One down three to go. After New York, follows London fashion week, which torched up on Friday morning and continued today. 83 designers are about to hit the runway in the short period of five days – the shortest of the major fashion weeks. It’s shaping up to be special this season, with Alexander McQueen’s return, the very first runway debut of Mulberry Creative Director Johny Coca and many new young talents, here’s all you need to know.
Alexander McQueen Returns to London:
Alexander McQueen SS16
After more than 13 years in Paris, Alexander McQueen is returning to London to show its next collection, which will take place at 7 p.m. on Sunday at Whitehall Palace. It could very well be Creative Director Sarah Burton’s last for the house — the designer is allegedly on the short list to replace Raf Simons at Dior.
New Mulberry Creative Director:
Mulberry: Runway – LFW Autumn/Winter 2012
Nearly three years after Emma Hill left the brand, tomorrow on Sunday at 4pm, her successor and former Céline director Johny Coca, will present his first design for the famous fashion house. In a teaser video for the collection, Coca promised “to push the limits and to challenge convention, but also to be real and honest, respecting the rules of such a special part of Britain, always remembering who Mulberry is to all of you.”
A.F Vandervorst Entry:
A.F Vandervost is an independent Belgian lebel known for it’s signature and bold feminine Style. It combines the good stuff: feminine, lingerie-inspired pieces with military-style outerwear, designed by An Vandervorst and Filip Arickx.
AF Vandevorst: Automne-Hiver 2012-2013
Burberry’s Last Collection:
Earlier this month, Burberry announced that, form next September, it will show both its women’s and men’s collections together at London Fashion Week in a buy-now, wear-now format – making Monday’s scheduled show the last to hold on to the usuals.
Burberry Womenswear SS16 LFW
There is a very promising fashion week ahead us.
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