What to look out for at London Fashion Week


It was good news for fans of catwalks and cocktail parties on Thursday evening as London Fashion Week got.

The event will be held twice a year, in February and September and is nestled between New York Fashion Week (closed on Wednesday), and Milan, which starts next week.

Designer collections remains a closely guarded secret, until you look for the first time on the catwalk, but here are a few things over the weekend.Plus-size-protests


A group of plus-size models took to the streets of London on Friday morning to protest against the use of size zero models on the fashion week.

They were led by David Hasselhoff ‘ s daughter, the 25-year-old Hayley, a vocal advocate for the plus size model industry.

Criticism of the use of slim models in fashion is nothing new, but the campaign to larger body types were represented, gathering steam in the last few years.

A designer who has actively started, with plus-size models of Michael Kors, whose show in New York played earlier this week, Ashley Graham and Sabina Karlsson.

The body image debate is not the only controversy that comes up regularly at fashion weeks.


Anti-fur activists protest outside of the fashion shows. The multiple turns of the Marc Jacobs show in New York on Wednesday with placards reading: “animals are not ours to wear.”Marc Jacobs closes New York Fashion Week

Meanwhile, in London, campaign for Peta (people for the Ethical treatment of animals) went Topless as part of a flash mob protest at a fashion week, flagship locations, on the beach, on Friday.Christopher Bailey, the last Burberry show

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In October, Christopher Bailey announced that he was leaving, Burberry after 17 years.

The chief creative officer has been credited with turning the brand.

As he can become arrived in 2001, Burberry brand, overexposed, and in connection with footballers and soap stars, rather than high-end fashionistas.As Bailey put Burberry back in fashion

Bailey helped change everything, helps the famous check print, chic, cutting-edge and exclusive – drastic increase in the share price of the company in the process.


All eyes will be on Burberry on Saturday evening as the last collection under his tenure, debuts.

The collection is at least LGBT partially dedicated to the communities according to the label of a rainbow revealing the print at the beginning of this week.Garbage and recycling

Vin and Omi

Two designers say they bring a “political message” to the London event with clothing from plastic bottles and sustainable wool.

Vin and Omi say, it is almost impossible for low-cost high street clothing, to be moral.Garbage collection: Recycling clothing into LFW

The couple make their own textiles, and say, you want people to think about the waste that our clothing.

You are not the only designers who like to champion sustainability.



One of the first shows in London was Irish designer Richard Malone, whose latest collection was inspired by the markets in his native Wexford.

In the trade-like setting, complete with rolled-up carpets, the models, wearing clothes that looked like they could have been made with materials collected from the colourful and varied fabric-stands (also from the discarded fruit-networks).

Malone also uses recycled materials and still works with a community of weavers in South India, he along with since his first collection.Homegrown talent

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There are many well-established designers and brands to London Fashion Week, but in the industry collections of some of the fashion of the newer up and coming talent observed.

Sadie Williams, who was named one of Selfridges Bright Young Things in the year 2013, shows off her latest collection on Saturday afternoon.

Molly Goddard, who won the British emerging talent prize 2016 Fashion Awards will also be presenting her latest collection on Saturday.

But it’s not all about dresses Shoe designer Sophia Webster, is launching their latest collection on Monday.

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London Fashion Week runs until Tuesday.

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