LFW SS14: Day 2 Part 2

LFW SS14

Whenever I start to think that NYC does it better I'm reminded that London does it pretty damn well too. LFW day two definitely provided such a reminder. After stellar shows from Holly Fulton, John Rocha and Whistles, Coco's Tea Party blogger, Ella Gregory and I headed West (via Starbucks, natch) to Mayfair for the Markus Lupfer presentation. I, like the rest of the sartorially inclined world, have no qualms admitting to my fixation with Lupfer's trademark embellished sweaters. With tongue in cheek slogans and oh-so-comfy fits, they're total fashion catnip. But of course, Markus Luper doesn't just do great jumpers,…

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LFW SS14: Day 2 Part 1

LFW SS14

LFW Day 2 got off to a truly terrible start when fashion week disaster numero duo struck and I slept through my alarm... By three hours. I maintain that the damn thing didn't go off but frankly, who knows. Eventually I managed to get myself dressed, breakfasted and on the slowest tube ever (damn you district line!!) to Embankment getting steadily more enraged reading everyone's tweets about the ANTIPODIUM presentation, knowing full well I'd never make it in time. It was raining, I was doing bare legs and I had the mother of all blisters, generally not a great start…

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LFW SS14: Day 1

LFW SS14

So after nine crazy days in New York and one distinctly less crazy day battling jet lag in my pyjamas, come Friday 13th (ominous or fabulous?) it was time for LFW to begin! Despite getting up at 6am in an unsuccessful attempt to make a dent in my to do list and not having a show until 11, I somehow managed to end up running hideously late, sprinting up the Strand Starbucks in hand and almost breaking both ankles in the process. It was also grey, drizzly and depressing weather which made me rather miss the NYC heat, despite all…

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