London Fashion Week: DAKS Autumn Winter 2014

DAKS is celebrating 120 years this season and to kick off the celebration they opened the show with Paul Weller and daughter Leah singing “You do something to me,” in a video broadcast on large screens over the catwalk. The lights then went down and when they came up again, the first look from the DAKS autumn winter 2014 collection…
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Modern Romanace at Daks for Spring Summer 2013

Seems designers all over London Fashion Week are inspired by great artists, painters if you will, for Spring Summer 2013. The latest to announce their artistic inspiration is the great British brand Daks. For Spring Summer 2013, Daks’ press release tells us that they found their inspiration with great Abstract Expressionist painters such as Robert Motherwell, Jasper Johns and Clyfford…
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Daks Autumn Winter 2012

This season DAKS really took my breath away. Sadly, the pictures do not at all reflect the brilliance of this collection.Sheila McKain-Waid has taken a tired British brand that was obsessed with its trademark plaid and made it into a line that has us actually excited when we see the pattern swan out onto the runway. It reminds me very…
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Daks Spring Summer 2012

Daks was interesting this year. I say “interesting” because I didn’t love it but I didn’t dislike it. There was a 1950s beach vibe on the catwalk and it felt a little bit out of place or dated, if you will. That being said, there were still four of five pieces that are worthy of mention (most pictured above). I…
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DAKS Autumn Winter 2011, London Fashion Week

Only in England can you get away with quilted circle skirts… In fact probably only at DAKS. But it works, in fact it’s beautiful. Taking a garment construction concept that’s usually reserved for outerwear and applying them to chic skirts, both long and short, is long overdue! DAKS hit the nail on the head. However, the show was a success…
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