The 8 Biggest Trends from London Fashion Week

Surprise: more '70s!
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Surprise: more '70s!

The whirlwind of London Fashion Week is officially behind us, and in the spirit of fashion, we're moving onto the next. But not before we take a quick look back at the last five days.

At the risk of sounding like a broken record (and we know this isn't the last time that this trend will be mentioned during a wrap-up, so get used to it), the '70s saw a lot of runway time, again. Topshop, Burberry Prorsum and Matthew Williamson were just a few of the offenders in London.

Luckily for us (and our sanity), a few new trends broke through as well. Scroll through to see what London had to offer for fall 2015:

The Mod Squad

From left to right: Peter Pilotto, Mary Katrantzou, David Koma, Daks and Jonathan Saunders

From left to right: Peter Pilotto, Mary Katrantzou, David Koma, Daks and Jonathan Saunders

Wait, what? Didn't we just go on and on about the '70s? OK, hear us out. The '70s were alive and kicking, but there is something to be said for this week's nod to mod from London.

Fringe Benefits

From left to right: Pavane, Timur Kim, Julien Macdonald, Burberry Prorsum and Issa.

From left to right: Pavane, Timur Kim, Julien Macdonald, Burberry Prorsum and Issa.

Designers are not shying away from fringe this season. At all. Not only does it seem like everyone is using it, they are using it to the extreme.

Dare to Flare

From left to right: Topshop Unique, Felder Felder, Eudon Choi, Gareth Pugh and Jonathan Saunders

From left to right: Topshop Unique, Felder Felder, Eudon Choi, Gareth Pugh and Jonathan Saunders

And the run-off from the '70s continues. Or perhaps it's just time for the skinny pant to be on its way out? Either way, trousers seem to be getting wider as the season progresses. We welcome it.

Think Pink

From left to right: Emilia Wickstead, Mary Katrantzou, Fyodor Golan, Toga and Sibling

From left to right: Emilia Wickstead, Mary Katrantzou, Fyodor Golan, Toga and Sibling

Continuing from New York was pink in every shade. It proved to be a nice contrast to another popular color…

Eggplant

From left to right: Vielma London, Jasper Conran, Jean Pierre Braganza, Barbara Casasola and London College of Fashion

From left to right: Vielma London, Jasper Conran, Jean Pierre Braganza, Barbara Casasola and London College of Fashion

The deeply autumnal aubergine was a go-to for plenty of designers in London, including Barbara Casaola and Jean Pierre Braganza. We especially liked the leaves lining the runway at Jasper Conran. Nice touch.

Mix 'n Clash

From left to right: Judy Wu, Central Saint Martins, Doru Olowu, Minnan Hui and J.W. Anderson

From left to right: Judy Wu, Central Saint Martins, Doru Olowu, Minnan Hui and J.W. Anderson

Prints, colors and textures came together and clashed together in some of the most exciting looks in London. Matchy-matchy is overrated anyway.

Mongolian Fur

From left to right: Holly Fulton, Ashley Isham, Sass and Bide, Matthew Williamson and House of Holland

From left to right: Holly Fulton, Ashley Isham, Sass and Bide, Matthew Williamson and House of Holland

Fox was the fur of choice in New York, while London went for something on the fluffier side.

Caped Crusader

From left to right: Duro Olowu, Marios Schwab, Burberry Prorsum, Giles and Mulberry

From left to right: Duro Olowu, Marios Schwab, Burberry Prorsum, Giles and Mulberry

Kate Moss showed up to Burberry Prorsum draped in a (fringed) cape looking as chic as ever, and wouldn't you know it, several capes walked the runway. If there's anyone out there who can start a trend, it's her.

Wallpaper Prints

From left to right: Simone Rocha, Erdem, Mary Katrantzou, Burberry Prorsum and Mother of Pearl

From left to right: Simone Rocha, Erdem, Mary Katrantzou, Burberry Prorsum and Mother of Pearl

Often times piled one on top of the other, these prints add color and complexity to any look. Honorable mention goes to upholstery prints, part of the same category.