From the prints we went dizzy for to the new shapes we can’t wait to bust out, there’s no doubting the appeal of seeing the new season right there — right in front of our eyes. And for London’s autumn/winter ‘19/’20 season, it was no different. From the pretty-as-a-picture tulle dress we wish we could wear to work to the sculptural works of art that might just change the way we think about suiting, there was plenty to love. Below, InStyle’s fashion editors have done the hard work and rounded up every gorgeous look worth lusting over for the months ahead.
LUCY WOOD, Junior Fashion Editor:
Known for her fanciful tulle creations, Molly Goddard is always a standout show for me. I love how she toughened up sorbet smocked dresses with tailored pants, oversized socks and utilitarian boots.
Having long been a fan of Simone Rocha’s work, there was no surprise this show was a LFW standout for me. I loved the dreamy sheer fabrics in strong trench silhouettes, paired with opaque knee-high socks and chunky school-girl shoes.
LULU CUSTANCE, Market Editor & Fashion Office Manager:
Emilia Wickstead’s modern take on vintage elegance is something I always look forward to. This season I loved seeing a slightly more austere edge come through yet couldn’t get enough of the collection’s warm floral prints and balloon sleeves paired with textured periwinkle mary-jane flats and knitted caps.
FRANCESCA WALLACE, Senior Digital Fashion Editor:
It’s been nice to see Mary Katrantzou step away from prints and into, well, ruffles. I can’t wait to see someone on the red carpet don one of these dresses.
I’m currently in the market for the perfect leather trench, so seeing this Emilia Wickstead number walk right into my life was a sign from above. I need it!
NATALIE MELL, Fashion News Editor
Thanks to J.W. Anderson, I want to add a wide belt and oversized gold chain to every ensemble.
The last two lace-lined looks from Christopher Kane’s collection caught my eye for their languid sex appeal. I’m also feeling the cool stompy boot pairing!
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