The sixties was everywhere this season, and it made a polished appearance at David Koma, as the Georgian born designer took inspiration from London’s Youthquake movement of the decade. It was a time of dynamism in the worlds of fashion and music as Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton danced the night away in Mary Quant, and for AW13 Koma took the┬ávinyl record as his muse.

The circle shape appeared from the top of the sihouette to the bottom – oversized collars on slick leather jackets, cut away panels; around the torso as waist cinching belts and flirty peplums, down to a short circle skirt, and finally the circle pattern was dropped down the skirt to create a fishtail. More circles appeared in the form of a flock print, used to great effect in silver on teal.

Inspired by the physical object of the music, the collection transcended into something more abstract – the movement associated with it.

Hannah Kane

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