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Backstage Q&A with Lou Dalton at LCM:SS16

Posted on 14th June, by Colin Chapman in London Collections: Men, menswear. No Comments

Yesterday, Lou Dalton presented her latest collection for London Collections: Men. Moments after the models had filed back into the changing room, to the sounds of Joe Smooth’s classic House anthem Promised Land, an emotional and exhausted Lou talked us through the origins of this collection, from the significance of the musical soundtrack to her own recollections of the era that inspired it.

How aware were you of other designers who have used this period of Britain’s dance music history as a source of inspiration?

LD: I am aware of other designers, who have used a similar aesthetic, and how each of us approaches it, but I have a certain handwriting; construction is one of my strengths, detail and utilitarian are things I try to hone in on every season. This is a time I lived through, I remember … Read More »

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