Sass & Bide AW13 is All About the Glitz and Glamour {LFW}

The Sass & Bide AW13 show took place on the first day of London Fashion Week, which now feels like a million years ago. It was my first ever Sass & Bide experience, and I was very impressed with all the red carpet worthy designs. This season Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton showed their collection at St John’s church, in Westminster. The setting was completely fitting, as the stunning historic building perfectly complemented the heavily embellished designs.

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The collection kicked off with playful separates. There were super-wearable metallic knits, loose printed trousers, body-con mini skirts and pops of bright yellow. None of the designs really screamed “Autumn/Winter”, but then Australia have their summer when we’re in the grips of winter. So I guess that was to be expected…

It was the second half of the collection – which focused on evening dressing – that really took my breath away. A parade of heavily embellished white looks came down the runway, all of which would look right at home on the red carpet. My favourite outfit featured a pair of fitted lace trousers, worn with a matching, short sleeved top. It was so chic!

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Canary yellow clutch bags and heels brought a fresh pop of colour to the collection

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It’s now all about the double thigh-high slit. Jennifer Lopez will be happy…

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Inside the location at St John’s Smith Square

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My favourite look was the white two-piece trouser suit

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Heavy embellishment took centre stage in the second half of the collection

I’m now looking forward to seeing if any of these Sass & Bide designs get a red carpet outing, this season. Perhaps my current girl crush, Australian actress Rose Byrne, will slip into one of their statement looks….

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  • Joy

    I LOVE Sass & Bide – this collection is absolutely amazing!

  • This was by far one of my favourite shows form the entire week. I love what the ladies create every season but the metallic knits were just perfection.


  • Loved the embellished designs.