Read more: Isamaya Ffrench’s Gold Foil Lids At Halpern Are A Disco Party Look Worthy Of A Saturday Night In London. The event is organised by the British Fashion Council, with the first ever London Fashion Week taking place in October 1983. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. London Fashion Week (LFW) is well known for showcasing and celebrating emerging designers alongside well-established brands. The first is known as “Insider” tickets. The first show saw Mark Fast's collection on the runway at 9am. Presented in the Art Deco ballroom of the Sheraton Grand on Park Lane, Halpern captured the decadence of the Interwar era. London Fashion Week AW19: The Vogue Verdict By Anders Christian Madsen 20 February 2019 From Erdem's dramatic drapery to Richard Quinn's sculpted coats and Burberry's aristocratic tailoring, the autumn/winter 2019 shows in London got swept away by the spirit of haute couture. If being taken seriously was once the aspiration for Victoria Beckham in the fashion industry, things have certainly changed. Vivienne Westwood | Fall/Winter 2019/20 | London Fashion Week View our online Press Pack. London Fashion Week 2019 started on Friday, September 13 and end on Tuesday, September 17. That wasn’t the case for Matty Bovan, Molly Goddard, Mary Katrantzou, Emilia Wickstead and David Koma, who all got their couture game on and made a case for the new volumes. Feb 19 2019, 2:41 pm EST The Explore section is made up of content created by BFC, the designers and a number of brand partners, media and retailers. For other inquiries, Contact Us. From Erdem's dramatic drapery to Richard Quinn's sculpted coats and Burberry's aristocratic tailoring, the autumn/winter 2019 shows in London got swept away by the spirit of haute couture. “Keep on dancing ‘til the world ends,” as Britney Spears would have it. “I wanted to go back to drama,” Michel Halpern said, emphasising his point: “I wanted this collection to be really dramatic.” Since day one, Halpern has been cheerleading sparkly, flamboyant eveningwear in the London fashion landscape and made those audacious enough wear it in broad daylight. How’s that for decadent? "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. When I was here you could go out and scream whatever you wanted to scream. Before she left Rome for London, she tore the old master paintings off the walls of her palazzo and wore them as kilts, and sewed her jewels into her clothes. Read more: How Victoria Beckham Spiced Up The LFW Party Scene. Tickets for the main shows at London Fashion Week are only issued to press, photographers and buyers following a strict registration process. Read more: Joan Collins Is The Toast Of LFW. Thank god for roundups, then. This was a distinctly British take on haute couture. This was Beckham’s best collection to date - that’s ten years of work - and proof that attention to technique and fabrication really is the only true way of creating excellent fashion. These are the standouts of the season. Beckham didn’t approach the haute couture zeitgeist in majestic volumes and clusters of beads the way many other designers went about it. By Harper's Bazaar Staff. By Chrissy Rutherford. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. Paradoxically, in a London season that drew on the romanticism that’s always present in Erdem’s work, his collection seemed positively restrained. Confronted with that word backstage - bourgeois - Tisci objected. “It’s the first time I’ve worked with a narrative,” she said. “Really pronounced. “She’s a lady but she’s not ladylike. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, London Fashion Week is one of the "Big Four" global fashion events and attracts more than 5,000 people, Past attendees have included Naomi Watts, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, Designer Julien Macdonald poses with Izabel Goulart and Winnie Harlow at the last LFW in September 2018, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Access to BFC Positive Fashion Designer Exhibition, Complimentary exclusive London Fashion Week tote bag, Access to an industry led Positive Fashion Talk, Access to designer catwalk show with a front row seat, Access to the VIP for lounge for duration of session, Complimentary exclusive London Fashion Week tote bag filled with gifts, Access to an industry led Positive Fashion Talk – reserved seat at front of room. Read more: The 12 Definitive Trends Of Autumn/Winter 2019. London Fashion Week 2019 started on Friday, September 13 and end on Tuesday, September 17. His Burberry show portrayed the segments of British society the way Tisci sees it, in sports and streetwear aimed at “the girl, the boy” and bourgeois tailoring and skirt suits for “the lady, the gentleman”. On a London fashion scene that sometimes gets too caught up in framing its shows with razzmatazz, the influence of haute couture - which can only be achieved through craftsmanship and courage - was a good colour on the British runways. “It’s not bourgeois. The last in a dynastic line that originated in the 13th century, her family opposed Mussolini and the blonde princess had to dye her hair blonde and go into hiding. “I became obsessed with her; with the weight of her carrying this heritage,” Erdem said. You went from these nipped, controlled silhouettes below the knee to things that became shorter and covered in feathers,” he reflected, describing a collection that was typical Erdemism: the transformation from one page of a history book to another, two contrasting narratives meeting in silhouette, and all the fictional fluff he dreams up around those factual events in that swooning beauty-addict mind of his. It’s as if throughout the show each look is a different scene of her life. Under the slogan ‘In unity there is strength’, London Bridal Fashion Week demonstrates its primary objective; to stage a world-leading fashion event that represents the full breadth of the bridal industry. However, don’t despair as parts of London Fashion Week are accessible to the public. LFW is attended by more than 5,000 press and buyers, and orders placed during the week often exceed £100million. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. The home of London Fashion Week Digital, Explore tells the story of London’s individuals and businesses, rich in creativity and culture. The London Fashion Week will have six sessions open to the public. You couldn’t help but smile at Kane’s irreverent combinations between those declarations and the “pronounced cupcake skirts” on which they featured, as he called his glamorous peplumed volumes, constructed in the plush fabrics native to high dressmaking. Sunday, September 15, is the day for Britain’s top designers to showcase, with Victoria Beckham and Margaret Howell on the agenda. Shows kick off on Friday, Septemer 13, 2019 - at 8am. The Best Looks at London Fashion Week: Spring 2019. Call it the Valentino effect, or indeed the Richard Quinn influence: everywhere you looked volumes were expanding and surface decoration intensifying. A month before Brexit, London’s multiculturally-minded designers dressed to the nines, put on their bravest faces and their biggest, most romantic dreams. The 1950s Hepburn-esque ideal Beckham clad herself in early in her career - the old-school glamour, those little black dresses, the bob - materialised in new and more directional interpretations: sophisticated elongated trapeze skirts, crisp white shirts, and an embroidered dress that had taken 22 hours by hand. Now the world is very generic. Showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience of influential media and retailers, it is one of the ’Big Four’ fashion weeks, along with the New York, Milan and Paris. 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That shape is so good. “There’s something quite cinematic about this collection. (A point no less proven by the MA students of Central Saint Martins in their graduate show on Friday evening.) After trying his hand at accessibility last season, he decided it wasn’t for him - or his customer - and reverted to what he does best: theatrical eveningwear rooted in dramatic draping, shiny surfaces and lustrous embroidery. Sep 18 2018, 5:35 am EDT NIKLAS HALLE'N. Now I’m in London but it’s very different from when I was a kid here twenty years and had no money. We're spotlighting the top 5 looks from the season's most standout collections.