LFW: Edeline Lee
It’s was packed at the Vinyl Factory in London where Edeline Lee presented her Autum/Winter 2016 collection. It was the second season on the official London Fashion Week scheme. Her collection started with the idea of a return to simplicity. “I think we are all feeling the need to simplify, pull back, minimise, declutter, underexpose, eat cleaner food, air out our inboxes, stop keeping up with the Jonesses, turn off out iPhones and go off the grid. I used purer shapes, cleaner lines and fabrics with integrity. The landscape and climate we live in now ironically requires us to be constantly exposed and yet at the same time, hold ourselves once removed from all the chatter,” said Edeline.
This inspiration led to a pure focus on the lines, shapes and fabrics. Edeline used a palette of black, calico and ivory which set the tone of her collection. Exciting was the three dimensional contrast piping that Edline used on pieces in heavy virgin wool crepe. The piping made the collection appear to be relaxed, modern and comfortable. Delicate floral double gauze were mixed with larger distorted floral embroidery and notable was also the green lurex lame fabrics with a bit of shimmer for the evening.
Written by: Marloes Hagenaars
Images by: Simbarashe Cha