London refreshes a certain city-girl quality that just seems to have a little more polish. Moreover in the shows there is a presence of girlish whimsy that touches on demure. The textures, the layering, the crafty architectural qualities are simply stunning. Here are more haute picks from the catwalks: Richard Nicoll, Mary Katrantzou, Julien MacDonald and Antonio Berardi.
Richard Nicoll Spring 2011 RTW London
Posh urbanite in tailored leather pants and trims with a well-done layering of sheers.
Mary Katrantzou Spring 2011 RTW London
Whimsical construction in exacted prints and decorum eludes to a ritzy hotels pop-up book.
Julien MacDonald Spring 2011 RTW London
Beachcomber-meets-damsel in silhouettes harkening to the romance films of the 1930's.
Antonio Berardi Spring 2011 RTW London
Detailed embellishing on party frocks and über-sultry floor-skimming slinky dresses give reason to blush.
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