After a pared back event at last fashion week following the death of Queen Elizabeth, this month’s London Fashion Week returned full swing with a 127 brands proving London’s role as a global style leader. From a multi-media, multi-venue experience by Edeline Lee to designers from seven African countries showing for the first time, to upcycled sneakers by Helen Kirkum, here are fifteen of the highlights in a strong showcase of talent.
In an homage to London, the city she loves, to its heritage and creativity, Canadian-British designer Edeline Lee presented a brilliant guerrilla-style, immersive show in collaboration with film director Zeina Durra. Viewers were guided on a short walk through Burlington Arcade and surrounds, encountering dancers, singers, musicians and models along the way wearing Edeline Lee designs. The collection on show included the house’s signature Flou Bubble Jacquard