Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

or
clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

The Eight Best Moments From London Fashion Week

New, 1 comment
You know you're in London when...
You know you're in London when...

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

New York Fashion Week is over, but Fashion Month rages on, currently winding down in London and gearing up for the Milan shows, which start tomorrow. So as the shows, after parties, and after-after parties draw to a close today, we bring you eight wacky highlights from London Fashion Week. Enjoy after the jump.

Photo via Mode is Monet

1. Mulberry re-enlisted Max, the standard poodle who debuted on the runway last season, for their fall 2013 show. Alexa Chung, Lana del Rey, and a parade of plaids and mohair jumpers were there, too.

2. Tom Ford did a full runway presentation for the first time since 2004 this season, and Justin Timberlake came along for the ride. The "Suit and Tie" singer told WWD that though he is putting out an album next month, his other priority is "following Tom around going to all his shows."

3. Vivienne Westwood showed lots of colorblocking and predicted the end of the world at her Red Label show over the weekend. "The main message we want to get out there is that climate change is caused by the rotten economic system. If we don't change public opinion, we're going to have mass extinction of the human race very, very quickly, in two or three years," she told a group of journalists backstage.

Karlie Kloss for Burberry Fall 2013, via Getty

4. On a more cheerful note, Burberry Prorsum's sweet, heart-themed collection put everyone in a good mood. Also, the accessories and outerwear from the collection were available for immediate shopping via the brand's website, proving creative director Christopher Bailey is still dedicated to owning digital.

5. Print godess Mary Katranzou shook things up a bit by trading in her busy signature digital prints and bell-shaped skirts for a series of landscape prints on origami-inspired silhouettes.

6. Meanwhile, Peter Pilotto picked up where Katranzou left off, bringing digital prints to the final frontier: the puffer jacket.

7. Pam Hogg's customers, on the other hand, are going to be significantly chillier than Pilotto's during the next Fashion Week blizzard.

8. And because no Fashion Month is complete without one kind of dance meme or another, models Jourdan Dunn, Rosie Tapner, and Cara Delevingne offer their take on the Harlem Shake backstage at the Topshop Unique show.

· The 10 Most Important Shows of New York Fashion Week [Racked]