London Fashion Week: A-Z Of LFW

Discover our alphabetical guide to what’s hot at London Fashion Week…

Journalist Harriet Verney has her place in the fashion industry firmly fixed. This London Fashion Week, we’ve enlisted her to bring you insider insight from our backstage area and beyond. Follow us on Instagram @topshop to get your access-all-areas pass.


From the neon lights of Soho to the headlights beaming through our venue and the flashing cameras of on-site photographers – fashion week is always defined by all kinds of bright lights. This season, we’re taking it one step further, so have your shades at the ready…

Ever since our very first London Fashion Week show in 2005, Topshop has casted the coolest girls in fashion. Back then it was Erin Wasson and Sasha Pivovarova, and other runway alumni throughout the years include Cara Delevingne, Karlie Kloss, Taylor Hill, Bella Hadid and most recently Adwoa Aboah. Who will it be this year?

Get ready for our new Topshop London Fashion Week collection. Tune in at 4.15pm on Sunday 17th September to watch the show live and shop selected pieces straight after the runway.

What does a day at London Fashion Week look like for a fashion editor? We asked some of our fashion week experts what they will be wearing, where they will be hanging out and how to survive five days of back-to-back shows.

Fashion East is renowned for identifying and supporting the most exciting new names in the industry and has kick-started the careers of many of London’s big-name designers, including Gareth Pugh, Roksanda Ilincic and Simone Rocha. This season will be no exception as we’re expecting standout shows from designers Matty Bovan, Asai and Supriya Lele in our Topshop show space. Find out more here…

Not in London? Don’t worry. You can watch the show live wherever you are and – even better – shop the collection online straight after the finale. Plus, the pieces will also be available in selected stores around the world – including Germany, the US and Malaysia…

British designer Henry Holland has long been a close friend of Topshop, showing in our venue season after season. Last February, he brought a wild celebration of American culture to our show space. What can we expect this time around?

Want to hear about the latest trends, celebrity news and backstage stories first? Then you’ve come to the right place. Stay tuned as we bring you all things London Fashion Week right here at topshop.com/blog.

Jeans are the ultimate Topshop icon, with our famous Jamies and Jonis at the forefront. You’ll be able to spot quite a few pairs in our upcoming show – in quite an epic way…

Want to own next season’s key pieces before anyone else does? Stay tuned to shop selected items straight after the runway show, including some seriously cool shoes…

See all the action live as it unfolds with our stream of Topshop’s London Fashion Week show on Topshop.com and our Instagram and Facebook pages.

The start of our relationship with Greek designer Mary Katrantzou dates back to 2011, when she designed an exclusive capsule collection for Topshop. Based in London, she will be returning to our venue this season to showcase her latest collection of intricate designs.

You’ve heard of taking an outfit from day to night, but how about doing the opposite? This season, our runway collection will focus on pieces inspired by Soho nights to then be incorporated into your daytime looks. The day after has never looked this cool.

For the second season running, the London Fashion Week hub will be 180 The Strand – a creative space hosting designer exhibitions, lots of runway shows and presentations. It’s the best place to see and be seen. Check back in here to discover the latest show reports and street style trends spotted by our reporters on site.

From make-up artists to show producers and the Editorial team – loads of people are involved in making the show happen. In fact, there will be around 400 people working backstage this time around…

Topshop’s London Fashion Week collection is all about bringing British classics into the now. Expect an eclectic mix that celebrates the best of London’s history whilst showcasing the city’s latest trends.

Topshop was the first high-street brand to show on schedule at London Fashion Week in 2005. Our runway shows are always a highlight of fashion month, with iconic London venues like Tate Modern and Spitalfields Market, the hottest front row in town and trend-setting collections. What’s next?

This season, we’re taking our runway show to the dazzling streets of Soho – London’s hidden creative world. Discover our favourite hangouts in our guide that takes you from a night out to your morning coffee the day after…

The textures of Soho’s streets were a big influence on our new collection. Keep a close eye on the fabrics to discover the look and feel of latex, wet floors and painted walls suggested in the pieces…

To match the “West End Girls” vibe of the collection, we’re channelling an understated beauty look that will take you from PM to AM this season. We’re thinking Sienna Miller behind the scenes at her play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof…

Concrete walls, a glass front and neon lights – our venue this season is everything you would expect from a cool Soho hangout.

Our brand new Topshop London Fashion Week collection is our most accessible and wearable runway edit to date. Get ready to add a touch of our show to your everyday wardrobe. Prices start from £39…

This season, we’re collaborating with three exciting new artists who will interpret looks from our show in their art. Stay tuned to see how Puss Puss Magazine, Sarah Bahbah and Daisy Walker see the collection…

We love how you wear Topshop! That’s why we always keep a close eye on #topshopstyle to see which pieces you’re loving and how you’re styling them. Don’t forget to share your looks from fashion week on social media for a chance to get featured…

Once you’ve taken in the spectacle that is our fashion week show, zoom in on the details that make the pieces truly special. There’s so much to discover…

 

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