Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

De la Morena's Clueless Inspiration for the Catwalk

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

De la Morena's Clueless Inspiration for the Catwalk

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Byline: Hannah Rochell and Emma McCarthy

THE final day of London Fashion Week was opened this morning by Spanishborn Emilio de la Morena, whose fans include Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Palermo and Kate Moss.

There was a clue to the collection's inspiration even before any models appeared on the catwalk, which was covered in a sugar pink carpet and backdropped with swathes of turquoise silk. Morena had SEE PICTURES standard.

found a tweed woven at the French mill he uses that reminded him of the 1995 film Clueless.

To this end, models took to the floor in tailored bolero jackets and tweed A-line mini skirts that were reminiscent of the film's protagonist Cher Horowitz and her Beverly Hills girl gang.

The designer who studied in London at both Central Saint Martins and the London College of Fashion, and previously worked for LFW alumnus Jonathan Saunders is known for his architectural cocktail frocks MORE ONLINE co.uk/ and a love of velvet and lace. …

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