Get Ready: It’s (Almost) London Fashion Week

Posted: September 19, 2012 in Uncategorized
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Crowned the edgiest fashion capital of the world, it’s time to see London in full-fashion action as Somerset House opens its doors to London Fashion Week in just a few days time! Join FashionTV in the front row at your favorite shows.

We’ve seen what New York Fashion Week has to offer, who’s been to-ing, who’s been front-row -ing, who shows up in the hottest catwalk looks of the season, and what’s got the camera bulbs (we mean, Instagram lenses) flashing. But on Friday, September 14, fashion week will be handing over the stage to the Brits, where a little outrageous fashion is always in the cards.

Expect the Unexpected

All fashioned-out? Not a chance! The fun has only just begun and FashionTV can’t contain their excitement for the start of London Fashion Week. Amongst the list of design greats to hit the London runways are Australian design duo and London favs Sass & Bide, who will take to the stage with a collection of clean, sharp lines channeling a male energy for S/S 2013, while German sisters of cool, Felder Felder, warn to expect the unexpected from them at this season’s show!

Happy Birthday Matthew Williamson

Celebrating 15 years on the circuit in September, Matthew Williamson, famed for his colorful and embellished gowns will also be making this season’s collection a memorable one, he promises, taking inspiration from India!  And then there’s the classics. Vivienne Westwood will be presenting her Red Label, John Rocha with his “Happy!” collection, not forgetting his daughter, Simone Rocha. While Alice Temperley will be joined by Paul Smith, Burberry Prorsum, Pringle of Scotland, and bag mavericks Mulberry and Anya Hindmarch, who will grace our screens with their seasonal creations, amongst many many more!

And as it goes, London Fashion week, notoriously comes with a bit of quirk, and designers almost never follow the rules. Last season, Meadham Kirchhoff’s Fall 2012 show took things to the extreme with his bobbly collection of one pop of color after another, Sadie Frost took to the front row with her 12-year-old daughter dressed in a questionably expletive dress, and Stella McCartney even hosted a strip-tease fashion party!

The Next Big Thing?

But London Fashion Week isn’t just about the established. Vaxhaull Fashion Scout will be presenting emerging designers hand-picked for their Graduate Showcase, for the second time since its launch in September. The lineup this season will feature up-and-coming talents from some of the UK’s leading universities on day one. So watch out… you might be looking at the new Vivienne Westwood before even they know it!

Name of the Game

As usual, the A-listers and fashionistas will cause a paparazzi scrum as they come to support designers at London’s Fashion Week. Remember Kanye West and Sienna Miller’s appearance at Burberry Prorsum? That turned out to be the ultimate star-studded event, as they were joined by supermodels Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Lily Donaldson, Kate Bosworth, and Will.I.Am. Question being, where will style icons Kate Middleton, and sister Pippa make an appearance this year? FashionTV will bring you first-hand celebrity spottings straight to your screens.

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