Rebecca Gonsalves is the Assistant Fashion Editor of The Independent. She cut her teeth on the newsdesk, covering stories such as the Student Fees riots in London, before escaping to the relative safety of fashion and beauty. That frontline experience comes in handy during fashion week. Borderline obsessive about a good shirt.
Saturday saw a huge throng of press and buyers turn up to see Jonathan Saunders’ fourth menswear collection. A static presentation up some very narrow and steep stairs was slightly too much to face, so instead we returned later for a quick look at the collection before team Saunders started to pack up for the day.
The City workers strolling out for their sandwiches and cigarettes this afternoon got a somewhat disruptive visit from the international fashion pack as everyone descended on One New Change for Christopher Kane’s eagerly anticipated spring collection which was accomplished as ever.
It was an early start for the fashion set as the London Fashion Week action was jump started this morning.
Design duo Antoni & Alison celebrated 25 years in the business with a collection of wearable silk jersey dresses with their irreverent touch. Hi definition trompe l’oeil prints – feathers, sequins and cellophane – in poster [...]
London Fashion Week is nearly upon us (again) and the invites are fast piling up.
Our fashion team will be blogging live from London Fashion Week when it begins on Friday, with pictures from the Autumn/Winter Collections 2012.