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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Stopping to reflect

Monday was a day packed full. The Fashion week cars ferrying the Editors around town to show destinations were struggling with traffic and late start times to get to everything. Giles is back in town and expectations were high on what was going to come our way, but before him late in the day there were shows to come from Peter Pilotto, Mark Fast, Erdem, Nicole Farhi and Paul Smith to name a few. Mixed into all of that there was the memorial to Alexander McQueen at St Paul's Cathedral.

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Legs and flats

This is a theme that is developing amongst the runway shows and presentations so far in New York. Having just put my legs away for the winter and looking forward to the coverage of my sins by tights, it is slightly difficult to imagine them coming out again that soon. Scrolling through the pictures I see now I can't slack in the gym or indulge at Christmas as shorts are everywhere. With flats.Even Gisele will need help in that combo. Just when I see a dress and a beautiful blouse and breathe a sigh, then the realisation hits me...... Sheer = transparent = can be seen by all. I am hoping the commercial side kicks in and covers with a grace saving layer.

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