Arise Capetown Fashion Week, Gavin Rajah

In Fashion Weeks by Ladybrille MagazineLeave a Comment

GAVIN RAJAH 29Gavin Rajah had a lot going on both on a personal and professional level this season. On a professional level, he behaved the way half of New York Fashion Week’s top designers do. He moved his show offsite to the BMW Auto Atlantic showroom in Cape Town, giving him more control over the ambience for his presentation.

On a personal level, his father passed away in June and it appears this consciously or subconsciously translated into his Spring/Summer 2010 collection.
Teaming up with America’s #1 favorite Jean company, Levi, Rajah showed a collection that was at times moody and rebellious but overall had a sleek sophistication to it. The moodiness was obvious with seemingly gothic inspired black color palettes, tulle layered black long skirts, black makeup, black leather gloves and long dramatic black lashes. Rebellion was obvious in his insistent to have the Gavin Rajah man and woman look rocker chic in embellished cropped and regular length jean jackets. Understanding not everyone might be in the moody rebellious mood, he threw in his signature timeless classics suitable for an evening cocktail party or a night at the Emmys.

~Article by Uduak Oduok
~Photocredit: Simon Deiner/SDR Photo

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Related Posts

(Photos) Lagos Fashion and Design Week Day 4: IamI... I.AM.ISIGO is a fashion label based between Nigeria, Ghana, and France that seeks to create a striking awareness of how African culture can be fused w...
SAVE THE DATE: (Nov. 25-26, 2016) Nairobi Fashion ... The 4th edition of Nairobi Fashion Week (NFW) will be held in November 25th & 26th at the Concord Hotels with the main shows proceeding at 7.00 p....
Video: Watch Highlights from Africa Fashion Week L... Africa Fashion Week London 2015 kicked off its annual event in the first week of August. Watch video highlights from the various perspectives reportin...
#MBFWJ2017 – (Photos) Mercedes Benz Fashion Week J... Orapeleng Modutle's (OM Style) aim is to present African crafted fashion and creative talent in a manner that makes local talent globally recognized&n...

Leave a Reply