I’ll be totally honest- I’m not normally one for London Fashion Week. With two days before the big weekend, I’ve found myself reflecting back to my first ever LFW (five years ago !!!) and thinking about giving this one a shot once again. Being one to very much sit on the sidelines during these busy weeks, it’s been interesting seeing how my opinion has changed over the last 5 years- from the excited buzz of the unexpected- to almost feeling slightly overwhelmed about knowing my place in such a bustling industry over five days.
Anyway- this year I’m giving it a go. I’m taking a spin on tailoring a select few things that I like to think are very specific to my blog, the brands I love (and ~align~ with) and hopefully doing something a little different. I know people don’t come here to see glossy catwalk shots or reviews of upcoming collections- but I do think it’s important to shine a light on some of my favourite elements and exciting talents- with Mother of Pearl being one of them.
Having seen the gorgeous show last year, I fell in love with Amy Powney’s eye for fusing sportswear pieces with a feminine edge (we’re talking racing stripes with ruffles), a playful eye for print and careful fabric and design- which for me, is what fashion week is all about. The new, the classic and the beautifully exciting discoveries. So here’s to this season (or giving it a go anyway)…