London Fashion Week starts: here’s what we’re looking forward to!

20 February 2009

As London Fashion Week kicks off TODAY, Team Grazia reveal exactly what they're looking forward to most over the next few days. Hmmm... What's this? Looks like we're most excited about the food...

‘Backstage buzz at the Vivienne Westwood show on Saturday night. There are always celebs popping in and out, chatting to the hair and make-up teams (like Kate Moss!!) and you can always rely on the inspirations behind the looks to be creative and daring. The FROW is also a highlight – Pammy was there last season!' – Lauren Murdoch-Smith, assistant beauty editor

‘Seeing Agy model at House of Holland and the food at Topshop space! They always do something a bit special. Last season it was bangers and mash.' – Hannah Almassi, fashion news & features assistant

Luella! I am obsessed with Luella's S/S collection and am gagging to see what the "BFA Designer of the Year" does next...' – Catherine Nieto, junior fashion editor

‘The St Martins MA show. They're the fashion stars of the future and I hear that they are opening with a corker of a collection, but it also has the fashion who's who front row – loads of St Martins graduates (Christopher Kane, Richard Nicoll, Gareth Pugh) and completely random guests... last year it was Lemar (yes, the pop star). Amazing.' – Kay Barron, fashion news editor 

‘Make-up genius Pat McGrath is in town for just two shows this LFW and I can't wait to see the looks she creates at Aquascutum on Sunday!' – Liz Hambleton, beauty editor

Roksanda all the way, she gets it so right every season and the soundtrack is always amazing' – Katie Jackson, website fashion assistant 

‘The new party girls! Move over Alexa/Geldof and posse because we're looking forward to the music stylistas: Lovefoxx at Browns party, VV Brown at Ashish and the Noisettes at PPQ.' - Sophie Ferguson-Jones, shopping editor

‘As a complete shoe obsessive, I'm already hyperventilating about the opening of Brown's Shoes tomorrow night… especially as it's co-hosted by Nicholas Kirkwood, one of the UK's most exciting shoe designers and recent winner of the Swarovski Emerging Talent Award for Accessories at the British Fashion Awards.' – Charlie Miller, executive fashion and beauty editor

Basso & Brooke, Todd Lynn and the Charlotte Olympia tea party' – Cherry Collins, fashion intern

‘It has to be Charles Anastase and Erdem – they are two of my favourite designers! And let's not forget the Topshop canapés – though it will be hard to top last year's jumbo prawns and mini fish and chips!' – Lily Russo, fashion assistant

Phew! So don't forget – check back here every hour (yes, even through the weekend) for the latest updates LIVE from London Fashion Week. And follow our LIVE Twitter feed too!


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