- Associated Press - Friday, September 15, 2017

LONDON (AP) - London is stepping into its role as style capital with the opening of Fashion Week.

The extravaganza will feature five days of catwalk shows - over 80 in all - and presentations along with dozens of parties.

The roster will include established star performers like Burberry, Emporio Armani and Versus by Versace along with upcoming talents fresh from London’s design academies - and from the streets.

'Fox & Friends' host slams 'Leftist tech mob' over Twitter suspension
Franklin Graham calls on nation to pray for Trump as impeachment effort gains speed
Obama DOJ declined 'defensive briefing' for Trump campaign on Russia

Caroline Rush, chief of the British Fashion Council, said Friday the British fashion industry has gone from “strength to strength” in the last decade and now generates roughly 28 billion pounds ($38 billion) to the British economy. She said 880,000 people are employed in the fashion field.

She says “London is the most diverse, multicultural and open city in the world and we fiercely want to protect that reputation.”

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide