Asha Pabla established a career in fashion design, working her way up from the position of a sourcer at a textile manufacturer to that of a fashion designer for a popular women’s brand. So as to remain apprised of the latest fashion trends, Asha Pabla follows major fashion events such as London Fashion Week.
The 2017 Spring/Summer London Fashion Week featured several trends that are expected to make their way through the fashion line. Having made their first appearance in the 1980s, puffy sleeves were reintroduced this season. Designer brands Burberry, Simone Rocha, and Ashley Williams incorporated the inflated sleeves into their party frocks, making a major throwback statement.
Unique cutouts have also surfaced on the spring runway, balancing feminine ruffles with edgy necklines. Designer Erdem Moralioglu adopted this trend, while Christopher Kane opted for subtle slivers in his finale dresses, allowing the skin to peek through at strategic places. Distressed denims are also making a comeback, pushing denim fabric into an alternative direction. During the 2017 Spring/Summer London Fashion Week, brands such as Marques’Almeida and Versus made a statement with frayed denims.