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Kolchagov Barba LFW Show And After Party

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So Autumn Winter 17 London Fashion Week has just happened. It’s honestly a complete  blur while you are amid the London Fashion Week frenzy but the highlight of Day 1 for me was inevitably the Kolchagov Barba show.

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The fabulously talented duo behind Kolchagov Barba (Emilio and Svet) channelled a feminine yet edgy energy for their Black Coral AW17 show. Rather than showcasing the lightness of a woman’s spirit they explored the darkness that exists in us all with their edgy, divine and sexy collection. Floaty gowns and tailored ruffle trims. A stunning collection from a pair of designers who are on the path to super stardom, were vamped up with a strictly black palette – textured lace overlays and sheer panels added a dimension of sex appeal and drew the eye in to the garment.

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The Frow was full of familiar faces with Pandora Christie, AJ Odudu, Franky Vincentio, Lewis -Duncan Weedon and a host of musicians; Rapper Joey Base, Larissa Eddie plus the fabulous Joe Alvarez and Tamara Dumas all making an appearance. Respected editors and celebrity stylists also enjoyed the show, alongside buyers from ASOS and other retail giants. Danni Minogue and Katie Piper also tweeted their well wishes for the show, who were both unfortunately unable to make it.

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I’m wearing Kochagov Barba, Aspinal of London, Louboutins and Sparkling Jewellery.

After the show an exclusive after party took place hosted by myself and Oxygen models at The Cuckoo Club. We ordered a black cab from our official sponsors Gett UK, who operate across the country. It arrived in minutes and our driver had ‘The Knowledge” that only black cab drivers possess; whisking us off to The Cuckoo Club and arriving in time (taking short cuts only a black cab driver would know) during the evening rush hour! I’m currently obsessed with the Gett UK app, its definitely the easiest and most reliable way to get around London. Follow them on social @Gett_UK and download the app.

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 The after party was a complete success as it was last year with industry faces, editors, press and celebs partying till the early hours at the prestigious A lister hangout, to celebrate another incredible show from Kolchagov Barba.

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A huge congratulations to Svetoslav Kolchagov and Emilio Barba on another beautiful collection.
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After seeing this gorgeous black number come down the runway I just had to go backstage and change outfits for the after party!

 

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Posing up a storm with my good friend Larissa Eddie, who recently supported Lionel Richie on tour.

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With thanks to Oxygen Models, Gett UK and the Cuckoo Club for such a great night.

Visit Gett.com/UK for more information

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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