London Spring 2011 was hands down my favorite fashion week ever. Shocked, are you? Once you feel the energy, see the masterful technique, and find yourself wide-eyed by the innovation, you'll understand where I'm coming from. Here are my ten favorites. Additionally, I must send out a big thanks to Swarvoski, not only because they sponsored my trip to the UK, but also because they underwrote almost all of the very best shows at LFW. If not for them, some of these collection mightn't have happened.
LONDON--Here's the thing with group catwalk shows: While typically less expensive and sometimes more efficient, they leave the audience to compare the different collections in a more intimate way than they would otherwise. Luckily for labels Felder Felder and Hannah Marshall, who showed together on Friday at Somerset House in the British Fashion Council's tent, their visions are unique enough not to blur.
British fashion never ceases to impress me. Sure, it's creative, but the amount of attention that's paid to craftsmanship is what really makes it dist