Sorger Soars

Sorger Soars

I got to see embroidery, sequin and general embellishment extraordinaire Richard Sorger's work on Friday in person when I was invited to be a part of the Vauxhall Fashion Scout panel, selecting the peeps that will make up a chunk of the off-schedule for London Fashion Week.  Without saying whether or not Sorger will have a part to play in the schedule, I'm merely posting about his A/W 09 collection which once again is heavy with all the good things in life… sequins, holographic card, beading, embroidery and always in the right places as opposed to being patched on in random places. 

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This jacket was particularly eye-catching with its scrunched up crepe de chine and raffia detailing…

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There's that ubiquitous pailette again but backed up with satin ribbon coiling on the skirt…

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I loved this long leather coat/dress and yes, that's right, I did just say I liked a 'long leather coat'…

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I also completely forgot that Richard Sorger did some fantastic work for Meadham Kirchoff's A/W 09 collection; the embroidery on the trousers, dresses, jackets and shoes.  I love how the gold embroidery looks like it's sort of exploded into a mass of gold thread on the dress…

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(Pics by Patrick Lindblom)

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  1. fashionistadiary

    2009-06-28 at 2:06 PM

    yup yup it was me ^-^… felt awkward and shy saying hi, as you guys looked so cute doing a spot of shopping and after all you are blog royalty. anyways, was great seeing you in person! you looked fab!! k xo

  2. Make Do Style

    2009-06-28 at 2:09 PM

    Such beautiful work, I hope he does get a Scout shout.

  3. Sarah A.

    2009-06-28 at 2:31 PM

    Such a fan of the color palate – using scraps and ribbon could easily have gone awry but every piece is kept elegant and subtle. such impressive work!

  4. missmilki

    2009-06-28 at 3:23 PM

    The skirt is fabulous!

  5. Miss Wan

    2009-06-28 at 3:39 PM

    As a firm believer that once you venture into embellishment territory, you should go all the way…I love this!
    http://www.fashionismycrush.blogspot.com

  6. pearl

    2009-06-28 at 3:53 PM

    hhmmmm~ I’m loving the jacket. Probably impossible to find a high street equivalent! The detailing is just gorgeous

  7. giancinephile

    2009-06-28 at 4:35 PM

    It’s certainly heavy on the rich details that makes clothes so much more desirable. The meticulous details are really soooo wonderful to look at even further.

  8. PinkBow

    2009-06-28 at 6:47 PM

    the detail on the jacket is quite breath-taking

  9. ROZ

    2009-06-28 at 9:23 PM

    Wow. Absolutely stunning clothes.. The detail is really exquisite. Those kind of clothes areso inspiring I think. (well, they are for me as I’m very interested in fashion design, and love seeing amazing pieces like that.)
    Those pieces taken by Patrick Lindblom are really good too. I’ve been lucky enough to have a shoot with him before(:
    Your blog is really interesting, I like it alot!
    http://clothescamerasandcoffee.blogspot.com/

  10. Philosophia

    2009-06-28 at 9:32 PM

    Amaaaaazing! Can’t say anything but Amaaaaazing!

  11. Brigadeiro

    2009-06-28 at 10:53 PM

    Wow, such incredible detailing! Works of art 🙂
    xx

  12. Pamcasso

    2009-06-28 at 11:04 PM

    very cool. eyepopping.

  13. Linda-Mari

    2009-06-28 at 11:47 PM

    Beautiful, oh so beautiful.
    http://www.linda-mari.com

  14. frances

    2009-06-28 at 11:50 PM

    the words ‘long leather coat’ make me feel like i’m going to have a fit… such ace pieces though! x

  15. Kate

    2009-06-29 at 2:43 AM

    The ribbon coiled skirt is positively divine. Such beautiful detailing!

  16. Gucci

    2009-06-29 at 6:18 AM

    dashing clothes. m speechless.. keep posting!!

  17. summer

    2009-06-29 at 6:52 AM

    the jacket is so nice. Look at it’s details. So gorgeous!=D Looking forward on your next post.=D
    A Writers Den
    The Brown Mestizo

  18. Motorcycle Clothing

    2009-06-29 at 7:14 AM

    Such a nice work some of them are looks amazing i love these all it.Nice collection

  19. milly

    2009-06-29 at 9:10 AM

    understated, considered and ultra savvy. Belissimo!
    millymcmahon.blogspot.com

  20. Meream

    2009-06-29 at 2:25 PM

    With those details, I bet those pieces are expensive.

  21. DisGrace

    2009-06-29 at 2:31 PM

    at last some people with some taste! Sorger’s offers a reprieve that feels like cool silk on the skin from the wonderful but yet dare i say it, getting slightly repetitive St Martin’s – Newgen – Topshop model of design

  22. KD

    2009-06-29 at 6:08 PM

    All of these pictures blow my mind, but the 2nd one is pure amazingness.

  23. Isabel

    2009-06-29 at 9:26 PM

    Anything withe sequins captures my heart pretty much by default.

  24. 3d ultrasounds

    2011-06-01 at 6:33 PM

    Amaaaaazing! Can’t say anything but Amaaaaazing!
    I Have Never Seen Before. Thanks For This post.

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    ‚ÄúAbove all, remember that the most important thing you can take anywhere is not a Gucci bag or French-cut jeans; it’s an open mind‚Äù

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