London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week saw bold prints declare their individuality

London Fashion Week turned 40 this year, and the celebrations were nothing short of spectacular. From iconic labels like Burberry and JW Anderson to rising stars like Dilara Fındıkoğlu, the week showcased the best of British fashion. But beyond the big names, it was the emerging trends that truly set the stage alight.

KHAMSA brings to you some captivating runway trends that had everyone buzzing from London Fashion Week.

١. Sheer Fabric Euphoria

London Fashion Week witnessed a prominent display of sheer fabrics, as designers creatively layered them to achieve a daring and bold aesthetic. This trend, becoming a focal point, took over the runways as one of the key fashion movements. The see-through trend gained attention, especially as designers like Simone Rocha, Eudon Choi, and David Koma to rising stars like Dilara Fındıkoğlu took the lead in highlighting this delicate and fragile fabric. Runway presentations featured sheer skirts, dresses, and shirts, often skilfully paired with knitwear and blazers to strike a harmonious balance. Celebrating the female form, this trend exudes confidence and a touch of mystery, making it a standout feature of LFW.

٢. Bold Prints

Bold prints were back in a big way, adding a dose of personality and vibrancy to the runways. Designers like Erdem, Tolu Coker, and Sinead Gorey experimented with everything from graphic florals to geometric patterns, often mixing and matching with masterful abandon. This trend is all about expressing your individuality and making a statement through your clothing, and it showed up in style in London.

٣. Feathery Touches

Feathers emerged as a captivating trend at London Fashion Week, adding a touch of whimsy and lightness to various pieces. Designers embraced this playful detail in diverse ways, showcasing its versatility. David Koma adorned dresses with delicate feathers and asymmetrically incorporated them into a statement top. Meanwhile, Erdem made a bold statement with a full feather coat, while Frolov added a touch of drama to a slinky dress with strategically placed feathers.

٤. Bow Extravaganza

Bows, in all their playful and whimsical glory, continue to dominate the fashion scene. Having transcended the realm of mere accessories last year, adorning everything from homeware to holiday decorations, they now remain a key trend on the fall/winter runways. Designers like Bora Aksu, Richard Quinn, and Yuhan Wang embraced this trend with pleasure, incorporating bows of all sizes and styles into their designs. Dresses, blouses, and even hair accessories were adorned with these charming details, injecting a touch of fun and charm into their collections

٥. Vintage Check Pattern

The iconic vintage check pattern made a nostalgic and acclaimed comeback at London Fashion Week, adding a touch of timeless elegance and vintage flair to various pieces. From Burberry‘s classic trench coats and scarves to Helen Anthony‘s vibrant interpretations and Rocky Star‘s bold silhouettes, the trend transcended labels and garment types. Tailored suits exuded sophistication, while flowing skirts and structured coats offered an exquisite touch. This resurgence celebrates the enduring legacy of the check pattern and demonstrates its ability to seamlessly integrate into modern fashion narratives.

Leen is a writer, designer and creative director, holding a fashion design degree from ESMOD. She is currently pursuing an MBA in fashion management, specializing in luxury, in Paris. Living in various Western and Eastern locales, Leen writes on fashion, culture, and lifestyle at KHAMSA as she interns in the editorial department.