London Fashion Week September 2016
by Rachel Ogbu
Watch highlights from the 5 days of London Fashion Week September 2016 with designers including Burberry, Mulberry, Simone Rocha, J.W.Anderson, Erdem, Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Joseph, Marques’Almeida, Sophia Webster and many more.
This season British designers Edeline Lee, J. JS Lee, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi and Sibling presented their AW16 collections at London Fashion Weekend, the bi-annual shopping event took place at the iconic Saatchi Gallery across four days from 22nd – 25th September.
The beautiful space offered the perfect backdrop for the BFC to create a fashion destination for visitors to experience the world of the fashion industry. London Fashion Weekend featured a bespoke catwalk space, shopping galleries selling independent and internationally recognised brands and a series of talks from experts including designers Sophia Webster and Patrick Grant and fashion editor Lucy Walker, as well as presentations on the digital fashion era and how to get a career in fashion. Model Daisy Lowe was the official ambassador for London Fashion Weekend September 2016.
FASHIONING A REIGN AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE
To celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday, three special exhibitions were staged across each of Her Majesty’s official residences. Fashioning a Reign at Buckingham Palace chart significant events in The Queen’s life and the nation’s history through an unprecedented collection of dress and accessories designed for these occasions, from childhood to the present day.
TOPSHOP’S NEWGEN PATCHES
Topshop launched a range of sew-on patches designed by this season’s NEWGEN designers. These will be available at Topshop’s flagship on Oxford Street. Proceeds from the sale of the badges will go to Topshop’s gynaecological health charity Lady Garden.