Christopher Raeburn’s LFW vision

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As the pre-London Fashion Week wardrobe wobbles set in, ELLE looks enviously to one group of stylish attendees with no such cares: the Amex Insiders who, this season, have been exclusively dressed exclusively by Christopher Raeburn.

A regular presence at Somerset House during the shows, the Insiders are on hand to help visitors to the capital make their stay as stylish as possible – arranging everything from reservations to directions – which means looking the part.

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‘London Fashion Week is such a key time in the British fashion calendar and we’re pleased to have made these garments entirely in the UK, using the finest quality products and all made locally, the collection really celebrates our industry in Britain,’ says Raeburn of the designs, which combine his sporty signature with a dressed-up twist (accessorised, of course, with a nylon lizard bag).

‘My favourite item is probably the print dress,’ he notes, ‘which takes inspiration from vintage illustrations and original ordinance survey drawings; it gives a real dynamism to the look and embodies our attention to research and development which makes the collection so unique.’

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See him at work in our exclusive video below – and remember to stick with ELLE when the shows get underway. Christopher Raeburn will show his spring/summer 2014 show at 3pm tomorrow, Friday, 13 September, and ELLE will be reporting live daily on Twitter, Instagram and, of course, ELLEUK.COM.

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