Wednesday, March 9, 2011

FALL 2011... spotlight on Jonathan Saunders

Fall 2011

Jonathan Saunders is a Scottish born and London based fashion designer who is known for his bold use of angular prints and bright colors. He is a decidedly modern designer who always offers something fresh and distinct. He won the British Designer of the Year at the Elle Style Awards in 2008 and his list of celebrity fans reads like a roster of Brit-it girls: everyone from Madonna and Kylie Minogue to Sienna Miller and Thandie Newton can count Saunders as one of their favorites.He is known for his bold use of angular prints and bright colors. His Fall 2011 collection juxtaposed strict shapes (fitted pencil skirts and sheath dresses) with bold geometric prints and colors.

Jonathan Saunders used a vacant floor of an office building as his venue, a relatively bleak space save for the simple decoration of several giant globe lights dotting the runway. The bleak space was the perfect backdrop for the striking creations that soon emerged.

Bright, bold, graphic prints are forecasted for Fall 2011
The designers who featured prints in their collections did so with bold statement pieces meant to make lasting impressions.

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