Vodafone London Fashion Week - in Somerset House

London Fashion weekend took place at Somerset House, The Strand. Eating and Drinking was at the Lavazza stand/Courtyard Showspace, Tom's Kitchen. The makeovers were by the Toni and Guy, the exclusive salon services and stylists in the West Wing.

Other contemporary designers features were Charlotte Taylor for her animal silk prints, Blake London, featuring autumnal and pastel knits and Yolke for their cami sets.

Discussion by Elle's Fashion Director and Art Director

Handbag and shoes - Young contemporary designers - Vodafone London Fashion Weekend

Designers featured Kat Maconie, Miista and Meli Melo

Back to Nature - Trend - Vodafone London Fashion Weekend

Designers - including Erdem, Mary Katrantzou, Michael van der Ham and Mulberry

Experiment it with Nature's autumnal colours, rich browns and mossy greens.  Camouflage, faux furs, feather prints, tree prints all featured.

Maybelline New York - London Fashion Weekend

Official beauty sponsor of Vodafone London Fashion Weekend

MakeUp is elegant, tough but chic. Make it Up with Maybelline New York

Shape Up - Geometric trend - Vodafone London Fashion Weekend.

Psychedelic 70s style wallpaper prints and geometric look, features Holly Fulton, House of Holland, Matthew Williamson and Temperley

Victoriana - Vodafone London Fashion Weekend - Trends Spring/Summer 2014

The gothic victoriana trend with very feminine touches featured Chanel, Armani and Preen, with lots of lace and high collars.
Featuring also this year's wet look.

Pretty in Pink - Vodafone London Fashion Week Trends Spring/Summer collection

John Rocha, Roksanda Llincic, Antipodium, Simone Rocha

Up-and-coming label Negarin also showing pink pastels

Project Art

Project Art inspiring creative designers in projects based in Washington Heights and Harlem, as seen at Couture Fashion Week

Gentry Downey - Couture Fashion Week Shoes and Oksana Tanasiv, Couture Artist



Couture Fashion Week

Katya Zol (Mongolia), Janerations (USA) and Cory Couture by Cory Dung Tran (USA/Vietnam) showed at the Couture Fashion Week

Laila Wazna - Couture Fashion Week - at the New Yorker Hotel

Laila Wazna from Saudi Arabia shows bridal and evening wear

Coming up Adeam Mercedes Benz fashion week.

One of the few Japanese designers to show at the Lincoln centre Hanako with her label Adeam produced an outstanding collection of pastel -coloured culottes, shorts , dresses and cropped pants and tops.The diametrically opposite masculine tailoring and feminine fabrics produced a very elegant collection with a slight tomboy influence . Of particular note is the midnight city quilted sweatshirt and midnight city cropped pant.The presentation took place at The Box at the Lincoln centre
photos to follow from the Mercedes Benz Fashion week.

Couture fashion week as seen at The New Yorker

The New Yorker hotel located in the fshion district of New York hosted  the Couture Fashion week featuring designers such as Bashaer for knitwear ,Nyugen and Helen Bender for bridal and eveningwear,Aquinas for swimwear,Katja Sol for her collection and of course Ayo  designer for custom trends.