking place at London Fashion Week, according to the British Fashion Council, compared with the 46 shows that took place at the event last September.

The designer said that after such an isolating period earlier in the year due to the pandemic, he felt that not having a traditional show would have been “cutting off that human touch, I really couldn’t do it.”

He said of the pandemic: “It has so kind of affected all our lives and the way we operate and work that I could not take myself out of it.”

It made him think of the 1918 flu pandemic and the accompanying time of mourning at the end of the war, and the much more optimistic period that followed.

The floaty white dresses with long socks and white boots reflected the minimal dressing of the nurses who treated the war wounded and those suffering from flu, he said.

Parading in London’s autumn sunshine, models, wearing sheer face veils, also showed off tiered dresses in pastel shades of pink and blue, and dark purples, with prints and lace.

“The collections and the fashion actually should reflect the times that we be going through,” Aksu told Reuters.

He said he wanted to send a message of hope by reminding people that after World War One and the Spanish flu pandemic, good times followed for many in the early 1920s.

Designer Bora Aksu presents pandemic-inspired collection at London Fashion Week

Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.

- Advertisement -

Latest article

Share market update: Most active stocks of the day in terms of total traded value

NEW DELHI: Tech Mahindra (Rs. 1214.64 crore), Tata Steel (Rs. 641.87 crore), Deepak Nitrite (Rs. 517.24 crore), SBI (Rs. 432.65 crore), HCL Tech (Rs....

OKB (OKB): Price Updates, Recent Developments, Community, Future Events

Cryptocurrency13 minutes ago (Jul 30, 2021 12:30AM ET) OKB (OKB): Price Updates, Recent Developments, Community, Future Events OKB, the utility token of OKEx, has had an...

China asks trust firms to clean up non-finance units and businesses

Sign In/Free Sign Up 0 Stock Markets13 minutes ago (Jul 30, 2021 12:30AM ET) (C) Reuters. BEIJING (Reuters) - China's banking and insurance regulator...

Share market update: Most active stocks on D-Street today in terms of volume

NEW DELHI: Suzlon Energy (number of shares traded: 7.48 crore), JP Power (number of shares traded: 5.79 crore), Trident Ltd (number of shares traded:...

Buy EPL, target price Rs 320: Motilal Oswal

Motilal Oswal has buy call on EPL with a target price of Rs 320. The current market price of EPL is Rs 249.95. Time...