London Fashion Week 2013: Day 2’s Runaway Highlights!

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  • Day 2 & LFW is in full swing – see the shows streaming live here:
  • The first issue of The LFW Daily is out today. Pick up your copy at show venues around town.
  • Today’s Rock Vault opening event celebrates the AW13 collections and unveils the ‘red carpet earring’ from London’s most innovative fine jewellery talent. Sponsored by the International Palladium Board and curated by Stephen Webster.
  • This morning’s Estethica Champagne Reception will celebrate the AW13 designer collections with special guest Veja.
“A friend of mine used to say “London is like a garden” and it’s still a garden for me. The best ideas come from here, the best people come from here and my best friends are here”. Manolo Blahnik CBE tells us about his bespoke print for LFW AW13, plus there’s catwalk highlights from day 1 at the shows and Sophie Ellis-Bextor shares her thoughts on the influence of the catwalk on high street fashion.


Samantha Cameron hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street to launch London Fashion Week AW13 with Natalie Massenet MBE, Chairman of the British Fashion Council. Guests included Anna Wintour OBE, Manolo Blahnik CBE & Nicole Farhi CBE.

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Browse all the looks from the autumn/winter 2013 collections shown on day one of London Fashion Week, and watch highlights from each catwalk show.

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Plan your day with the Show Schedule of catwalk shows and presentations, from Daksat 9am to Thomas Tait at 8.45pm. Julien Macdonald makes his return to the London Fashion week schedule while NEWGEN designers palmer//harding are new to the presentation schedule.

8 of the shows will be live streamed, watch them here.

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Today’s events include fashion and beauty talks hosted by House of Grazia at Matches no.23, a party hosted by Joseph to celebrate the launch of their new bag range as well as the launch of Rihanna for River Island. Plan your evening with the official events schedule.

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Rock Vault Launch in the West Wing
Estethica Champagne Reception in the West Wing
First Floor Showrooms: Key London sales agents and a new tailoring room
Ground Floor Terrace Showrooms: Accessories and Headonism supported by Royal Ascot
East Wing: NEWGEN sponsored by Topshop. 14 of London’s brightest emerging talents
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Don’t miss a show with our interactive calendar. Hold your phone over the #LFW schedule with @aurasma to subscribe to today’s events.
08.14 – 16 Feb


Good morning #LFW Day 2! Check today’s schedule, from @DAKSLondon starting the day to Thomas Tait at 8.45pm:
08.00 – 16 Feb

Just previewed the first AW13 edition of @TheLFWDaily. London, you are in for a treat! pick up your copy at shows around town tomorrow! #LFW
22.01 – 15 Feb

10 Downing St was buzzing with Brit fashion industry this evening! Find out what else is going on for #LFW tonight:
20.34 – 15 Feb

Header: Bespoke print for London Fashion Week by Jonathan Saunders.
Video thumb: Manolo Blahnik CBE. Thumbs: Stephen Jones, Nicole Farhi & Manolo Blahnik at 10 Downing Street, Zoe Jordan AW13, Bora Aksu AW13, Michael van der Ham, Henry Holland & Dominic Jones at 10 Downing Street, Somerset House.

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