What is the London Fashion Week Festival?
That’s a four-day fashion extravaganza with the likes of Burberry, Christopher Kane, Roksanda and Erdem taking to the catwalk to showcase their latest collections. The event takes place twice a year and exhibits 250 designers to a worldwide audience of influencers and retailers. It is one of the “Big Four” fashion weeks along with New York, Paris and Milan.
This year there will be a range of fabulous events including talks and workshops scheduled throughout the week. Temperley London and De La Vali will even be opening up their shows to the public, so prepare to be inspired.
The British Fashion Council have announced that this seasons LFW will be a ‘city-wide celebration’ with a Positive Fashion theme celebrating best practice in the industry and encouraging positive change. The celebration aims to bring people of the city together, opening this major event to new audiences.
Where are the London Fashion Week Shows?
Most of the shows and events for London Fashion Week take place at the British fashion Council Show Space on The Strand, however other events make the most on London’s famous landmarks taking place at such venues as Kensington Gardens and the Tate Modern. There are of course many private venues across London, also showcasing some more exclusive events.
Can you go to London Fashion Week?
Whilst most of the events during London Fashion Week are invite only, this year Temperley London and De La Vali will be opening up their shows to the public.
How do you get invited to London Fashion Week?
To be invited to most of the shows at London Fashion Week, you either must be a blogger, designer, press, buyer or marketer. However, if you’re not either one of these, you can still head to Somerset House to soak up the glamour and get inspired.
Can you buy tickets to London Fashion Week?
You can buy tickets to London Fashion Week; however, these tickets will only allow you limited access and wont permit you to watch all the shows. Tickets range from £145-£245 and will allow you to enjoy an immersive experience which not only includes the Temperley London and De La Vali shows but also allows you to enjoy creative installations and explore the DiscoveryLAB; an innovative space which combines fashion, art, music and technology. You can purchase tickets here.
What should I wear to London Fashion Week?
Everybody enjoys dressing up and making an impression at London Fashion week, whether that’s by donning the latest trends or putting together a truly unique ensemble. Whilst it’s the perfect opportunity to go shopping for a brand new outfit, it’s easy to get carried away and spend a fortune. We recommend you place the emphasis on accessories, sunglasses in particular of course.
Whether the sun is shining or not, a pair of designer sunglasses is a must if you want to nail it at London Fashion Week. Not only will a pair of stylish shades have you looking super cool, they’ll also ensure your eyes are protected when dashing to and from events and shows. Furthermore, they’ll do wonders to conceal any smudged eye makeup or concealer that’s moved out of place. Get that celebrity superstar aura and look the part with our ultimate picks!
Get the celebrity sunglasses look
From extravagant frames to household names, nailing the look is all down to what sunglasses you wear, and celebrities certainly prove that. Take a look at what’s trending in the world of celebrity and steal that ultimate style with our Feel Good selections.
What Meghan Wore
Sport the Le Specs Air Heart sunglasses like Megan Markle and nail a classy and elegant look this London Fashion Week. The Duchess of Sussex and former suits star sure knows how to accessorise and her taste in sunglasses proves this. The Le Specs Air Heart Sunglasses are the exact ones worn by Meghan and will ensure you look effortlessly glamorous as you dash between shows and events. These are the ultimate choice for those wishing to add a touch of glamour to an understated look.
Get the look
Add your own twist to the Megan Markle look in the FGC Bella C02 Graduated Blue Polarised sunglasses. The chunky frames bear a similar resemblance in frame style but feature an eye-catching colourway for some extra pizzazz.
Gigi Hadid Model Style
Get the look
Get that stylish supermodel look when you wear the Gigi Hadid x Vogue sunglasses. These sunglasses will surely get you noticed and will have you looking as cool and eclectic as the supermodel herself. Bold and vibrant, these frames will capture all the glitz and glamour that fashion week is renowned for, so if you’re looking to turn heads and get papped, look no further.
Billie Eilish - Steal her style
Get the look
Add mystery and allure to your London Fashion Week look and stand out in a pair of edgy shades, Billie Eilish style. Whether you opt for tinted rounded frames or big extravagant square frames, if you want to stand out from the crowd, we recommend you take a leaf out of Eilish’s book. You’ll usually see this starlet dressed head to toe in Gucci, so why not follow suit in the Gucci GG0092S Black sunglasses.
Alternatively, you can rock this style for less with our very own Feel Good Collection sunglasses. The FGC Angel C1 Smoke Polarised sunglasses will help you achieve a similar look with their oversized square shaped frames.
Beyonce Sunglasses Style
Get the look
Look like Queen Bey when you wear the Le Specs Outta Love White sunglasses. You’ll be sure to bring the retro glamour to LFW sporting these 50’s style shades. These sunglasses command a sense of fashion authority and will surely have you looking the part as you strut your stuff through the crowds.
On a budget? Adopt that 50s look at a fraction of the cost with our FGC Mia C02 Graduated Brown Polarised sunglasses. These sunnies feature a cat eye shape guaranteed to achieve that vintage superstar aesthetic.
Buy Molly Mae’s Sunglasses
Steal some style from the ever so glamorous Love Islander Molly Mae when you wear the Polaroid x Love Island PLD2053/S 1KZ/HE Orange frames. These fun tinted sunglasses are the same ones Mae sports on the gram and will brighten up an understated look whilst having you looking gorgeously glamorous for the occasion.
Get the look
Looking for a similar aesthetic in a different colour? You can also find a range of coloured tinted lenses in the Feel Good Collection. The FGC Billie C04 Blue Polarised sunglasses are a popular choice and will inject a vibrancy into your LFW ensemble with their pale blue tinted lenses.
Police x Lewis Hamilton Sunglasses
Bring a sporty look to London Fashion Week, Lewis Hamilton style in the Police Lewis SPLA26 300Y Rose Gold sunglasses. These timeless frames will have you looking modern and stylish throughout the shows. These sunglasses have been pictured on Lewis himself many times. These shades are guaranteed to add the finishing touch to your street style ensemble.
Get the look
If these shades aren’t your jam, fear not. You can still rock a sporty look just like Hamilton in a pair of wrap arounds. The FGC Jack C02 Smoke Polarised sunglasses will achieve the desired look for less with their unique matte black frames for a fashion forward edge.
Brad Pitt Style
This year’s Oscars has got everyone talking about Brad Pitt as not only did he win an Oscar for his performance in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, he also got everybody taking as him and Jennifer Aniston were papped rekindling their friendship at the after party.
Why not steal the limelight this London Fashion Week and don a pair of classic aviator sunglasses, as seen on Brad. A classic pair of Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses should do the trick.
Whether you wish to take note from the celebs or create your own individual style, you can browse designer sunglasses and get 40% off at Feel Good Contacts.