Bora Aksu AW13 at London Fashion Week: Trend report

Laura Whitmore, Dionne Bromfield and Kate Nash just some of the stars on the FROW at the designer’s collection

Bora Aksu kicked off London Fashion Week this morning with a stunning, wearable AW13 collection.

The London-based Turkish designer sent us back to the 1920s with a range reminiscent of the Art Deco era.

Bora Aksu AW13 sent us back to the 1920s © PAThe key colour palettes at the Bora Aksu AW13 runway show were neutrals, with greys, beiges and tan shades featuring heavily.

But towards the end of the show, Bora presented a pop of colour in the form of fuchsias, raspberry pink and blackberry hues.

[Related: London Fashion Week AW13 in pictures]

The designs featured intricate detailing including scallop edges, lace work and embellished beading to evoke the 1920s feel of the show.

Shapes varied between loose and floaty dresses that moved on the models to tight corsets and edgy crop tops.

The Bora Aksu AW13 collection featured neutrals heavily © PABora’s AW13 featured leather and wool heavily with models decked head-to-toe in the fabrics.

Another key trend on the catwalk was neutral colour blocking with creams and nudes coupled with greys on the outfits.

[Related: London Fashion Week preview: Day one]

The models wore unique headpieces that framed their faces and looked Gladiator-esque.

Their hair was slicked back into stunning plaited up-dos and a slick of vivid orange lipstick completed the look.

Tan and leather were key looks at the Bora Aksu show © PAWho are you most looking forward to seeing at LFW? Let us know over on Twitter now.

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