Catwalk Review: Kenzo A/W 2011/12

16/03/2011 16:44 | Updated 22 May 2015

Kenzo catwalkKenzo's a/w 2011 collection. Photo: PA

DESIGNER: Antonio Marras for Kenzo

INSPIRATION: Pack your bags and head to Mexico; models marched down the catwalk to the sounds of trumpets wearing a collection brimming with earthy tones. Georiga O'Keeffe and Freida Kahlo were amongst the women who inspired the mood, Marras told us backstage: "I love these strong women; this collection is about liberty and power and a sense of freedom".

TOP LOOKS: In a palette of moss green, sand, burgundy, bronze and aubergine, floaty chiffon floral prints were layered with chunky knits and loose-fitting fur gilets.

ACCESSORIES: Tough studded cowboy boots were in keeping with Marras' interplay between masculine and feminine pieces.

WHAT WE THOUGHT: With Kenzo you expect your senses to be smacked by a riot of vivid clashing floral prints, and given the hot pink Day of the Dead-style floral skull that served as the show invitation, it seemed like business as usual. But Marras was in a more subdued, muted mood - and the result was a collection that felt just little bit grownup and sophisticated.

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