This presentation was an examination of the special bond between siblings, brotherhood and sisterhood and Japanese textiles. This was a detailed and impeccably rafted collection that was a real treat for the eyes.
This twinning theme was obvious in the garments we saw. Using the idea of twinning fabrics. With double facing a highlight. Tang combined indigo tweed with lilac woollen cotton blends, houndstooth patterns mix with ivory linen jacquards. This was seen on easy separates, a collection that would fit into everyones wardrobe.
The collection had sumptuous details, instead fabrics, rich brocades and lovely beading. We loved the soft pink corduroy flared jumpsuit, which looked so easy and wearable. Tang seemed to celebrate the culture she was exploring through the craftwork in her collection.
The makeup was stunning, giving modern yet referential nods to the Japanese culture the collection borrows from. We loved the tight lips and the roughed cheeks and eyes. We got minimal geisha vibes, which we loved.
Graduating from the University for the Creative Arts in 2014, after moving to the UK from Macau. Tang gained experience from Simone Rocha and Sarah Baadarani. You can tell that there is a feast of talent ready for the world.
This was a highlight of the presentations we saw at London fashion Week, no part of the afar was left to chance. With fully realised looks matched with exquisite hair and make up, it was hard to forget this collection.
We cannot wait to see what Livia Tang does next.