Saturday, 19 November 2011

Danish Wakeel " Death Being Eroticized"

As usual when Danish Wakeel introduces his new collection it is never just a fashion show. With him you've got the trendy club, The Aura in Mayfair, the music, the model competition, the show, and this season we had a fashion film  ‘ Danish Wakeel’s Demise By Temptations’ as well being screened on the night before the catwalk. All this has been filmed by Ash of Artifex and you all can see the great result of this incredibly talented fashion designer.
The collection was high fashion menswear show pieces inspired by the subculture ‘Goth’ and dark glamour and it  is inspired by death, decay, cruelty, dark glamour and elements of fetishism. we can describe Danish Wakeel  in 7 words  as Ultra stylish, tailored, high fashion menswear brand for a man who is ready for a new take on fashion and who is very confident at the same time is a bit of an exhibitionist and a narcissistic.
Danish Wakeel takes his inspiration and creativity in believing  that nothing comes from a vacuum and the only place to find inspiration an ideas is what people in the past were wearing and taking inspiration at the same time retaining the originality by giving it your own individual twist.

Danish Wakeel looks up to a lot of fashion designers firstly being the  late Alexander McQueen who to him was the father of creativity. Danish  loves his rebellious attitude towards his collection and theatrical representations. Vivienne Westwood , Jean Paul Gaultier and Gareth Pugh are also the designers Danish Wakeel looks up to.

During the night a model competition crowned the new face of the brand 16Sixty with Danish Wakeel being the ambassador of the brand.
The dramatic make up was by make up artists Clare Elizabeth and Mehwish Almas, host of the evening Stuart Phillips  hair stylist of the stars went down the catwalk to introduce the show, while Emma Hall interviewed back stage and the guests during the evening. The event has been skilfully organized by Michaela Harewood.

The film " Danish Wakeel’s Demise By Temptations’
The videos of the night
Danish Wakeel in one of his suits with feather detailing the lapels of the jacket.

Precious fabric for this jacket

A man in corset? Why not.

A spectacular suit with original details

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