A host of British design talent showed on the capitals catwalks to the worlds media and a fair few celebrity fashion fans too. From the tailoring genius of Savile Row designers, to the conceptual, sporty and boundary-pushing, the collections on show were every bit as diverse as the womenswear.
Our highlights from the weekend included Agi & Sams moustachioed 80s detectives; Christopher Raeburns reliably successful parkas; E.Tautzs flashes of fuchsia; new Topshop designer collaborator JW Andersons subversive gender bending; Omar Kashouras slightly dusty desert travellers; the Brighton deckchairs that were reimagined into seersucker suits at Nicole Farhi; Katie Earys Baroque-aquatic scarf prints; and Hacketts Jay Gatsbys.
Sherlocks Benedict Cumberbatch took a turn on the Spencer Hart runway, an experience that he later told us was terrifying, while Dan Stevens (Cousin Matthew from Downton Abbey) made a couple of front row appearances, as did Dolce & Gabbana model David Gandy. Elton John and David Furnish were at the Richard James show, while Rio Ferdinand was at Selfridges for the launch of Tinie Tempah's range, Disturbing London.
Meanwhile, we were out and about capturing the best real life looks on the streets where, despite the mercurial weather, colour was high on the agenda. As was printed trousers, shorts worn with socks and sandals, and brogues.More