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London Fashion Week Trends for Spring/Summer 2014

London Fashion Week is a clothing trade show held twice a year, in September and February. Along with the Milan Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week, it is one of the Big Four fashion events. London is a fashion Mecca where the latest trends are displayed in street windows. Gurus and creative designers have taken over the city, showing their funky street wear.
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The London Fashion Week is an environment where models provide their body as a canvas for famous designers to parade their latest seasonal collection. Nevertheless, new designers are not as welcomed on the catwalk. In the last years, young graduates have been showcased to alternative fashion shows and their name has remained unknown. However, this makes sure that the clothes presented are high-quality and innovative.

The latest Trends for Spring/Summer 2014 brings a lot of bling and shiny effects achieved with futuristic metallic materials, mirrored effects and crystal embellishments. The London Fashion Week was flashy, and designers gave the irridescent outfits a feminine touch with sugary hues and fluid shapes. Another popular trend was the pink hue. Temperley, Preen, Burberry, Emilia Wickstead, J. JS Lee used it everywhere, from the palest shade to an intense fuchsia. But pink was not the only star at the London Fashion Week: a yellow zingy hue made an appearance on more catwalks that we can remember. Roksanda Illincic presented some wide skirts and an oversized scuba jacket that got everyone talking.
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Floral patterns and monochrome is still in. The artists decorated their jogging pants and sporty bomber jackets with floral embroideries, luxurious textures and prints. Erdem was inspired by Eton’s school uniforms for his black-and-white palette, oversized cadet jackets, shrunken seersucker blazers and duchesse silk rugby shirts. Many were wrapped in a tulle or a-quiver with feathers. Flat shoes were also present on the catwalks, form famous designers, including J.W. Anderson and Roksanda, Simone Rocha and Giles.

There were many roomy at the top clothes present at the London Fashion Week, definitely something you do not want to wear when you need to blend into the background. Models were dressed in big puffy strapless dresses and puffy skirts decorated with lots of chains, belts and buckles. Some might say these accessories are necessary when you are wearing a tent, so they can emphasize your silhouette. Bomber jackets and Bermuda shorts are set to continue for another summer. The London designers also opted for frayed edges that provide a relaxing mood. Christopher Kane’s frayed tinsel tops and Topshop Unique’s rough edged boucle suit were simply amazing.