With New York Fashion Week behind us, the style set have hopped across the Atlantic for London’s chance to showcase it’s best design talent. We’ve got Burberry and Victoria Beckham, Alexa Chung and Erdem, Mary Katrantzou and Christopher Kane as well as dozens more jostling for attention in this busy schedule. So you don’t need to be glued to your screen for the next five days, here are quick reviews of the best shows to keep you on top of London Fashion Week.
Last season the Queen, this season pupils from Richard Quinn's old school. Why? This is his messeage against education cuts. And, what about the clothes? Wow. Wow. Wow florals with black as night ruffles, feathers and fringing.
Booking a holiday, if only to wear Roberta Einer's Moroccan sunset colour palette
Riccardo Tisci just reinvented Burberry, so will you be wearing the new check?
Dramatic veils, gloves and OTT bows are on. Next season's you loves dressing up - take it from Erdem.
Roksanda's unexpected colour palette and sequin-backed trench coat are going on our SS19 wishlist!
Emilia Wickstead's ink and green is the most compelling colour combination we've seen all season.
Christopher Kane's fierce part predator is making us rethink metallics with lace, mega-shouldered jackets and pointy ankle boots.
Though Victoria Beckham was celebrating her 10th anniversary with her first show at London Fashion Week the collection was a forward-facing vision of function and form co-existing.
Ashish is putting going OUT-OUT back on the agenda. Gird your thong because sequin slip dresses are incoming!
Preen by Thornton Bregazzi
With a truly British sensibility Preen by Thornton Bregazzi pieces together silk floral tea dresses and off-cuts of sweater vests, ruffed lace dresses with sensible shoes and 40s inspired shoulders with thoroughly modern twisted silk silhouettes.
Summer goths, SS19 is looking up! Simone Rocha's answer to SPF? Frock coats and lace veils over hats.
Aretha Franklin, political badges and garden party tailoring at Roland Mouret with traffic-stopping cut-outs and lots and lots of pockets!!
Haute 70s and American sportswear in chocolate, cream and orange were offset by Glassy skin by Suqqu at ALEXACHUNG
Tailoring, tartan and macrame was on the agenda at Ports 1961 today.
The print, embellishment and sculptural silhouettes that have come to define Mary Katrantzou were reviseted for SS19 as the label gears up to celebrated its tenth birthday.
J.W.Anderson's headscarves and non-gendered collection of fluid dresses and flowing shirts had a conceptual flair.
House of Holland
Henry continues to have his finger on the pulse with neon accents and shell suits at House of Holland where his coterie of cool girls (including Little Mix members and Pixie Geldof) sat front row.
Molly Goddard gives new power to the humble flower with a new iteration of her iconic tulle dresses, this season accompanied by ruffled shirt dresses and slim fit cardigans.
I can't tell you what Anya Hindmarch SS19 accessores will look like, but I can tell you she hosted one of the most conceptual shows we have ever seen, complete with a ginormaus bean bag, a choir and Radio 4's shipping forecast read live.
Courtesy of sequins, velvet, stripes of every perceivable width and direction and the most luxurious bucket hats we've ever set eyes on, Halpern's models were the definition of high glamour.
The wicked witches of Hackney: With wispy curls and vinyl red lips, Ryan Lo's models wore whimsical tulle and silk tea dresses in the palest shades of pink with soaring scarlet or magenta witchy hats by Stephen Jones.
Matty Bovan was couture proportions decorated with objet trouvet inspired by Derek Jarman, Basquiat and kitchen sink dramas.
London in its coolest form: Ashley Williams's girls wore tiger print, ironic diamante hair clips and party dresses.
Layered with mid-2000s references, Marta Jakubowski showed spliced knitwear, peddle pushers and little black dresses that put sexiness back on the map.
Heavenly detailing and a varied vivid palette made Bora Aksu's SS19 collection a compelling competitor for event dressing.
Richard Malone continues to impress, this seson with jewel tone tailoring and sophistcated draping.
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