As part of London Fashion Week, which ended on September 22, more than 80 British designers demonstrated both women's and men's collections for the spring-summer 2021 season. The show format was divided into three sections: digital, physical, and "phygital" which combines physical shows and digital content.
Most of the London Fashion Week participants decided not to take risks and opted for the digital format. Among them were 16 Arlington, Ahluwalia Studio, Art School, Bianca Saunders, Charlotte Knowles, Edeline Lee, Edward Crutchley, EFTYCHIA, Hillier Bartley, Jamie Wei Huang, JORDANLUCA, Marques'Almeida, Matty Bovan, Natasha Zinko x DUOLding, RIXO, TOGA, etc.
The "physical group" included such brands and designers as Burberry, Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Sharon Wauchob, Erdem, David Koma, and some others. The hybrid format became an outlet for Victoria Beckham, Temperley London, Сhristopher Kane, Bethany Williams, Emilia Wickstead, Erdem, Eudon Choi, Feng Chen Wang, Halpern, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, PRONOUNCE, Richard Malone, and others.
According to Panton Color Institute's analyzes, the primary palette of collections that will be relevant next summer consists of the five shades - Baby's Breath, Macchiato, Polar Night, Ultimate Gray, and Sphagnum.
As for the key trends of the spring-summer 2021 season, then without a doubt, we can say that many designers still talk about strong, liberated, free women who are not afraid to declare their sexuality. This is illustrated by deep cuts on dresses, tops, and skirts, a combination of elegant cuttings and transparent fabrics, the aesthetics of the sex revolution of the 70s, and unbridled 2000s. Also, for several seasons in a row, British designers have been demonstrating their interpretations of the historical heritage - huge Regency collars and shoulders, traditional patterns, and stunning embroidery.
Check out our selection of the catchiest looks for the new season of London Fashion Week.