Gareth Pugh’s fantasy escape

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by adakallgren on 26 September, 2015

On our minds is Gareth Pugh’s nay say to gentrification with his SS16 show at London Fashion Week.

On our minds is Gareth Pugh’s nay say to gentrification with his SS16 show at London Fashion Week. Inspired by London’s Soho, the eccentric collection was showcased by models made unrecognisable with drag-like make up masks – all in tribute of the area which the designer sees as his “fantasy escape where you can go and be somebody else”. Pugh’s collection was having an optimistic dialogue with one of the greatest obstructs facing London creatives today (turning diverse cultural hubs into inaccessibly-priced luxury flats) stressing that change is inevitable but that it is important to question what’s good and what’s bad with it. Read Dazed’s review here


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