John Galliano strongly referenced his childhood home in his Spring line which was presented to Paris on Saturday evening. The collection included 3ft busbys (maybe he wants to redesign the Queen's guard uniform?) and oversized First Sea Lord ceremonial hats in a variety of shocking colours.
There were sheer lace pieces, ruffles and dresses with definite red-carpet appeal. The show took place at a train garage just in the outer suburbs whilst the catwalk stood alongside a railway track. Front-row guests curiously included Peter Andre and Katie "Jordan" Price as well as Dita von Teese and the artist Peter Blake. Could Peter and Katie be the inspiration for his next line?
To see images from the collection just