Fashion takes the temperature of culture

“Medieval warriors, body armour, fabric dissolving into rags, witchcraft, and fetishistically restrictive clothing were all recurrent themes. … With such a strong influence from the darkside, it’s not going to be the easiest of seasons to love. But the good news is, we’ll be absolutely sorted come Halloween.”

Diane is at London Fashion week too, and her blog has a fine haul of pictures of the new gothic.

Related recent posts on D’log: Iain McKell, Ann Demeulemeester and FotoDecadent: tracking avant-garde fashion photography.