This show was fine, well planned but with no particular distinguishing features except the long dresses.
They may not be every woman’s choice, but they are on offer.
But with taut jackets, perky pleated skirts and jaunty military helmets, the collection seemed upbeat and fun.
Adding an embroidery of a heart to the kilts, just where a sporran might have swung, gave a touch of naughtiness.
Are the long hemlines that are sneaking into so many collections a viable option for winter 2013?
The trend started with Valentino in haute couture, where the choice of skirt length is ultimately left to the client.
Translated to cloth, there was a real sense of modernity and hyper-reality, especially when the neutral colors morphed into wine red.