London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 Highlights

Burberry

Classic Burberry style was reimagined as practical luxurious plastic trenches. The brands uniform style was deconstructed as mini skirts with tops and coats with equestrian elements. You could not predict what would come down the runway on this show. There were neon flashes, faux fur and sorbet lace to Burberry check bomber jackets.

Simone Rocha

Girls came out dressed in white gowns and bunched up skirts, which then progressed into gothic silk outfits the swept the floor, paired with platform lace ups. Her florals were hand painted and embossed in pansies of orange and red, on blouses, gauze slips and coats.

Christopher Kane

With it being the designers 10-year anniversary, his collection was a mixture of past designs, from leopard print, bodycon and metal rings. There were also influences from the second world war, combined with elements of the supernatural and shrines. Expressed in mismatched clothes or pieced together garments. Fabrics used were silvery greay leopard print on slashed elbowed coat and pencil skirts, dresses made from white silk printed with old polaroids and tear sheets, and glittery synthetic pieces.

Also there was the appearance of the Croc footwear, they were wonderfully garish coloured, these rubbery clogs came embellished with chunky gems.

Erdem

Remarkably detailed, many of the outfits were floral themed with some having feathers attached. Colours embraced in the collection were pale pinks and yellows and bold greens he generally used strong bold colours for the show.

Erdem choose not to show too much skin, there were some sheer and lacy outfits, but mostly modest feminine pieces with either his signature high necklines or sweetheart necklines.

JW Anderson

This season’s show consisted of cropped peasant tops paired with cotton trousers that flowed and patch-worked fabrics and muted tones with raw hems. Also there were JW Anderson’s signature corset style tops in leather and knitwear.

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