Insta-Critic: Jane Fonda x Hip Hop at Ashish

Designer Ashish Gupta always mixes high and low, injecting evening glam into streetwear pieces. This morning’s show at London Fashion Week took inspiration from American Hip Hop and 70s film icon Jane Fonda, blurring the line between downtown and dressed up once again. Hyper-detailed patchworks of studded bleached denim, camo, leopard print, and fur showed up on everything from baggy parkas to wide-leg pants. Topping off nearly every look were those showstopping kinky boots Instagram can’t stop posting: red patent leather, lace-up thigh highs.

Opening look at #Ashish was RiRi style red thigh high boots n bloomers. #LFW

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The patent leather boots at Ashish

#ashish #lfw #aw2015

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Wide-leg pants

Ashish #ashish #fashioneditor #stylistsecrets @oddamagazine #lfw

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Tracksuit inspiration

Sexy red lips and camouflage nail art at #Ashish #backstagebeauty

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Red lips and camo nails

Fashion Week by the Numbers

Fashion week – scratch that – fashion month, has finally drawn to a clothes. I mean close. It’s going to be a very shiny spring.

fashion week

Thanks for the memories, Marco and Marc. It’s been real! See you next season.