For decades — centuries, even — fashion designers have created clothing in reaction to the political climate. And this season is no exception.
Zendaya has turned fashion week into her own showcase, hitting the red carpet and front row at shows in runway-worthy ensembles.
Designers like Richard Quinn who are still emerging in the fashion industry, and seasoned designers like Christopher Bailey, who took his bow at Burberry after 17 years, show how both new and old talent continue to shine at London Fashion Week. Here's what's trending.
Did Anna Wintour breach royal protocol by wearing sunglasses to meet the queen? Did Anna Wintour make a fashion mistake while meeting Queen Elizabeth? After taking note of the Queen’s presence, Wintour (along with the rest of the guests) stood up and reached for a handshake without removing her shades.
At London Fashion Week, emotions got the better of the designers—and that was a good thing. Here are the nine things we’ll be talking about for weeks to come.
See what we thought about London Fashion Week's biggest shows, including J.W. Anderson, Erdem, Christopher Kane, Erdem, and Mary Katrantzou.
Mulberry staged its first, full see-now-buy-now show at Spencer House, Princess Diana’s family's ancestral London home.
In a span of five weeks, hundreds of fashion shows and presentations were held around the world in New York, London, Milan and Paris. Additionally, there were plenty of awe-inspiring moments, with the biggest one being at Versace, where Donatella Versace paid a major model tribute to her late brother, Gianni Versace, during the finale of her show. At Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld continued to astound show goers by creating a mind-boggling life-sized waterfall inside the Grand Palais.
A look at all the most memorable dresses from Milan Fashion Week, as well as London and New York.
London Fashion Week took a somber tone this season. Shades of dark, crimson red reminiscent of the recent Emmy award-winning show, The Handmaid’s Tale made a big splash in several designer collections including Marques’ Almeida, Emporio Armani, and Hussein Chalayan. This color might be the designers’ visual commentary on the rampant terrorist violence that had occurred in London and the greater U.K. within the last year, with the latest incident taking place on the very first day of LFW.
At Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid’s TommyNow show at London Fashion Week on Tuesday, one would have expected the top model and designer to have been the most popular person there. But all eyes were on Park Chan-yeol, otherwise known as Chanyeol.
Both Gigi and Bella walked twice during the show, with Gigi's finale look encompassing a rock 'n' roll-style black studded sports bra, sheer metallic floral maxi dress, and leather shorts.
As Cindy Crawford takes a step back from modeling, her two children, Kaia Gerber and Presley Gerber, continue to dominate the high-fashion runways. The two siblings made their first major catwalk debut together at the September 2017 Burberry show during London Fashion Week on Saturday evening.
Lingerie brand Bluebella recruited 19 fans of the brand to strut their stuff down Oxford Street’s makeshift catwalk dressed in nothing but their skimpy skivvies, the day before the opening of London Fashion Week.
Fashion label Teatum Jones doesn’t just preach diversity — they show it. Following the brand’s headline-generating show in February featuring Kelly Knox and Jack Eyers, both amputees, the brains behind the operation, Catherine Teatum and Rob Jones, are back at it again. During the fashion duo’s runway show on Friday during London Fashion Week, they once again focused on the human form — in all its incarnations.
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French fashion powerhouses LVMH and Kering announced today that size zero models will no longer be allowed in their catwalk shows and photoshoots. The likes of Gucci, Saint Laurent, and Dior have all agreed.