Trend Recap: Top 10 Trends at London Fashion Week
Here’s our roundup of the big ideas coming out of London! Catch our next post from Milan as the Fashion Week train rolls on.
1. Sheer Delight
As with NYFW, there is a lot of sheer and translucent layers—from pretty dresses to inserted panels.
2. Dark Romance
An enchanted, slightly Victorian gothic look showed up in several collections with a moody palette of fall-like colors.
We mentioned the dressed-up nature of the British collections—epitomized with wonderful new appliqué and by adding dimension to décor.
4. Color Cuts
A new take on blocking features: organic shapes or spliced panels create a collage of color.
5. Shine On
As seen in NYFW, we’re heading toward a ‘shiny’ new Spring.
6. New Nautical
A classic navy and cream theme gets revived with flashes of red and some bold new ‘rope’ detailing. Ship ahoy!
7. New Denim Jacket
The latest iconic jacket to be revived. Look for versions in new fabrications and colors as well as the classic indigo.
8. Lace Ups
The newest in footwear wraps the leg with feminine and seductive lacing.
9. Printed Bag
As in NYC, matching bag patterns stood out—as well as fun novelties.
10. The Mismatched Ear
From the street to runway, we’re seeing the considered choice of a single statement earring paired with a simpler option.