LFW Day One: 5 Things you need to know today

Let the fashion games begin...


It’s here! The countdown is over and London Fashion Week officially begins at 9am today with the Antoni & Alison show, and you know what that means... As well as the SS13 collections to look forward to, the fashion pack have decamped to London and everyone from Alexa Chung to Anna Dello Russo are in town, making sure there is plenty of style action to follow away from the catwalk too.
Worried about how you'll keep up? We’re bringing you a daily round-up of highlights, events to look out for, names to know, and of course, a small dose from fashion week rumour mill...

Live Q&A sessions will be held over the five days of LFW from the @LondonFashionWk account. You can Tweet questions in real-time to the likes of Olivia Palermo, Matthew Williamson and Harvey Nichols’ Fashion Director Paula Reed. Today’s guest is Roksanda Ilincic. To get involved just use the hashtag #AskLFW! Happy Tweeting.

Napkins at the ready: Bompass & Parr bring their curated event series to London with a food- and car-centric extravaganza to feed all the hungry fashion week-goers. It’s gastronomic whimsy in the shape of the Mercedes Drive Thru at the Old Selfridges Hotel.


BFC Fash/On Film premieres the film created by Abbie Stephens for leading British designer Emilio de la Morena's spring/summer 2013 collection today. You can watch the trailer here.
Everyone’s favourite Danish model, Helena Christensen, showcases her lingerie collection for Triumph.
ELLE's astrologers the Saturn Sisters have mapped out your LFW, linking fashion and beauty with the world's finest designers to guide you in the right direction. Click here to find out what the cosmos predicts for you.
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