It’s Presidents Day in the U.S., but fortunately we have London to satisfy our taste for fashion news. Starting at the top, Samantha Cameron, wife of British Prime Minister David Cameron, sat on the front row of Christopher Kane’s runway show Monday during London Fashion Week. She is her husband’s “ambassador” to the British Fashion Council. [Telegraph] Mulberry adopted singer Lana Del Rey for its showing, creating a bag named after her, sitting her front row at the runway and enticing her to sing at the brand’s party Sunday night. [The Cut] Plenty of other celebrities and socialites have been taking in the shows as well, including Olivia Palermo, Alexa Chung, Pixie Geldof and singers Alexandra Burke and Kate Nash. [Telegraph] So far, the designers in London seem to be showing more colorful clothes for fall than did the designers at New York Fashion Week. [The Cut] Top modeling agencies in Britain are prohibiting their models from using tanning beds, due to the risk factors for skin cancer — and wrinkles too. [Fashionista] — by Susan Denley
©Photo: Samantha Cameron, center, at Christopher Kane’s London Fashion Week show. Credit: Lewis Whyld /PA / Associated Press
International Icons reign supreme at this London Fashion Week. Fashion Journalism from All over the Globe awaits more of London’s fashion industry’s fashion shows. Every Season the Fashion TV a media followers gear up many choices for the Fall season events. Fall 2012 is no different and the “Looks” are very strong and marketable. The Libertines, and a press release promising ‘corrupted elegance’ we were expecting big things from Todd Lynn. With well-cut seperates in autumnal tones of rust orange, chocolate brown and teal – Lynn seemed to tick all the boxes at first. Fur stoles made of Fisher, a ‘relation’ of Sable, added a touch of glamour but the collection still fell a little short. The designer’s usual sculptural, futuristic aesthetic was there, while he attempted to branch out and make his first foray into draped silk. Shoulder high leather gloves added an interesting twist but otherwise the styling was basic. One note of interest came in the form of a gold feathered collar courtesy of Shaun Leane. – Sophie Warburton, fashion assistant, ©Daily Telegraph. Can you eat a jam doughnut without licking your lips? Well get practicing because if today’s make-up looks are anything to go by, next season will be all about glitter on your lips. Call it a fajazzle if you will. We will. International Icons reign supreme at this London Fashion Week. Fashion Journalism from All over the Globe awaits more of London’s fashion industry’s fashion shows. Every Season the Fashion TV a media followers gear up many choices for the Fall season events. Fall 2012 is no different and the “Looks” are very strong and marketable.
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- London Fashion Week AW12: Wild and wonderful Mulberry! (myfashionlife.com)