Same as Stefan Cooke, I’ve experienced Bora Aksu at London Fashion Week, this time at the brand’s AW2013 catwalk show which featured some beautiful pleated skirts in the feminine, “gothic lolita” style that Bora Aksu is known for. Back in the early ’00s I was in love with Japanese styles such as gothic lolita and visual kei, and I still have my magazine collection from back then featuring some staples of the scene such as Mana and Moon Kana. I should post some scans at some point for nostalgia, there is some amazing street style and also adverts from classic brands such as Putumayo, H. Naoto and Baby The Stars Shine Bright. (#IYKYK)
Bora Aksu graduated from Central Saint Martins with a Masters degree in 2002, and his 2003 debut show was named one of the top five shows by The Guardian, leading to Aksu receiving the New Generation Award and a spot on the official London Fashion Week Schedule.