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More than any other fashion week, we can always count on the designers at London Fashion Week to send some truly mind-boggling looks down the runway. Here are 12 particularly insane examples, along with the best places to wear them… … READ MORE »


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Legendary punk designer Vivienne Westwood has a flair for the colorful, the dramatic, the outlandish, the shocking, the absurd… but certainly not the tame. Nor the shy, for that matter: everything Vivienne touches, from her flaming orange hair to her punk-infused collections, is intended to Make A Statement. It’s kind of her MO. For her… READ MORE »


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For years now, the sidewalks outside of fashion week have been as heavily documented and critiqued as the clothes up on the runway. There’s a veritable industry now, of fashion bloggers, online personalities and charming crazies who now operate front and center when it comes to fashion week. And why not? Style trickles up as… READ MORE »


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Spanning just five days, London Fashion Week is the shortest of the ready-to-wear fashion weeks. It’s also in many ways the most entertaining: the attendees, the street style, and most of all, the clothes on the runway are consistently lighter-hearted than New York and Milan’s more austere ambiance. Just take legendary designer Tom Ford, for… READ MORE »


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Man, I thought New York Fashion Week had some zany looks on the runway, but the designers across the pond just might have us beat. Click through to check out 10 crazy outfits from London Fashion Week (including a few that are NSFW-ish), and what we can only assume the models must be thinking while… READ MORE »


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The hawk-eyed folks over at Buzzfeed noticed “Breaking Bad” actor Aaron Paul in the front row at Burberry’s runway show in London this week looking “confused.” But looking through the photos myself, I think Aaron, a phenomenal thespian, is actually showing a far more nuanced range of emotions. Click onward to see what I mean… … READ MORE »


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I have never wanted to wear a trenchcoat over a bathing suit more — check out collections from Burberry Prorsum, Christopher Kane, Osman, and other designers showing at London Fashion Week, after the jump! … READ MORE »


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We can always count on Philip Treacy, maker of strange and confusing and fabulous hats, to send some truly mind-boggling headgear down the runway at London Fashion Week, and this season he didn’t disappoint. His collection was part Michael Jackson tribute and part engineering masterclass, not to mention a major muscle workout for all the… READ MORE »


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Here’s Lady Gaga stepping out of her hotel on her way to attend the Matthew Williamson show at London Fashion Week, looking totally normal. Just kidding! She seems to have inserted her head into one of those spherical flower bouquets that everyone’s obsessed with on Pinterest. I must say that the small portion of her… READ MORE »


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New York Fashion Week is just the beginning … after the tents in New York shuttered, the fashion industry quickly hopped across the pond for London Fashion Week, where designers like Matthew Williamson and Vivienne Westwood began showing their spring/summer 2013 collections. Williamson was his usual bright and boho, Westwood put prim models on the… READ MORE »


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We love looking at all the crazy fashions on display at fashion week, but sometimes the hair is even better. While designers like Sister by Sibling and Louise Gray took their fashion show hair to a crazy place, we also loved the more reserved and retro-inspired looks on at Burbery Prorsum and Alexander McQueen. As… READ MORE »


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It’s probably part of the male model’s job description to look bored and annoyed, but some of the male models at London Fashion Week really seem to be perfecting their craft. These guys go beyond bored and listless and offer a veritable cornucopia of scorn, disdain and withering condescension. All while wearing very stupid outfits. READ MORE »


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Iris Frost, the 12-year-old daughter of Jude Law and British actress Sadie Frost, finds herself at the center of some undeserved controversy after she wore a particularly cheeky dress yesterday while sitting front row at Vivienne Westwood. The Peter Pan-collared dress, which her mum said Iris had received as a gift, featured a print of… READ MORE »


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While many labels have shifted to favor the avant-garde face, Burberry Prorsum is generally a show at which beauty is held in high priority. The Burberry girl is, after all, inherently pretty in the most natural way. Think spokesmodel for the Body fragrance, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, a woman on whom clothes seem superfluous — just a… READ MORE »


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Lana Del Rey is making big, big strides, if not in the music stratosphere then in the fashion world. Mulberry’s Autumn 2012 collection strode down the runway in London yesterday, and viewers caught the first glimpse of Lana’s new eponymous bag. Yes, that’s right — the brand that coined the ever-lusted-after Alexa, as in Chung,… READ MORE »


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We love looking at all the crazy fashions on display at fashion week, but sometimes the hair is even better. While designers like Sister by Sibling and Louise Gray took their fashion show hair to a crazy place, other designers were a bit more subdued. Either way, they’ve given us plenty of inspiration for future… READ MORE »


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Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design is home to one of the world’s oldest and most well-respected fashion design programs. The school has helped launched the careers of Alexander McQueen, Jenny Packham and Givenchy’s Ricardo Tischi, among others. Each year, the school hosts a show from the fashion program’s master’s students, showcasing their… READ MORE »


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Check out this model backstage at the Fyodor Golan F/W 2012 fashion show in London. That’s right, New York fashion week is over, but London’s is just beginning. Golan’s show featured a model in head-t0-toe lizard-like green paint. That’s going to be a messy post-show shower.  … READ MORE »


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