The fashion set have made their second stop on their bi-annual world tour, also known as fashion month.
The latest stop on their sartorial odyssey? London Fashion Week.
From Central Saint Martins to the crypts of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Britain’s best and brightest talents served up a course of Fall/Winter fashion certainly proven to appeal to the luxury consumer’s appetites.
Or at least make you crave an early winter thanks to the designers most recent interpretations of cold-weather approved ensembles.
Over at the seductive runways at Nensi Dojaka and 16Arlington, their ideas of bracing the cold weather was to not cover up at all. Save for a leather bomber or faux fur coat, these designers focused on silhouettes that were heavy on sensuality and skin-baring ensembles, and light on wet weather materials.
Across the Thames at Chet Lo and Burberry
, these respective emerging and established designers prioritised quintessentially British wear through the prevalence of utilitarian, street-wear approved styles.
But nevertheless, these designers collections will soon be pinned at the top of our winter dressing mood boards for the season ahead. Below, the trends that we’ve got our eyes on as ones to watch from London Fashion Week.
Given that London has been an epicentre of arts, culture and fashion since, well, antiquity, it’s expected that the designers showing in England would take sartorial inspiration from England’s vast and rich history.
Irish darling Simone Rocha’s FW/23 collection continued her astute dedication to modernising Victorian-era romanticism, presenting a fairy-tale inspired collection filled with lace bow motifs and naval cues that easily transport us back to the upper echelon of the 19th Century.
Similarly, LVMH Prize winner S.S.Daley
followed suit with the aquatic route. However, his collection included nostalgic striped blazer, Robinson Crusoe
-type illustrations and contemporary Prince of Wales checks, making
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