Trace Publicity AW13 Press Day

Trace Publicity Autumn Winter 2013 AW13 Press Day, Zoe & Morgan Jewellery, Cunky Statement Necklaces, Cobra Snake Earrings, Skull, Gold, Silver

Zoe & Morgan

Trace Publicity Autumn Winter 2013 AW13 Press Day, Zoe & Morgan Jewellery, Egyptian, Georgia Hardinge, Dress, prints

Zoe & Morgan / Georgia Hardinge

Trace Publicity Autumn Winter 2013 AW13 Press Day, Jean-Pierre Braganza collection, textures, rail

Beautiful textures on the Jean-Pierre Braganza rail

Trace Publicity Autumn Winter 2013 AW13 Press Day, Jean-Pierre Braganza quilted leather & suede jacket, Fyodor Golan Embellished dress

Jean-Pierre Braganza / Fyodor Golan

Trace Publicity Autumn Winter 2013 AW13 Press Day, Fyodor Golan, Jean-Pierre Braganza, Close up details prints & textures

Close up details of Fyodor Golan & Jean-Pierre Braganza pieces

Trace Publicity Autumn Winter 2013 AW13 Press Day, Fannie Schiavoni silver cunky cuffs, bolt

Cuffs by Fannie Schiavoni

Trace Publicity Autumn Winter 2013 AW13 Press Day, Fannie Schiavoni necklaces, gunmetal with red jewels, spikes, choker

Fannie Schiavoni

Trace Publicity Autumn Winter 2013 AW13 Press Day, Fannie Schiavoni studded harness

Studded body harness from Fannie Schiavoni

The morning before the AX Paris party we spent running around trying to fit in as many press days as possible. One of my favourites that we visited that day was Trace Publicity, who represent some of my favourite designers & brands. Upon arrival we were treated to lunch & a nice cup of tea provided by The Social Pantry, which was very much appreciated after a lot of running around! There were so many beautiful pieces on display, so it was a real pain narrowing down the photos, but these are just a few of my favourites.

First up was Zoe & Morgan, this was a brand I had always assumed wasn’t very ‘me’, but after seeing the pieces up close I went away wanting almost everything. Amongst their more signatures pieces, such as the ‘love’ rings, were a collection of heavily Egyptian influenced pieces. I’m a bit of an ancient history nerd and have always been fascinated by the Egyptians, so I was totally smitten with those, I particularly loved the chunky silver choker & the cobra hooped earrings.

I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you about my love for Jean-Pierre Braganza again, I adore everything he creates & his AW13 collection was possibly his best yet, so it was lovely to see the pieces up close & get to really appreciate all of the little details. I love that he incorporates so much texture into his collections, I wanted to run my fingers over everything. The jackets were a highlight for me, so perfectly sculpted and the prints on the dresses too, which are even more beautiful in person. Talking of prints, Georgia Hardinge’s dresses made me want to be a little braver & try more of them out in my own wardrobe. They feel architectural & fresh, perfectly mapping the contours of the body. I could picture myself wearing almost all of them (yes, even the lime green ones!) and that’s coming from someone who doesn’t do print.

Fyodor Golan is another of those designers, like Braganza whose pieces you really need to see in person to truly appreciate. The painstaking embellishment & perfectly draped folds on the cream dress totally blew me away. The rest of the collection was equally stunning too, I noticed so many lovely details that I’d totally missed when seeing the pieces on the catwalk, which just made me fall in love with them even more.

I get the feeling I will be investing in a lot of new jewellery come Autumn, as I also wanted pretty much everything Fannie Schiavoni had on offer. I’ve always admired her pieces, but have yet to buy anything, the choker with the black crystal pendant is going straight onto my wishlist though!

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25 Comments

  1. Posted 15.04.2013 at 2:10 pm | Permalink

    I can see you in so many of these things! I love the Zoe and Morgan jewellery too, I was absolutely obsessed with Cleopatra when I was little and wanted to BE her haha xxx

  2. Posted 15.04.2013 at 2:11 pm | Permalink

    I missed all the Press Days last week, just didn’t feel like attending… I’ll blame the weather :)
    All the pieces look nice, maybe a bit dark together.

    xXx
    http://unspeakablethoughtsunspoken.blogspot.co.uk

  3. Posted 15.04.2013 at 2:33 pm | Permalink
  4. Posted 15.04.2013 at 3:44 pm | Permalink

    These items are pretty amazing! I love the patterns and jewellery is perfect.

    http://despite-the-style.blogspot.com

  5. Posted 15.04.2013 at 7:18 pm | Permalink

    That dress with the mirrored print is to die for!!

