By. Ratnawaty Sukotjo
London – From New York, a fashion enthusiast directly contrary to London to witness the latest collections of the British designer offered. More recently, the Global Language Monitor (GLM), which each year conduct a survey about the fashion cities of the world, both in the media and the Internet, announced that for 2011, London successfully climbed into the first rank.
Model in performances British designer Osman collection at London Fashion Week on September 20, 2011. Some fashion leaders in attendance were Anna Wintour and Glenda Bailey.
From the results of a survey conducted GLM, London reached the number one position thanks to the popularity of the Duchess of Cambridge, Royal Wedding, and Alexander McQueen wedding dress she wore on 29 April.
Therefore, shortly after the Marc Jacobs closes New York fashion scene, Somerset House in central London opened the door. Event London fashion week began with London Mayor Boris Johnson, who gave a speech at the same time to congratulate London on his latest achievement as “The Fashion Capital of the World”.
“The rating is good news not only for London, but also shows the economic strength of the fashion industry,” said Johnson, adding the London fashion industry is able to attract 80,000 workers and contributes over revenues of USD33 billion for the UK economy.
“If this power we can use to help young people of London in difficult times like now, it is not impossible we could reduce unemployment. The industry could also provide a forum that is right for talented young people. I am sure, in the future we can continue to maintain London’s ranking as a major fashion capital of the world, “he said.
This season, London Fashion Week, presenting over 100 performances catwalk collection fashion line for men and women, as well as 200 exhibitions fashion for spring and summer of 2012.
On the catwalk, designer of London presents the colors. Call it the Christopher Kane who brings a rainbow row of stylized flowers with a sprinkling of pop art to his collection next spring. While the young designer Mary Katrantzou took inspiration for her collection of oriental shown of the game is also a bright red color motif antique Chinese vases.
Tom Ford, who this season returned to choose London as the location of the show, remained consistent with a private show. Ford, invited only a limited circle of media and buyers, and do not allow the cameras during the show. As several prominent modes are seen attending the show Ford is Anna Wintour, Anna Dello Russo, Carine Roitfeld, and Glenda Bailey.
London Fashion Week not only attract the attention of the fashion enthusiast, but also celebrities and Pippa Middleton, sister the Duchess of Cambridge, who is seen sitting in the front row Alice Temperley show. Celebrities attending the London fashion week include Kanye West, Tilda Swinton, Sienna Miller, as well as the top model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.