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Friday, 16 September 2011

Welcome to London Fashion Week!



Last night I was greeted by this image whilst dining at Pont de la Tour.  Sometimes I think we all take London for granted and don't appreciate just what a striking city this is.  It seemed even more poignant when I took into consideration that this morning marks the beginning of  Fashion Week.  

Twitter is already alive with the sound of #LFW tweets and I'm braced for all the exciting things that London has to offer.  There's a misconception that we must live Fashion Week through the eyes of our favourite magazines and bloggers but the World is a-changing and even if you don't quite make it to the FROW of PPQ, you can still be very much a part of the fashion fixation that is sweeping our magical city as I type.

Watch it Live
Turn your computer volume down, build a fortress around your desktop with your ever important work files and have your Starbucks at the ready to tune in to live streaming's of the shows.  ElleUK.com  started live streaming at 9am this morning for Paul Costelloe and will continue to do so until KTZ on Wednesday.

Watch here
Go see
The Mayfair Hotel revealed their Fashion Week windows designed by Spiros Halaris and maybe you could pop in for a Catwalk body wrap too!


Do
Selfridges is the home to the latest pop up, The Sweat Shop.  Originating from Paris this sewing cafe will teach you how to create a show stopping piece without the hefty price tag.  Simply rent yourself a sewing machine and you can be designing like the greats alongside some well deserved tea and cake.  My workshop picks are...

Sonia Rykiel: Saturday 17 September at 1pm. 
Lace appliqué workshop hosted by Sandrine Doczekalski, accessories designer at Sonia Rykiel.

and

Customise: Monday 12 & 19 September, Wednesday 14 & 21 September, Fri 16 & 23 September, from 3pm - 6pm. 
Personalise a piece from our vintage collection or from your own wardrobe using a wide array of themes and techniques. Drive nails into your dress, put some Rock ‘n Roll in your jeans and bring old t-shirts back from the dead. All material included. 3 hour rate: £40

Eat
Pinkberry at Selfridges Designer Collection.  Will you be picking The Anna, The Henry or The Karl?!



Shop
At Topshop, Oxford Circus and wade in on all their Fashion Week action including Fashion Insider Talks, share your fashion week takes at their media space and spend over £50 to receive your very own Fashion Doll and dress her in exclusive designer items.

Compete
To celebrate Rodial sponsoring Mary Katrantzou, they're offering the chance for you to win tickets to the show as well as a Rodial beauty kit here.


*Images taken from www.elleuk.com www.themayfairhotel.co.uk and www.facebook.com/pinkberryuk 


11 comments:

  1. Just found your blog and LOVE IT! London Fashion Week looks AMAZING!

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  2. Thanks so much for your sweet comment Lindsey xx

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  3. I cannot wait to see more photos from London Fashion Week! I hope someday to attend fashion week in every major city, I particularly love British Designers, Jenny Packham, Burberry, Karen Millen, and many many more! Just came across your blog and it is amazing and how cool is it that you are an actress!

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  4. I'm seriously humbled by such nice comments I have received on the blog across my last few posts. I'm such an active blog reader and love to discover new ones so thank you for commenting Bravoe Runway!

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  5. fantastic!!!;D

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  6. Great blog! awesome photos!

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  7. Looks and sounds like a great time. I've never had Pinkberry before, but have heard great things about it. I've been to other places that have a similar (if not same) concept though!

    xo,Cortnie
    http://stylelustpages.com

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  8. can't wait to see your coverage of LFW!
    I'll follow via the streaming link, thank you for sharing

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  9. OMG. So jealous. I wish I was there! :) Great post. I love the pictures.

    I would love if you could stop by my celebrity style and fashion blog soon. xo

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