Tom Ford made a grand entrance at London Fashion Week yesterday.
The designer is known for creating sleek evening gowns but delivered a colourful and fun show in England’s capital.
Fringing, fur and sequins all featured in an array of different shades and on a wide selection of garments.
The first Fall/Winter 13 look shown at the Lancaster House venue was a beaded, fringed tunic in a monochrome zigzag pattern.
The impressive piece was teamed with a cow-print skirt, embroidered with huge, colourful flowers and finished off with boots that finished over the knee and boasted a black and white tribal pattern.
Fairly simple items also featured, such as a black lace top with long sleeves and sheer detail.
However, it was spiced up thanks to the multi-coloured zigzag-pattern pencil skirt and zebra heels it was teamed with.
Sporty items were also big news at the presentation, including a purple zip-up jacket teamed with baggy red trousers and biker-style coats in an array of colours.
Luxe fur coats also featured, largely in monochrome and worn over slim-fit trousers.
“When you start thinking about clothes that are going to walk down a runway and be photographed, and all those images go out into the world, you think very differently about the clothes,” Ford explained to WWD. “They have to be amped up.”
Make-up looks were kept practical yet chic and feature hair slicked over and tied up.
Eyes were highlighted in smokey dark brown and complemented with nude lips.
“The reference was Tom’s muse Carine Roitfeld, with a boyish handsome brow,” revealed make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury.