The view from the front row? London Fashion Week was looking great. The sunlight shone … the majority of the time; Anna Wintour appeared; our woman crush Adowa Aboah walked 3 programs as well as our footwear didn’t rub also a lot.
While there were some breath-taking minutes– like when Richard Quinn set off confetti cannons that rained down over an excellent collection of couture silhouettes, charming floral silks and also be-jewelled court shoes– the chat was that it had not been a vintage season for catwalk magic.
Of course there were trends, even though the trend as we know it is passing away out …
We found windowpane tartan, check and also argyle knits, corset details, mega-sized sleeves, super-bright colours and plume trims, while the street design established taken on Summer’s colour– off-white– worn head to toe with flashes of lavender, pumpkin or neon to seasoning things up.
Riccardo Tisci revealed his second collection as Chief Creative Officer at Burberry– we saw his initial in September … The Duchess of Cornwall offered the Queen Elizabeth II award for British Design (last February the real Queen showed up) but what London Fashion Week did not have in flashbulb fashion firsts, it offseted in its efforts to influence conscious consumerism. Sustainability was the countersign.
Today the fashion industry is making a lot of noise regarding trying to much better its production worths and procedures. And as a sector worth ₤ 32billion to the UK economy (as well as in charge of utilizing 900,000 people) it’s regarding time.
12 patterns we’ll * all * be using by the end of the year, according to fashion week