London Fashion Week S/S 2012 kicked off on 16th September to unite fashion and digital innovation, and encouraging engagement with London Fashion Weekthrough social media, live streaming and pioneering new technologies.
London Fashion Week was welcomed by a glamorous party, to celebrate the collaboration of London make-up brand Rimmel and the ultimate London girl, Kate Moss. Other guests, which was attended by Amber Le Bon, Sadie Frost, Jasmine Guinness, Jade Parfitt, Donna Air, Marina Diamandis and The Vaccines among many others.
London Fashion Week consisted of 100 catwalk shows and 200 exhibitions, showcasing women’s and men’s wear collections for spring summer 2012. London based Irishman Paul Costelloe kicked off the grand fashion extravaganza with his voluminous, baby doll dresses and cropped jackets in A-line silhouettes. Filled with neutral hues and dazzled with brighter coral and lime green shades in luxurious, textured fabrics, the collection was like a playful chic.
Caroline Charles’ collection was like an Ode to French Rivieria, with chiffon dress in classic navy with dropped waistline. Her black and white eveningwear, meanwhile, sparkles with jewels and sequins for pure glamour.
Other well-known names on the line-up included Dame Vivienne Westwood, Julien Macdonald and Issa, one of the Duchess of Cambridge's favored designers, Mulberry, Nicole Farhi and Matthew Williamson.