    XX,
    Miranda

  6. Posted 15.04.2013 at 8:59 pm | Permalink

    The studded body harness is just too amazing for words! I need it!

    You should definitely go into Monki, they always have something good :)

    Carmen Ri.

  7. Posted 15.04.2013 at 10:13 pm | Permalink

    Love the earrings!

  8. Posted 16.04.2013 at 12:48 am | Permalink

    Wow, I especially want those cobra earrings.

  9. Jenny
    Posted 16.04.2013 at 12:52 pm | Permalink

    WOW! Really liking the prints here and the colours very nice collection! I especially love the jewellery right up my street. I really want the King Cobra earrings they look amazing :O!! x

    http://www.krystelcouture.com

  10. Posted 16.04.2013 at 11:47 pm | Permalink

    Oh wow, so many gorgeous pieces! I love the long sleeved Georgia Hardinge dress, the print is out of this world. I’ve always been a fan of Fannie Schiavoni’s harnesses, I definitely need something by her.

    Tara
    xoxo

  11. Posted 17.04.2013 at 2:40 am | Permalink

    OMG so much awesomeness here where do I even start! Firstly, that body harness needs to get on my body now. Right now.

    SDMxx
    http://www.daringcoco.com

    • Posted 21.04.2013 at 6:53 pm | Permalink

      I know, tell me about it! I need the harness so badly too! :D

  12. Posted 17.04.2013 at 6:21 am | Permalink

    wow the jewelry is soooo good!

  13. Posted 17.04.2013 at 9:34 pm | Permalink

    I friggin loveee that necklace on the top left!!! I’ve not actually heard of that brand but I’m worried if I do I may want a fair few things.. haha!xx

  14. Posted 17.04.2013 at 9:41 pm | Permalink

    Everything’s just fierce fierce fierce but the snake earrings are amazeballs! I wish I could have them :)

    xx, V

    itsthevworld.blogspot.com

  15. Posted 18.04.2013 at 3:38 am | Permalink

    Amazing works of art! Adore your blog, babe…such creative style :)

    http://cstyledesign.blogspot.com

  16. Posted 18.04.2013 at 8:42 am | Permalink

    Amazing jewelry !
    Love that leather jacket !

    http://www.olastory.com/

  17. Posted 18.04.2013 at 2:45 pm | Permalink

    Holy goodness. There is so much goodies to taken in here. What really stood out to me the most was the angel winged pyramid Zoe & Morgan necklace. Also the Fyodor Golan dress! The same and design …amazing…

    <3
    heather
    fashionistanygirl.com

  18. Posted 18.04.2013 at 3:25 pm | Permalink

    Wonderful photos! And I definitely love what’s in them, such creative and interesting pieces!

    callmemaddie.blogspot.com

  19. Posted 18.04.2013 at 7:17 pm | Permalink

    Love love love the cuff. I don’t wear much jewellery but I would def would love to own that one. You are so lucky to be able to attend and get invited to these events. Thanks for sharing so we can also have a lil look and taste of whats out there x
    M

    • Posted 21.04.2013 at 6:58 pm | Permalink

      It’s perfect isn’t it? So clean & the bolt is just the right amount of detail. I’m glad people seem to enjoy these posts, it’s always so nice to be able to introduce people to amazing designers & pieces :)

  20. Posted 18.04.2013 at 11:57 pm | Permalink

    I try to do the same too – if I am ever in London and have spare time, I try to cram as much press stuff in as possible. I LOVE the jewellery you’ve photographed. I can imagine you wearing them all and I would loveee to covet a few pieces too!

    • Posted 21.04.2013 at 7:00 pm | Permalink

      I’m glad I’m not the only one who ends up running around like a mad woman trying to get to everything! ;)
      I could have run off with pretty much everything they had on show, so many amazing pieces!

  21. Posted 19.04.2013 at 3:01 am | Permalink

    The cobra earrings are fabulous!

  22. Posted 19.04.2013 at 1:37 pm | Permalink

    the pieces look lovely, I love the details! I can see why you like them so much, I do too! :D

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