House of iKons February 2023: An Innovative Fashion Hit

The House of iKons 2023 show unveiled stunning designs and celebrated diversity, inclusivity and culture. DESIblitz brings you the details.

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Guests were spoilt for choice.

The extraordinary fashion show House of iKons returned with a stunning showcase of designs.

Following the September 2022 show, the creatives behind House of iKons once again worked their magic.

With an array of new and emerging diverse designers at the helm, the February 2023 show went down a treat.

Their designers have platformed worldwide and worked with celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Michelle Obama, Beyoncé and many more which can be seen on their social media handles and various press.

Designers have also been selected from the shows as wardrobe designers for feature films.

The single-day event took place at Leonardo Royal London St Paul’s, on Saturday, February 18, 2023, between 12:00 pm and 9:00 pm.

The House of iKons attracts over 1,000 people per day in attendance, including high net-worth guests. The show also takes pride in offering opportunities to creatives from various backgrounds.

Before the House of iKons fashion show commenced, guests were invited to browse the exhibition area.

The exhibition hosted a variety of vendors and designers including VIP 360, Raaj K Aesthetics, Love Collection, PamPinay, JCIDEL, Nacharee Thai Kitchen and InfiniteAloe.

Guests were spoilt for choice with a variety of areas to peruse.

As a proud media partner, DESIblitz presents the prestigious House of iKons event and some of the many excellent designers who showcased their creations.

Love Collection

House of iKons February 2023_ An Innovative Fashion Hit - 1The recent House of iKons show was kicked off by Love Collection.

Love Collection is helmed by a teenage duo of designers, Emily Nguyen and Anna Hoang from London.

Emily and Anna, who are only 13 years old and have previously designed children’s wear, launched their first collection for menswear and womenswear at the House of iKons show in February.

As well as the launch, Love Collection celebrated the 50-year relationship between the United Kingdom and Vietnam.

The designer duo have been recipients of support from Vietnamese government officials since their inception.

The grand finale of Segment One was helmed by Queen Sirikit of Thailand and the Mayor of Yala.

Queen Sirikit of Thailand has been a strong advocator of women’s fashion and has championed the cultivation of Thai silk throughout her reign.

DivaBigg

House of iKons February 2023_ An Innovative Fashion Hit - 2House of iKons was proud to present DivaBigg’s solo segment in their recent show.

The fashion brand launched its documentary which explores the future of plus-size fashion and the industry’s progress.

The documentary highlighted the truth, struggle and changes occurring in the fashion realm.

Titled Fat is Fashion, the DivaBigg documentary was exclusively premiered at the House of iKons show in London.

Alongside the documentary, the brand also launched its latest collection for women with ‘real curves’.

André Soriano

House of iKons February 2023_ An Innovative Fashion Hit - 3Often regarded as a visionary, an artist and a fashion genius, André Soriano’s designs enticed the audience at the House of iKons show.

His designs include a variety of garments from active wear to classic evening wear, specialising in elegant bridal wear and couture gowns.

André prides himself on implementing luxury fabrics such as silk, brocade, taffeta and charmeuse into his pieces.

His designs have been featured in Italian Vogue and other publications.

After starring in Bravo TV’s Styled to Rock in 2013, the designer amassed a rotating roster of celebrity clientele.

This led to his designs being worn on multiple red carpets and award shows such as the Grammys, Golden Globes, and Emmy awards.

His recent collection was received with an emotional accolade from all guests at the House of iKons show.

PamPinay

House of iKons February 2023_ An Innovative Fashion Hit - 4In March 2021, two Filipina artists founded the brand PamPinay as a social project during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pamela Gotangco, a multi-awarded visual artist based in Switzerland and Christian Belaro, a graphic fashion designer based in England cater to the needs of seamstresses and weavers in the Philippines.

PamPinay is a collection of high-quality wearable art that showcases one hundred per cent Filipino-made crafts.

It aims to promote social entrepreneurship, sustainability and responsible branding.

The materials for the collection included weaving from the various indigenous communities in the Philippines to provide income opportunities for the local artisans.

Pimpa Paris

House of iKons February 2023_ An Innovative Fashion Hit - 5Based in Thailand, the House of iKons show was the first time that Pimpa Paris showcased her designs internationally.

This designer has created garments with a unique Thai cultural essence which can be worn by any woman from anywhere around the world.

Having spent over 15 years studying and working in France, she returned to Thailand and became a consultant and lecturer.

Since then, she has transferred her design knowledge and product development for communities through various projects of government, state enterprises, and private sectors.

Her recent collection showcased materials from Thailand and highlighted the demand for sustainable fashion.

Links by Gwen

House of iKons February 2023_ An Innovative Fashion Hit - 6Links by Gwen first showcased their designs at the House of iKons show in February 2017.

Since then, the designer has showcased their fabulous creations around the world.

Interestingly, every Links by Gwen garment is made up of chains and links.

Each design is a creative piece of art. The technique used by the designer creates elegance in each piece and boasts master craftsmanship which the designer has clearly achieved.

House of iKons was honoured to present this creative line-up of designers.

With new and emerging designers and musical performances from Anya Kay, Myles Smith and Cooper Phillip, House of iKons Fashion Week London provided a whole new fashion experience to guests.

The House of iKons show hosted talented designers and creatives from around the world, highlighting beauty, creativity, art and diversity.

For further information about House of iKons, please visit here.



Ravinder is a Journalism BA graduate. She has a strong passion for all things fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. She also likes to watch films, read books and travel.

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