London Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2011 was un-be-lie-va-ble. I made some amazing friends, drank too many lattes, and got to secretly celebrate the fashion of my favourite city in the world. Click the photos above for my Blackberry roundup. Click the XX links below for the reviews of my favourite shows.

Friday

Orla Kiely XX
Caroline Charles XX
Hannah Marshall XX
PPQ XX

Saturday

Twenty8Twelve XX
Topshop Unique XX
BodyAmr XX

Sunday

Mulberry XX
Mary Katrantzou XX
Charlie Le Mindu XX
Basso and Brooke XX
Vivienne Westwood Red Label XX
Matthew Williamson XX

Monday

Roksanda Ilincic XX
Meadham Kirchhoff XX
Erdem XX
Giles XX
Holly Fulton XX
Nicole Farhi XX

Tuesday

Fashion East XX
Burberry Prorsum XX
Marios Schwab XX

Orla Kiely LFW Presentation
Orla Kiely was my first presentation of London Fashion Week. It was true to form as a fabulous sixties collection, with cardboard cutouts of her designs inspired by French film ‘Les Demoiselles de Rochefort‘. Everything is easy and combinable, from chiffon tea dresses with round collars to draped knee-length dresses.

As part of the presentation, we were chauffered by Orla-kitted ladies with cigarette-girl trays to view an exclusive film in a mini movie theatre – popcorn, mini cakes, and drinks on hand. The whimsical film was actually produced by Gia Coppola, Sofia Coppola‘s niece, and starred actress Nathalie Love. With all styling done by the lovely Leith Clark (who was at the presentation), Love skips around London wearing Kiely’s shift dresses and fitted princess coats. Watch in delight here. View Post