London Fashion Week: the best SS/20 looks straight from the runway
Fashion month is in full swing and as London Fashion Week comes to an end, the industry heads to Milan for its second stop on the biannual roadshow.
From the biggest trends to the most covetable collections, both emerging and established names presented their SS/20 styles. The city's biggest designers were in attendance from the likes of Burberry and Victoria Beckham to Christopher Kane, Alexa Chung and Henry Holland.
Four days of London Fashion Week brought glamour, elegance and no end of vibrant colour. Plus, all the best street style of SS/20 were brought to the runways by fashions elite.
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#KendallJenner captured on the #BurberrySpringSummer20 runway . Titled #Evolution, #RiccardoTisci said of the collection ahead of the show, ‘This is a collection inspired by our past and dedicated to our future. It’s the evolution of our Burberry kingdom.’ . #BurberryShow #LFW
Riccardo Tisci debuted his refined and imaginative SS/20 collection for Burberry, after one year of stepping up as the luxury brands new creative director.
Disposing of the nova check that Burberry is renowned for, we were introduced to monochrome motifs, light camel and tailored suits.
A blonde Kendal Jenner, Irina Shayk, Gigi and Bella Hadid, as well as Ugbad, were amongst the fabulous faces walking the show.
Burberry's trademark trench coat made the runway, alongside elegant evening wear including gowns and pieces embellished with crystals. The colour pallet was most notably filled with neutral tones, with bits of colour throughout such as silvery hues.
A collection full of light and dreamy outfits made this one of my favourites from the week. Above all, Tisci has refined the Burberry brand as the new collection titled 'Evolution' suggests there's a lot more to come.
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Spring summer 2020 -VENOM- Thank you so much to everyone involved and everyone who came! @georgia.pendlebury @clmagency and her team @isamayaffrench @streetersagency and @maccosmetics and the mac team @shioritakahashi @streeters and @bluetitlondon @laurenmichellepires @dandvmanagement with @the_gelbottle_inc @fcmacaulay and @bitton @establishmentny for helping us build our girl squad @floramjohnston for the show notes Our amazing PR @l52world @la_culido__fraire for the jewellery @freeka_tet for the amazing music @mrkbakovic for the shoes @harriet_cox_ cox for the prints @holly.liz.davies @ilanablumberg for the knits @blonsteinproductions and the @britishfashioncouncil for the huge support @247showroom @giacomopiazza And @FashionEast, so strange not doing it with @_lulukennedy @natasha_booth @raphaellemoore Thank you as well to @Olya @1Granary and @1112alp 📸 @dazed ❤️
Day four saw Charlotte Knowles bring a subversively sexy SS/20 collection to fashion week. The show was an electric send-off, providing vibrancy and sass to an incredible show.
The new collection named 'Venom' featured sharply cut slinky dresses layered over mismatching flares. With a complex colour pallet, Charlotte Knowles mixed bright shades with muddy greens, greys and browns. This season was the brand’s first foray into accessories, with semi-pointed square-toe heels and angular handbags that resembled snake fangs.
Certainly, there were more of the sensual staples the London based brand has become famed for. Standout looks included a cropped shearling aviator jacket with a nipped-in waist and a sinuous beige tailored jacket.
SS/20 marked Charlotte Knowles first stand-alone show at London Fashion Week and represented the brands most assertive take on modern femininity to date.
Christopher Kane presented a collection of recycled archive classics—star motifs, coloured liquid patches, neon lace, bolts and balls and a general CK sci-fi sentiment—billed as an ode to 'eco-sexuals' defined as people, who in the designer world, have a fetish for environmental and climate consciousness.
His display of esoteric erotic references through his designs couldn't possibly send a better message for right now. Kane's latest collection proves you can be sustainable and fashionable, both at the same time.