Thakoon

Spring-Summer 2013 – Thakoon’s light and airy collection was perhaps the epitome of a summers day. Twittering birds and floating butterflies, along with pink blush blossom branches, were trapped within a graphic birdcage printed onto moulded tops and dresses or floatier tops and skirts. The printed and appliquéd avian and floral designs conjured a romantic feel particularly with the white silk dresses that personified the said birdcage with their structured tops and cherry skirts. Separates were particularly prevalent. Knee-length skirts came with pleats or asymmetric hems, while tops took on a stiff shape with high, rounded necklines. Transparency gave layering a new dimension as lace and fishnet jumpers allowed white pleated tennis dresses to be seen underneath. While geometric dresses and jackets were a nod to the ‘60s, the collection was brought up to date with lace skirts and peplum tops and iridescent dresses featured disco sequins and shining floral cutouts.

Zoe Garton

Written by Zoe Garton

Zoe Garton was one of the first contributors to the Catwalk Yourself project. She has a fervour for fashion and graduated with a BA (Hons) in History at University College London. Zoe is responsible for our Ready-to-Wear and Haute Couture sections.


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