Fashion Circus arrives in London

Keeping up with the shows whilst you are watching from afar seems to be more difficult for me compared to running between them all here in London. Oh well, forgive me as I go back and forth between.Maria Grachvogel kicked off my LFW, and after seeing some friendly faces in the crowd, Morag from Stylist mag and Angie Smith, we took our seats in the very regal setting of the Lancaster Ballroom in the newly refurbished Savoy.

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Ny FW - and a little more...

Those designers just keep on showing and they are producing some beautiful creations. Editors are being moved to tears at Rodarte, rendered speechless at Marc Jacobs and blown away by Tommy Hilfiger. So whats all the fuss about? Let me talk you through some of mine (and their) special moments.

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Liquid, fluid and draping

Draping, liquid and fluids were the key words for the shoot today. Glorious sunshine, the first for months, was shut out and now we have blackout. The set was solid black with a small runway for Irina to move along as James was using movement in the spotlights to blur the images – much like taking pictures of cars at night and the headlights and tail lamps running along afterwards.

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Draping

If there was not a very strong presence as a trend in the New York shows it has certainly been cemented by the opening collections in London. I am not talking about the lack of front row, punctuality or any other of those off catwalk fashion week traits but draping.There were draping skirts, tops, dresses, hell even the odd trouser was getting involved.

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