From collaborating with Converse to exploring AI with Beats, Paria Farzaneh is one of the UK’s most diverse talents, and her fashion shows are a constant source of creative change. High octane inspiration. She quickly followed up during lockdown with her social experiment-centric FW21 collection and campaign, and since then, unlike many other designers, she has combined heritage, sportswear and cultural influences into her one organization. I have segmented myself as a designer who can be blended into a presentation of style.
Farzaneh’s Spring/Summer 2023 collection, which debuted as part of London Fashion Week, proved once again that deviating from the norm is often a smart decision. A select audience stalked the Phoenix Garden — a delicate community garden and charity space that spreads foliage between the hustle and bustle of SoHo and Convent Garden.
But the SS23 has made a difference. Technical gilets and work pants were worn with indoor slippers, and blue shorts were layered as we’re used to and ready for a hike, but this season’s designer Many of her works showed a softer side to her aesthetic.
Her grandma’s bathroom curtains conveyed geometric shapes throughout the collection, from the lace figure cutouts to the way the garments actually fell onto the models. Lace-trimmed shirts are also worn open, suggesting that A geometric pattern provides texture and accentuates the dimensions of a classic white shirt, while another white ensemble consists of a creamy camp collar shirt printed with a traditional artistic design and cut in a different lace. Styled out with her pieces. This time it’s her zip-up jacket.
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Elsewhere, Helen Kirkum debuted her first in-house sneaker.