London Fashion Week SS16 Top Five Runway Shows: Erdem, Christopher Kane, J.W. Anderson And More


Goodbye London Fashion Week, hello Milan! Now that we’ve seen all the wonderful shows and presentations that took place throughout the U.K. fashion capital, we’ve listed our favorite chic showcases from the week. 

Keep scrolling to see which spring/summer 2016 LFW runway shows we loved, and let us know what you think of them in the comment section. 

#5 Marques ‘ Almeida

Marques Almeida SS16 LFW show

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After winning the prestigious 2015 LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize, co-designers Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida presented an experimental, grunge-inspired LFW collection. The budding brand’s spring/summer 2016 range kept with its consistent design aesthetic, featuring shredded-edge denim pants, jean jackets, handkerchief tops, biker leathers, frilly dresses and off-the-shoulder tops. 

#4 Simone Rocha 

Simone Rocha SS16 LFW show

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Simone Rocha presented a stunning, delicate spring/summer 2016 collection during LFW. The ready-to-wear range features “bondagelike woven ropes,” puff sleeves, cloqué circle skirts and feminine details. WWD called it “Rocha’s strongest and most polished yet.” 

#3 J.W. Anderson

JW Anderson SS16 LFW Show

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Designer Jonathan Anderson called his spring/summer 2016 collection “a woman’s odyssey” backstage at his LFW show. “The idea that if you took a date in time and sliced it through and looked at what everyone was doing at that time — would it mean anything? And would it matter if it didn’t?” He asked Vogue. The collection was definitely inspired by the 80s; it featured knitted pantsuits, body-con dresses, squiggle prints and gold chokers. 

#2 Erdem 

Erdem SS16 LFW show

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Erdem Moralioglu told Vogue that his spring/summer 2016 collection was all about “prairie madness.” The impeccable range did not lack the designer’s signature cinematic quality. His delicate designs seemed enchanting with pale gray chiffon, pink and white embroidered flowers and bare shoulders. For more information about Erdem’s inspiration, research Abraham Lincoln’s 1862 Homestead Act. 

#1 Christopher Kane 

Christopher Kane SS15 LFW show

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Christopher Kane’s LFW show was daring and impressive — as is expected out of him. The designer’s spring/summer 2016 collection didn’t disappoint fashionistas with an affinity for electric colors and eccentric details. The range features tailored trousers, a little black dress or two, a liquid jersey dresses and a chic, modern take on fringe.

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