My #LFW has been because of the digital revolution and the art of live-streaming, real-time comments on Twitter and I’ve enjoyed it so much. No need for me to stress out over my outfit – is it on trend, do I look skinny, will I fit in. Instead I have watched catwalk shows from the comfort of my bed, office chair and sofa – perfect front row view. I think on one occasion I may have even had make-up on – I know I really dressed for the occasion. But for me, (lets be honest – inviteless), this was the
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPmXlAubjTI Check out Peter Pilotto’s fabulous London Fashion Week show from Selfridges car park.
The climax of London Fashion Week last year was Burberry Prosum’s return to the city and this season was no different, at 4pm (well 20 mins late), London stopped still. Yep even us folk at work!! This autumn/winter 2010 womenswear collection seems to be not only about the clothes, but the front row celebrities, the global live-streaming and the 3D first fashion shows to (selected) audiences in New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Dubai. Not as though they needed the extra buzz – the pap-fest which is their front row does enough of that. This season we had Bafta-winning
This is a show which not only captures interest from fashionistas but also the paparazzi for its hip-celebrity front row. For the autumn/winter collection, duo Amy Molyneaux and Percy Parker, have gone for a simple-yet-chic black and gold palette. On paper that sounds boring but it was more luxurious and edgy, with fringing, wet-look effect, statement necklaces, velvet, brocade, teamed with sky-scrapper bowed platforms. The collection had seventies vibe playsuits, wide-leg trousers, capes, party dresses both long and short, as well as cute shorts. For me it is the label that caters for straight off the catwalk really well – it
The Daks show may have been an early start at 9am but it didn’t disappoint with the quintessential British tailoring house going for an edgier feel. Under new creative director, Filippo Scuffi, the autumn/winter collection drew its inspiration from the world of aviation, which was reflected not only with the jumpsuits but the palette of strong winter greys, blacks, charcoal and navy. Using the RAF as inspiration the grey ‘flyingsuits’ with leather caplets were one of the key pieces for me, alongside the long cable knit cardigan and dress. But there was also a classic elegance about the show with