LONDON: women and men are sashaying down catwalks collectively at London model Week, in a shake-up of tradition backed by celebrated designers together with Vivienne Westwood.
The 75-yr-old-fashioned icon is not any stranger to challenging model formats — turning a 2015 London express into an anti-austerity and climate change march — and deemed her latest move a response to the unisex fact of fashion.
Westwood’s new autumn-winter 2017 assortment hit the catwalk at the Seymour entertainment Centre in London´s Marylebone neighbourhood.
Westwood is not distinctive in choosing to unite her menswear and womenswear collections on the catwalk — as a minimum 10 properties have used model Week in London to current collections for both genders.
whereas London won’t have the glamour of Paris, Milan or the big apple, it is for sure taking advantage of its experimental popularity.
inside the style world this mixing of guys´s and ladies´s presentations has been dubbed “co-ed” — a play on the “coeducational” term used for blended colleges.
This shift in technique is altering the way type houses run their business, together with Burberry.
The British model heavyweight introduced in 2016 it might lower its runway agenda from four to simply two displays a 12 months.
In essence, fashionistas of the twenty first century are worrying much faster get entry to to collections.