Call it a bumper London Fashion Week; with some epic shows, brilliant displays of experimental fashion; the debut of great heritage brand and a fond farewell to the most successful British designer of this century.
Ballet and movement were the leitmotif of a marvelous collection by Roksanda Ilincic, clothes whose romantic jauntiness were in stark contrast to the steady rain of a battleship gray London Monday morning.
The British Fashion Council has announced the names of 45 finalists for The Fashion Awards 2017; with five finalists in each category, and few major surprises – with many creators nominated for a second time.
The are few greater fashion success stories than Value Retail and newly-expanded Bicester Village is its crowning glory. The luxury outlet in Oxfordshire is probably the highest performing shopping destination anywhere.
Edeline Lee, Georgia Hardinge, Isa Arfen, Sharon Wauchob and Teatum Jones are among the eleven designers receiving BFC Fashion Trust grants in 2017. The recipients will share a total grant of £450,000.