Once the most marginal of fashion capitals, London has finally grown up to be a style force to be reckoned with.
London Fashion Week kicked into high gear Sunday, with a hectic day of shows that culminated in Lady Gaga taking a starring turn on celebrity milliner Philip Treacy's catwalk.
Few designers could, or would, overshadow the models wearing their outfits. But Vivienne Westwood did just that Sunday, closing her London Fashion Week show by walking down the catwalk wearing a crazy printed T-shirt, shorts and makeup that looked as if she had a giant black eye.
London turned its attention from the Olympics to the catwalk Friday as fashion designers, buyers and journalists flooded into the British capital for the spring 2013 previews.
After an exhilarating Olympic summer, the party in London is just beginning for the fashion crowd.
London Fashion Week is winding down its last day of womenswear shows with catwalk displays from Mary Katrantzou, Roksanda Illincic and Osman.
Cacophonous floral prints and opulent silks brightened up catwalks at London Fashion Week Tuesday, as the weeklong whirlwind of glamour and glitz featured its last day of womenswear shows.