We are officially half-way through fashion month, ladies and gentlemen! London Fashion Week’s mood was dramatic, with plenty of volume from the tulles of Simone Rocha and an explosion of colours and prints at Erdem, not to mention the incredible parties including Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief and Peggy Gou's VIP evening at The Standard Hotel. In a nutshell, LFW is anything but dull.

1. Naomi Campbell's star-studded Fashion for Relief party

When Naomi Campbell throws a party, you know it is not going to disappoint. This year’s Fashion for Relief benefited the London Mayor's Fund to support the city's low-income youths and UNICEF to support children who lack access to primary education.

Guests included Luke Evans, Alexa Chung, Adowa Aboah, and over 60 models took to the runway. Definitely started LFW off on the right foot! 

2. Romance at Simone Rocha

No doubt Simone Rocha’s show is always a highlight during LFW. The show venue was a Victorian theatre, restored in Alexandra Palace, that was filled with romance. Everyone walked out mesmerized!

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3. Richard Quinn

The show was almost an hour late, but what Quinn served up was definitely worth the wait. The Philhamornic Orchestra and the Bach Choir played a rendition of Barbara Streisand’s Memories whilst the most lavish and fantastical looks poured onto the runway. 

4. Tim Walker’s Wonderful Things Exhibition

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Above Photo: Tim Walker

Photographer Tim Walker’s solo exhibition at the V&A Museum will open to the public on this weekend and it is a must-see. Filled with Walker’s iconic fashion images, portraits and a whole section tracing his photographs to the V&A museum archives that inspired them, you really get a sense of his incredible aesthetic, which is poetic and filled with fantasy.

5. Agyness Deyn returns at Burberry

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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Agyness Deyn walks the runway at the Burberry Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2020 fashion show during London Fashion Week September 2019 on September 16, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
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Agyness Deyn was the face of Cool Britain circa 2005, and she came back to the runway looking just as cool as ever. She walked alongside Kendall Jenner, Gigi and Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk. Trust Burberry to bring out the freshest faces all in one show—and with some pretty great clothes, too.

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6. Charlotte Knowles is on the rise

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LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 17: A model walks the runway at the Charlotte Knowles show during London Fashion Week September 2019 at the BFC Show Space on September 17, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Estrop/WireImage)
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Charlotte Knowles is one of London’s bright young talents—and mark our words, she is one to watch. The show was entitled Venom and it showcased a collection that definitely has a bite, focusing on edgy, sporty lingerie with a tough feel. Her fans already include the Hadid sisters, Solange Knowles and Emily Ratajkowski.

7. Front row at Victoria Beckham

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LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 15: Fashion designer walks the runway Victoria Beckham at the Victoria Beckham show during London Fashion Week September 2019 at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on September 15, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Estrop/WireImage)
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Since moving her show from New York to London, the Victoria Beckham show has become one of the biggest event of the week. Sure the clothes are feminine, pretty and definitely posh, but the faces in the front row was a highlight in itself this season.

Little Harper Beckham sitting on her daddy’s lap whilst cheering on her mummy was to die for—and did you see Helen Mirren and Billy Porter chatting it up like BFFs on the opposite side of the runway? What we’d give to be a fly on that side...after all, two queens are always better than one.

See also: Victoria Beckham Launches New Beauty Brand During London Fashion Week 

8. Kendall Jenner went blonde

The supermodel of the Kardashian-Jenner clan rocked platinum locks, and her bold new look made front page news in London.

9. Peggy Gou at The Standard Hotel

The DJ turned fashion designer celebrated the launch of her label, Kirin, with an exclusive party at The Standard Hotel—arguably one of the most exciting openings in London this year. With Mark Ronson on the decks, the soirée was definitely one for the books. 

See also: The 11 Top Fashion Moments At New York Fashion Week Spring 2020


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