A year into their tenure as creative directors at Jil Sander, husband and wife team Luke and Lucie Meier built their collection around contrasts this season, placing particular emphasis on accessories.
If a man is tired of London he is tired of life, Samuel Johnson once wrote. But it was hard to be anything other than excited by this long weekend of London fashion, with designers offering some brilliant ideas.
Fashionistas can expect soft feminine looks for their wardrobes next spring, with labels Preen by Thornton Bregazzi and Roland Mouret showing plenty of ruffles and lace at their London Fashion Week shows on Sunday.
Victoria Beckham staged both an anniversary and a debut Sunday morning, with a smoothly elegant show and collection inside a Mayfair art gallery, her first show since a major overhaul of her company by outside investors.
Fluidity that was – counter-intuitively – often represented in patchwork clothing was the key to a rather brilliant collection from Jonathan Anderson, one that seems likely to define the current London season.