by Alexandra Orloff columnist for LuxuryFacts – www.luxuryfacts.com
After New York Fashion Week, from 18 to 23rd February came the turn of London. For six intensive days and nights, London was the lights of creativity, design, colours, and imagination; showcasing the next autumn/winter 2011 collections. There were 65 catwalk shows, 45 salons and presentations, with the ‘must-have’ invitations being Giles, Christopher Kane and Burberry.
The play is set in the grandiose decor of Somerset House; the headquarters of the British Fashion Council. More than 5000 visitors come through the doors to this invitation-only tradeshow for the fashion industry. Running from the Royal Courts of Justice to see Vivienne Westwood, to Old Billingsgate Market as the new abode to Topshop NEWGEN, and Hyde Park a magnificent spot for Burberry, without forgetting the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden for Nicole Farhi and Vauxhall for the off/on collections. Continue reading