Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past few days, you will know that we are in the middle of London Fashion Week! Once again, Clothing at Tesco is an official sponsor, and so we are able to bring you an exclusive look into what goes on both on and off the catwalk.
Because we don’t want you to miss a single minute of the excitement, we have a special reporter, Fashion Dahling, tweeting and blogging all the gossip straight from the front row. You can follow her tweets on twitter, and you can also have a look at her daily blog posts and exclusive fashion week videos on our F&F Fashion Week website.
If you are planning on attending any shows, look out for Fashion Dahling…she’ll be on the front row!
With all this football talk over the last week or so, we’ve barely had a chance to mention Menswear Fashion Week in Milan. The likes of Roberto Cavalli and Vivienne Westwood have had such inspirational catwalk shows, giving us a sneak peek into what style conscious men will be wearing next summer. It all kicked off last Saturday with Dolce & Gabbana, who were celebrating their 20th anniversary in Menswear. With so many gorgeous menswear looks – and models – on the catwalk we were spoilt for choice, but our firm favourite in the office was Versace.
Inspired by their archives and photography by renowned fashion photographer Bruce Weber, the collection has a definite Eighties vibe. We loved the new suit silhouette, which was very fitted with slightly shortened sleeves and trousers rolled up at the ankle. As well as sleek and sophisticated suits, they also had some more casual, rockabilly-inspired looks with fringed leather and plaid shirts. The collection featured a lot of black but with splashes of white, aqua blue, pink and red which are refreshingly summery.
Here are some staple pieces you can use to achieve this look at an affordable price:
F&F check shirt, F&F shirt & tie set, Urban Resistance suit jacket, Urban Resistance suit trousers, Urban Resistance grey suit trousers
Invest in a dark navy suit, that you can wear with a contrasting collar shirt. You can also mix the jacket with a lighter shade of trousers, and for days when you don’t need a formal jacket, pair the lighter trousers with a checked shirt.
You don’t need to spend a million to look like a million dollars…
For those of you who love a good fashion week, you will be glad to know that the Alternative Fashion Week begins today!
It runs from the 19th till the 23rd of April at Spitalfields Market in East London.
This is a fashion feast, with over 14 designers showcasing their work everyday, with over 70 being involved in the week.
Only the cream of the new fash pack is involved…they receive hundreds of applications from around the world, but only choose the most innovative to be a part of the week.
The best part is that it’s entirely free! Yes, you heard, so get yourself down to Spitalfields to take advantage of the shows, music and markets! Who knows you might meet the future Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney..
Do let us know if you make it down there and what you thought via our Twitter and Facebook page
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