London Fashion Week: Markus Lupfer Spring Summer 2014

Markus Lupfer presented at London Fashion Week today near
Hyde Park Corner with a rather unusual set up. Seems Lupfer is inspired by
teenage girls of the early 90s. He sites “Daria” and “Mean Girls” as
inspiration, immediately making us love this man even more for having such
incredible taste.  

Upon entering an L shaped room, we see a group of people
crowing around a light stage. On that stage are seven or eight woman (can’t
remember exactly) all lounging around what appears to be a teenager’s bedroom.
There are magazine pages littering the wall behind a giant bed where three girls sit. One reclines comfortably while two, who look as if they could be
twins, embrace a giant teddy bear. Then there’s the girl playing the pink
guitar in the front while her two friends stand opposite her, one reading and
the other starring out in the crowd aimlessly. So now you have the scene, let’s
talk about the clothes.

While most of us know Markus Lupfer for his decorative
knits, for spring summer 2014, you’ll be enjoying a new side to the designer
who will be bringing forth everything from bomber jackets to pleated shorts.
Not to worry, as he’s continuing on with his knitwear. However, there’s a lot
to see here for an expansion of the brand. Let’s be honest here. One can never
have enough Markus Lupfer in their closet, so we’re  embracing the “Mean Girls” look and buying
into A-line skirts and silk joggers from Mr. Lupfer.


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