LONDON • British mannequin and tv host Alexa Chung took fashionistas to the airport final Saturday for a journey to summer season locations at her debut London Fashion Week present.
Chung, a vogue darling who has collaborated with British clothes retailer Marks & Spencer and had a Mulberry purse named after her, swapped the coveted catwalk entrance row for backstage – sending out fashions in her eponymous model, which she launched final 12 months.
The airport lounge-themed present nodded to scorching locations with loads of white on beige trouser fits, mild seashore clothes and shorts, in addition to aviation-style jumpsuits and dungarees.
“This show has always been really clear in my mind,” vogue journal British Vogue quoted Chung as saying on its web site.
“I wanted it to be a fantasy airport where all these different characters are popping up.”
Double-breasted jackets have been lengthy and belted on the waist, whereas cloaks had slits for arms.
Chung took inspiration from 1930s silk crepe clothes for short-sleeved frocks, however there have been additionally nods to the 1970s, with waistcoats and a darker palette together with mustard, brown and burgundy.
For her denim outfits, the 34-year-old turned to the 1990s, sending out fashions in cigarette pants. Chung additionally saved the cooler British summer season in thoughts with shiny raincoats.
London Fashion Week, throughout which designers are presenting their spring/summer season 2019 womenswear strains, runs till tomorrow.