David Koma: Single-handedly putting the fizz into fashion…

There is a certain night in November (I shan’t go into specifics) when fireworks are very much on the agenda.  With this in mind, I present a couple of the A/W offerings from David Koma – and proper firecrackers they are too…

David Koma one shoulder dress

 

David Koma zig-zag dress, £2780

Oh my!  These imaginative pieces completely re-work the common fashion motifs of stripes and monochrome; Koma has created something more akin to the land of cartoons and comic book strips.  You half expect to see a BAM! or POW! pouffing in a cloud of exclamation marks, just parallel to the shoulder. 

I am utterly enamoured by the crackle and energy these dresses give off.  There is something futuristically modern and yet fundamentally obvious about the designs, as if they have been brought to life, Penny Crayon style, by the power of a felt-tip marker.  Forget amulets, capes and thigh-high boots.   I’ve just found the perfect uniform for a modern day super-woman…

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