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While Hong Kongborn Rocha has been a major success on the fashion and design front internationally, the Dublinbased designer acknowledged the current economic climate in his new autumnwinter ’09 collection which “explores a certain spirit of sobriety and apparent austerity,
However, this was offset by “a sense of utter happiness and some handsome recklessness” in Saturday’s packed London Fashion Week show, which was wellreceived.
Hilary Alexander, influential fashion editor of ‘The Daily Telegraph’ sat in the front row and later praised the show. “It was sensational, just superb with mercurial vapor 11 great tailoring and inspired use of fabric, she said.
The show was all about very simple shapes, but with rich textures. There were lots of historical references in the styling, which was largely puritan just think ladies on the Mayflower, but wearing Anne Boleynstyle hairbands.
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Colours included his signature black with nude, nougat, vanilla, charcoal and a welcome splash of geranium. Shapes ranged from the dramatic final dress with openview crinolineeffect skirt and glittering beaded cape to the most simple, figurehugging LBD with exaggerated, pointed, cap sleeves.
Its simplicity was divine, as was the combination of cropped shearling shrugs and gilets with ultra feminine, pleated georgette dresses in old rose. Rocha also picked up on contrasting fabrics using sleek pony skin with plain wolds and speckled tweeds. I loved the use of detachable organza aprons worn to the side over trousers with jackets.
There were a few nods to his ‘Irishness’ in the show including the use of stacked, taptoed tap shoes from John Rocha Bloch which contrasted beautifully with the sheer transparency of the silk georgette and organza.
The man’s faux fur coat, snipped in with a narrow belt, had all the resonances of the country farmer with an nike hypervenom 2 old overcoat, tied in with a piece of string. There were a lot of comfortable egg shapes including hip pads and collars.
The new next generation of the Rocha family are busy with creative careers of their own.
John’s daughter Simone is a Masters fashion student at Central St Martin’s, where she had her own show on Friday, while his eldest daughter Zoe is involved in a production with director Stephen Frears nike hypervenom 2.