London Fashion Week Festival At The Shop, 180 The Strand

Christopher Kane, Burberry Prorsum, L’Wren Scott and TOM FORD present their Autumn / Winter 2013 collections and Manolo Blahnik does the LFW illustration for the British Fashion Council’s style week. Wardour Street – residence of the legendary ‘Marquee’ was only round the corner and with Bands like the Beatles, The Who, The Little Faces and The Rolling Stones playing, Carnaby Street became element of the centre of the place to be in London’s Swinging Sixties.

Julien Macdonald OBE: This Welsh style designer received his MA at the Royal College of Art London, soon after his profitable RCA graduation show in 1996, the designer was chosen by Karl Lagerfeld, as head designer of knitwear for Chanel and the Lagerfeld label from 1996 to 1998.

Style & Textile Museum provides a series of workshops connected to their existing exhibition Liberty in Fashion Try Draw Like a Designer and sharpen up your expertise as a style inventive (£10, prebook, 17 February at 11.30am or 2pm) or join Find out to Sew and make your personal creation from beautiful Liberty fabrics (£15, prebook , 19 February at 11.30am or 2pm).

Shoulders have been the focal point of, oh, just about every fashion girl’s go-to outfit for Summer ’16, but come spring, designers are turning their focus a small reduced, adding rows of ruffles, billowing volume, and pops of print to the lowly sleeve.

She is holding her skirt up the way all ladies of the Victorian era had been accustomed to. When the fashion steadily changed, females who had been walking with 1 hand on their skirt for so long felt uncommon to be walking hands free.