Autumn Winter 2019 is inspired by Professor Mary Beard’s seminal text Women & Power (2017), a manifesto exploring “the public voice of women and our culture assumptions about women’s relationship with power”.
Fashion itself is an arena where women are always seen, seldom heard. As a response, this immersive presentation is conceived as a two-hour marathon of women’s voices. Edeline has gathered a group of prominent women from a range of different professions and viewpoints to deliver orations rooted in their personal experiences and expertise.
“I design for the ‘Future lady’ – a muse that I invented to represent what dignity, grace, femininity, and power look like on a woman of the contemporary world. Fashion is always aspirational. In today’s world, what do we aspire to?”