My Top 10 of LFW

This is difficult because there were a lot of moments for me - not just on the runway but also alongside the main events, for example see bonus below, plus the Blow off schedule. But for now, again in the words of Dermot / Tess / Bruce and others - in no particular order:

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Pleats and billowing

There are queues and then there are queues. As I turned the corner, I found hoards of people outside the venue for the Vivenne Westwood Red label show. It was heaving. I am not sure there has been anything like it so far this week. As the venue was not at Somerset House it also sparked a curious interest from the passers by. The front row was rumoured to be celebrity heavy, which could have something to to do with the quantity of the paps about.

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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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