From the Front Row : PPQ A/W12













Appropriately titled Black Out, PPQ's latest collection was dedicated to "the apocalyptic romance of winter". Now if you are unsure of what this means, simply imagine the end of the world as a very stylish, smashing night out.

The show started with a bang as the first model made her way down the catwalk pushing one of the now infamous PPQ Rule Supreme Style Bikes - it was unusual, playful and grabbed my attention straight away. Models were far from being in cycling attire, wearing flawy dresses, midi skirts, belted coats, but also PVC hot pants and embellished tights instead. It was definitely a more grown up show from what PPQ had got us used to in the past few years with Veronica Lake hairdos, peplum waists, longer hems, cinched in waists on jackets and dramatic fur collars, greatly inspired by 1950s Hollywood glamour.

If green was slowly introduced throughout the show, colour was far from being the focus of this collection. Instead it was all about animal print, textures and materials. PVC was paired with soft chiffon, tweed and fur for an edgy, yet fun look, perfect to embrace the end of the world in style. It's 2012 after all.

What did you think of the show? I personally loved it!
-Elodie x
  1. Love, love, love! and I'm super jealous that you were there!!

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  2. you have no idea of how lucky you are.its looks great!x

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    1. Believe me when I say I am fully aware of how lucky I am! :) x

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  3. WOW, everything is so beautiful. What an awesome experience you had.

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  4. Very beautiful pieces. Lucky you!

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  5. I love the detail on the knees, looks like a slightly gorgeous collection

    Rianna xxx

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  6. I agree, this looks absolutely lovely! And how cute that they made a bicycle to match the outfit :)

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  7. I am dying of envy right now! Ah! SO jealous.
    I love the collection, I think PPQ really excel at gorgeous evening wear pieces - it's so wearable (which is great for LFW - often a lot of collections are quite mad and out there ha!)

    Lovely post :)

    Charlotte X

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  8. So pretty! Everything looks totally stunning! Love the dresses.

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    ox from NYC!
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