Last season, Gordon was inspired by Kate Middleton and this collection had a similarly relevant but perhaps darker starting point. “It’s Rooney Mara meets Great Expectations,” says the designer. “I think it’s the attitude, what [Mara] represents. It’s that darkness; it’s that bite.
Key looks included an edgy chainmail slouch vest, which ruffled loosely around the waist and sported a deep V, teamed with a gold silk, mullet-hemmed skirt, gracefully falling in waterfall pleats. As you can see below a butler coat that was a direct inspiration from “Great Expectations”.
When the designer was asked what does he usually have on his mood inspiration board, one answer loud and clear; Rooney Mara’s face