London Fashion Week http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33201/all en Travel Postcard: 48 hours in London during Fashion Week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/travel-postcard-48-hours-london-during-fashion-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Dasha Afanasieva</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - London's Autumn/Winter 2013 Fashion Week runs from Feb. 15 - Feb. 19 and is one of the best times to visit the British capital, abuzz with fresh designs and creativity on and off the catwalk.</p> <p>Reuters correspondents with local knowledge show how to make the most of a short visit to the British capital and where to find good food, fun and of course fashion.</p> <p>FRIDAY</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/travel-postcard-48-hours-london-during-fashion-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comme des Garçons Fashion Human Interest London Fashion Week Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:51:50 +0000 5756532 at http://www.globalpost.com London Fashion Week kicks off with big ambitions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/london-fashion-week-kicks-big-ambitions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Trend-setters from across the globe poured into the British capital Friday for the start of London Fashion Week, which will see hotly anticipated collections by Tom Ford and superstar Rihanna hit the catwalk.</p> <p>The big names are part of an ambitious five-day extravaganza that organisers say will raise Britain's status as a fashion capital -- and give a much-needed boost to the struggling economy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/london-fashion-week-kicks-big-ambitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion Human Interest London Fashion Week AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:46:17 +0000 5756826 at http://www.globalpost.com Plus-sized models carve out corner of London Fashion Week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/plus-sized-models-carve-out-corner-london-fashion-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>It's a skinny girl's world, particularly in fashion where the thin, androgynous look always wins out. But this weekend, an alternative to London Fashion Week celebrated the larger lady and all her curves.</p> <p>"Thank you all for being who you are", declared one of the organisers at the first Official British Plus-Size Fashion Weekend in Shoreditch, an edgy district in the east of the capital beloved of young hipsters and music fans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/plus-sized-models-carve-out-corner-london-fashion-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London Fashion Week Model Modeling AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:16:21 +0000 5758118 at http://www.globalpost.com Haunting haute-couture finishes off London Fashion Week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/haunting-haute-couture-finishes-london-fashion-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Dasha Afanasieva and Li-mei Hoang</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Spectral outfits and chilling winter prints capped off London Fashion Week on Tuesday, as the fashion season baton moves from the British capital to Milan.</p> <p>London, one of the four major international fashion hubs alongside New York, Milan and Paris, attracts more than 100 million pounds ($154.43 million) in orders each season, according to estimates from the British Fashion Council (BFC).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/haunting-haute-couture-finishes-london-fashion-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Fashion Human Interest London Fashion Week Maria Grachvogel Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 22:00:51 +0000 5760495 at http://www.globalpost.com